Vail Resorts’ Epic Passes are now on sale. To get the best possible deal, Vail Resorts says that Labor Day weekend is the best time to purchase your pass since prices quoted below are guaranteed only through Sept. 1.
Vail Resorts offers multiple pass options for the 2014-15 season:
- The Epic Local Pass: Unlimited, unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Afton Alps in Minnesota; and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Access also includes Canyons in Park City, Utah; Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe, with limited restrictions. The Epic Local Pass also includes ten days at Vail and Beaver Creek, with holiday restrictions. It’s $549 for adults and $279 for children.
- The Summit Value Pass: Unlimited skiing or riding at Keystone and Arapahoe Basin all winter for $469 for adults. This pass also includes limited restrictions at Breckenridge.
- Keystone A-Basin Pass: Unlimited skiing at Keystone and A-basin with limited holiday restrictions. It’s $289 for adults.
- The Epic Pass: Unlimited skiing all winter for $729 at 11 resorts, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. No blackout days or restrictions apply. Pass holders can also pick up to five consecutive free days each at Les 3 Vallées, France (Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val Thorens and Orelle) and Verbier, Switzerland when booking in-resort lodging. New for winter 2014-15, Epic Pass purchasers will have access to five complimentary consecutive days at Niseko, Japan, known as one of the snowiest and most celebrated powder skiing resorts in the world.
The Epic Local Pass is now available for Colorado full-time college students as well for $499. Proof of 12 credit hours per semester is required to qualify for this special rate. The Summit Value Pass has a college price of $399.
Epic Pass and all Vail Resorts season pass holders will receive exclusive offers on lodging, dining, ski rentals, equipment, ski school and special events for the 2014-15 ski and snowboard season at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Canyons, Heavenly, Northstarand Kirkwood, as well as Mt. Brighton, Mt. Afton and Arapahoe Basin. Season pass holders also receive six Ski-With-A-Friend Tickets, automatically loaded onto the pass. All season pass products are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Vail Resorts encourages guests to purchase pass insurance. All of the company’s season pass products are non-refundable and non-transferrable; however, pass insurance covers pass holders in the event of unexpected circumstances including sickness, injury and job loss. Pass insurance is $20 for adults and $10 for children (ages 5-12). Coverage applies for all season passes, the Epic 4-Day and Epic 7-Day valid for the 2014-15 ski season.
All current prices on Vail Resorts season passes are only guaranteed through Sept. 1. For more information about the 2014-15 season pass line-up or to purchase a pass online, visit www.epicpass.com.