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Alterra reveals cost of new Ikon Pass, offering drop in price for Steamboat season pass holders

Staff Report

Skiers walk on the promenade at the base of Steamboat Ski Area in 2017.

Some additional information:
— Discounts for seniors will not be offered with the Ikon Pass. For the 2017-18 season, the senior pass(70+) cost $699.
— Military and college discounts will be available. The price for the Ikon Pass will be $719 and $479 for the Ikon Base Pass.
— Night skiing and First Tracks can still be added to Steamboat season passes for an additional charge. The prices have not been announced yet.
— Steamboat launched the Kids Ski Free program in 1982. With the purchase of an adult season pass, it allowed parents or guardians to get a single season pass for a child 12 or under. With the Ikon Pass, an adult who buys a season pass can get a single $199 child pass if purchased by April 9. With the Ikon Base Pass, an adult who buys a season pass can get a single $149 child pass if purchased by April 9.
— A child Ikon Pass (12 and under) is available without an adult purchase for $449. The teen pass (13-17) will cost $719.
— Some comparisons: A pass to Steamboat bought early before this season with unlimited access to Winter Park cost $1,149.
Vail’s Epic Pass with unlimited access to 15 resorts cost $859.
The Vail Epic Local Pass with 10 days at Vail and unlimited access to Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin cost $639.
— Financing is not being offered for the pass prices offered through April 9.
— The Ikon Pass will not be available through the Merchant Pass and Passport Club programs in Steamboat. Alterra spokeswoman Kristin Rust said this is because the Ikon Pass is not set up for the payment plan and director withdrawal options.
— The Merchant Pass and Passport Club passes will still be offered for Steamboat-only passes. Those prices have not been announced.

 

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Ski Area parent company Alterra revealed Thursday the price of the company’s highly anticipated Ikon Pass will be $899. The pass is expected to go on sale Tuesday, March 6.

At that price, skiers will gain unlimited access to Steamboat Resort, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain Resort and Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort and June Mountain in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia; and Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario.

The pass will also offer seven days each at: Deer Valley Resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Big Sky Resort, Killington Resort, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Sugarbush Resort.

The Ikon Pass will also offer seven days each at four groups of resorts:
Aspen Snowmass resorts, AltaSnowbird in Utah, SkiBig3 in Canada and Sunday River, Sugarloaf and Loon Mountain in New England.

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Discounted child passes — 12 and younger — will be offered for $199 with the purchase of an Ikon Pass through April 9.

Ikon Pass holders will be able to buy up to 10 Friends and Family lift tickets for 25 percent off the window rate with no blackout dates.

A $599 version of the Ikon Base Pass will also be available, offering unlimited access to Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows (holiday restrictions), Big Bear Mountain Resort, June Mountain, Tremblant, Blue Mountain and Snowshoe Mountain.

That pass will also offer five days each at (with holiday restrictions) at:
Steamboat, Mammoth Mountain, Deer Valley Resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Big Sky Resort, Stratton, Killington Resort, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Sugarbush Resort.

The Ikon Base Pass will also offer five days each at four groups of resorts: AspenSnowmass, AltaSnowbird, SkiBig3 and the New England mountains.

Ikon Base Pass holders will be able to buy up to eight Friends and Family lift tickets for 25 percent off the window rate with no blackout dates.

This story will be updated.