Regional multi-resort season passes are back, and they are must-haves. Coalitions of regional ski resorts have created multi-resort season passes where skiers and riders benefit with more lifts, more acreage and more runs.
Spring is the time to leap on these season passes for the best rates. Some passes increase prices in early April while others keep their lowest rates later. Check out the details on the pass that best meets your regional needs.
The Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus provides unlimited lift access to Winter Park, Copper Mountain and Eldora. Additionally, pass holders receive a handful of days at Steamboat, Crested Butte and Alyeska, plus seven days at six international resorts: Mt. Ruapehu and Cardrona Alpine Resort in New Zealand; Tomamu, Alts Bandai, and Nekoma in Japan and Hlidarfjall in Iceland.
For families, the RMSP+ has one-upped most other resorts with the Kids Ski Free pass that has no blackout dates. One Kids Ski Free Pass is available with the purchase of an adult pass. Buying two adult passes can get you two kids' passes.
So what happened to the regular Rocky Mountain Super Pass? Essentially, it no longer exists. Ski Colorado states, "The RMSP is now the RMSP+ at the same early season cost as the RMSP+. That’s right, since you were already a Rocky Mountain Super Pass holder, we’re moving you up to be a Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus member without the plus in the cost."
Pricing is valid through 4/10/17
Adult 18+: $529
Teen 13-17: $439
Child 6-12: $319
Ages 5 & Under: $30
Senior 70+: $439
For Southern California skiers, the Cali4nia Pass returns. It combines access to Mammoth Mountain, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain. This popular option has no blackout dates. Benefits include discounts on rentals, lodging and "bring-a-friend tickets."
Pricing is valid through 4/4/17
Adult 23-64: $749
Youth 13-22: $579
Senior 65-79: $449
Child 5-12: $219