Epic Partner

Rusutsu Resort Japan is on the Epic Pass

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is Rusutsu Resort in Japan and what resorts are included in the benefit?

Rusutsu Resort is located in Hokkaido, Japan, just 90 minutes from Sapporo and New Chitose Airport.

 

Does my Epic Pass include benefits at Rusutsu Resort?

EpicEpic Local  and Epic Australia Pass Holders receive five complimentary, unrestricted and consecutive days of skiing and riding at Rusutsu Resort, with no holiday restricted dates. Epic Day Passes do not include access to Rusutsu at this time.

If you are an Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass Holder and have questions about your benefits or eligibility, please call Vail Resorts Guest Services at +1-970-754-0005 prior to your planned arrival at Rusutsu. If you are an Epic Australia Pass Holder and have questions about your benefits or eligibility, please call Perisher Customer Service at 1300 655 722 prior to your planned arrival at Rusutsu.

 

How do Epic Pass Holders redeem benefits at Rusutsu Resort?

Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass Holders must present their vaild season pass card to a Rusutsu Resort ticket window to validate access and receive a day pass.

 

Is there a hotel or lodging requirement to receive benefits at Rusutsu Resort?

No. There is no lodging requirement to receive your five complimentary days of skiing and riding at Rusutsu Resort.

 

Do I need to bring my Epic Pass pass card with me to Rusutsu Resort?

Epic Pass, Epic Local, and Epic Australia Pass* Holders are required to present their valid season pass card and a valid photo ID to a Rusutsu Resort ticket window to redeem their five-day lift ticket.

Guests who have not received their Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass or Epic Australia Pass season pass card, but have completed their Vail Resorts Release of Liability should bring their Epic Pass confirmation email and a valid photo ID to a Rusutsu Resort ticket window to redeem a day pass.

*The Epic Australia Pass ski and ride season begins in the Northern Hemisphere in November of the current year and extends through April of the following year.

 

Are Kamori Winter Pass Holders eligible for any ski days at Vail Resorts ski areas?

Kamori Winter Pass Holders are eligible to receive 50% off the current one-day window lift ticket price at all Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts. Pass Holders must bring their valid Kamori Winter Pass and photo ID to a Vail Resorts ticket window to purchase a discounted lift ticket.

Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire, Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Hunter Mountain in New York; Attitash Mountain, Crotched Mountain and Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire; Mount Snow in Vermont; Seven Springs, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Hidden Valley, and Laurel Mountain Ski Area in Pennsylvania; Boston Mills, Brandywine, and Mad River Mountain in Ohio; Hidden Valley and Snow Creek in Missouri; Paoli Peaks in Indiana and Alpine Valley in Ohio; and Falls Creek, Hotham and Perisher in Australia.

Are Ski With A Friend, Buddy, and Bring-A-Mate tickets valid at partner resorts?

No, Ski With A Friend, Buddy and Bring-A-Mate tickets are not valid at partner resorts. Ski With A Friend, Buddy and Bring-A-Mate tickets can be redeemed at all Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts.

Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire, Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Hunter Mountain in New York; Attitash Mountain, Crotched Mountain and Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire; Mount Snow in Vermont; Seven Springs, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Hidden Valley, and Laurel Mountain Ski Area in Pennsylvania; Boston Mills, Brandywine, and Mad River Mountain in Ohio; Hidden Valley and Snow Creek in Missouri; Paoli Peaks in Indiana and Alpine Valley in Ohio; and Falls Creek, Hotham and Perisher in Australia.

 

I am an Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and/or Epic Australia Pass Holder. Can I use resort charge at partner resorts?

No. Resort charge is only available at Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts.

Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire, Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Hunter Mountain in New York; Attitash Mountain, Crotched Mountain and Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire; Mount Snow in Vermont; Seven Springs, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Hidden Valley, and Laurel Mountain Ski Area in Pennsylvania; Boston Mills, Brandywine, and Mad River Mountain in Ohio; Hidden Valley and Snow Creek in Missouri; Paoli Peaks in Indiana and Alpine Valley in Ohio; and Falls Creek, Hotham and Perisher in Australia.

 

Can I use my Epic Mountain Rewards benefits at partner resorts?

No. Epic Mountains Rewards are only valid at Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts.

Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire, Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Hunter Mountain in New York; Attitash Mountain, Crotched Mountain and Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire; Mount Snow in Vermont; Seven Springs, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Hidden Valley, and Laurel Mountain Ski Area in Pennsylvania; Boston Mills, Brandywine, and Mad River Mountain in Ohio; Hidden Valley and Snow Creek in Missouri; Paoli Peaks in Indiana and Alpine Valley in Ohio; and Falls Creek, Hotham and Perisher in Australia.

 

I forgot, lost or did not receive my season pass media card. Can I have one printed at the partner resort?

No. Vail Resorts season passes can only be printed at a Vail Resorts owned and operated resort, with the exception of Telluride.

If necessary, Epic Pass Holders may print or reprint their Epic Pass season pass card at one of two convenient locations while visiting Telluride:

1. Telluride Sports Camel's Garden, located at the base of the gondola

Phone: (970) 728-3134

2. Telluride Sports Franz Klammer Lodge, located in Mountain Village's Heritage Plaza

Phone: (970) 728-0364

Please note, passes printed at Telluride will not be active until the following day.

Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts include Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Stowe and Okemo in Vermont; Mt. Sunapee in New Hampshire, Stevens Pass in Washington; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota; Mt. Brighton in Michigan; Hunter Mountain in New York; Attitash Mountain, Crotched Mountain and Wildcat Mountain in New Hampshire; Mount Snow in Vermont; Seven Springs, Liberty Mountain Resort, Roundtop Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort, Jack Frost, Big Boulder, Hidden Valley, and Laurel Mountain Ski Area in Pennsylvania; Boston Mills, Brandywine, and Mad River Mountain in Ohio; Hidden Valley and Snow Creek in Missouri; Paoli Peaks in Indiana and Alpine Valley in Ohio; and Falls Creek, Hotham and Perisher in Australia.

If you have questions about your Epic Pass, please call Vail Resorts Guest Services at +1-970-754-0005. If you have questions about your Epic Australia Pass, please call Perisher Customer Service at 1300 588 955.

 

Does Epic Day Pass include access to Partner resorts?

Epic 4-Day, 5-Day, 6-Day and 7-Day Passes with All Resorts Access include access to Telluride in Colorado and the six (6) Resorts of the Canadian Rockies. Access to European and Japanese partner resorts is not currently included on any Epic Day Pass product.

All Epic 1-3 Day Passes and Epic 4-7 Day Passes with Limited Access (32 or 22 resorts) do not include access to any partner resorts. Holiday restrictions also apply at partner resorts.

 

Does my Military Pass include partner access?

No. Military Passes do not currently receive include access to our partner resorts.