I have raved and written extensively about this ski season ticket a lot in the past, but it really is an excellent deal and one of the few ways to access some of the best ski resorts in North America at prices that make sense to regular folks and the deal-seeking type that follow me here on Milesabound.
Anyway the price for the 2015-2016 has increased modestly from $369 to $379. The child price remains at the amazing price of $99! (Yes, I used an exclamation mark!) I just bit the bullet and bought this for myself and my kids next season. Children are classified as “12 and under” and it’s based on the date of purchase. My son will become a teenager in July so this is great that he will get another year of child pricing.
Just as a reminder from my prior post, for $379 for adults and $99 for children the Mountain Collective Pass gets you:
- Two days at Alta / Snowbird in Utah
- Two days at Aspen / Snowmass (or Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands) in Colorado
- Two days at Jackson Hole in Wyoming
- Two days at Mammoth Mountain in California
- Two days at Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows in California
- Two days at Whistler / Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada
- Two days at Lake Louise/Sunshine Valley in Alberta, Canada
- Two days at Valee Nevado in Chile (summer 2015 only)
- All subsequent days at 50% off
- No blackout dates. So perfectly fine during Christmas holidays, MLK or President’s Day weekends
At the time of writing the one extra day at one of these resorts is STILL INCLUDED. There is no doubt based on both what they promise and how this was sold last year that this will be removed eventually, so if you can commit to it, now is a good time to buy. I decided to add my third free day at Aspen/Snowmass as Denver is easy to get to from RDU and me and the kids had a great time year this season.
The 2015-16 Mountain Collective Pass continues to offer great value despite the modest price increase. I would expect the price to climb a little further as time passes and the third free day which is currently available at one resort is likely to be removed too.
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