Hakuba joins Epic Australia Pass sale date extended

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But wait, there’s more ..

Vail Resorts just announced Crested Butte, Okemo (great if you are in the east) & Mt Sunapee are in Epic Pass.
For Epic Australia Pass 7 days (no balck outs) at the beautiful Butte will be most useful – it’s a laid back small ski town place with some of the USA’s best top end lift accessed terrain.

Here’s the latest –

Crested Butte, Okemo and Mount Sunapee join the Epic Pass beginning with the 2018-19 winter season in a long-term alliance.
Epic, Epic Local and Epic Australia pass holders will receive seven days of skiing and snowboarding at each of the three resorts with no blackout dates for a total of 21 days.
Epic 7-Day pass holders can use any or all of their seven days and Epic 4-Day pass holders can use any or all of their four days of skiing and snowboarding with no blackout dates at the three resorts.
Epic, Epic Local, Epic Australia, Epic 7-Day and Epic 4-Day pass holders will receive 50 percent off lift tickets after their respective days have been redeemed.
Crested Butte Peak Pass Plus and Peak Pass holders; Okemo Ultimate, Classic and Gold Pass holders; and Mount Sunapee Full Ride and Skiing Is For Life Pass holders will receive 50 percent off lift tickets at all Vail Resorts owned mountain resorts.
BROOMFIELD, Colo.—March 14, 2018—Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) announced today that Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Colorado, Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont and Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire will join the industry-leading Epic Pass in a long-term alliance beginning in the 2018-19 winter season, bringing the total to 64 mountain resorts in 11 states and provinces and eight countries for skiers and snowboarders. Epic, Epic Local and Epic Australia will receive seven days of skiing and snowboarding with no blackout dates at each of the three resorts for a total of 21 days. Epic 7-Day pass holders can use any or all seven of their total days and Epic 4-Day pass holders can use any or all four of their total days of skiing and snowboarding with no blackout dates at the three resorts.

“Crested Butte is a perfect complement to the unique family of resorts offered on the 2018-19 Epic Pass with its legendary terrain and historic mountain town. Okemo is known as a great family-friendly resort and together with neighboring Mount Sunapee and Stowe Mountain Resort, provides three great options for skiers and snowboarders in the Northeast. We strive to offer guests the greatest value and variety in their ski and snowboard vacations and are thrilled to now be able to offer access to 64 of the most celebrated resorts around the world,” said Kirsten Lynch, chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts.

Previously –

More huge lift pass news Hakuba joins the Epic Australia Pass – 5 days at Hakuba Valley are included with the Epic Australia Pass for 2018-19!
Plus the early bird purchase date has been extended for one week only – as part of the announcement, the option to lock in current pricing with only $49 upfront is available again for one week only, until Thursday, March 8, at www.epicaustraliapass.com.au. After that time, passes will remain available for purchase when paid in full for AU$839.

Iwatake Hakuba Valley

Hakuba Valley adds a lot of skiing to the Epic Australia Pass © Iwatake


Hakuba Valley, Japan Joins the Epic Australia Pass

· Hakuba Valley joins the Epic Australia Pass in a long-term alliance, beginning with the 2018-19 winter season in the Northern Hemisphere.
· Epic Australia Pass holders will receive five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at Hakuba Valley’s nine ski resorts.
· The Epic Australia Pass now connects Australia, Japan, Canada and the Best of the U.S. resorts like no other season pass in the world, offering year-round skiing and snowboarding and paying for itself in under five days.
· The popular Epic Australia Pass features 24 mountain resorts in four countries for Australian skiers and snowboarders to enjoy.
· As part of the announcement, the option to lock in current pricing with only $49 upfront is available again for one week only, until Thursday, March 8, at www.epicaustraliapass.com.au. After that time, passes will remain available for purchase when paid in full for AU$839.

Hakbua Valley panoramic view

Hakuba Valley adds a lot of skiing to the Epic Australia Pass © Hakuba Valley

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – 1 March, 2018 – Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced a long-term alliance with one of Japan’s largest and most renowned mountain regions —Hakuba Valley, located in the northern part of the Nagano Prefecture at the base of Japan’s Northern Alps. Following the 2018 Perisher ski season, the Epic Australia Pass will offer five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at the nine ski resorts that comprise Hakuba Valley, beginning with the 2018-19 winter season in the Northern Hemisphere. The Epic Australia Pass now connects Perisher with Japan, Canada and the best of the U.S. resorts, with 24 mountain resorts in four countries on the pass, which is on sale now.

“We’re excited to announce a long-term alliance between Vail Resorts and Hakuba Valley, Japan, offering Australian adventure-seeking skiers and snowboarders access to a part of the world that is legendary for its endless powder and incredible guest experience,” said Kirsten Lynch, chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts. “Our Epic Australia Pass holders now get an even greater value with unlimited skiing at Perisher, as well as access to Hakuba Valley, Whistler Blackcomb, Vail and nine more world-class destination resorts in the U.S. all on one pass.”

“We are pleased to partner with so many world-class mountain resorts that offer the highest standards in skiing and snowboarding on the Epic Australia Pass and to have a longer term alliance for the benefit of Australian skiers and snowboarders,” said Hikaru Takanashi, chairman of Hakuba Valley Promotion Board. “Hakuba Valley is considered the heart and soul of skiing in Japan, with its natural beauty, vast ski terrain and plentiful snow. We welcome skiers and snowboarders from around the world to experience our renowned hospitality.”
As part of the announcement, the option to pay $49 upfront and the balance on May 1 will be available again for one week only. After Thursday, 8 March, the Epic Australia Pass will remain available for purchase when paid in full for AU$839, paying for itself in under five days of skiing or snowboarding. The Epic Australia Pass is the most flexible and best value ski-pass for Australians, offering year-round skiing across world-class resorts including the biggest and most iconic resorts in Canada, the U.S., Australia and Japan, at an unmatched price. Pass holders must present their 2018 pass at the ticket window of any one of the nine Hakuba Valley Resorts in order to receive their five consecutive complimentary lift tickets.

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