Ikon Pass Adds New Destinations for the 22/23 Winter Season – Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Sun Valley and Snowbasin; 22/23 Ikon Passes on Sale March 10

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New 2 and 3-Day Ikon Session Pass Available Starting at $249

Three new iconic destinations, Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley in France, Sun Valley in Idaho and Snowbasin in Utah, plus two new pass options, 2 and 3-day Ikon Session Passes, join the Ikon Pass community for winter 22/23, offering more ways to play. Ikon Pass invites skiers and riders across the globe to start planning future adventures when the Ikon Pass goes on sale at its lowest pricing for the 22/23 season on Thursday, March 10, 2022.

Members of the Ikon Pass community now have access to 50 iconic global mountain destinations in 10 countries across the Americas, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. With the new partner additions for 22/23, Ikon Pass now offers the most access to Utah with six destinations within 100 miles of each other, plus increased access in the Pacific and Northwest with five destinations, and now four premier destinations in the European Alps.

“We are thrilled to add these iconic and storied destinations, Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Sun Valley and Snowbasin to the Ikon Pass community and expand pass holder options in Europe, Utah and the Pacific and Northwest. Members of the Ikon Pass community now have even more ways to play with access to 50 global destinations, new pass options, and added benefits that offer flexibility, and inspire adventure and a commitment to get out there next winter.”

– said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer, Alterra Mountain Company. “

“We are excited to join the Ikon Pass community for the 22/23 season. As we continue our legacy as two premier independently owned and operated U.S. mountain destinations, we look forward to welcoming Ikon Pass holders and providing the legendary experience for which Sun Valley and Snowbasin are known.”

– Bruce Fery, CEO of Grand America Hotels & Resorts, parent company of Sun Valley and Snowbasin

WHAT’S NEW for 22/23

Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, France: Claiming its spot under the highest mountain in western Europe, Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley is a beloved and aspirational destination in the French Alps. Big mountain terrain meets the charming valley villages steeped with French charm, food, and high-alpine culture. Adventure seekers of all abilities can explore the five distinct areas within Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley – Grands Montets, Balme (Le Tour/Vallorcine), Brévent, Félgère, Les Houches.

Access: Ikon Pass holders will have access to seven days combined across the five mountains of Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley with no blackout dates, and Ikon Base Pass holders will have access to five days combined, with select blackout dates. Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley is not available on the Ikon Session Pass.

New 2 & 3-Day Products: Joining the Ikon Session Pass 4-Day, Ikon Pass now offers a 2 and 3-day option for skiers and riders looking for shorter trips to the mountains. The Ikon Session Pass offers access to 37 destinations with select blackout dates and benefits. Prices start at $249. (See below for more details.)

Access: Excludes Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, Sun Valley, Snowbasin, Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Dolomiti Superski, Kitzbühel, Zermatt, Thredbo.

Sun Valley, Idaho: Steeped in more than 85 years of ski lore and legend, Sun Valley in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho is a premier mountain destination drawing visitors from around the world. With two mountains, 3,400 vertical feet, over 2,000 acres of terrain, and classic ski town charm, Sun Valley offers a big mountain experience paired with a long-standing heritage of excellence and guest service.

Access: Ikon Pass holders will have access to seven days at Sun Valley with no blackout dates, and Ikon Base Pass holders will have access to five days, with select blackout dates, with the upgrade to the Ikon Base Plus Pass. Sun Valley is not available on the Ikon Session Pass.

Snowbasin, Utah: Adding to Ikon Pass’s impressive list of destinations in Utah, Snowbasin in the Wasatch Range, just 45-minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, boasts 3,000 skiable acres, 3,000 vertical feet and played host to the 2002 Winter Olympics. Snowbasin is continually recognized as one of the best family resorts in North America as it is best known for wide-open bowls, gladed runs, manicured groomers, excellent service and ease of access.

Access: Ikon Pass holders will have access to seven days at Snowbasin with no blackout dates, and Ikon Base Pass holders will have access to five days, with select blackout dates with the upgrade to the Ikon Base Plus Pass. Snowbasin is not available on the Ikon Session Pass.

Spot Insurance: In addition to pass insurance, Ikon Pass holders can now purchase additional injury coverage with Spot Insurance to cover eligible medical expenses for injuries that arise while using their pass, offering additional peace of mind. To learn more about Spot Insurance and full coverage options, please visit https://www.getspot.com/.

Access Changes: For winter 22/23, certain destinations have been added to the Ikon Base Plus Pass. For an additional $200 from the Ikon Base Pass, Ikon Base Plus Pass holders will get five-day access at each: Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Snowbasin, and Alta-Snowbird (combined). Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Snowbasin, and Alta are not available on the Ikon Base Pass. Snowbird will have five days on the Ikon Base Pass, blackouts apply, see below for more details.





IKON PASS COMMUNITY MEMBER BENEFITS

Renewal Discount

Renewal discounts are offered to 21/22 Ikon Pass holders for winter 22/23 if purchased before Thursday, April 21, 2022, with savings of up to $100.

2022 Spring Access

  • Access available immediately upon purchase: Big Bear Mountain Resort, Stratton, Sugarbush Resort, Snowshoe, Blue Mountain
  • Access available starting April 4, 2022: Solitude Mountain Resort, Tremblant
  • Access available starting April 11, 2022: Mammoth Mountain, Palisades Tahoe, Winter Park
  • No 2022 Spring Access available on 22/23 Ikon Session Pass

Ikon Pass First Tracks
Members of the Ikon Pass community can unlock untouched powder and corduroy before the lifts open one designated morning per month in January, February and March 2023 at participating destinations during the 22/23 winter season. Ikon Pass First Tracks applies to the 22/23 Ikon Pass, Ikon Base Pass, Ikon Base Plus Pass and Ikon Session Pass based on pass access.

Ikon Pass Travel

Ikon Pass Travel is an online travel planning service exclusively for members of the Ikon Pass community that offers the ability to seamlessly explore and book all aspects of adventure across Ikon Pass destinations. Browse and compare airfare, hotels, and activities across Ikon Pass destinations to create a vacation package or be matched with an Ikon Pass Travel specialist.

Payment Plan

Ikon Pass offers a payment option with Affirm that allows pass holders to buy now and pay over time. Promotions apply through April 21, 2022, see www.ikonpass.com for more details. Payment options through Affirm are provided by these lending partners: affirm.com/lenders.

Child Pass Promotion

To provide additional value for families looking to ski and ride together, Ikon Pass holders can purchase up to two discounted Child Ikon Passes or Child Ikon Base Passes for children ages 5-12 with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Pass or Adult Ikon Base Pass. The Child Pass Promotion is limited and valid through April 21, 2022.

Adventure Assurance

Each Ikon Pass comes with Adventure Assurance, a free pass holder benefit program that offers options to Ikon Pass holders that help provide flexibility and alleviate some uncertainty throughout the winter season.

Defer: Prior to December 8, 2022, should a 22/23 Ikon Pass holder not use their pass after purchase, for any reason, they may elect to defer and receive a full credit of their purchase price to be used toward the purchase of a 23/24 Ikon Pass. Unused passes will not automatically defer to next season, pass holders who decide to defer their 22/23 Ikon Pass must elect to defer their unused pass in My Account by December 8, 2022.

Covid Closure Credits: If passes are used and there is an eligible COVID-19-related closure at any North American Ikon Pass destination from December 17, 2022 – March 5, 2023, Ikon Pass holders will receive a credit toward a 23/24 Ikon Pass based on the percentage of days closed.

IKON PASS PRODUCTS

IKON PASS: Offering unlimited, 7-day and 7-day combined access at 50 destinations, with no blackout dates.

ACCESS

Unlimited: Steamboat, Winter Park, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort, Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort, June Mountain, Stratton, Sugarbush Resort, Snowshoe Mountain, Solitude Mountain Resort, Tremblant, Blue Mountain

7-Days: Deer Valley Resort, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Big Sky Resort, Crystal Mountain*, Sun Valley, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, RED Mountain, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Windham Mountain, The Summit at Snoqualmie, Mt. Bachelor, Schweitzer, Cypress Mountain, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain, Taos Ski Valley, Brighton Resort, Snowbasin, Thredbo, Mt Buller, Valle Nevado, Kitzbühel, Zermatt

*New access for 22/23

7-Days Combined:

  • Aspen Snowmass: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk
  • Alta Ski Area, Snowbird
  • SkiBig3: Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise, Mt. Norquay
  • Killington – Pico
  • Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley
  • Dolomiti Superski
  • Niseko United
  • Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt

BLACKOUT DATES: None

IKON PASS PRICING                      Renewal               22/23

Adult (23+ years)*                         $979                     $1,079

Young Adult (13-22 years)*       $719                     $799

Child Promotion (5-12)               N/A                       $239

Child Pass (5-12)                            N/A                        $339

4 & Under                                        N/A                       $149

*Nurse, Military and College Student discounts available with validation at ikonpass.com

Child Pass Promotion: Save up to $200 on Child passes with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Pass. Up to two discounted Child Passes (5-12) can be purchased for $239 each with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Pass. The Child Pass Promotion is limited and valid through April 21, 2022.

 Benefits:

  • 10 Friends & Family lift discounts offering a 25% off the cost of a single ticket at the window rate at Ikon Pass destinations, with no blackout dates, (excludes Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Dolomiti Superski, Kitzbühel, Zermatt)
  • Ikon Pass First Tracks at select destinations
  • Adventure Assurance deferral option for unused passes through December 8, 2022
  • Access to Ikon Pass Travel
  • Early winter booking privileges and 10% off summer reservations at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures
  • Free one-year $50-value membership to Protect Our Winters that includes POW die cut stickers, 20% off POW store merchandise, a monthly POW newsletter, and a subscription to the biweekly email newsletter, “The Line”
  • Additional destination benefits and discounts are available at ikonpass.com

IKON BASE PASS: Offering unlimited, 5-day and 5-day combined access at 43 destinations, with select blackout dates.

ACCESS

Unlimited: Winter Park, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort, Big Bear Mountain Resort, Snowshoe Mountain, Tremblant, Blue Mountain

Unlimited with Blackout Dates: Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Solitude Mountain Resort, Stratton, Sugarbush Resort

5-Days with Blackout Dates: Steamboat, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Big Sky Resort, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, RED Mountain, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Crystal Mountain, Windham Mountain, The Summit at Snoqualmie, Mt. Bachelor, Schweitzer, Cypress Mountain, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain, Taos Ski Valley, Brighton Resort, Snowbird, Thredbo

5-Days with No Blackouts: Arapahoe Basin, Mt Buller, Valle Nevado, Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Dolomiti Superski, Kitzbühel, Zermatt

5-Days Combined with Blackout Dates

  • SkiBig3: Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise, Mt. Norquay
  • Killington – Pico
  • Niseko United
  • Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt (no blackouts)

Ikon Base Plus Pass Access

For expanded Ikon Base Pass access, five days can be added at Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Snowbasin and five shared days between Alta-Snowbird with select blackout dates, for an additional $200. With this purchase, other 22/23 Ikon Base Pass destination access, benefits and blackout dates apply. Friends & Family vouchers are valid at Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Snowbasin and Alta only with the upgrade purchase.

BLACKOUT DATES

  • North America: December 26 – 31, 2022; January 14 & 15, 2023; February 18 & 19, 2023
  • Thredbo: July 2 – 17, 2022; July 1 – 16, 2023
  • No blackouts at Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Dolomiti Superski, Kiztbühel, Zermatt, Valle Nevado, Mt Buller, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt

IKON BASE PASS PRICING                           Renewal              22/23

Adult (23+ years)*                                         $719                    $769

Young Adult (13-22 years)*                      $539                     $579

Child Promotion (5-12)                                NA                        $199

Child Pass (5-12)                                            NA                       $299

4 & Under                                                       NA                        $99

*Nurse, Military and College Student discounts available with validation at ikonpass.com

Ikon Base Pass Benefits:

  • 8 Friends & Family lift discounts offering 25% off the cost of a single ticket at the window rate at any Ikon Pass destination (excluding Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Snowbasin, Alta Ski Area, Chamonix Mont-Blanc, Dolomiti Superski, Kitzbühel, Zermatt and CMH), with select blackout dates
  • Ikon Pass First Tracks at select destinations
  • Adventure Assurance deferral option for unused passes through December 8, 2022
  • Access to Ikon Pass Travel
  • Early winter booking privileges and 10% off summer reservations at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures
  • Free one-year membership to Protect Our Winters ($50 value) that includes POW die-cut stickers, 20% off POW store merchandise, a monthly POW newsletter, and a subscription to the biweekly email newsletter, “The Line”
  • Additional destination benefits and discounts are available at ikonpass.com 

IKON BASE PLUS PASS PRICING                 Renewal              22/23

Additional Access: Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Snowbasin and five shared days between Alta-Snowbird

Adult (23+ years)*                                         $919                     $969

Young Adult (13-22 years)*                      $739                     $779

Child Promotion (5-12)                               NA                         $399

Child Pass (5-12)                                           NA                        $499

4 & Under                                                      NA                         $299

*Nurse, Military and College Student discounts available with validation at ikonpass.com

Benefits:

  • 8 Friends & Family lift discounts offering 25% off discount on the cost of a single ticket at the window rate at any Ikon Pass destination (excluding Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Dolomiti Superski, Kitzbühel, Zermatt and CMH), with select blackout dates
  • Ikon Pass First Tracks at select destinations
  • Adventure Assurance deferral option for unused passes through December 8, 2022
  • Access to Ikon Pass Travel
  • Early winter booking privileges and 10% off summer reservations at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures
  • Free one-year membership to Protect Our Winters ($50 value) that includes POW die-cut stickers, 20% off POW store merchandise, a monthly POW newsletter, and a subscription to the biweekly email newsletter, “The Line”
  • Additional destination benefits and discounts are available at ikonpass.com

Child Pass Promotion: Save up to $200 on Child passes with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Base Pass. Up to two discounted Child Passes (5-12) can be purchased for $199 each with the purchase of an Adult Ikon Base Pass. The Child Pass Promotion is limited and valid through April 21, 2022.

IKON SESSION PASS: Offering 2, 3 and 4-day access to 37 global Ikon Pass destinations, with select blackout dates. Each day can be used across multiple destinations or pass holders can use all days at a favorite mountain.

ACCESS

Steamboat, Winter Park, Copper Mountain, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Eldora Mountain Resort, Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort, Big Sky Resort, Stratton, Sugarbush Resort, Killington-Pico, Windham Mountain, Snowshoe, Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain, Crystal Mountain, The Summit at Snoqualmie, Mt. Bachelor, Tremblant, Blue Mountain, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, RED Mountain, Cypress Mountain, Schweitzer, Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Loon Mountain, Taos Ski Valley, Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton Resort, Mt Buller, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt, Valle Nevado, Niseko United

BLACKOUT DATES

  • North America Only: December 26 – 31, 2022; Jan. 14 & 15, 2023; Feb. 18 & 19, 2023

IKON SESSION PASS PRICING                                     22/23

4-DAY

Adult (23+ years)*                                                      $419

Young Adult (13-22 years)                                         $359

Child Pass (5-12)                                                         $259

4 & Under                                                                      $259

3-DAY

Adult (23+ years)*                                                      $349

Young Adult (13-22 years)                                         $299

Child Pass (5-12)                                                         $209

4 & Under                                                                      $209

2-DAY

Adult (23+ years)*                                                      $249

Young Adult (13-22 years)                                         $219

Child Pass (5-12)                                                         $159

4 & Under                                                                      $159

*Nurse, Military and College Student discounts available with validation at ikonpass.com

Friends & Family lift tickets, payment plan, flexible Southern Hemisphere access and 2022 spring skiing do not apply.

Benefits:

  • Ikon Pass First Tracks at select destinations
  • Adventure Assurance deferral option for unused passes through December 8, 2022
  • Access to Ikon Pass Travel
  • Free one-year membership to Protect Our Winters ($50 value) that includes POW die-cut stickers, 20% off POW store merchandise, a monthly POW newsletter, and a subscription to the biweekly email newsletter, “The Line”

IKON PASS BY THE NUMBERS                                         

Destinations: 50

Continents: 5

Countries: 10

States: 15

Canadian Provinces: 4

Total Acres: 161,646*

Trails: 6,576

Lifts: 1,368

*Does not include CMH stats

Ikon Pass Destinations by Location

California: Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort

Colorado: Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park, Copper Mountain Resort, Arapahoe Basin, Eldora Mountain Resort

Idaho: Schweitzer, Sun Valley

Maine: Sugarloaf, Sunday River

Michigan: Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain

Montana: Big Sky Resort

New Hampshire: Loon Mountain

New Mexico: Taos Ski Valley

New York: Windham Mountain

Oregon: Mt. Bachelor

Utah: Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, Brighton Resort, Snowbasin

Vermont: Stratton, Sugarbush Resort, Killington – Pico

Washington: Crystal Mountain, The Summit at Snoqualmie

West Virginia: Snowshoe

Wyoming: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Alberta, Canada: SkiBig3

British Columbia, Canada: Revelstoke Mountain Resort, RED Mountain, Cypress Mountain, CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures

Ontario, Canada: Blue Mountain

Quebec, Canada: Tremblant

Austria: Kitzbühel

France: Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley

Italy: Dolomiti Superski

Switzerland: Zermatt

Australia: Thredbo, Mt Buller

New Zealand: Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt

Japan: Niseko United

Chile: Valle Nevado

For more information please visit www.ikonpass.com.





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4 thoughts on “Ikon Pass Adds New Destinations for the 22/23 Winter Season – Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley, Sun Valley and Snowbasin; 22/23 Ikon Passes on Sale March 10

  1. Cranking up lift ticket prices above $200 has made every expensive season price look like a deal. Marketing department gets those stock bonuses for increased sales. Shareholders are happy.

  2. sNOwbrains has been ikonned to the max promoting all this total bs
    Way to go Miles total spraylord of the internet sellout.

  3. Prices keep going up. Access keeps going down. Vail and Alterra are ruining the sport. The duopoly should be broken up. I don’t want “the resort experience of a lifetime.” I want a ride up the hill so I can ski down.

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