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IKON PASS GUIDE
The Ikon Pass Unpacked
The Full Ikon Pass provides unlimited access to 15 resorts
Skiing or snowboarding more than 7 days this season, especially over the holidays and seeking variety at premier destinations in North America, Europe and Japan
Northeasterners who want to take long weekends to top resorts in the region (e.g., Tremblant, Sugarbush, Killington) and a couple of trips out West
Jetsetters in the West looking to visit several of the most luxurious destinations and enjoy extreme terrain (e.g., AspenSnowmass, Sun Valley, Big Sky, Revelstoke)
Season pass for 15 resorts including Steamboat, Copper, Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth, Stratton and Mount Tremblant
Taos Ski Valley will now be part of the Ikon Base Pass Plus. Reservations will no longer be required at Taos.
Deer Valley will require reservations for Ikon Passholders.
Alyeska Resort in Alaska joined the Ikon Pass with 7 days on the Full Pass and 5 days on the Base Pass.
Ikon Passholders will receive exclusive discounts to outdoor retailers including Smith Eyewear and products, the North Face and a free membership to Outdoor+
For a limited time, Ikon Passholders will receive a $100 ($130 CAD) toward a single booking made with Ikon Pass Travel (before May 5)
Overview of Ikon Pass Access By Region
Unlimited access to the15 resorts in North America listed below
Includes early booking privileges to CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer Adventures
Getting ToClosest Major City: Salt Lake City, UT Distance: ~300 miles South West, Travel Time: ~ 4.5 - 5 hours drive Closest Town: Jackson, WY Distance: ~12 miles, ~20 minute drive Teton Village is at the Base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
Neighboring ResortsJackson Hole sits in a valley between the Teton Mountain Range and the Gros Ventre Range in Wyoming, near the border of Idaho. Closet Neighbors Snow King, WY (~13 miles, ~25 minutes) Grand Targheee Resort, WY (~45 miles, ~70 minutes) Other resorts on the Ikon & Mountain Collective Passes are further away, some of the "closest" include Big Sky, MO (180 miles, ~3.5 hours) Resorts in the Utah Wasatch Range - Alta, Brighton, Deer Valley, Snowbird and Solitude are 260 - 300 miles away, ~4.5 - 5 hours driving in fair weather (this drive is particularly heinous in bad weather with frequent road closures, high winds and terrifying blowing/drifting snow)
Travel by PlaneClosest regional airport: Jackson Hole Airport (JAC); JAC has direct flights to 12 major cities in the U.S. and is also accessible by private plane ~30 minutes drive to the resort Closest major commercial airport: SLC (Salt Lake City International Airport) ~300 miles South West, ~5 hrs
Travel by BusThe public transit system around Jackson and to Teton Village is easy to use with frequent routes. Jackson Hole runs START Buses (Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit) Airport shuttle services as well as taxies and ride shares are readily available to / from JAC
Travel by CarWhen arriving by plane, renting car is not essential. Winter driving conditions to Jackson can be very difficult with hazardous mountain passes, snowdrifts, and slick roads. Do not attempt this drive without chains or 4WD. Pros: Additional flexiblity to explore the broader area Cons: There is a charge to park at the resort unless you carpool with 3 or more riders. Lyft, Uber, and many shuttles are available. Ride shares: (e.g., Uber, Lyft) are convenient and reasonabley priced
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Ikon Full vs. Base
ACCESS TO THE SAME 50 RESORTS, WHAT IS REALLY DIFFERENT?
Partner Resort Access: The Full Pass offers 7 days at Partner Resorts, the Base Pass offers 5 days with holiday restrictions
AspenSnowmass, Jackson Hole, Deer Valley, Snowbasin, Sun Valley, Alta and Taos require a separate $220 upgrade to the Plus Pass for 5 days at these resorts
Renewal Discount for the Full Pass is $100 vs. $50 for the Base Pass (deadline April 21)
Blackout dates: The Full pass does not have blackout dates (choose the Full Pass if skiing or during peak periods)
Unlimited access: The Full has unlimited access to Steamboat. Steamboat is limited to 5 days with blackouts on the Base Pass.
Full has unlimited access to Solitude, Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth, June, Sugarbush and Stratton. The Base Pass has unlimited days at these resorts, but they are subject to blackouts.
Full has up to 7 days each at partner resorts, no blackouts; Base Pass has 5 days with blackouts
Blackout dates for the 2022-23 season include - Northern Hemisphere: Dec. 26 - Dec 31, 2023; Jan.13-14, 2023; Feb. 17-18, 2023 | Thredbo: July 1 - 16 2023, July 6 - 21 2024
Resorts by Region
Taos Ski Valley
Timberline Ski Area, Mt. Hood
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