Deadline to Purchase an Epic Local Pass to Ski and Snowboard at Wilmot Mountain and the Best Resorts in the U.S. this Winter is Sunday, Nov. 20

15 November 2016
  • Five Days of Skiing Now Offered at Whistler Blackcomb in Canada this Season with Epic and Epic Local Passes
  • Wilmot Mountain Welcomes Skiers with $13 Million in Resort Improvements
  • Epic and Epic Local Passes Offer Access to 10 World-Class Resorts
WILMOT, Wisc. – Nov. 15, 2016 – Vail Resorts’ 2016-2017 ski season begins this Friday with the opening of Keystone Resort in Colorado and the best way to access unlimited skiing and snowboarding locally at Wilmot Mountain and out West this winter is with Vail Resorts’ season pass lineup. This year’s Epic Passes are only available through Sunday, Nov. 20, which means that Chicago- and Milwaukee-area skiers have just five remaining days to secure the greatest value in skiing and snowboarding at the best mountains in Wisconsin, Colorado, Utah, Tahoe and Canada this winter.

Access to Wilmot Mountain and 10 world-class resorts, including Whistler Blackcomb
At only $649, the Epic Local Pass is similarly priced to previous years’ Wilmot Mountain-only passes, and also offers guests access 12 additional resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge in Colorado and Park City in Utah. With the recent addition of Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada, all 2016-2017 Epic Local Pass and Epic Pass holders will receive five days of skiing and snowboarding at Whistler Blackcomb this winter season with holiday restrictions. Wilmot Mountain guests will experience $13 million in improvements –including three new lifts, dramatically improved snowmaking, fully renovated base lodge, new kids ski and snowboard school facility and an upgraded terrain park.

For those who plan to ski close to home, the Wilmot Pass grants unlimited and unrestricted access to Wilmot Mountain for just $539, where winter weather is predicted to bring fantastic snow this winter. Families can purchase unlimited skiing for three at Wilmot Mountain for only $1,099.

2016-2017 Season Pass Options for Wilmot Skiers and Snowboarders:
  • Epic Local Pass™: The Epic Local Pass pays for itself in just over three days out West. For $649, pass holders receive unlimited and unrestricted skiing or riding at Wilmot Mountain, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Afton Alps and Mt. Brighton, with limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, plus a total of 10 days at Vail and Beaver Creek with holiday restrictions. Now includes five free days at Whistler Blackcomb in 2016-2017 with holiday restrictions. A child pass (ages five to 12) is $339.
  • Epic Pass™: Ski as much as you want, whenever you want for $849. The Epic Pass pays for itself in just over four days of skiing or riding out West. With more than 32,000 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain, this pass is the best in the industry. It features unlimited, unrestricted access to Wilmot Mountain locally, plus Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado, Park City in Utah, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe, Perisher in Australia for the 2017 season, Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Also, now with five free days at Whistler Blackcomb in 2016-2017 with holiday restrictions. The Epic Pass grants limited access to Arlberg in Austria, Les 3 Vallées, Paradiski and Tignes-Val D’Isere in France, Skirama Dolomiti in Italy and 4 Vallées in Switzerland. A child pass (ages five to 12) is $439.
  • Wilmot Pass (including Wilmot Mountain Family Pass): For those who plan to ski or snowboard solely at Wilmot Mountain, there is the Wilmot Pass. At $539 for adults, pass holders receive unlimited access to Wilmot Mountain with no restrictions. A discounted rate is offered for families of three people at $1099; additional family members can be added for $149 each. New this year, parents can purchase a season pass for their child to ski at Wilmot for only $339 (previously only adult passes were offered). That pass is an Epic Local Child Pass and includes access to nine world-class mountains in Colorado, Utah and California.
The deadline for purchasing this year’s season pass is Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. For further details and additional pass options, such as Epic 7-Day and Epic 4-Day passes, visit
About Wilmot Mountain
For nearly 80 years, Wilmot Mountain has offered its guests one of the Midwest’s premier destinations for snow sport activities. Situated in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, Wilmot Mountain is conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, affording skiers and snowboarders quick and easy access to 23 trails, seven lifts, two surface conveyor lifts and progression terrain parks with a double, high-speed rope tow. Wilmot Mountain’s recent capital investment of more than $13 million for the 2016-2017 winter season delivered an entirely re-imagined guest experience – from new lifts and restaurants to significant snowmaking improvements, a dedicated children’s ski and snowboard school, enhanced beginner area and expanded terrain park. The ski area’s focus on families, learning and fun, combined with the opportunity for guests to take their passion and skills to Vail Resorts’ iconic western resorts, ensure Wilmot Mountain is truly the place Where Epic Begins. For more information, please visit
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine 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 Canada; Perisher in Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota, Mt. Brighton in Michigan and Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin. The Company 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 and consumer website is

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