What You Need To Know About The Ikon Pass

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Want to experience more ski destinations across multiple hemispheres? The Ikon Pass will be your favourite winter accessory, giving you access to 50+ mountains across 11 countries. Seasoned skiers and snowboarders will rejoice at the idea of the Ikon Pass. The Ikon Pass is a unique multi destination lift pass for skiers and snowboarders who dream of skiing numerous destinations year-round, want to increase their days on the slopes, and those who want to save money skiing at the resorts they love.

The Ikon Pass also gives pass holders exclusive benefits and discounts on in-resort food, beverage and apparel, first tracks at selected resorts, and access to stoke events. It’s the Mr. Worldwide pass you need this year!

How does the Ikon Pass work?

The Ikon Pass is simply the best in getting the most out of your ski days, and it won’t break the bank! Ikon Pass holders will have access to 50+ destinations in 11 different countries, and it’s available to use across 3 ski seasons. You will be able to “send it” at some totally iconic destinations, including selected resorts in Canada, the USA, Japan, South America, New Zealand and Australia.

Here is ONE example of how to make use of the three-season validity is by starting off in our own back yard, spending 7 days at Mt Buller. This is your first seasonal stop on your year of YEWWWW. Next, you’ll want to beat the heat over the Christmas break by heading to Canada. Ski the wonderful resorts located in British Columbia like Sun Peaks Resort, or make use of the multi-destination functionality of the pass and also make stops in Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Panorama. Finally, head across the ditch and ski Queenstown for the following Southern Hemisphere winter. Coronet Peak and The Remarkables conveniently share 7 days on the Ikon Pass!

There are loads of other combo’s and ways to get more snow, for less dough. Being able to use this pass across multiple seasons is a draw card for avid riders who live for crisp mountain air and powder days.

What is the difference between passes?

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With three different iconic passes to choose from, including the Ikon Pass, Ikon Base Pass and Ikon Session Pass it can be tricky deciding which pass might be best for you. The range of Ikon pass is designed for skiers and snowboarders in mind, who want to get the most out of the resorts they know and love.

Ikon Pass

The most inclusive pass is the Ikon Pass, this pass gives you unlimited access to 15 unforgettable destinations including Steamboat, Palisades Tahoe and Mammoth Mountain. And 7 days at 40 iconic destinations, which have no blackout ski dates! This pass offers flexibility whenever and wherever you plan to ski.

Ikon Base Pass

The Base Pass still gives you access to 48 unique destinations worldwide, in both Northern and Southern Hemisphere. This pass has unlimited access to 14 destinations, with limited blackout dates, and 5 days skiing at 34 destinations with limited restrictions. You will be able to ski some of your favourite resorts including Aspen Snowmass, Niseko and Valle Nevado in Chile.

Ikon Session Pass

This is a great option for those who are just starting their multi-destination ski holidays era. The Ikon Session Pass gives you access to 2, 3 or 4 days at 40 destinations worldwide. There are blackout dates over peak dates to keep in mind, so we would recommend reserving your ski days before travelling.

The Ikon Pass will be your favourite winter accessory, and here’s why…

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Having the Ikon Pass is like having a key to the city. You will have access to destinations that you might not have skied before or even knew existed. You will be able to discover the Grandvalira Resorts in Andorra, and the snowy peaks of Alyesja Resort in Alaska, which is one of the newest destinations to be featured on the Ikon Pass.

Once you have the Ikon Pass you won’t have to purchase a lift pass to the selected destinations for the season it’s valid (unless you want to ski over the listed number of days applicable). This is great news for those that are wanting to save a few dollars on multiple lift passes. Plus, you will also save on retail, food and beverages.

Another amazing perk is having friends and family benefits! You will definitely have friends on powder days with discounted lift passes to a handful of resorts.

If you are planning a multi-destination or a multi-season ski trip, give our team of ski specialists a call. They will be able to help choose the right Ikon Pass for next ski holiday.

Blog by Grace Kearney.
Posted: May 2023
Image Credit: Ikon Pass