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Best 2013-14 Season Passes

Here's a roundup of some of the best ski passes in the country, and how you get one.

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Unlimited access to Afton Alps, Arapahoe Basin, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Canyons, Eldora, Heavenly, Keystone, Kirkwood, Mt. Brighton, Northstar,…

Unlimited access to Afton Alps, Arapahoe Basin, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Canyons, Eldora, Heavenly, Keystone, Kirkwood, Mt. Brighton, Northstar, and Vail; Five days at Verbier, Switzerland, Arlberg, Austria, and the eight Les 3 Vallees resorts in France; Six discounted Ski-With-A-Friend tickets.

$709. Passes go off sale around Thanksgiving.

www.snow.com

Unlimited access to Liberty Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, and Roundtop Mountain Resort; First tracks at Liberty Mountain Resort Thursday through…

Unlimited access to Liberty Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, and Roundtop Mountain Resort; First tracks at Liberty Mountain Resort Thursday through Sunday; discounts on lift tickets at Stratton Mountain and the 12 other Mountains of Distinction Resorts, including Crested Butte.

$449. Price increases to $649 on Nov. 1.

www.libertymountainresort.com

Two days each at Alta and Snowbird, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, and Whistler-Blackcomb; 50 percent off all…

Two days each at Alta and Snowbird, Aspen/Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, and Whistler-Blackcomb; 50 percent off all additional days at all of the resorts after you use up the two days at that mountain; up to 25 off lodging at every Mountain Collective destination.

$379. Limited quantities available.

www.themountaincollective.com

Unlimited access to Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Purgatory, Eldora, Howelsen,…

Unlimited access to Arapahoe Basin, Aspen Highlands, Aspen Mountain, Buttermilk, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Purgatory, Eldora, Howelsen, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Ski Cooper, Snowmass, Ski Granby Ranch, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park, and Wolf Creek; fully transferable to friends and family.

$3,000.

www.coloradoski.com

Unlimited access to Loon Mountain, Sugarloaf, and Sunday River; Ten free tickets at Brighton, Crystal Mountain, Cypress Mountain, and The Summit at…

Unlimited access to Loon Mountain, Sugarloaf, and Sunday River; Ten free tickets at Brighton, Crystal Mountain, Cypress Mountain, and The Summit at Snoqualmie; Four $50 tickets for friends.

$1,055. Price increases Oct. 15.

www.newenglandpass.com

Unlimited access to Attitash, Wildcat, Crotched, Jack Frost and Big Boulder, and Mount Snow. $1,129. Price increases to $1,279 on Oct. 10.…

Unlimited access to Attitash, Wildcat, Crotched, Jack Frost and Big Boulder, and Mount Snow.

$1,129. Price increases to $1,279 on Oct. 10.

www.mountsnow.com/seasonpass

Buy one adult lift ticket, get one free voucher at Arapahoe Basin, Eldora, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Ski Cooper, Ski Granby Ranch and Sunlight.…

Buy one adult lift ticket, get one free voucher at Arapahoe Basin, Eldora, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Ski Cooper, Ski Granby Ranch and Sunlight. One voucher per resort; It expires on April 20; Blackout dates: Dec. 21-Jan. 5

$20.

 

www.coloradoski.com/colorado-gems-card

Unlimited access to Monarch and 5 Berge & Co (Germany & Austria); three free days at Angel Fire Resort, Cataloochee, China Peak, Durango, Granby…

Unlimited access to Monarch and 5 Berge & Co (Germany & Austria); three free days at Angel Fire Resort, Cataloochee, China Peak, Durango, Granby Ranch, Indianhead, Loveland, Mount Bohemia, Pajarito, Red River, Sierra-At-Tahoe, Sipapu, Ski Apache, Ski Cooper, Snowy Range, Sunlight, Devil’s Thumb Ranch, and Masella, Spain; two free days at Red Mountain Resort; one free day at Winter Park, Copper, Steamboat, Mt. Crescent Ski Area, and Silverton Mountain; Half price tickets at Alta and Arizona Snowbowl.

$429. Price increases Nov. 9.

www.skimonarch.com

When you buy a season pass to any Powder Alliance resort, you get three free days at all the rest. The resorts included are Angel Fire Resort,…

When you buy a season pass to any Powder Alliance resort, you get three free days at all the rest. The resorts included are Angel Fire Resort, Arizona Snowbowl, Bridger Bowl, China Peak, Crested Butte, Mountain High, Mt. Hood Skibowl, Schweitzer, Sierra-at-Tahoe, Snowbasin Resort, Stevens Pass, and Timberline.

$349-$749. Varies by resort.

www.powderalliance.com

 

Unlimited access to Copper and Winter Park/Mary Jane; Six days at Steamboat; Three days at Monarch; Five days at Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand; 20…

Unlimited access to Copper and Winter Park/Mary Jane; Six days at Steamboat; Three days at Monarch; Five days at Mt. Ruapehu, New Zealand; 20 discounted Friends & Family tickets. And no blackout dates.

$489, but it could change at any time.

 

www.skicolorado.com

With a season pass to Alta, Park City, Deer Valley, or Snowbird, you get three free days at each of the other three resorts. $999-$1,910. Varies by…

With a season pass to Alta, Park City, Deer Valley, or Snowbird, you get three free days at each of the other three resorts.

$999-$1,910. Varies by resort.

www.alta.com/pages/passes.php

www.deervalley.com

www.parkcitymountain.com/pass

www.snowbird.com/seasonpass

Unlimited skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Lake Louise, and Nakiska Ski Area. $1,429 (Canadian…

Unlimited skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Lake Louise, and Nakiska Ski Area.

$1,429 (Canadian dollars). Passes go off sale on Oct. 21.

www.skircr.com

When you purchase 10 gallons or more of gas at participating Shell stations, you can receive a voucher for a 2-for-1 adult lift ticket voucher for…

When you purchase 10 gallons or more of gas at participating Shell stations, you can receive a voucher for a 2-for-1 adult lift ticket voucher for participating resorts

California: China Peak, Homewood Mountain Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe, and Mt. Shasta Ski Park

Colorado: Copper, Crested Butte, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, and Winter Park

Michigan: Ski Brighton, Swiss Valley, Timber Ridge, Apple Mountain, Cannonsburg, Snow Snake Mountain, Big Powderhorn, Blackjack, Marquette Mountain, Mont Ripley, Mt. Zion, Pine Mountain, Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain, Caberfae Peaks, Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Crystal Mountain, Hanson Hills, The Homestead Resort, Mt. Holiday Ski Area, Nub’s Nob Ski Area, Shanty Creek, and Treetops Resort

Oregon: Anthony Lakes, Hoodoo Ski Area, Mt. Ashland, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort, Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, and Timberline Lodge

Cost: At least 10 gallons of gas plus one adult lift ticket.

www.skifreedeals.com

One day at all 14 Utah resorts. $599. The pass went on sale Sept. 1. www.skiutah.com/winter/deals/deals/silver_and_gold_passes  

One day at all 14 Utah resorts.

$599. The pass went on sale Sept. 1.

www.skiutah.com/winter/deals/deals/silver_and_gold_passes

 

Unlimited access to Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, The Lake Louise Ski Area, Marmot Basin, Mt. Norquay, Nakiska, Panorama Mountain…

Unlimited access to Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, The Lake Louise Ski Area, Marmot Basin, Mt. Norquay, Nakiska, Panorama Mountain Village, and Sunshine Village.

$1,769. Price increases to $2,209 on Oct. 15.

www.skibig3.com

Fifty days at all 14 Utah resorts; Nordic skiing privileges at most Nordic areas; fully transferable to friends and family. Fast Tracks Express Lane…

Fifty days at all 14 Utah resorts; Nordic skiing privileges at most Nordic areas; fully transferable to friends and family. Fast Tracks Express Lane at Park City Mountain Resort.

$3,999. The pass went on sale Sept. 1 for new pass holders.

www.skiutah.com/winter/deals/deals/silver_and_gold_passes