Ikon Pass Adds Mt. Buller, Australia | Now 39 Iconic Destinations Available Worldwide

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The Ikon Pass community continues to expand globally with the addition of Mt Buller in Victoria, Australia. Now Ikon Pass holders can take advantage of a year-round winter with access to six Southern Hemisphere destinations. Mt Buller joins Thredbo in New South Wales, Australia, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt in New Zealand, and Valle Nevado in Chile, plus 33 destinations in the Northern Hemisphere.

Mt Buller, located in the Alpine National Park just 150 miles outside of Melbourne, has been a beloved destination among skiers and riders in Victoria for 70 years. Mt Buller offers 741 acres and 80 trails for all abilities, with ski-in/ski-out accommodation, dining, spas and activities, all nestled in a bustling village at treeline.

Ikon Pass holders will have seven-day access to Mt Buller on the Ikon Pass with no blackout dates, and five-day access on the Ikon Base Pass, also with no blackout dates.

Bonus Access – TWO Seasons with the Purchase of ONE Pass

In celebration of Mt Buller’s inaugural Ikon Pass season, 19/20 Ikon Pass holders will get bonus early access to Mt Buller for the 2019 season starting this June, along with regular access to the 2020 season.

“We are excited to give skiers and riders another reason to hit the slopes in Australia with the addition of Mt Buller,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer, Alterra Mountain Company. “The global access the Ikon Pass offers encourages Ikon Pass holders to explore all the Southern Hemisphere has to offer. Winter 19/20 doesn’t have to end.”

“Mt Buller is delighted to join the Ikon Pass for the 19/20 season, we are in great company with such an impressive line-up of incredible mountain destinations,” said Laurie Blampied, General Manager, Mt Buller. “We look forward to introducing more people from around the globe to the pleasures of skiing and boarding through the snowgums, spotting wombats along the trail, and the special experience of staying high in the snowline in our unique Australian alpine village.”

The Ikon Pass unlocks adventure with access to 39 iconic winter destinations across the Americas, Japan, Australia and New Zealand and is a collaboration of industry leaders – Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Taos Ski Valley, Sugarbush Resort, Thredbo, Mt Buller, Niseko United, Valle Nevado, and NZ Ski. Each demonstrates integrity, character, and independence that is reflected in their mountains and guests.

The Ikon Pass is available at www.ikonpass.com. Prices increase on April 24, 2019.

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