There’s still plenty of fall left, with hiking, climbing and mountain biking & in full swing, but it is time to start getting ready for winter. If you are planning to fully commit to shredding the mountains this year and buying a season’s pass, consider booking now. The closer we get to opening day, the lesser of a deal that is available. Below is a guide to help you not miss out on a killer deal in the Rockies. Act Fast as most expire at the middle of October!
Big 3 Season Passes (Pre-SALE ENDS OCTOBER 15,2015)
If you are looking to chase powder/convenience close to Canmore/Calgary and are willing to spend a little more than an individual pass, The Big 3 Season Pass is a great way to go. This pass includes access to Lake Louise, Norquay, & Sunshine Village. With over 8,000 Acres of terrain, you will be sure to stay very entertained throughout the winter.
The Big 3 Pass has some additional perks.
Don’t let the short days stop you. Night skiing & riding at Mt. Norquay (January to March).
50% lift ticket discounts at all Mountain Collective resorts (lta/Snowbird, Mammoth, Jackson Hole, Whistler Blackcomb, Aspen Snowmass, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, Sun Valley, and Australia’s Thredbo)
Discounts on lessons, dining, tuneups, ski gear, etc.
Adult (18-64) $1529
Youth (13-17) $1213
Child (6-12) $580
Tiger (1-5) $66
Senior (65+) $1213
Mid Week (Mon-Thurs) $1213
To Buy the Big 3 Visit : http://www.skibig3.com/season-passes/
Norquay Season Pass (Pre-SALE AVAILABLE UP UNTIL SEASON OPENING)
Norquay is awesome. it is Easy on the wallet, Located only 15 minutes from Canmore & has packages that suit families of every shape and size. This year they are celebrating their 90th season and offering even further discounts for a flexible pass (some weekends are not valid).
Adult (18+) $490
Senior Pass(65+) $90
Night Pass $69
To Buy a Norquay pass Visit: http://winter.banffnorquay.com/tickets-and-passes/season-passes/
Sunshine Village (Pre-SALE AVAILABLE UNTIL OCTOBER 15)
For the Rider/Skiier that enjoys a long ski season. Sunshine’s boasts the longest non-glacial season in North America, from early November until late May with terrain suited to all skiing levels. This year is an exciting one for the mountain as they are opening their new Tee Pee Town Quad Chair which comes furnished with heated seats, an ingenious bubble cover and footrests.
Adult (18+) $979
Senior Pass $779
To Buy a Sunshine Pass Visit: http://www.skibanff.com/liftpasses/
LAKE LOUISE ( Pre-SALE AVAILABLE UNTIL OCTOBER 15)
Truly an Epic ski hill with 4200 skiable acres, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski resorts in North America. The unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ski together; there are beginner, intermediate and expert runs down from every chair. Beginners and intermediate skiers have access to an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Experts can explore endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls in some of the Rockies’ most challenging terrain.
Adult (18-64) $975
Youth (13-17) $719
Child (6-12) $309
Tiger (1-5) $20
Senior (65-79) $769
Student (18-29) $564
Mid-Week (Mon-Thurs) $769
CADS Youth (13-17) $469
To Buy a Lake Louise Pass Visit: https://www.skilouise.com/lake-louise-season-passes.php
Nakiska is nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies in picturesque Kananaskis Country, only 45 minutes from Calgary. Nakiska was home to the Calgary ’88 Olympic Alpine events, and today, skiers and riders enjoy Olympic-length runs that are groomed to perfection. Nakiska is a family-friendly resort. A secure beginner’s area with friendly ski school staff means the kids can enjoy lessons for the day while you explore Nakiska’s challenging upper mountain.
Adult (18-64) $609
Senior Pass $489
To Buy a Nakiska Season Pass Visit: https://rcrstore.skircr.com/product-category/winter/season-passes/nakiska/
RCR SUPER PASS
A great alternative option to the Big3 Pass is the RCR Super pass. Featuring unlimited skiing/riding all season at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Nakiska & Lake Louise– all on one pass for one low price!
Adult (18-64) $1499
Senior Pass $1199
To Buy a RCR Super Pass Visit: http://rcrstore.skircr.com/product-category/winter/season-passes/super-pass/
Spring is the best time to buy your pass, would have, could have, should have right? Don’t fret if you have waited until now, There’s still time to buy before most of the fall deals expire. If you don’t feel that a season’s pass will be justified, Costco has some great deals on ski passes along with the trusty Sunshine Marmot Card which gives FREE skiing or riding on your 1st, 4th and 7th visit to Marmot Basin or Sunshine Village.
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