Epic Local Pass Offers Colorado Skiers and Snowboarders Unprecedented Value for as Low as $579

10 March 2015
  • Epic Local Pass features unlimited access to Breckenridge, Keystone and A-Basin, with limited holiday restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, and 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek with holiday restrictions
  • Skiers and riders encouraged to buy now to receive six discounted Buddy Tickets and lowest guaranteed price
  • Epic Local Pass pays for itself by the fourth visit
  • $49 down locks in the lowest guaranteed price   
  • Epic Local now includes access to Park City, with $50 million capital investment will be largest ski area in the U.S.
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — March 10, 2015 — Coloradoans know the signature perks to spring skiing and riding season includes softer snow, extended hours of daylight and warmer temperatures, but spring is also the time to secure next season’s turns with just a $49 deposit. Beginning today, skiers and riders can lock in the lowest price available for Vail Resorts’ 2015-16 Epic Local Pass, while also receiving six discounted Buddy Tickets if purchased by Sunday, April 12.
 
At $579, the Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just under four days and features unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Park City in Utah – which will merge with Canyons Resort over the summer to become the largest U.S. ski resort, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe, plus 10 total days at Vail and Beaver Creek with holiday restrictions.
 
“There truly is no better ski or snowboard value being offered in the state of Colorado,” said Kirsten Lynch, Vail Resort’s chief marketing officer. “When you consider the acreage and the variety of terrain, and then add in the industry-leading value of the improvements we make to our resorts every year, as well as the additional access to Utah and Tahoe, there is no pass in this market that compares with the Epic Local Pass.”

By securing an Epic Local Pass today, guests not only guarantee paying the best available rate for the pass, they also receive six discounted Buddy Tickets in addition to six Ski-With-A-Friend tickets, on most passes.
 
Epic Local Passes are currently available for purchase online at epicpass.com
 
Vail Resorts offers multiple pass options:
 
The Epic Pass™ delivers unlimited skiing and snowboarding all season long at 11 U.S. resorts. With unlimited and unrestricted access, skiers and snowboarders can ski as much as they want at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Epic Pass is $769 for adults and $399 for children (ages 5-12). The Epic Pass pays for itself in less than five days of skiing or riding and offers a 35 percent discount compared to lift ticket window purchases.
 
The Epic Local Pass TM is perfect for people who can navigate a pass with restrictions. At $579 for adults, $459 for teens (ages 13 – 18) and $299 for children (5 – 12), the Epic Local pass offers unlimited and unrestricted skiing at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado with limited restrictions at Park City in Utah, as well as Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe. It also offers 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek with holiday restrictions. The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in less than four days.
 
The Summit Value Pass is perfect for people who only plan to ski or ride Summit County. $489 for adults, $389 for teens (ages 13-18) and $269 for children (ages 5-12). Get unlimited skiing or riding at Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited holiday restrictions at Breckenridge. The Summit Value Pass pays for itself in just over 3 days.
 
The Keystone A-Basin Pass ™ is the best deal of unlimited skiing in Colorado. $299 for adults and $219 for children (ages 5-12). Ski or ride more than 4,000 acres of terrain at Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited holiday restrictions. The pass pays for itself in just over two days and offers a savings of up to 40 percent compared to lift tickets.
 
Season Pass Benefits
All Epic season pass holders will receive exclusive offers on lodging, dining, ski rentals, equipment, ski school and special events for the 2015-16 ski and snowboard season at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, as well as Mt. Brighton, Afton Alps and Arapahoe Basin. All season pass products are non-transferable and non-refundable.
 
Season Pass Insurance Option
Vail Resorts encourages guests to purchase pass insurance. All of the Company’s season pass products are non-refundable and non-transferrable; however, pass insurance covers pass holders in the event of unexpected circumstances including sickness, injury and job loss. Coverage applies for all season passes, the Epic 4-Day and Epic 7-Day valid for the 2015-16 ski season.
 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction 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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