After many months of speculation, starting with the purchase of Intrawest and Mammoth by an Aspen/KSL partnership, the new competitor to Vail Resort's Epic Pass has finally been announced. The Ikon pass includes 12 destinations owned by Alterra Mountain Company and 11 other premier destinations, including many of the most iconic mountains in North America. The fine details of the pass have yet to be fleshed out, but their site suggests that at least one of the passes offered will be for unlimited or near-unlimited access to all the resorts below.


By state, the pass will be valid at the following destinations:

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


Ikon Pass Destinations

Destinations: 23

States: 9

Canadian Provinces: 3

Total Acres: 48,840*

Vertical Drop: 70,192 feet

Trails: 2,790

Lifts: 434


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