The Mountain Collective Pass is back for the 2014/15 season

For the third year running, The Mountain Collective Pass is back for the 2014/15 season. Offering access to 12 of the world’s best resorts, The Mountain Collective includes two days of free skiing at each resorts, and 50% off of lift tickets after you’ve used both freebies. If purchased today, Mountain Collective holders are guaranteed the lowest price of $359 for adults, and just $99 for kids, plus two free days each at Valle Nevado and Thredbo and an additional free day at one of the pass’ destinations.

Not enough perks for you? Passholders also receive exclusive deals on lodging throughout the season.

The fine print:
12 resorts
30,000 acres of terrain
186 lifts

A whole lot of supreme snowboarding. Can’t put a price on that!

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Get the run-down on all of the world-class mountains accessed through The Mountain Collective:

Jackson Hole | Courtesy of Jackson Hole Jackson Hole | Courtesy of Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole continues to famously deliver epic powder snow, 4,139 continuous vertical feet, 2500 acres of the best beginner, intermediate and expert skiing and snowboarding in North America and a genuine “Last of the Old West” atmosphere. Neighboring the legacy National Parks of Yellowstone and Grand Teton and operating in Bridger Teton National Forest, there is no more spectacular setting for a destination resort in the world. And now Jackson Hole is one of the most easily accessed destination resorts in the West with non-stop flights from twelve major cities, including new non-stop flights from JFK, Houston and Seattle in addition to San Francisco, Minneapolis and Newark last winter.

Snowbird's famous tram | Courtesy of Snowbird Snowbird’s famous tram | Courtesy of Snowbird

Joined at the top by lifts and at the base by a free ski bus, AltaSnowbird has offered a shared skiing experience since 2001. AltaSnowbird is consistently recognized in the ski world for numerous “bests,” including the quality of the snow, the variety of terrain, accessibility, value and steeps. AltaSnowbird skiing encompasses 4,700 acres, 1,175 is beginner terrain, 1,755 intermediate and 1,770 advanced. Average seasonal snowfall is 560”. An aerial tram, 18 lifts and a tunnel provide access to world-class skiing just 29 miles from Salt Lake International Airport. The AltaSnowbird community has nine base lodges and 22 restaurants. There are also a number of condominiums and private homes for rent located conveniently on the road between Alta and Snowbird.

Ahh, where the beer flows like wine... | Courtesy of Aspen/Snowmass Ahh, where the beer flows like wine… | Courtesy of Aspen/Snowmass

Aspen/Snowmass includes four mountains – Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk – as well as the award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen/Snowmass. The resort boasts more than 5,500 acres of terrain, 40 lifts and over 300 inches of snowfall annually and is home to award-winning terrain parks and world-class events. Aspen/Snowmass is accessible by two of the most convenient airports in the mountains – Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) (3 miles from Aspen) and Eagle County Airport (EGE) (70 miles from Aspen). 

The beast: Mammoth | Courtesy of Mammoth Mountain The beast: Mammoth | Courtesy of Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain
Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is the leading four-season mountain resort in California. With 1.3 million annual skier visits, Mammoth Mountain is currently the third most frequented ski resort in the United States. The company owns and operates a variety of resort businesses including recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage and retail. Specific businesses owned and operated by Mammoth Mountain include Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, June Mountain, Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Mammoth Snowmobile Adventures, Mammoth Mountain Bike Park and the Mammoth Mountain Inn. Mammoth Mountain also operates Juniper Springs Resort, the Village Lodge and Sierra Star Golf Course in Mammoth Lakes, California. 

The beautiful views of Squaw Valley | Courtesy of Squaw/Alpine The beautiful views of Squaw Valley | Courtesy of Squaw/Alpine

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows
Located side-by-side in Lake Tahoe, Calif., together Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows offer skiers and riders access to 6,000 skiable acres, 43 lifts and 270+ trails all on one lift ticket or season pass. Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls spanning six mountain peaks. Alpine Meadows’ seven powder bowls, summit-to-base groomed slopes, and authentic hospitality are among the many attributes that have made the resort a favorite of the local community and visitors alike. Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are proud to announce over $20 million in capital improvements for the 2012-13 winter season including snowmaking upgrades; a new high-speed, six-passenger chairlift and enhanced High Camp beginner experience; a mile-long terrain park at Alpine Meadows and more. 

Above the clouds in Whistler | P Paul Morrison / Whistler Above the clouds in Whistler | P Paul Morrison / Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is situated in the Resort Municipality of Whistler located in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia 125 kilometres (78 miles) from Vancouver, British Columbia. North America’s premier four season mountain resort, Whistler and Blackcomb are two side-by-side mountains which combined offer over 200 marked runs, 8,171 acres of terrain, 16 alpine bowls, three glaciers, receives on average over 1,192 centimetres (469 inches) of snow annually, and one of the longest ski seasons in North America. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of activities, including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. 

Thredbo is Australia’s Premier Alpine Resort. Located in the heart of the Australian Alps, only kilometres from the peak of Australia’s highest mountain, Thredbo boasts the country’s best snow terrain with Australia’s highest lifted point (2037m), almost double the vertical fall line of any other Australian resort (672m) and the continent’s longest runs. This, combined with a bustling European-styled village situated right at the base of the mountain with over 30 bars and restaurants and year-round access for back-country enthusiasts, mountain bikers and outdoor adventurers has cemented Thredbo as Australia’s premier alpine destination for over 50 years. 

Valle Nevado
Valle Nevado is South America’s foremost ski resort, offering access to the largest amount of terrain and the most modern lift system on the continent. The resort is just 90 minutes from the Santiago International Airport in Chile, located at 10,000 feet high in the spectacular Andes Mountains, the 2nd-highest peaks in the world. An interconnect ticket to neighboring resorts opens a staggering 7,000 total acres of varied terrain, and Valle Nevado offers world-class heliskiing directly from the resort. Valle Nevado guests book half-week, or 7-night stays in private condominiums or all-inclusive and recently renovated hotels that are just steps from ski runs. The Valle Nevado complex offers guests a complete experience, including boutique shops, six restaurants, a full-service spa and fitness center, cinema, library, bars and lounges, a pub with live music, sports entertainment center, and breathtaking views of the magnificent Andes from every direction. The 2014 season runs from June 27 to Sept. 28. 


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