What is the Epic Pass?
There are many Epic Pass products that provide access to Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations as well as other partner resorts that have an alliance with the Epic Pass like Snowbasin and Sun Valley. Snowbasin and Sun Valley will accept four Epic Pass products starting with the 2019-20 season: Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass, Epic 7-Day Pass, and Epic 4-Day Pass.
Why did Snowbasin and Sun Valley decide to join the Epic Pass for next season?
Snowbasin and Sun Valley wanted to provide more options for our guests and to be a part of the industry-leading pass. The Epic Pass is strictly a season pass alliance and does not constitute any ownership with Vail Resorts.
What is the relationship between Snowbasin, Sun Valley, and Vail Resorts?
Snowbasin and Sun Valley are 100% independently-owned and operated. They have formed an alliance with Vail Resorts to offer benefits to each other’s season pass holders.
How long will Snowbasin be a part of the Epic Pass?
There is a multi-year alliance with the Epic Pass starting for the 2019-20 season.
Will Snowbasin still offer its typical suite of season passes?
Yes – Snowbasin offers the Premier Pass, Value Pass and Sun & Snow Pass.
Where can Snowbasin season passes be purchased?
What should I do when I arrive with my Epic Pass at Snowbasin?
Visit the Validation Station outside Earl’s Lodge to test your pass, then head straight to any lift and scan the barcode on the front of your pass.
Does Snowbasin have RFID?
No, you will need to scan the barcode on the front of your pass before accessing lifts.
I have not received my Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass, or Epic Day Pass yet. Can I get one printed at Snowbasin?
No, passes can only be printed at a Vail Resorts owned and operated resort. However, Snowbasin’s ticket office can redeem a day pass from your allotted days.
How do Sun Valley Challenger passes and College Pass or Snowbasin Premier season pass holders receive discounted lift tickets at Vail Resorts-owned and operated destinations?
For the 2019-2020 season, Snowbasin Premier Pass holders will receive 50% off the one-day window lift ticket price at all Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations. This benefit is non-transferable and only the Snowbasin named pass holder can use this benefit. Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations include:
- California | Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood
- Colorado | Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Crested Butte
- Michigan | Mt. Brighton
- Minnesota | Afton Alps
- New Hampshire | Mt. Sunapee
- Utah | Park City
- Vermont | Stowe, Okemo
- Washington | Stevens Pass
- Wisconsin | Wilmot Mountain
- British Columbia / Whistler Blackcomb
- Australia / Perisher (2020 ski season)
- Australia / Falls Creek
- Australia / Hotham
Snowbasin Premier pass holders visiting a Vail Resorts property must bring their respective pass to a Vail Resorts pass office to purchase a discounted lift ticket.
Can Snowbasin season pass holders use the Vail Resorts discounted lift ticket benefit before or after Snowbasin or Sun Valley opens/closes for the season?
Yes – as long as it’s during the 2019-20 season.
What will Epic Pass product holders receive at Snowbasin and Sun Valley for the 2019-20 season?
Epic Pass™: Epic Pass holders will receive seven days of skiing or snowboarding with no blackout dates at both Snowbasin and Sun Valley and 50% off one-day window lift ticket prices after their respective days have been redeemed.
Epic Local Pass™: Epic Local Pass™ holders will receive two black-out restricted days of skiing or snowboarding at both Snowbasin and Sun Valley and 50% off one-day window lift ticket prices after their respective days have been redeemed.
Epic Day Pass™: Epic 4-Day Pass, Epic 5-Day Pass, Epic 6-Day Pass and Epic 7-Day Pass holders will receive up to seven days total of skiing or snowboarding at Sun Valley or Snowbasin with no blackout dates as part of their total days purchased. After the purchased days are used, regardless of the resort at which they were redeemed, pass holders can get 50 percent off additional lift tickets at Sun Valley or Snowbasin. For full access details, please visit https://www.epicpass.com/Passes/Epic-Day-Pass.
For Epic Day Pass products with holiday restrictions, blackout dates apply across all resorts. Epic 1-Day Pass, Epic 2-Day Pass and Epic 3-Day Pass holders will not receive access to Sun Valley or Snowbasin as part of their pass.
Where can an Epic Pass, Epic Local, And Epic Day Pass pass be purchased?
If my Epic Pass does not have access to Snowbasin, will I be able to upgrade my pass to change products?
Yes, if you decide to upgrade your Epic Season Pass product, while passes are still on sale, you can. You will pay the current Epic Pass price at the time of upgrade. To upgrade, please call Customer Service at +1-970-754-0005
Do Snowbasin Premier season pass holder discounts apply at Vail Resorts-owned and operated destinations?
No - Snowbasin Premier season pass discounts are only valid at Snowbasin Resort.
Do Snowbasin Premier Pass holders receive summer lift access at Vail Resorts-owned and operated destinations?
No - Snowbasin or Sun Valley season passes with summer benefits are only valid at those respective resorts.
Do Epic Pass holder discounts (e.g., discounts on food, etc.) apply at Snowbasin?
No - the Epic Pass discounts are only valid at Vail Resorts-owned and operated destinations.
Do Epic Pass holders get summer lift access at Snowbasin?
No - the Epic Pass holder summer benefits are only valid at Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations.
Can Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass, Epic 7-Day, or Epic 4-Day pass holders use their resort charge at Snowbasin?
No - Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass, Epic 7-Day and Epic 4-Day resort charge is only available at Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations.
Is the Military Epic Pass good at Snowbasin?
No - However, Snowbasin provides substantial discounts to active-duty and retired military members and dependents with the Military Premier Pass. Must provide proof of active duty or retired status with Military ID.
Do other Vail Resorts season pass products offer access to Snowbasin starting with the 2019-20 season?
Yes - Vail Resorts Club Pass, Lifetime Pass, Adaptive Full Pass, Employee Lifetime Pass, and the Epic Merchant Pass.
Are Epic Pass Buddy Tickets valid at Snowbasin?
No - Epic Pass Buddy Tickets will not be valid for use at Snowbasin or Sun Valley.
Are Epic Pass Ski With A Friend tickets valid at Snowbasin?
No - Epic Pass Ski with a Friend tickets will not be valid for use at Snowbasin or Sun Valley.
Is the Vail Resorts Turn In Your Ticket program valid with a Snowbasin lift ticket?
No - the Vail Resorts Turn In Your Ticket program is only valid with lift tickets at all Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations.
Will EpicMix be available at Snowbasin?
No – EpicMix is only available at most Vail Resorts owned and operated destinations.