Epic Day Pass

The next evolution of Epic has arrived
  • Flexible days for up to 50% off 
  • Choose 1-7 total days
  • Offered with and without Holiday Restrictions
 
Resort Access

17 Resorts

COMING SOON - Access to the 17 Peak Resorts ski areas*!

(*Subject to certain conditions, including regulatory review).

Upgrade to Additional Days

  • Epic PASS
    Unlimited, unrestricted skiing at our best resorts
    • ALL RESORTS + PARTNERS
    • No Restrictions
    • 6 Discount Tickets
    $939
    Adult (Ages 13+)
    More ages available
  • Epic LOCAL PASS
    Access the best skiing at a great value
    • ALL NORTH AMERICAN RESORTS
      + SELECT PARTNERS          
    • Holiday Restrictions
    • 6 Discount Tickets
    $699
    Adult (Ages 19+)
    More ages available

Epic Day Pass - Frequently Asked Questions

The Epic Day Pass is a new customizable pass product. Guests can customize their Epic Day Pass by selecting the number of days they plan to ski or ride – from one day to seven days – and whether or not to add holiday access. The discount for the Epic Day Pass increases with each additional day a guest plans to ski or ride – reaching up to 50% off window lift ticket prices. Epic Day Pass holders can use their days anytime throughout the season and at any combination of Vail Resorts’ North American owned and operated resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Keystone, Crested Butte, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe, Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Stevens Pass, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Wilmot Mountain, Mount Snow, Hunter Mountain, Attitash Mountain Resort, Wildcat Mountain, Crotched Mountain, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Alpine Valley, Boston Mills, Brandywine, Mad River Mountain, Hidden Valley, Snow Creek or Paoli Peaks.

Those purchasing four or more days on their Epic Day Pass will also get access to Telluride, Sun Valley, Snowbasin, and the six Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.

Guests can purchase the Epic Day Pass with or without holiday access. Guests who plan to ski or ride during peak periods, like Christmas Week, should choose to add holiday access when they purchase their Epic Day Pass. Holiday restricted dates are:

  • November 29-30, 2019
  • December 26-31, 2019
  • January 18, 2020
  • February 15-16, 2020

If Holiday Access is not included, holiday restricted dates apply to all resorts including Telluride, Snowbasin, Sun Valley and the six (6) Resorts of the Canadian Rockies which are available on the Epic 4-Day, 5-Day, 6-Day and 7-Day passes.

All Epic Day Passes receive unlimited summer scenic gondola and chairlift rides at the company’s North American owned resorts (partner resort exclusions apply) if purchased by the April 19, 2019 deadline. If purchased after the April deadline, only the Epic 4-Day, 5-Day, 6-Day, and 7-Day Passes will receive unlimited summer scenic gondola and chairlift rides. After the April deadline, the Epic 1-Day, 2-Day, and 3-Day will not receive summer scenic gondola and chairlift rides. Additional summer benefits may apply depending on resort. Visit epicpass.com to learn more.
No, Buddy and Ski-With-A-Friend tickets will not be offered on Epic Day Pass products  Compare passes to find passes that include discount tickets.

First, choose the number of days you want to ski or ride, between one and seven days. Second, choose whether or not to include access during U.S. holiday periods, like Christmas week.

The Epic Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding at all of the Company’s world-class resorts, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Keystone, Crested Butte, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe, Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Stevens Pass, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, Wilmot, Mount Snow, Hunter Mountain, Attitash Mountain Resort, Wildcat Mountain, Crotched Mountain, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Alpine Valley, Boston Mills, Brandywine, Mad River Mountain, Hidden Valley, Snow Creek and Paoli Peaks in North America. In Australia, the Epic Pass also provides access to Perisher, and is expected to include access to Falls Creek and Hotham for the 2020 ski season (subject to closing and approvals). The Epic Pass also provides limited access to partner resorts around the world, including: seven days at each of Telluride, Sun Valley, Snowbasin, and the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies; five consecutive days at Hakuba Valley, Japan’s ten ski resorts; five consecutive days at Japan’s Rusutsu resort; and limited days at Les 3 Vallées, 4 Vallées in Switzerland and Skirama Dolomiti in Italy.  

The Epic Local Pass offers access to many of the same destinations and provides the best value for guests that are able to navigate limited holiday restrictions at select resorts. The Epic Local Pass offers unlimited, unrestricted access to Breckenridge, Keystone, Crested Butte, Okemo, Mount Sunapee, Stevens Pass, Wilmot, Afton Alps, and Mt. Brighton; unlimited access with holiday restrictions to Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, and Stowe; ten total days combined (with holiday restrictions) at Vail, Beaver Creek, and Whistler Blackcomb; and limited access to partner resorts, including two days at Sun Valley (with limited holiday restrictions); two days at Snowbasin (with limited holiday restrictions); five total consecutive days with no blackout dates at Hakuba Valley’s ten ski resorts in Japan; and five consecutive dates with no blackout dates at Rusutsu Resort in Japan.

For guests that plan to ski or ride for just a few days, the Epic Day Pass provides the flexibility to configure the exact number of days that they plan to ski, from one to seven, and whether or not to add holiday access, unlocking a savings of up to 50% off of lift ticket window prices.

The Epic Day Pass is a non-refundable season pass product (valid starting FALL 2019) offered in advance of the season that provides a discount of up to 50% off of lift ticket window prices. The Epic Day Pass allows guests to customize their pass, choosing exactly the number of days they want, from one day to seven days, and whether or not to add holiday access. When purchased with holiday access, the Epic Day Pass allows guests to ski or ride any day/s throughout the season and can be used at any of Vail Resorts’ North American owned and operated resorts. A lift ticket is purchased in-season, for a specified resort and number of days. 

 NOTE: Epic Day Pass products are not valid for the current 2018/19 winter season.

No, you will not need a new access card if you are renewing for the same number of days of access. Guests who previously purchased an Epic 4-Day or Epic 7-Day and purchase an Epic Day Pass with the same number of days (including holiday access) for this year will have their access loaded onto their existing media. Guests who previously purchased an Epic 4-Day or Epic 7-Day and purchase an Epic Day Pass with a different number of days or without holiday access this year will receive a new card. Guests who already have a photo on file will receive their new access card in the mail. Passes will be shipped beginning in summer 2019.

Yes, the Epic Day Pass includes matching bonus days that can be used at Wilmot, Mt. Brighton or Afton Alps.

 

Who is eligible to purchase the Epic Day Pass?

Anyone purchasing their skiing in advance of the ski season (while passes are on sale) may buy an Epic Day Pass; there are no age or geographic restrictions.

 

Does my Epic Day Pass have to be used on consecutive days or a set start date?  

No, the Epic Day Pass has a preloaded amount of days to use throughout the 2019-2020 winter season. The days do not have to be used consecutively and do not have a set start date.

 

Does the Epic Day Pass receive Partner Resort access?

When purchased with four or more days, the Epic Day Pass includes access to Telluride, Sun Valley, Snowbasin and the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies as part of the total number of days included. Epic Day Passes with three or less days do not include access to partner resorts.

 

Do I have the option to put $49 down in the spring?

Yes, for a limited time, guests can pay $49 down in the spring and the remaining balance will be charged in early September 2019.

 

If I purchase an Epic Day Pass without holiday access, do I receive any discounts on lift tickets during holiday restricted timeframes?

Yes, guests who purchase an Epic Day Pass without holiday access and would like to ski during a holiday restricted date will receive a discounted lift ticket rate for additional day/s. However, for the best rate, guests should add holiday access to their Epic Day Pass when purchasing. 

 

If I purchase an Epic Day Pass and use all of my days, what are my options if I want to ski more days?

Epic Day Pass holders can purchase additional lift tickets at a discounted rate for that day/s.

 

What is the refund policy for the Epic Day Pass?

The Epic Day Pass is non-transferrable and non-refundable. Insurance is available upon purchase for $27 adult ($17 child). Pass holders with insurance are eligible for a refund with a qualifying reason.

 

How does Epic Day Pass insurance work?

All pass products, including the Epic Day Pass, are non-transferrable and non-refundable. Refunds are available only when a guest purchases pass insurance and has a valid claim under the insurance policy. Any refund is based on the cost of the pass minus a daily rate for every day used up to the face value of the pass.

 

Is the Epic Day Pass eligible for Auto Renew?

Yes, the Epic Day Pass is eligible for the Auto Renew program.

 

How does the Auto Renew program work?

Auto Renew is the most convenient way to automatically renew your Epic Day Pass every year, while guaranteeing next season’s lowest price and best benefits. When you sign up for Auto Renew with the purchase of a 2019-20 pass, your pass will automatically be renewed for the 2020-21 season. You will be charged $49 down in mid-March of 2020 and the remaining balance in mid-September 2020. For more information on how the process works and which passes qualify, visit the benefits section of epicpass.com.

 

Will I be able to purchase the Epic Day Pass all year?

No, the Epic Day Pass will only be sold for a limited time. Purchase today for the best price guaranteed.

 

I have purchased my Epic Day Pass online. What happens next?

After you have completed the purchase online, create or login to your existing account. Visit the “My Account” page and upload a photo of yourself used to identify you as the pass holder. Once the photo has been approved, you will receive your Epic Day Pass in the mail. Passes will be shipped beginning in summer 2019.

 

What happens if I do not receive my Epic Day Pass access card before the season starts?

You may pick up your Epic Day Pass access card at any Vail Resorts owned and operated resort’s Season Pass office. Please bring valid photo identification for verification. (Passes are not available for pickup at Partner resorts.)

 

What is the Turn in your Ticket Program?

The Turn in your Ticket program allows you to apply the amount you paid for one lift ticket toward a 2019-2020 season pass or an Epic Day Pass with four or more days. Lift tickets purchased and used on or after March 5, 2019 through closing day are eligible for this offer. For additional information, please visit guest services or any lift ticket window or season pass office.

 

Is the Epic Day Pass eligible for the Turn in your Ticket Program (TIYT)?

Yes, guests may apply the amount paid for one lift ticket toward the purchase of an Epic Day Pass with four or more days of access. Guests may not apply the cost of a ticket toward an Epic Day Pass with three or less days of access.

 

 

Epic Day Pass Benefits:

 

Does the Epic Day Pass qualify for Buddy tickets or Ski with a Friend tickets (SWAF)?

No, the Epic Day Pass does not include Buddy or SWAF tickets. The Epic Pass, Epic Local, Tahoe Local, Tahoe Value, Kirkwood Pass,  Summit Value and Keystone Plus Passes now include a total of 16 discount tickets to share with family and friends: 10 Buddy tickets (up from six last year) and 6 SWAF tickets. For a full list of passes that are eligible for Buddy tickets and Ski with a Friend tickets, please visit epicpass.com. 

 

As an Epic Day Pass holder, what benefits will I receive during winter 2019/20?

Epic Day Pass holders receive exclusive benefits and perks through the Epic Pass Club including discounts on lodging, food, rentals, and more! Visit epicpass.com to learn more. (Epic Pass Club benefits do not apply at Partner resorts.)

 

As an Epic Day Pass holder, what benefits will I receive during summer 2019?

Epic Day Pass holders receive unlimited summer scenic gondola and chairlift rides at the company’s North American owned resorts (partner resort exclusions apply). Additional summer benefits may apply depending on resort. Visit epicpass.com to learn more.

 

If I purchase my Epic Day Pass in the spring, when will I be eligible for summer discounts?

Summer benefits are effective for the summer prior to the winter season. Guests who purchase a 2019-2020 Epic Day Pass will receive unlimited sightseeing access during summer 2019. (Summer benefits do not apply at Partner resorts.)

 

 

Changing or Upgrading Products:

 

If I purchased an Epic Day Pass and now want to upgrade to an Epic Pass or other season pass product, will I be allowed to switch products?

Yes. Guests are eligible to upgrade their Epic Day Pass product into an Epic Pass or other unlimited season pass product as long as passes are still on sale. Upgrades will be available at current pricing with current benefits at the time of the upgrade transaction.

 

If I purchased an Epic Day Pass with fewer than seven days and want to upgrade to add more days, am I able to do so?

Yes. Guests are eligible to upgrade their Epic Day Pass to include more days as long as passes are still on sale. Upgrades will be available at current pricing with current benefits at the time of the upgrade transaction.