Epic Pass for Gay Ski Week

EPIC Pass now includes Canada - Gay Ski Week

For our avid skiers and snowboarders we are so excited to see how the EPIC Pass has enhanced Gay Ski Week. The value of the global pass now accepted at 61 mountain resorts around the world  including our home mountain of Whistler Blackcomb.

New for the 2018/19 season is the addition of Telluride Ski Resort and the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies that include Kicking Horse, Fernie, Kimberly, Nakiska, and Quebec resorts of Mont Sainte Anne and Stoneham.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies on the Epic Pass for the 2018-19 winter season, offering skiers and snowboarders world-class mountain resorts in eight countries. The family of ski resorts that make up RCR are some of the most sought after winter playgrounds for skiers and snowboarders around the world,” said Kirsten Lynch, chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts. “We offer the most variety in skiing and snowboarding for the best value on any season pass in the global mountain resort industry.”

“Resorts of the Canadian Rockies is delighted to join the Epic Pass, and along with Whistler Blackcomb, offer the best of Canadian skiing and snowboarding,” said Tom Rosner, vice president of marketing and sales of RCR. “We are pleased to partner with Vail Resorts, the industry leader, as the Epic Pass features the best resorts at the top ski destinations around the world. We look forward to start welcoming Epic Pass holders to all of our resorts next season.”

Perhaps best known among the RCR family of are Kicking Horse and Fernie, located in the southeast corner of British Columbia on the legendary “Powder Highway”. Both Kicking Horse and Fernie are consistently ranked among the top 10 Canadian resorts as ultimate playgrounds that cater to powder hounds with their abundant annual snowfall and big mountain skiing. Kicking Horse, also known as “The Champagne Powder Capital of Canada” is situated just outside the charming historic logging town of Golden and boasts a diverse mix of expert and extreme terrain and one of the longest vertical drops—4,133 feet—in North America. Home to the World Freeride Tour, the ski resort is known for its four large alpine bowls, 85 long steep chutes and short lift lines. Fernie features over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain and 3,550 vertical feet, including 142 trails, five alpine bowls. Have a reputation for the best powder in the Rockies, Fernie is a true winter playground for skiers and riders of all levels.

What does this mean for our Snomosexuals? Our Powder Hounds and avid Gay Ski Week chasers..? The EPIC Pass will no doubt leverage your vacation budget so you have more of your budget to allocate towards your bar bill, spa treatments, exquisite culinary experiences and other non ski adventures at Whistler Pride and Ski Festival plus some of the other Gay Ski Weeks including Breck Pride and Telluride Gay Ski Week!

The 411 on the EPIC Pass for Gay Ski Week

Following are the benefits for Epic, Epic 7-Day and Epic 4-Day pass holders, as well as RCR season pass holders – RCR Rockies Pass, Fernie Season Pass, Kicking Horse Season Pass, Kimberley Season Pass, Mont Saint Anne and Stoneham Season Pass.

Details about all of Vail Resorts’ 2018-19 season passes can be found at epicpass.com when they go on sale March 6, 2018. Get your pass today and save.

Join us for Whistler Pride Jan. 20-27, 2019 Gay Ski Week