Ikon Pass Announces Partnership with Thredbo, Australia’s Premier Ski Destination

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The Ikon Pass just got even better. Photo: Thredbo

IKON PASS, THE NEW STANDARD IN SEASON PASSES, ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH AUSTRALIA’S PREMIER SKI DESTINATION, THREDBO

Ikon Pass Valid for 2018 Winter Season at Thredbo

DENVER, CO, June 25, 2018Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes, announces Thredbo in New South Wales, Australia as its newest partner, now offering access to nearly 26,000 hectares (more than 64,000 acres) at 27 premier mountain destinations across the globe. The Ikon Pass is available for purchase at www.ikonpass.com and through selected travel partners.

In addition to access to 26 destinations in North America, all Ikon Pass holders can enjoy skiing and riding in the Southern Hemisphere throughout Thredbo’s 2018 winter season. Ikon Pass holders will have seven-day access to Thredbo on the Ikon Pass with no black-out dates, and five-day access on the Ikon Base Pass, with selected black-out dates.

Thredbo, located in the iconic Kosciuszko National Park just 500 km from Sydney, is Australia’s leading ski and snowboard destination, offering 1,168 acres (480 hectares) of terrain, 2,205 vertical feet (672 vertical meters), and is home to the continent’s longest run at 3.6 miles (5.9 km).

“As we continue to curate partners for the Ikon Pass, we look for destinations that share our passion for the mountains and are dedicated to creating enduring memories for their guests. Thredbo fits right in and we are thrilled to welcome the leading destination in the Southern Hemisphere to the Ikon Pass community,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer of Alterra Mountain Company. “Australia is full of passionate skiers and riders who can now take advantage of an endless winter with the Ikon Pass as they hit the slopes of Thredbo throughout their winter, before experiencing more iconic destinations in the Northern Hemisphere.”

Thredbo joins a group of North American industry leaders that make up the Ikon Pass – Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Sugarbush Resort. Each demonstrates integrity, character, and independence that is reflected in their mountains and guests.

“Thredbo is thrilled to join the Ikon Pass as its Australian partner and we feel privileged to be the first Southern Hemisphere destination offered to pass holders,” said Jordan Rodgers, General Manager, Thredbo. “The Ikon Pass is a sensational option for skiers and snowboarders who love to travel to incredible mountain experiences and we look forward to providing Ikon Pass holders access to Australia’s premier snow destination.”

To learn more about the Ikon Pass, please visit www.ikonpass.com.


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