March 14, 2018

CBMR Partners with Vail Resorts Epic Pass


In breaking news to today, CBMR and the other Triple Peaks resorts, Okemo and Mount Sunapee, have formed a partnership with the Epic Pass.  The Vail Resorts-owned super pass includes 14 Vail Resorts-owned locations and a myriad of partnership resorts around the world.  This specific partnership includes 7 days at CBMR for Epic Pass holders and 50% off lift ticket window prices at Vail Resorts for CBMR Peak Pass holders.  Read below for more details as we update this story.

Updated 12:12 PM 3-14-18

This partnership applies only between Epic Pass holders, Triple Peak Resorts season pass holders, and Vail Resorts-owned locations.  From CBMR: “Crested Butte Mountain Resort has entered into a new, multi-year season pass partnership with Vail Resorts beginning with the 2018-19 winter season. Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) Peak Pass and Peak Pass Plus holders receive 50% off then-current daily lift ticket rates at all Vail Resorts-owned mountains. CBMR will offer Epic Pass holders (Epic Pass, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day and Epic Local) up to seven days at CBMR.”

“We are proud to join the Epic Pass in a long-term season pass alliance with Okemo, Mount Sunapee and Crested Butte. Our focus on guest service, reinvestment in our resorts and outstanding ski experiences both in New England and the Rocky Mountains aligns well with the Epic Pass and Vail’s remarkable line-up of resorts. We expect this partnership will be a significant benefit to our guests and skiers and riders around the world for years to come,” said Tim Mueller, president of Triple Peaks, LLC, owner of Crested Butte, Okemo and Mount Sunapee mountain resorts.

The list of Vail-Resorts-owned mountains includes: in Colorado: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone; in Utah: Park City; in California: Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood; in Canada: Whistler Blackcomb; in Australia: Perisher; in Vermont: Stowe, in the Midwest U.S.: Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton.

This does not include Vail Resorts partner resorts such as: Arapahoe Basin and Telluride in Colorado, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, Hakuba Valley in Japan, and all European resorts that have Epic Pass partnerships.

There are no blackout days or limits for CBMR pass holders for the 50% off window price tickets at Vail Resorts or for Epic Pass, Epic Australia, Epic Local, Epic 7-Day, Epic 4-Day, and the Vail Lifetime pass at CBMR.  Days at CBMR are not in addition to to the 4 or 7 day options, nor is there a limit to 50% off lift ticket window price days at CBMR after using the days on the Epic pass. The passes are non-transferable and can only be used by the owner of the pass. Epic Pass holders can get the passes scanned directly at the lift.

CBMR and Triple Peaks will remain independently-owned resorts.  Both the Rocky Mountain Super Pass and MAX Pass will be discontinued at the end of this season and those partnerships will expire.

Check the press release from Vail Resorts.

About the Author

2. Will Dujardin
Will Dujardin is our content editor at West Elk Project. He competes in big mountain competitions and coaches the Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team. Skiing is his life and he likes to mix it with other fun things like DH mountain biking and traveling.