Vail Resorts extends pass prices |

Vail Resorts extends pass prices

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

BROOMFIELD, Colorado – Vail Resorts said Tuesday its extending the discount prices on 2011-12 season passes on the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass, Epic 7-Day, Summit Value Pass and Tahoe Value Pass until May 30.

All passes are available for purchase at A $49 down payment now guarantees the lowest price with the remaining balance due in mid-September.

The Epic Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar-at-Tahoe and Arapahoe Basin is now available at $629 for adults.

The new Epic Local Pass (formerly the Colorado Pass), now at $479 for adults, offers unlimited and unrestricted skiing or riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin and includes 10 restricted days at Vail or Beaver Creek. New this year, it also includes skiing or riding at Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe, with limited restricted days. Pass holders can purchase access to Heavenly and Northstar-at-Tahoe on restricted days for $50 per day.

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 for adults.

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. For more information, visit