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Epic Pass vs Ikon Pass

Mar 13, 2024

Photo: Courtesy of Alterra Mountain Company

It is now even easier and more affordable than ever to create your own skiing adventure with the Epic and IKON passes. Each pass keep getting bigger and better, offering access to over 70 resorts worldwide, including across the USA, Canada, Japan, Europe and Australia! With all the deals, restrictions and blackout-dates, it can be confusing trying to decide which pass is best for you, so at Scout, we've made it easier for you with our handy table below. Contact Scout today to purchase an Epic or Ikon pass as part of your ski trip package.

 

Epic Pass
2024/25


Epic Local Pass
2024/25

IKON Pass
2024/25

IKON Base Pass
2024/25

Adult
Adult

USD$982

USD$731

USD$1,249

$869

Kids
(5-12)

USD$501

USD$380

USD$369

$199*

Teen
(13-18)

-

USD$591

USD$929

$629

Tots
(4 & under)

-

-
 

USD$149

$99

 

Epic Pass

Epic Local Pass

IKON Pass

IKON Base Pass

USA        
Vail Unlimited 10 Days 
Restricted Dates*
- -
Beaver Creek Unlimited 10 Days 
Restricted Dates*
- -
Breckenridge Unlimited Unlimited - -
Park City Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
- -
Keystone Unlimited Unlimited - -
Heavenly Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
- -
Northstar Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
- -
Kirkwood Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
- -
Crested Butte Unlimited Unlimited - -
Telluride 7 Days 
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Steamboat Springs - - Unlimited 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Winter Park - - Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
Copper Mountain - - Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
Palisades Tahoe - - Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
Mammoth Mountain - - Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
Aspen Snowmass - - 7 Days 5 Days
on Ikon Base Plus
Jackson Hole - - 7 Days 5 Days
on Ikon Base Plus
Big Sky - - 7 Days 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Deer Valley - - 7 Days 5 Days
on Ikon Base Plus
Alta / Snowbird - - 7 Days 5 Days
on Ikon Base Plus
Valle Nevado - - 7 Days 5 Days
No Restrictions
Stowe Unlimited Unlimited
Restricted Dates*
- -
Wilmot Unlimited Unlimited - -
Afton Alps Unlimited Unlimited - -
Mt Brighton Unlimited Unlimited - -
Okemo Unlimited Unlimited - -
Mount Sunapee Unlimited Unlimited - -
Stevens Pass Unlimited Unlimited - -
Alyeska - - 7 Days 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Sun Valley - - 7 Days 5 Days
on Ikon Base Plus
Snowbasin - - 7 Days 5 Days
on Ikon Base Plus
Eldora - - Unlimited Unlimited 
​Restricted Dates*
June Mountain - - Unlimited Unlimited 
​Restricted Dates*
Big Bear Mountain - - Unlimited Unlimited 
​Restricted Dates*
Stratton - - Unlimited 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Snowshoe - - Unlimited Unlimited 
​Restricted Dates*
Crystal Mountain - - Unlimited 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Solitude - - Unlimited Unlimited 
​Restricted Dates*
Arapahoe Basin - - 7 Days 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Taos - - 7 Days 5 Days
on the Ikon Base Plus
Loon - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Killington - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Sugarbush - - Unlimited Unlimited 
Restricted Dates*
Sugarloaf - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Boyne  - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Brighton - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Summit at Snowqualmie - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Sunday River - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
CANADA        
Whistler Blackcomb Unlimited 10 Days 
Restricted Dates*
- -
Fernie 7 Days
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Kimberley 7 Days 
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Kicking Horse 7 Days 
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Nakiska 7 Days 
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Stoneham 7 Days 
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Mont-Sainte Anne 7 Days 
+ 50% off extra days
- - -
Sun Peaks - - 7 Days 5 Days
Restricted Dates*
Panorama - - 7 Days

5 Days
Restricted Dates*

Red Mountain - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Revelstoke - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Cypress Mountain - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Sunshine, Lake Louise & Norquay - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Tremblant - - Unlimited Unlimited
EUROPE & SOUTH AMERICA        
Andermatt Unlimited 5 Days - -
Skirama Dolomiti 7 Days (consecutive) - - -
Dolomiti Superski - - 7 Days 5 Days
Les 3 Vallees 7 Days (consecutive) - - -
Arlberg
(St Anton / Lech)
3 Days (consecutive) - - -
4 Vallees (Verbier) 5 Days (consecutive) - - -
Valle Nevado - - 7 Days 5 Days
Zermatt - - 7 Days 5 Days
Chamonix Mont-Blanc - - 7 Days 5 Days
Kitzbuhel - - 7 Days 5 Days
JAPAN        
Hakuba
(All 9 resorts)
5 Days (consecutive) 5 Days (consecutive) - -
Niseko United - - 7 Days 5 Days 
Restricted Dates*
Rusutsu 5 Days (consecutive) 5 Days (consecutive) - -
Lotte Arai - - 7 Days 5 Days 

AUSTRALIA + NZ

       
Perisher Unlimited (2025 season) - - -
Thredbo - - 7 Days (2024 or 2025 season) 5 Days (2024 or 2025 season)
Restricted Dates*
Hotham & Falls Creek Unlimited (2025 season)  - - -
Mt Buller - - 7 Days (2024 or 2025 season) 5 Days (2024 or 2025 season)
Coronet Peak, The Remarkables & Mt Hutt - - 7 Days Combined
(2024 or 2025 season)


5 Days Combined 
(2024 or 2025 season)

Restricted Dates for Epic Local Pass:
11/24/23-11/25/23, 12/26/23-12/31/23, 01/13/24, 02/17/24-02/18/24
Limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and Stowe (Half-price lift tickets available during these dates) and for 10 days at Vail, Beaver Creek, and Whistler Blackcomb with holiday restrictions (Advanced rate lift ticket price available). 

Restricted Dates for IKON Base Pass: 
Northern Hemisphere:

Dec. 26 – 31, 2023, Jan. 13 – 14, 2024, Feb. 17 – 18, 2024

Southern Hemisphere:
July 1 – 16, 2023, July 6 – 21, 2024

Ikon & Epic Pass Additional Benefits

Epic Pass Benefits Ikon Pass Benefits
20% OFF Food & Beverage, ski rentals, lessons & transfers Up to 40% OFF for Friends & Family lift tickets
Epic Coverage Smith Optics & North Face discounts
1 Free Wax & 50% OFF tune 1 year free subscription to Outside+
45% OFF Buddy Tickets 3 month subscription to Paramount+
Discounted Ski With A Friend Tickets 10% OFF shipping with ShipSkis
  Free Ikon Pass First Tracks per month
  15% OFF Food, Beverage & Retail
  1 Year Protect Our Winters Membership

Still need help choosing the best pass for your next ski vacation? Contact us at Scout.

Note: Prices in table above are in $USD.

Photo: Courtest of Alterra Mountain Company.

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