Ikon Pass: Choose Your Own Regional Adventure in 2018/19

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Revelstoke, B.C. image: alterra mountain co


With the Ikon Pass, the planet’s most iconic destinations are all at your fingertips—many, within hours of each other. So make a long weekend of it. Play hooky on Friday. Frequent your favorites, then venture outside your home mountain. Book a flight to a bucket list destination, and make the most of your miles. Don’t just ride one, ride them all.

This iconic multi-mountain pass was made for you—and you were meant to explore.


Steamboat, CO. image: alterra mountain co

AspenSnowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain, Eldora

Local weekend warriors and Colorado-curious riders alike, the Rocky Mountains are one of the hottest Ikon Pass communities for alpine adventure. Closest to Denver International Airport and just a half hour west of Boulder, Eldora is the Front Range’s most convenient mountain—great for family skiing and riding, and avoiding traffic on Interstate 70. Keep heading west and hit the state’s Top Adventure Town, home of Winter Park Resort, check out Copper Mountain’s 2,490 skiable acres or head northwest in search of Steamboat’s famous Champagne Powder®. Alternatively, you can always fly directly into the AspenSnowmass airport for some serious pampering, decadent truffle fries and the longest chair lift in the world—then work your way east. 


Alta, UT. image: alterra mountain co

Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton Resort, Alta, Snowbird

One of the greatest things about Utah’s Ikon Pass community—besides their state’s claim to the “Greatest Snow on Earth”—is the sheer proximity. With nearly 10,000 acres of skiable terrain across five Ikon Pass destinations, Utah is a must this season. Snowbird’s legendary “Steep and Deep” terrain is only 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport, with the skier-exclusive Alta just a mile up the canyon. Luxury meets corduroy at Deer Valley Resort, another skiers-only oasis in nearby Park City. And located just two miles from each other, Solitude Mountain Resort and Brighton Resort in the Big Cottonwood Canyon, both boast impressive off-piste terrain and high-speed quads.


Sugarbush, VT. image: alterra mountain co

Stratton, Killington Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain

Fly into New England to take advantage of six Ikon Pass destinations in three states—that are all within five hours of each other. Located just two hours north of Boston-Logan International Airport, New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain is the most accessible destination for big-mountain skiing and riding. With its base area reminiscent of a quaint European village, Stratton in Vermont is the birthplace of modern snowboarding, and head about an hour north to run into the “Beast of the East”—Killington Resort, the east coast’s largest ski destination. Farther north still lies 4,000+ acres of terrain at Vermont’s Sugarbush Resort, or drive due east to Sunday River and Sugarloaf for Maine skiing at its finest.


Ski Big 3. image: alterra mountain co

SkiBig3, Revelstoke

While the Ikon Pass community’s Canadian partners span the entire nation, two heavy-hitters are within just three and a half hours of each other. With nearly 8,000 acres of skiable terrain, SkiBig3 comprises three world-renowned mountains that are less than two hours from Calgary International Airport: Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise and Mt. Norquay. And with the most lift-accessed vertical terrain in North America, Revelstoke Mountain Resort was voted Best Canadian Ski Resort by the World Ski Award in Austria in 2016.

Explore the complete Ikon Pass destination list at ikonpass.com.

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