Vail Resorts extend Epic Pass deals until May 30

Posted By: The Ski Channel on May 27, 2011 11:51 pm

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Vail Resorts, Inc. has announced it’s extending the special discount prices on 2011-2012 season passes for the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass, Epic 7-Day and Tahoe Value Pass until this Monday, May 30, 2011. Happy Memorial Day to that everybody! Yeah!

All passes are available for purchase right now and pass prices valid through Monday, May 30 are listed below. A $49 down payment right now locks in the guaranteed lowest price with the remaining balance due in mid-September. All you need is $49 and worry about the rest in the fall. This is the best layaway plan ever!

Check out all the details below:

  • The Epic Pass™, the best season pass deal in the ski industry offering unlimited, unrestricted skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar-at-Tahoe and Arapahoe Basin is now available at $629 (previously $649) for adults.
  • The new Epic Local Pass™, now at $479 (previously $499) for adults is perfect for locals who can navigate a few more restrictions. The Epic Local Pass offers skiing or riding at Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe, with limited restricted days. It also includes unlimited skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin, as well as 10 restricted days at Vail or Beaver Creek.  Pass holders can purchase access to Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe on restricted days for $50 per day.
  • Epic 7-Day™ is ideal for people who don’t plan to ski more than seven days. The Epic 7-Day gives skiers and snowboarders a total of seven unrestricted days of skiing and riding at any one of Vail Resorts’ six mountain resorts plus Arapahoe Basin anytime during the season, now at $479 (previously $499) for adults.
  • New for 2011-2012, the Tahoe Value Pass™, now available at $359 (previously at $379), is ideal for people who plan to ski or ride seven days a week at Heavenly and six days a week at Northstar. The Tahoe Value Pass™ offers limited access to Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe with Saturdays excluded at Northstar-at-Tahoe. Pass holders can purchase access to either resort on restricted days for $50 per day.

Season Pass Insurance Option:
Vail Resorts encourages its guests to purchase pass insurance. All of its pass products are non-refundable. However, pass insurance covers pass holders in the event of unexpected events including sickness, injuries and job loss. Pass insurance is $20 for adults and $10 for children (ages 5-12). Coverage applies for all season passes and the Epic 7-Day valid for the 2011-2012 ski and snowboard season. 

Special Pass Holder Benefits:
All Epic Season Pass, Epic 7-Day, Epic Local Pass and Tahoe Value Pass purchasers will receive exclusive offers and promotions on lodging, dining, ski rentals, equipment, ski school and special events for the 2011-2012 ski and snowboard season.

Those who purchase passes this spring will also receive special benefits for this summer 2011, including access for scenic chairlift and gondola rides. All season pass products are non-transferable and non-refundable.

For more information about Vail Resorts season passes or to purchase a pass online, visit