There's a new season pass in town. Alterra Mountain Company, the new entity comprised of KSL Capital Partners and the Crown family (who also own Aspen Snowmass), has announced the name of the new mega season pass: The Ikon Pass. The pass will offer access to 23 resorts across nine states and three Canadian provinces, including ski areas that are currently a part of the Mountain Collective Pass, the MAX Pass, and the Rocky Mountain Super Pass+.
On top of that, the Ikon has some pretty serious muscle behind it: Olympic ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin has signed on as ambassador of the new pass. She’s also a new investor in the company.
Said Shiffrin via press release: “I’ve spent more time training on snow at Ikon Pass destinations than anywhere else in the world, since first skiing the World Cup in 2010. It is a huge honor to be an owner in Alterra Mountain Company and to represent the Ikon Pass.”
So it has a name, but what exactly is the Ikon Pass? That we don’t know yet. Pass specifics and pricing are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. In the meantime, prospective passholders can begin to get psyched for access to almost 50,000 acres of terrain, unlimited at some resorts and with restrictions at others. (Sound familiar?) Future Ikon passholders can also expect some type of benefits from CMH Heli-Skiing. Not too shabby.
Like you, we eagerly await pass pricing and access details, so keep an eye on this space. Until then, check out ikonpass.com.
Ikon Pass Resorts
California: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort
Colorado: Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain, Eldora Mountain Resort
Maine: Sugarloaf, Sunday River
Montana: Big Sky Resort
New Hampshire: Loon Mountain Resort
Utah: Deer Valley Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird
Vermont: Stratton, Killington Resort
West Virginia: Snowshoe
Wyoming: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Ontario, Canada: Blue Mountain
Quebec, Canada: Tremblant
British Columbia, Canada: CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures