Park City received several inches of snow this past weekend!! So it's time to start thinking about skiing? Right?? Now is the time to get passes and tickets. Here are the best deals and the dates to purchase by, so you can get the most "snow" for your money.
For the Deer Valley loyalists, you have until October 31st to pick up your season pass at the current pricing. They offer several options, including adults ages 24-26 ($2,295), young adult 18-23 ($1,890), teen ages 13-17 ($970), child ages 5-12 ($580), tot ($155 or free with purchase of adult season pass), and more. For all season pass information, visit the Deer Valley website here. Yes it is the priciest pass on the market, but Deer Valley season passes do come with many of appealing benefits, including 20 percent discounts to many Deer Valley restaurants (The Brass Tag, Seafood Buffet, Royal Street Café or The Mariposa) for you and a guest, a Snowpark Restaurant Lunch Card (20 percent off at Snowpark from 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.), Summer Season Passes, Buddy Passes, and benefits programs at several area resorts: Wasatch Benefit Program: Two complimentary day tickets at Alta Ski Area, Snowbird and Solitude Mountain Resort. Solitude Mountain Benefit: Two additional complimentary day tickets plus two complimentary summer day tickets at Solitude Mountain. Brighton Resort Benefit: Two winter complimentary day tickets to Brighton Resort. Steamboat Ski Resort Benefit: Three winter complimentary day tickets at Steamboat Ski Resort
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort Vail is once again offering the regular Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass for Park City Mountain Resort. The full Epic Pass ($859) and the Epic Local Pass ($639) , the full Epic Pass gives you unrestricted access to Park City Mountain and Vail Resort’s 14 other properties plus access to 30 European properties, while the Epic Local Pass has holiday restrictions (on 11/24/17–11/25/17, 12/26/17–12/31/17, 1/13/18, 2/17/18–2/18/18) at Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and Stowe. Also for the 2017-18 ski season, Park City Mountain is bringing back the Epic School Kids program. All Utah K-5 elementary school children are eligible to receive five free days of skiing and snowboarding at the mountain as well as a free first-timer ski or snowboard lesson with complementary rental equipment. Registration for the program closes on Oct. 8th. Don't miss out on this incredible deal for your kids and you, Vail offers the Epic 7-Day and Epic 4-Day passes (no restrictions) for $639 and $419. They’re available to anyone, but pair particularly for parents who wish to accompany their kids for the free days. For more information on PCMR and the Epic pass visit their website here.
Park City Mountain Resort
Surrounding Area Resorts
SnowbirdDetermined to ski or snowboard the Bird this year? For full unrestricted access to the Longest Season in Utah, choose the new Summit Pass for unlimited skiing/riding, no blackout dates, the Wasatch Benefit (two day tickets to each Alta, Deer Valley, and Solitude) and other amazing benefits ($999 adults, $659 young adults ages 15-18 & seniors 65+). If you don’t mind not having Tram access, the Chairs Only Value Pass still affords you the option to ski/ride any day of the week all season long with no blackout dates for $200 less. For more details on all of Snowbird’s season pass options, visit their site here.
Alta has a number of different passes on offer, starting with the Adult Unlimited for $999 ($649 for ages 18-25, $699 seniors 65-79). If you can prove you’re 80 or older, you’re eligible to purchase the ridiculously cheap $50 Ages 80+ Season Pass. Parents looking for deals for young children should also take note of the unbeatable $50 and $25 season passes available for a limited time for kids 6 and under as well as the Alta Family Season Pass ($1,999 for 2 adults, 2 children). More details on all the Alta passes here.
*Both Snowbird and Alta also offer the Alta-Bird pass, which allows bearers all the benefits of a full season pass at both resorts.
Now is the time to get your Brighton passes and tickets. This year Brighton has added a pass made especially for those ages 25-30, the Millennial Pass, is available for $650 instead of the regular adult (ages 31-64) at $799. Brighton also offers a young adult pass ($499, ages 19-24), a youth pass ($299, ages 11-18), and a child pass ($50, 10 and under) as well as options to create your own family value package. This year Brighton is throwing an event Pass-A-Palooza where you can pick up or purchase a pass while enjoying music, games, an outdoor BBQ, and of course free swag, which we all love. All the details on Brighton’s season passes can be found here.
Sundance Mountain Sundance Mountain Season passes for Sundance Mountain Resort are available now, where you can snag the lowest pricing until October 31. The Adult Unlimited is available for $585 and there are options for Midweek, Night Skiing, College, and Corporate passes in addition to the youth ($299) and junior ($269) categories (discounts available with purchase of Adult Unlimited pass). More information and full pricing on all season passes at Sundance can be found on their website here.
The Snowbasin Premier Pass or Value Season Passes are available now, which come with blackout dates (12/26/17-1/1/18, 1/13-1/15, 2/17-2/19). Premier passes are divided into adult ($799, ages 27-64), young adult ($519, ages 19-26), teen ($349, ages 13-18), youth ($249, ages 7-12), and senior ($599, ages 65-74) brackets while value passes are only available as adult ($599, ages 27-64), child ($10, ages 0-6), midweek ($489, all ages), and super senior ($89, ages 75+). For additional pass benefits and information, check out the Snowbasin website here.
PowMow continues to maintain plenty of room to play on the mountain by selling only 1,000 adult passes and 3,000 total passes for the upcoming season. Season passes here have been on sale since early this year, but you still have a chance to purchase. Right now the Adult Season Pass (ages 19-65) is available for $935, Youth (ages 13-18) for $385, Child (7-12) for $235, and Senior for $580 (ages 65-74) or $20 (ages 75+). More details on Powder Mountain passes and partner resorts can be found here. Other Passes Mountain Collective Other Passes Mountain Collective Mountain Collective, is an incredible deal for people who love to visit multiple resorts. The pass is valid at sixteen resorts, including three Utah resorts: Snowbird, Alta, and Snowbasin. The earliest buyers picked up the pass for just $399, but pricing has now moved up to $469 while supplies last. Even if you’re not ready to pick up the Mountain Collective pass just yet, season passholders at Snowbird, Alta, or Snowbasin can take advantage of the Mountain Collective Benefit, which gives you 50 percent off day passes at each of the Mountain Collective destinations with zero blackout dates.
Passport coupons are also available for several resorts and can also be used to for deals on gear. Check out Ski Utah's page here for more info on Passport coupons.
And with the Farmers Almanac predicting this to be heavy snow season with plenty of powder, now is the time to purchase passes and get those ski's tuned and ready to shred.
Sean Matyja - Realtor® / Associate Broker
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