Skiing and snowboarding are some of the activities Colorado is known for, and there is no shortage of choices when it comes to ski resorts here. Most season passes are on sale through Labor Day, so be sure to grab yours before they are full price again!
For those beginners, bargain shoppers, or families with multiple skill levels, take a look at season passes to Copper Mountain, Monarch Mountain, Winter Park, or Loveland Ski Area. For the ultimate skier, take a look at the Epic Season pass. No matter your experience level as a skier or snowboarder, most resorts offer lessons and even equipment rentals.
Copper Mountain is a resort with something for the amateur or the experienced guest. With good access from I 25, this resort is a great option and is only about 77 miles from Denver! Copper Season Passes include unlimited skiing and riding at Copper Mountain and 3 FREE days at Purgatory, CO, Monarch Mountain, CO, Powder Mountain, UT, and 3 FREE days skiing at Taos Ski Valley, NM. Free skiing is also available at Grand Targhee with the purchase of lodging. Copper Season Passes are valid from November, 2018 to April, 2019.
Adult Passes from $359 (normally $479!). Secret! Season Pass also available.
Copper Mountain will be at Denver Christy Sports and selected REI locations to purchase Labor Day pass specials.
Christy Sports Event Center
8601 W Cross Drive, Littleton Colorado
REI Denver-Flagship – 1416 Platte St, Denver
REI Greenwood Village – 9000 E. Peakview Ave, Greenwood Village
REI Dillon – 306 Dillon Ridge Rd, Dillon
REI Boulder – 1789 28th St, Boulder
August 24 through September 4 during store hours
Monarch in Salida, CO also offers discounted season passes. Right now their pricing is $459 for an adult, $289 for teens, and $189 for juniors (age 7-12). The pass includes unlimited skiing at Monarch with over 100 free or discounted days at 36 partner resorts. The resort area covers 800 acres and its annual snowfall is about 350 inches.
Loveland Pass is located 53 miles west of Denver on the I-70 corridor and offers season pass discounts for the 2018-19 ski season. The pass is $419 for an adult, $309 for young adult (15-22), $189 for kids (6-14). The pass includes numerous free days at alliance resorts along with other resort discounts. Passes can be bought online or at select stores through Labor Day. This resort boasts over 1800 acres of terrain and 422 inches of snow annually.
Winter Park Pass
This season pass allows for unlimited skiing at Winter Park Resort. Adult passes are $479, teens are $379 and kids are $249. No blackout dates, but does not include any other discounts.
This pass is for the ultimate ski lover, traveler, or snowboarder. To take advantage of Labor Day Sales, these passes must be bought before September 3, 2018. Discounted lodging and buddy tickets are part of the perks with this pass. The pass includes access to these local resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, Crested Butte, and 7 total days at Telluride.
The pass also allows for access to these other resorts:
Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe
Ski Park City in Utah
Stowe Mountain in Vermont
Whistler Blackcomb Canada
Over 30 Ski resorts in France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria
Afton Alps, Mt Brighton, Wilmot
5 days in Hakuba Valley, Japan
7 total days at Canadian Rocky Resorts
$899 for epic pass adults, $469 kids
$669 epic local pass adults, $549 teens, $359 kids
$669 epic 7 day pass, $359 kids
$439 epic 4 day pass, $239 kids
$99 epic military and dependents pass with access to 18 resorts, no restrictions
No matter which pass you choose, you are sure to have a good time doing one of Colorado’s most favorite hobbies!