Ikon Pass Expands Its Global Partners With the Addition of New Zealand’s Coronet Peak & the Remarkables in Queenstown, and Mt Hutt near Christchurch
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2018--Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes, announces Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt on New Zealand’s South Island as its newest partners, now offering access to nearly 82,000 acres at 38 premier mountain destinations across the planet. The Ikon Pass is available for purchase at www.ikonpass.com and through select travel partners.
Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt join Southern Hemisphere Ikon Pass partners Thredbo in Australia and Valle Nevado in Chile, offering pass holders year-round skiing and riding across the planet. Ikon Pass holders will have a combined seven days at Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt on the Ikon Pass with no blackout dates, and combined five-day access on the Ikon Base Pass, also with no blackout dates. Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt’s 2019 winter season will run from June to September.
Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are located in Queenstown, the epicenter of adventure in the Southern Hemisphere. Take in iconic views over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu from the top of The Remarkables. Mt Hutt, located 70 miles from Christchurch, has won New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort from 2015-2017 at The World Ski Awards.
“Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere’s epicenter of adventure with all kinds of adrenaline-filled activities, including renowned skiing and riding at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. The mountains’ terrain and vistas are only matched by Queenstown’s legendary nightlife. Award-winning Mt Hutt offers a big, friendly mountain with Kiwi hospitality. We look forward to Ikon Pass holders enjoying yet another incredible global destination,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer of Alterra Mountain Company.
Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt join a group of industry leaders that make up the Ikon Pass – Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Taos Ski Valley, Thredbo, Niseko United and Valle Nevado. Each demonstrates integrity, character and independence that is reflected in their mountains and guests.
“The Ikon Pass provides incredible opportunity for year-round skiing and riding at the most iconic destinations on the planet. We’re stoked to bring Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt into the Ikon Pass community. It’s a vote of confidence in New Zealand’s commitment to deliver premium facilities and service, and provides a great opportunity for global skiers and riders to check a Southern Hemisphere winter visit off their bucket list,” said Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, NZSki.
From a weeklong vacation to unlimited days, the Ikon Pass was built with the guest in mind, to provide the best experience possible. With 38 destinations in 12 states, four Canadian provinces, on four continents, the Ikon Pass is the gateway to a like-minded community, enduring memories, and the most iconic destinations on the planet.
The Ikon Pass is on sale at www.ikonpass.com.
Ikon Pass Destinations
California: Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort Colorado: Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, Eldora Mountain Resort Maine: Sugarloaf, Sunday River Michigan: Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain Montana: Big Sky Mountain Resort New Hampshire: Loon Mountain New Mexico: Taos Ski Valley Utah: Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, Brighton Resort Vermont: Stratton, Killington Resort, Sugarbush Resort Washington: Crystal Mountain Resort, The Summit at Snoqualmie West Virginia: Snowshoe Wyoming: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Alberta, Canada: SkiBig3 British Columbia, Canada: Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Cypress Mountain, CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures Ontario, Canada: Blue Mountain Quebec, Canada: Tremblant New South Wales, Australia: Thredbo South Island, New Zealand: Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt Hokkaido, Japan: Niseko United Central Andes, Chile: Valle Nevado
Ikon Pass by the Numbers
Destinations: 38 Continents: 4 States: 12 Canadian Provinces: 4 Total Acres: 81,667* *Does not include CMH stats
For more information, please visit www.ikonpass.com.
About Ikon Pass
The Ikon Pass is the new standard in season passes, connecting the most iconic mountains across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Chile, delivering authentic, memorable snow adventures. Brought to you by Alterra Mountain Company, the Ikon Pass unlocks access to a community of diverse destinations you want to ski and ride, including Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain and Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming; Big Sky Mountain Resort in Montana; Stratton, Killington and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain in Michigan; Crystal Mountain Resort and The Summit at Snoqualmie in Washington; Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada; SkiBig3 in Alberta, Canada; Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Cypress Mountain in British Columbia, Canada; Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine; Loon Mountain in New Hampshire; Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton Resort, Alta Ski Area, and Snowbird in Utah; Thredbo in Australia; Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt in New Zealand; Niseko United in Japan, and Valle Nevado in Chile. Special offers are available at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures, the world’s largest heli-skiing and heli-hiking operation. For more information on the Ikon Pass, visit www.ikonpass.com.
About Alterra Mountain Company
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 14 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage and retail businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone. For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.
About The Remarkables
Experience big mountain terrain at The Remarkables with sun-soaked chutes and untouched snow. Located 15 miles from central Queenstown. Test out your skills in one of seven parks including the legendary Burton Stash or take your first turns in the massive learner’s area. The Remarkables offers terrain and facilities that suit first timers to seasoned skiers and snowboarders.
About Coronet Peak
Spectacular roller coaster terrain makes Coronet Peak ski area one of New Zealand’s most exciting ski resort destinations, located just 10 miles from central Queenstown. As the home of night skiing, Coronet Peak lights it up Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights for more skiing and epic parties after the sun goes down in Queenstown.
About Mt Hutt
Mt Hutt, located 70 miles outside of Christchurch, was voted New Zealand’s Best Ski Resort in 2015, 2016 and 2017 at the World Ski Awards and is New Zealand’s big friendly mountain with snow fall and altitude delivering a long, white season. Enjoy Kiwi hospitality, wide groomed slopes, terrain parks, and some of the best off-piste skiing around.
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