If you like to save money and do business, you should buy your winter 2022/2023 ski passes. Lock in the lowest prices of the year now.
As most ski resorts begin to close for the season, it’s time to get up and buy your winter 2022/2023 ski passes.. Sure, next season may seem a long way off, but pass prices are the lowest possible. No stress if you don’t have much change right now. You can still lock in these pass discounts by opting into a payment plan and paying a small deposit.
National Pass Coalitions Epic, Icon, Indy Passand Mountain Collective have all announced their 2022/2023 pass prices and the benefits you will receive if you pay now.
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Full Epic pass, which includes access to 40 stations with no blackout dates (plus access to partner stations), is $841. For $49 down, you can freeze that price and pay the rest until September. Plus, if you buy before April 21, you’ll get 10 Buddy Tickets to use throughout the season.
They’re perfect to share with anyone you love to ski with, especially buddies who’ve upgraded to a different season pass.
Ikon Pass offers a variety of options and pricing, with the lowest pass starting at $249. They have partnered with Affirm to offer plans that start from $0 and 0% APR. You can choose to pay in installments of 3, 6 or 9 months. However, all Ikon Pass products (Ikon Pass, Ikon Base Pass, and Ikon Session Pass) will increase on April 22, 2022.
Renewal discounts and savings on child passes will also end on this date. So if you want to ski at one of their resorts next winter, it’s best to act fast.
Bonus days and bonus rates
If you are looking for a variety of world-class resorts to ski in with no blackout dates, then the Mountain Collective may be happening for you. As a 2022-23 pass holder, you’ll get 2 days at 22 resorts and 50% off each additional day at collective destinations.
The adult pass price is currently $539. And if you pick up that pass before too long, you’ll also receive a bonus day three at the resort of your choice.
The Indy Pass, which is back for its fourth year, is an affordable alternative to Epic, Ikon, and Mountain Collective passes. This year’s base pass starts at $279 for adults. For $100 more, you can get the Indy+ pass, which eliminates blackout dates.
Both options give pass holders 2 days in over 50 independent ski areas. If you use the 2 days allocated to you, pass holders can add more to qualify for reduced rates.
Fortunately, the Indy Pass returns with the exact price for the 21/22 season, at least for now. On May 1 and 17, prices will increase on their pass offers. However, there is no current indication of how much that might be.
Choose your pass and don’t miss the deadline
Whether you’re a weekend warrior looking for the best value, a traveling traveler looking to hit as many resorts as possible, or a downhill purist who also enjoys cross-country skiing, there’s a ski pass for you.
Just be sure to put the final dates in your calendars so you don’t miss out on savings.
While all the multi-station collaborations are vying for your hard-earned pennies and pass loyalty, we encourage you to go ahead and buy your pass now. At least you will get the best offer of the season. Maybe you’ll even save enough to buy a set of cold ones after your first powder day next fall.