On Monday, Vail Resorts introduced adding a whopping 17 ski areas to this year’s Epic Pass. The news is so large it kind of has us wishing summertime become over already.
In the declaration, Vail Resorts shared that it received Peak Resorts, which adds 17 U.S. Ski areas to its already huge lodges network.
The new destinations encompass Mount Snow in Vermont, Hunter Mountain in New York, Attitash Mountain Resort, Wildcat Mountain and Crotched Mountain in New Hampshire, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost and Big Boulder in Pennsylvania, Alpine Valley, Boston Mills, Brandywine, and Mad River Mountain in Ohio, Hidden Valley and Snow Creek in Missouri, and Paoli Peaks in Indiana.
“We are fantastically excited to have the possibility to add such a effective community of ski regions to our Company,” Rob Katz, chairman and chief government officer of Vail Resorts said in a assertion. “Peak Resorts’ ski areas within the Northeast are a great complement to our current accommodations and together will provide a very compelling offering to our guests in New York and Boston. With this acquisition, we also can make a much more potent connection to guests in critical towns inside the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest and build at the success we have already visible with our approach in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Detroit. The acquisition fully embodies our philosophy of Epic for Everyone, making snowboarding and using more on hand to visitors across the U.S. And around the arena.”
The Epic Pass, which has been a longtime favorite among hardcore skiers and snowboarders, now permits get admission to 79 extraordinary ski regions around the world. The skip consists of limitless admission to Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Park City, Heavenly, Stowe, Okemo, Mount Snow, Perisher, Falls Creek, and Hotham in Australia to call some. Though, that get right of entry doesn’t come cheap as the entire Epic Pass costs $939 for the season.
Vail Resorts additionally has a cheaper opportunity known as The Local Pass, which presents get right of entry to to a smaller number of ski areas which includes Breckenridge, Keystone, Crested Butte, Okemo, Mount Snow, Mount Sunapee, Attitash, Wildcat, Crotched, Hunter, Liberty, Roundtop, Whitetail, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Stevens Pass, Alpine Valley, Boston Mills, Brandywine, Mad River, Hidden Valley, Snow Creek, Paoli Peaks, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, and Wilmot. That bypass runs at $699 a season for adults.
“The ski regions in the Peak Resorts portfolio exemplify the spirit of our recreation in addition to our Company’s task to provide an Experience of a Lifetime to visitors,” Katz brought. “We’re pleased to welcome the hotels and their employees into the Vail Resorts family and put money into their persevered fulfillment.”
Need to narrow down the places you need to ski this winter? Check out Travel + Leisure’s closing ski manual and start praying for snow soon.