Last Chance to Ski the Best of Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb with an Epic Local Pass is Sunday, Nov. 19.

06 November 2017
  • The deadline to purchase season passes for the 2017-2018 winter season is Nov. 19, 2017
  • Epic Local Pass now includes access to Whistler Blackcomb and the Best of Tahoe
  • Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain Resort prepare to open winter operations following a record-breaking snow year
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE/TRUCKEE, CALIF. – Nov. 6, 2017 – Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner at Lake Tahoe and the last chance to purchase a 2017-2018 season pass for the Best of Tahoe Resorts, as well as Whistler Blackcomb, is Sunday, Nov. 19. Heavenly Mountain and Northstar California Resorts began snowmaking earlier this month in advance of opening day slated for Friday, Nov. 17 at Heavenly and Northstar and Wednesday, Nov. 22 at Kirkwood. This announcement comes after receiving more than 700 inches of snow during the 2016-2017 winter season – the most snowfall on record for more than two decades.
 
Epic Local pass holders can now ski Whistler Blackcomb, the largest resort in North America, and the Best of Tahoe resorts, including Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three days of skiing or riding and offers West Coast skiers and snowboarders unlimited access to Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe and Park City in Utah with limited holiday restrictions; unlimited access to Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado and 10 days total at Whistler Blackcomb in Canada, Vail and Beaver Creek in Colorado, and Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont. At just $679 for adults and $359 for children, skiers and snowboarders can experience the best of Tahoe and Whistler Blackcomb this winter.
 
Designed for guests who plan to primarily ski in Tahoe this winter, the Tahoe Local Pass provides skiers and snowboarders with access to Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood seven days a week with limited holiday restrictions – all for $589 for adults, $479 for teens and $299 for children, and pays for itself in just under four days. The Tahoe Local Pass also includes five total days of skiing and snowboarding at Utah’s Park City, the largest ski resort in the U.S., and Colorado’s Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin with holiday restrictions. Lift tickets for pass holders are available for purchase at a discounted rate during blackout dates at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood.
 
2017-2018 Season Pass Highlights for Lake Tahoe Skiers and Snowboarders
 
  • Epic Local Pass: For $679, receive unlimited and unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, plus a total of 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb and Stowe, with holiday restrictions. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three days. A child pass (ages five to 12) is $359.
 
  • Tahoe Local: The best way to access Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood seven days a week, the Tahoe Local Pass includes Saturday access at all three resorts with limited holiday restrictions, all for $589 for adults, $479 for teens and $299 for children, and pays for itself in just under four days. The Tahoe Local Pass also includes five total days of skiing and snowboarding at Utah’s Park City, the largest ski resort in the U.S., and Colorado’s Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Arapahoe Basin with holiday restrictions. Lift tickets for pass holders are available for purchase at a discounted rate during blackout dates at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood.
 
  • Tahoe Value: Ski or snowboard seven days a week at Heavenly and six days a week at Northstar and Kirkwood. The pass is available at $499 for adults, $409 for teens, $259 for children and $409 for seniors, and pays for itself in just over three days. The Tahoe Value Pass has holiday restrictions at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, with Saturdays excluded at Northstar and Kirkwood. Pass holders can purchase discounted lift tickets valid at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood Resorts on restricted days. 
 
For more information and to purchase season passes, please visit EpicPass.com.
 
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About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 11 world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Stowe in Vermont; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com




 
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