03 December 2018

Rusutsu, Japan Joins the Epic Australia Pass for the 2019-20 Winter Season

Vail Resorts today announced a long-term alliance with one of the most renowned resorts in the world for deep powder and tree skiing, Rusutsu Resort, located in Hokkaido, Japan, just 90 minutes from Sapporo and New Chitose Airport. Beginning with the 2019-20 season, the Epic Australia Pass, Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the three unique, interlinked mountains that make up Rusutsu Resort.
06 November 2018

Last Chance to Purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass is Sunday, Nov. 18

The deadline to purchase the 2018-19 Epic Pass and the entire lineup of Epic Season Pass options – including the Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day, and Epic Military Pass – is Sunday, Nov. 18. The Epic Pass continues to provide the greatest value in skiing and snowboarding, offering access to 65 of the world’s best mountain resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, France, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. In addition to unlimited, unrestricted access to Vail, Breckenridge, Whistler Blackcomb and Park City, the Epic Pass has added 20 new destinations for the 2018-19 season and will now feature unlimited, unrestricted access to Crested Butte and seven days in Telluride in Colorado, limited access to Resorts of the Canadian Rockies’ six resorts in Canada, including Fernie and Kicking Horse, and Hakuba Valley’s nine resorts in Japan.
01 August 2018

Vail Resorts Adds 20 New Resorts to the Epic Pass for the 2018-19 Season and Labor Day is the Last Chance for the Lowest Price

Monday, Sept. 3 is the last chance to receive the lowest price for the Epic Pass and the entire suite of Epic Season Pass options – including the Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day, Epic Military Pass and many more. The Epic Pass, available for $899, remains the best overall value in skiing, offering skiers and snowboarders unlimited, unrestricted access to 19 mountain resorts plus additional access to 46 more throughout the United States, Canada
10 April 2018

Free Skiing for kids in Kindergarten to Grade 5 in Canada and Washington State

Whistler Blackcomb is pleased to announce online registration Epic SchoolKids program for the 2018/19 winter season. The Epic Schoolkids program offers Canadian and Washington State children in kindergarten to Grade 5 up to five free days of skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb. For kids new to skiing and snowboarding, Epic SchoolKids also offers one free lesson and one free rental.
09 April 2018

Purchasing the 2018-19 Epic Pass before Sunday, April 15, Locks in Guaranteed Lowest Price and 12 Discount Tickets for Family and Friends With Just $49 Down

The Epic Pass is the only worldwide unlimited, unrestricted season pass that allows skiers and snowboarders to purchase a season pass next winter at the lowest guaranteed rate with just $49 down now.
13 March 2018

Vail Resorts Introduces Emma, Your Epic Mountain Assistant, the World’s First Digital Mountain Assistant to Provide Real-Time Information to Skiers and Snowboarders

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today introduced Emma, your Epic Mountain Assistant, the world’s first digital mountain assistant to help guide guests while on their ski and snowboard vacation at nine of the Company’s resorts. Emma is an interactive mountain assistant who uses artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) to answer a wide range of guests’ questions about their ski vacation. Emma will debut for the 2018-19 winter season at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada.
06 March 2018

Vail Resorts’ Industry-Leading Season Pass – Epic Pass – Offers Worldwide Access to 61 Mountain Resorts in Eight Countries at $899 for the 2018-19 Season

United States. Canada. Australia. Japan. France. Switzerland. Italy. Austria. No other season pass gives skiers and snowboarders access to so many celebrated resorts around the world than the Epic Pass, including unlimited, unrestricted access to 15 mountain resorts and limited access to 46 more. Priced at $899 for the 2018-19 winter season, the Epic Pass remains unmatched in the mountain resort industry for the variety and value it offers skiers and snowboarders.
05 March 2018

Resorts of the Canadian Rockies — Fernie, Kicking Horse, Kimberley, Nakiska, Mont Sainte Anne and Stoneham—Join the Epic Pass

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) and the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (RCR) jointly announced today that the RCR’s six ski resorts across Canada—Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia, Nakiska in Alberta, and Mont Sainte Anne and Stoneham in Quebec—will join the industry-leading Epic Pass in a long-term alliance beginning with 2018-19 winter season, bringing the total to 61 mountain resorts around the world for skiers and snowboarders.
02 March 2018

Hakuba Valley, Japan Is Now Epic

Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a long-term alliance with one of Japan’s largest and most renowned mountain resort regions —Hakuba Valley, located in the northern part of the Nagano Prefecture at the base of Japan’s Northern Alps and host to the 1998 Olympic Winter Games. Beginning with the 2018-19 season, the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the nine ski resorts that comprise Hakuba Valley. It brings the Epic Pass total to 55 mountain resorts in eight countries, significantly more than any other season pass in the world.
01 March 2018

Vail Resorts Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Epic Pass by Honoring the Army’s 10th Mountain Division and Men and Women of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as Service Members of Canada and Australia, with a Special Military Epic Pass and USD$1.5 Million in Contributions to Veteran Organizations

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Epic Pass, 2018, Vail Resorts is honoring the epic service of the Company’s founders and men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, Canadian Armed Forces and Australian Defence Force, with the introduction of a special new USD$99 Military Epic Pass. Also, for every 2018-19 Vail Resorts season pass sold, the Company will donate USD$1 to Wounded Warrior Project®. Based on 2017-18 pass sales, the donation would exceed USD$750,000.