With the incredible snowfall that Whistler saw this winter, the longest ski season in North America is not over yet. But even though there is plenty of spring fun to be had (like The World Ski & Snowboard Festival starting this Friday) it is not too early to start planing your next season. Whistler Blackcomb has released its lineup of passes for the 2017/18 ski season and there are just a few more days left to secure the lowest pricing.
For the first time ever, Whistler Blackcomb will be included as part of the Epic Pass, which offers unlimited access to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Perisher (2018 ski season) and Arapahoe Basin, along with limited access to 30 European resorts. It's priced at $1,117 Canadian (about $860 U.S.).
"We’re excited to offer our guests more options than ever before with the introduction of the Epic Pass to our season pass lineup,” said Dave Brownlie, chief operating officer of Whistler Blackcomb, in a press release.
The resort will continue offering Whistler Blackcomb specific products, such as the Unlimited Season Pass and EDGE Card.
Whistler Blackcomb season's passes for 2017/18 are priced at $1,229 Canadian. Passholders are given unlimited access to Whistler Blackcomb along with, 50 percent off the regular ticket pricec for all 13 vail resors own propertices, PEAK 2 PEAK 360 Pass for use in summer 2017, 2 Bring-a-Friend lift ticket vouchers for 50% off for Passes baught before April 9. Some other perks include discounted dining and shopping at resort own properties, $50 off select lessons, $100 off heli-skiing and exclusive lodging deals.
Residents of Canada and Washington State will be able to purchase Edge Cards offering 5 or 10 days of access to Whistler Blackcomb, as well as Vail's destination resorts in Colorado, Utah and Lake Tahoe. A 10-day Edge Card with holiday restrictions is available for $689, or $759 for unrestricted access. A five-day card comes in at $399 with holiday restrictions, and $439 for unrestricted access. Edge cardholders also receive discounts on lodging, at select retail locations and Snow School programs, and unlimited early-season skiing if they buy before April 9.