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KOAA Survey: If planning on skiing or snowboarding this winter what ski pass will you be purchasing?

Which Ski Pass Are You Going To Buy?
Posted at 12:32 PM, Oct 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-15 16:21:06-04

With the first snow touching many of our fourteeners consistently these past couple of weeks, ski season is right around the corner.

News5 wants to know what pass you will be buying this season if you plan on hitting the slopes.


  • 80% None
  • 10% Epic
  • 5% Daily Tickets
  • 3% Specific Areas
  • 2% Ikon

Colorado is a dream location for outdoor winter sports with a total of 32 resorts across the state. With world-renowned resorts like Vail and Aspen.

Due to the large industry based around Colorado Skiing, many companies in recent years have begun to build season pass bundles at many resorts resulting in partnerships like the IKON and EPIC passes.

The IKON pass which has unlimited access at a few Colorado resorts will set you back $1229 and provides access to 50+ destinations across the world.

In Colorado, the IKON pass allows for unlimited access to four local ski areas, with 7 days at two world-class resorts in Colorado as well. A list is below.

  • Steamboat, CO Unlimited Access
  • Winter Park, CO Unlimted Access
  • Copper Mountain Resort, CO Unlimited Access
  • Eldora Mountain Resort, CO Unlimted Access
  • Aspen Snowmass, CO 7 Day-Access
  • Arapahoe Basin, CO 7 Days-Access

Another one of these all-inclusive passes that are a favorite among winter slope enthusiasts is the EPIC pass.

The EPIC pass is friendly to local skiers and snowboarders as it boasts a total of six ski areas in Colorado. It includes unlimited access to five Colorado resorts and one resort with 7-day access.

Running at $899, the EPIC pass is a little easier on the wallet. For you active travelers, the EPIC pass allows for 43 destinations across the world to be skied or snowboarded as well. A list is below.

  • Vail, CO Unlimted Access
  • Beaver Creek, CO Unlimited Access
  • Breckenridge, CO Unlimited Access
  • Keystone, CO Unlimited Acces
  • Crested Butte, CO Unlimited Access
  • Telluride, CO 7-Day Access

Click to learn more about the IKON Pass and EPIC Pass.

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