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The Epic Pass allows you access to turns like this at Vail.

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Epic Passes have rolled out for next season, and the choices are broad. Here’s our shopping guide to sort out what Epic Pass will work best for you. 

Epic Pass

Who: For skiers and riders looking for unlimited access to 15 Vail Resorts.

Where: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe, California; Perisher in Australia for the 2018 Southern Hemisphere winter; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia.

Includes access to 30 European resorts across Austria, France, Italy, and Switzerland! For more info click here.

Restrictions: None.

Cost: $859 adults, $449 kids ages 5-12.

Value: Pays for itself after five days. 

Epic Local Pass

Who: For unlimited skiing and riding at six Vail Resorts, and restricted access to seven.

Where: Unlimited, unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone, Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. Also includes a total of 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek and Whistler Blackcomb with holiday restrictions. 

Restrictions: Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood are restricted 11/24/17-11/25/17, 12/26/17-12/31/17, 1/13/2018, 2/17/18-2/18/18. Also includes a total of 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek and Whistler Blackcomb with holiday restrictions. 

Cost: $639 adults, $519 teen ages 13-18, $339 kids ages 5-12.

Value: Pays for itself in four days. 

A skier sinks into powder at Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe. - ©Vail Resorts

A skier sinks into powder at Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe.

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Tahoe Passes

Who: For Lake Tahoe fans.

Where: Heavenly, Kirkwood and Northstar.

Tahoe Local Pass: Unlimited skiing or riding at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood seven days a week, with limited holiday restrictions. Saturdays included at all resorts. 

Tahoe Value Pass: Access to Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood with limited restrictions. All Saturdays restricted at Northstar and Kirkwood.

Cost: Tahoe Local Pass—$549 adults, $439 teen ages 13-18 and $279 kids ages 5-12; Tahoe Value Pass—$469 adults, $389 teen ages 13-18, $229 kids ages 5-12, $389 seniors.

Sun soaking at Breckenridge. - ©Vail Resorts/Jack Affleck

Sun soaking at Breckenridge.

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Epic 4-Day and 7-Day

Who: Best for those planning a one-week vacation or short getaway to one or more of the Vail Resorts.

Where: 4-Day: A total of four unrestricted days valid at Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and Arapahoe Basin, plus four free days at Wilmot, Afton Alps or Mt. Brighton. 7-Day: A total of seven unrestricted days valid at Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and Arapahoe Basin, plus seven free days at Wilmot, Afton Alps or Mt. Brighton. Now includes Whistler Blackcomb.

Cost: Epic 4-Day ($419 adults, $229 kids ages 5-12) and Epic 7-Day ($639 adults, $339 kids ages 5-12).

Colorado Passes

Who: For Colorado residents and some visitors.

Summit Value Pass: Unlimited skiing and riding at Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and limited restrictions at Breckenridge, with the exception of holiday blackout dates at Breckenridge.

Keystone-Arapahoe Basin Pass: Ski or ride to your heart’s content at Keystone and Arapahoe Basin, with the exception of holiday periods.

Cost: Summit Value ($529 adults, $429 teen ages 13-18, $299 kids ages 5-12) and Keystone-Arapahoe ($329 adults, $239 kids ages 5-12). 

Midwest skiing at its best at Michigan's Mt. Brighton. - ©Vail Resorts

Midwest skiing at its best at Michigan's Mt. Brighton.

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Epic Australia Pass

Who: For Aussies who ski Perisher and plan to visit the U.S. for a ski holiday.

Where: Unlimited, unrestricted access to Perisher and unlimited access to Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin in Colorado; Park City in Utah; and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Lake Tahoe, California. Plus a total of 10 days between Whistler Blackcomb, Vail and/or Beaver Creek, combined. All U.S. resort access subject to certain holiday restrictions. 

Restrictions: Holiday restrictions: 24 November 2017 – 25 November 2017, 19 December 2017 – 31 December 2017, 13 January 2018, 17 February 2018 – 18 February 2018, 10 March 2018, 17 March 2018, and 24 March 2018. 

Cost: AU$799

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