Last year’s rollout of a number of multi-resort passports seems to be continuing this spring with the announcement of the Intrawest Passport. The resort group based in Denver, Colo. says its new pass is the “first-ever” that redefines “family pass” and offers free skiing to kids 12 and under.
Intrawest Resort Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of destination ski areas above and below the northern border, including Steamboat and Winter Park, Colo.; Blue Mountain, Ontario, Canada; Tremblant in Quebec, Canada; Stratton Mountain, Vt.; and Snowshoe in W. Va. All are included in the Passport program. The company also owns heli-skiing operator Canadian Mountain Holidays.
There are no blackout dates, allowing families to travel on holidays or at their convenience. It offers skiers and riders the opportunity to ski for six days during the 2014-15 season at each of the resorts.
An introductory price is set on a sliding scale with the primary adult passport at $549; additional adults at $399; 13 to 20 year olds at $199; with children 12 and under free.
“Times are changing and so is the traditional family structure,” says Intrawest CEO Bill Jenson, “Intrawest understands those changes. Whether you are a traditional, single parent, or tri-generational family, we’ve created the Intrawest Passport to give you family the most flexibility and affordability to come ski or snowboard out mountains.”
The math shapes up like this: A traditional young family of four can ski at all six resorts for as low as $948. Since, the Passport only requires one adult pass to be purchased, a single parent and up to five children can ski or ride at all six resorts for 36 days each for as low as $549. Note: The introductory price is only valid from March 7-14.
The Pass may be purchased online or at any of the participating resorts’ websites.