Intrawest, Powdr and Boyne Resorts are again combining to offer the M.A.X. Pass for the 2015-2016 winter season. This “Multi-Alpine Experience” ski pass, introduced last season, gives skiers and snowboarders access to 22 major mountains across North America. M.A.X. Passholders can experience five days at each of the 22 participating resorts with a total of 110 days on the slopes and no blackout dates for $719 for adults, $519 for teens (ages 13–17), $269 for youth (ages 6-12), and $29 for children (5 and under). These fall prices are available only until October 31, 2015.
Participating resorts by region include:
Loon Mountain, N.H.
Pico Mountain, Vt.
Snowshoe, W. Va.
Sunday River, Maine
Big Sky, Mont.
Copper Mountain, Colo.
Winter Park, Colo.
Boyne Highlands, Mich.
Boyne Mountain, Mich.
Boreal Mountain, Calif.
Crystal Mountain, Wash.
Lee Canyon, Nev
Mt. Bachelor, Ore.
The Summit at Snoqualmie, Wash.
Blue Mountain, Ont.
Cypress Mountain, B.C.
Mont Tremblant, Quebec
“Skiers and riders are always looking for new resorts to explore, terrain to master and experiences with friends and family to remember. The new M.A.X. Pass gives winter sports enthusiasts the opportunity to get the most value out of their winter season while experiencing unique mountains and a variety of incredible terrain throughout North America. The M.A.X. Pass gives skiers and riders the flexibility to ski where they want and when they want and The M.A.X. Pass pays for itself in as little as seven days,” the company said.
“Boyne Resorts is proud to align with two companies who share our true passion for creating unique destinations and resorts across North America,” said Stephen Kircher, President of Boyne Resorts’ Eastern Operations. “M.A.X. Passholders have the freedom to use the pass however they choose—from single day visits and long weekends to longer ski trips over the holidays.”
“Our three companies, Powdr, Intrawest, and Boyne, have always focused on creating a great experience at our resorts,” said John Cumming, CEO of Powdr. “Now, with the M.A.X. Pass, guests can have amazing experiences both close to home and at destination resorts around the country, with premier resorts in the Northeast, Mountain West, Pacific Northwest and Canada.”
“We joined forces with Boyne Resorts and Powdr to develop an innovative product that provides access to more incredible mountains in North America than any other pass in the market. Our goal is to provide our guests with a pass that provides maximum choice on when, where, and how long they ski at a great value. The M.A.X. Pass is a great way for skiers that have never owned a season pass to enjoy the flexibility they crave and the ability to save money versus buying day passes at several resorts,” said Tom Marano, CEO of Intrawest.
No Blackout Dates: The M.A.X. Pass is valid for the entire 2015-2016 ski season at all 22 mountains with no blackout dates, meaning all holidays are included. Days do not need to be used consecutively and days are not transferrable from one mountain to another.
2015-16 Season Pass Holder Add-on Benefit for only $269: Skiers who have purchased a qualifying season pass at their favorite participating resort are eligible to purchase the M.A.X. Pass Add-on for only $269 for adults, $219 for teens (ages 13–17), $169 for kids (ages 6-12), and $29 for children (5 and under). The M.A.X. Pass Add-on provides five days of skiing/riding at each participating resort, except those accessible with the qualifying season pass. That’s up to an additional 21 mountains for $269 for an adult pass. For more information visit www.theMAXpass.com
Intrawest is a North American mountain resort and adventure company which owns interests in seven four-season mountain resorts with more than 11,000 skiable acres and over 1,140 acres of land available for real estate development. Intrawest’s mountain resorts are geographically diversified across most of North America’s major ski regions, including the Eastern United States, the Rocky Mountains, the Pacific Southwest and Canada. The Company also operates an adventure travel business, the cornerstone of which is Canadian Mountain Holidays, a heli-skiing adventure company. Additionally, the Company operates a comprehensive real estate business through which it manages, markets and sells vacation club properties; manages condominium hotel properties; and sells and markets residential real estate. Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SNOW). For more information, visit www.intrawest.com.
Boyne Resorts is one ofthe largest family owned four-season resort companies in North America. Founded in 1947 by Everett Kircher, the Michigan-based corporation owns and/or operates award-winning mountain and golf resorts and attractions throughout the United States and Canada including Cypress Mountain near Vancouver, British Columbia, Sugarloaf and Sunday River Resort in Maine, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, The Inn at Bay Harbor – A Renaissance Golf Resort and Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark in Michigan, Big Sky Resort in Montana, Loon Mountain in New Hampshire, Gatlinburg Sky Lift in Tennessee, Brighton in Utah, Crystal Mountain and The Summit at Snoqualmie in Washington. For more information on Boyne Resorts, visit www.boyneresorts.com.
Powdr is an active entertainment company, headquartered in Park City, Utah. Powdr has a network of businesses including eight mountain resorts (Copper Mountain Resort in Summit County, Colorado; Killington Resort and Pico Mountain in Killington, Vermont; Mt. Bachelor in Bend, Oregon; Boreal Resort and Soda Springs Resort in Donner Summit, California; Lee Canyon Resort near Las Vegas, Nevada; and Gorgoza Park in Park City, Utah); Woodward, world-class action sports camps and progression centers with four locations (Camp Woodward in Woodward, Pennsylvania; Woodward West in Tehachapi, California; Woodward Tahoe at Boreal Resort in California; and Woodward Copper in Summit County, Colorado); Outside Television, a national television network dedicated to the active lifestyle; Human Movement Management, an event production company; and Powdr Enterprises, launched to activate and integrate the Powdr platform and build new, complementary businesses, partnerships and programming. For additional information on Powdr, visit www.powdr.com.
Summit County / Eagle County, Colo. – The official arrival of winter weather has blanketed Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone Resorts with seven to 12 inches of fresh snow. Additional snow and cold temperatures are forecast for the approaching week, which offer conditions suitable for snowmaking at Vail Resorts’ four major Colorado resorts.
Slated to open Friday, Nov. 6, Keystone Resort will be the first among Colorado’s major resorts to open. Winter has officially arrived at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone,” said President of Vail Resorts Mountain Division, Pat Campbell. Now is the time to plan for an unforgettable winter. Epic Passes offer unlimited, unrestricted access to the slopes – and thanks to early-season snowfall and snowmaking, the resorts anticipate great conditions for opening day.”
With cold temperatures predicted, Vail Mountain expects to begin making snow as early as today and into the weekend and the resort’s opening day is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20. Opening day for Breckenridge is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13; Beaver Creek’s opening day is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 25.
Epic Pass Offers Unlimited, Unrestricted Skiing for $809: The Epic Pass offers guests access to unrestricted, unlimited skiing for the 2015-16 winter season to the premier ski resorts in the U.S. Available for just $809 for adults and $419 for children (ages five to 12), pass holders gain unlimited, unrestricted access to more than 32,000 acres at 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 2016 season there; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and up to five free consecutive days when staying at in-resort accommodations at Verbier, Switzerland.
Save Up to 30 Percent on Lodging: Guests who reserve lodging accommodations by opening day receive up to 30 percent savings. From family-friendly accommodations at Keystone and ski-in, ski-out lodging at the foot of Breck’s famed Peak 8, to award-winning, luxury accommodations in the heart of Vail and Beaver Creek, guests are invited to customize a vacation experience of a lifetime at Colorado’s four major resorts by visiting Snow.com.
Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone collectively offer the winter enthusiasts the best of Colorado’s skiing and riding, accommodations, dining, shopping, entertainment, and activities, with more than 13,000 acres of combined skiable terrain across more than 650 trails. (For current snow and weather conditions, additional information or to plan a vacation, visit Vail.com, BeaverCreek.com, Breckenridge.com and KeystoneResort.com.)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two 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; Perisher, Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.