Mt Buller joins Mountain Collective $449 AUD now!

snow action team 03.04.2019

Mt Buller and The Mountain Collective are delighted to announce Australia’s most accessible alpine resort as the newest member of the Mountain Collective in 2019/20. The Mountain Collective is an alliance of some of the best skiing and riding destinations on the planet.  

Local legend Anton Grimus at Mt Buller
Local legend Anton Grimus at Mt Buller © Tony Harrington

Boasting Victoria’s largest lifting network and just 3 hours from Melbourne, Mt Buller joins the popular Mountain Collective pass which includes NSW neighbours Thredbo, Coronet Peak – The Remarkables  and Mt Hutt across the Tasman in New Zealand, Niseko United in Japan, Chamonix in France (Global Affiliate) and top shelf resorts across North America including Alta, Aspen Snowmass, Banff Sunshine, Big Sky, Jackson Hole, Lake Louise, Mammoth, Revelstoke, Snowbird, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Sugarbush, and Taos.  

To celebrate the Mt Buller announcement Mountain Collective has issued a limited number of Mountain Collective passes priced at A$449 (Australian dollars) matching the US dollar sticker price, giving a discount of around $200 for Australians and New Zealanders who snap up the introductory offer.

Sunrise at Buller photo courtesy Aki Kitamura

Mountain Collective passholders enjoy two days riding – with no blackout dates – at all Mountain Collective destinations totalling 37 days at the world’s best resorts on the 2019/20 Collective pass.  In addition, Mountain Collective passholders can top up with additional days at 50% off single day pass prices in each destination.  Early purchasers also receive one bonus day at the destination of their choice for a limited time, with two additional days at Chamonix Mont Blanc, France.  

The kids pass is fantastic value as well – just $USD 99 (@ $AUD 142) – kids have to be under 13 at date of purchase so grab it now before they turn 13 and benefit in our winter and northern winter 2019-2020.

Buller opening weekend 2018
Get the kids Mountain Collective Pass before they turn 13! © Mt Buller

“Joining the Mountain Collective is exciting for Mt Buller” explains Laurie Blampied, General Manager, Buller Ski Lifts. “It puts us in excellent company alongside some of the best ski destinations on the planet, including our friends at Thredbo.”  

“The Mountain Collective offers great value for Australian skiers and boarders seeking diverse snow experiences in bucket-list destinations.  We extend a warm welcome to all Mountain Collective passholders, and particularly northern hemisphere folk seeking an endless winter and a unique Australian alpine adventure” he added.

“We are excited to bring Mt Buller into the Mountain Collective family effective this 2019 southern snow season,” says Christian Knapp, Chief Marketing Officer, Aspen Skiing Company. “With this addition, along with Thredbo and our partners in New Zealand, Australian skiers have an opportunity to experience the best resorts in the Southern Hemisphere at a tremendous value. Throw in a trip to Japan or North America and the possibilities are endless.”

Mt Buller’s 2019 season pass holders will also benefit  from the new Mountain Collective membership with  50% discounts  on single day passes at all Mountain Collective resorts in 2019/20.

The Mountain Collective Pass gives skiers and boarders access to 17 destinations, more than 52,858 acres of terrain, 2,459 trails and 383 lifts at some of the most acclaimed mountains in the world.

The exclusive passes for Australian and New Zealanders are only available online at https://tmcaustralia.ltibooking.com/   This special offer is available for a limited time until sold out.

The 2019/20 Mountain Collective Pass benefits: 

•             34 days at 17 iconic snow destinations. Plus an additional day at a resort of your choice for a limited time only. 

•             2 days at Alta, Aspen Snowmass, Banff Sunshine, Big Sky, Coronet Peak/The Remarkables/Mt Hutt (New Zealand), Jackson Hole, Lake Louise, Mammoth Mountain, Niseko United (Japan), Revelstoke, Snowbird, Sugarbush, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Taos, and Thredbo and Mt Buller (Australia) 

•             Access to 50% off any additional day passes at full member resorts. Unlimited with no blackout periods. 

•             2 days at each Global Affiliate resort including Chamonix (France) 

•             Access to Mountain Collective Kids Pass for $99USD ($142 AUD). Kids must be 12 and under at the time the pass is purchased.

Jess McMillan beneath the iconic Tram at Jackson Hole
Jess McMillan at Jackson Hole – ski it on your Mountain Collective Pass © Eric Seymour