Families are buying ski passes in record numbers. We're all eager to get safely get outdoors this winter. If we follow the rules and mask up, we can enjoy a beautiful winter on the slopes. Earlier this fall, I talked about the passes from the big guys (Epic Pass and Ikon pass, read this article) and now I want to share two more ski season passes you need to consider.

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Indy Pass

I love this pass and the way it brings small mountains (like Mohawk Mountain in CT and Magic Mountain in Vermont) and big mountains together. They've been working on an awesome coalition of mountains and they just added Jay Peak in Vermont

Here's how it works: Once you’ve received a confirmation email that your Indy Pass is registered, you can go to any participating resort ticket window to get a free lift ticket. Just present your drivers license or other photo ID to the ticket agent each time you wish to redeem and they will issue you a day ticket.

Indy Pass Has You Covered

Indy Pass Has You Covered

Looking for a pass that's COVID proof? Indy Pass has you covered. They call it the "Get America Skiing" assurance plan. You will receive an automatic credit towards a 2021-22 pass if you use your Indy Pass less than four days – no questions asked. 

Want a cash payout if the season is called off? Pay just $20 and get your money back if you're not able to use your Indy Pass and you'll get 100% of your paid purchase price. Read more about the Indy Pass plan here. 

Indy Pass Highlights

  • 50+ destinations two days each. That's more than 100 days on snow. Check out the list of resorts here.
  • Purchase a third ticket at each resort for 25% off the daily rate.
  • UNRESTRICTED access to all but four resorts (Mission Ridge, WA; Silver Mountain, ID; Lutsen Mountains, MN; Granite Peak, WI all have blackout dates).
  • Many Indy resorts feature ski-in, ski-out lodging options. Head here to see a list of resorts offering a minimum 10% discount for Indy Pass holders.

Get your pass here www.indyskipass.com $199 For Adults and $149 Kids 12 and under. The price of all Indy Pass products will increase by 10% on December 1 and January 1.

Two Ski Season Passes You Need to Consider

Mountain Collective

This pass often sells out, it gives skiers and riders access to premium mountains like Taos and Aspen without having to shell out for a pricey full season pass. It's a great value for families who like to sample and who have flexibility to travel. The Mountain Collective just added five new destinations:

  1. Sun Peaks Resort, BC
  2. Grand Targhee, WY
  3. Panorama, BC
  4. Sugarloaf, ME
  5. Chamonix, France

And since we all need to hope for the best, but plan for the worst, here's the deal: they have a “No Questions Asked” guarantee - you can receive a full refund on your pass purchase any time prior to November 16th, 2020.

Mountain Collective

Mountain Collective Highlights

  • 23 destinations two days each. A total of 46 days on snow
  • 50% off all additional days at The Collective destinations (*applies only to specific single day lift tickets for passholder)
  • Special Mountain Collective lodging deals
  • NO BLACKOUT DATES
  • 1-year membership to POW (Protect Our Winters)

Get your pass here https://mountaincollective.com/ $489 For Adults and $149 Kids 12 and under. Prices are going up on October 26th

Let me know which one you decide on!

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