There's More to That Season Pass
We love our season passholders, so we have loaded their passes with new benefits and perks to enjoy all winter long.
All Season Passholders receive 20% OFF lessons, retail, rentals, food, drinks, day care + the repair shop! It’s simple and fast. Just swipe your pass when making purchases at Sierra and watch the savings stack up.
Each pass comes loaded with perks like Unlimited BFF tickets, Powder Alliance membership + more, so check out all the details below to see why we are Tahoe's best value on a season pass.
*All Perks begin at the start of the 2020/21 Season unless stated otherwise
Winter explorers unite! The greatest powder stashes in the West have joined forces to create the Powder Alliance and our Sierra UNLIMITED and PLAY season passholders receive three (3) FREE days of skiing/riding at EACH of the 18 other participating resorts (that's 54 FREE days in the US, Canada, South America + Japan) plus special offers on lodging, rentals, buddy tickets, and more.
*Resorts Subject to Change. Tickets must be used during the 2020/21 season only and restrictions apply. (FREE Sun-Fri, *non-holiday).
Blackout Dates: December 26-31, 2020 | January 16-17, 2021 | February 13-14, 2021
The POWER of the ALLIANCE
Powder Alliance Resorts Include:
Angel Fire Resort, located in Angel Fire, New Mexico, is a top year-round mountain resort destination in New Mexico. Situated in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire offers skiing and riding from 10,677 feet! With over 2,000 vertical feet, 74 runs, night riding, tubing, and Nordic skiing, Angel Fire's got something for everyone! Learn more about this New Mexico gem at angelfireresort.com.
Bogus Basin is Idaho’s second largest winter resort with 2,600 incredible acres just 16 miles from the state’s capital in Boise. It offers terrific terrain parks and night riding 7 nights a week. 1,800 vertical feet, 3 high-speed quads, 10 lifts in all, plus another 23 miles of sweat-popping Nordic terrain. At 7,582 feet, its summit is the highest point in the Boise Ridge Mountains offering breathtaking views of the valley below. Learn more at bogusbasin.org.
Bridger Bowl is located only 20 minutes north of the great ski town of Bozeman, Montana, this northern Rockies gem announces the addition of two new triple chair lifts for the 2013-14 season! Skiers and riders will find a 2,600' vertical playground covering 2,000 acres of incredible terrain. Daytime skier services provided with three large day lodges, and in the town of Bozeman, you'll find a wide assortment of lodging, dining and exciting nightlife options. Learn more at bridgerbowl.com.
Castle Mountain Resort (CMR) is the real deal. It is Alberta, Canada’s snowiest winter resort and second largest at 3,592 acres. The resort is known for the best continuous fall-line in Canada with no shortage of powder, 350 in, 900 cm’s annually. 2,833 feet of vertical are sure to get your legs burning with close to 100 trails and 8 delicious alpine bowls. Castle Mountain’s real strength is its appeal to advanced and expert riders. The area holds lots of steeps, glades, mini moguls, chutes, and cliff bands where freshies last for days. Located just 2.5 hours from Calgary, it is the only area in Alberta with drive-to, ski-in/ski-out accommodations. Visitors can book a stay at the Castle Mountain Ski Lodge & Hotel and/or find a variety of dining options in Castle’s mountain village. Peep the new Castle Mountain Resort at www.skicastle.ca.
China Peak Mountain Resort is located only 65 miles northeast of Fresno at scenic Huntington Lake in the Sierra National Forest. The mountain has 1,679 feet of vertical with a base elevation of 7,030 with the peak at just over 8,700 feet. The resort offers seven chairlifts, a T-Bar and three moving carpets for the beginner skiers and snowboarders. Now locally owned and operated, China Peak Mountain Resort provides a big Sierra experience. Peep the new China Peak at skichinapeak.com.
Eaglecrest is located on the lower tip of Alaska, just 30 minutes from the Juneau airport. They are so close they offer a “Boarding Pass” giving Powder Alliance pass holders a 4th day FREE if they visit the same day as their arrival. It is one of Alaska’s best-kept secrets with big mountain terrain, 640+ acres, 1620ft vertical, and panoramic ocean views. As you can imagine, Eaglecrest gets the snow averaging 320” per season. Get the full scoop on Eaglecrest at skieaglecrest.com/.
Kiroro Snow World in Hokkaido Japan lays claim to some of the deepest powder in the world with 800 inches of fresh snow annually. Developed in 2001, Kiroro is gleaming with top notch lifts, hotels, and facilities. The resort offers 1,200 acres of in-bound terrain with 21 runs and an equal spread of green, blue and off piste trails. Of the nine lifts, one is a toasty gondola whilst five are high-speed, detachable chairs with cozy hoods. Last season they upped the ante with access to 2,600 more acres of backcountry terrain through three (3) designated entry points. For complete details on Kiroro, Japan, visit their web site at www.kiroro.co.jp/jp/winter/.
Located just 40 miles from the Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile, La Parva offers more than 27 miles of trails and 250 inches of snowfall annually. Its winter season extends from June to September making it the perfect addition to the primarily North American-based Powder Alliance. Pass holders from La Parva will have the chance to ski North America during the winter of 2017/18 and pass holders from those areas will be able to ski Chile the following summer. Visit their web site at www.laparva.cl.
Near to the hearts and homes of Colorado skiers and snowboarders, Loveland Ski Area has been a local’s favorite for more than 80 years. Just 53 miles west of Denver, Loveland boasts 10 lifts serving 1,800 acres of high alpine terrain that tops out at 13,010’. With a season that stretches from mid-October to early May and an average annual snowfall of 422”, Loveland offers snow riders one of the longest and snowiest seasons in the state. Visit their web site at skiloveland.com.
Marmot Basin is located 20 minutes south of the authentic, mountain town of Jasper, Alberta. Boasting the highest base elevation of any major ski area in Canada, nature provides an abundance of light, dry snow from November to early May. Marmot Basin encompasses 1,720 acres of skiable terrain on five mountain faces that include 91 named runs and 3 terrain parks. You will find everything from long, winding, novice trails to high alpine bowls and steep chutes. Seven lifts, including the longest, high-speed quad in the Canadian Rockies, access 3,000 vertical feet and a top to bottom run of more than 3.5 miles. This season, they opened Tres Hombres, 45 acres of treeless slopes with chutes and powder-filled bowls that provides an uninterrupted fall line of more than 1,200 vertical feet. Get more info at skimarmot.com.
Mission Ridge offers 53 designated trails and 2,250 vertical feet of spectacular chutes, screamers, and bowls. Located on the Eastern side of the Cascade Mountains, this Washington resort is known for 300 days of sunshine annually. Small mountain vibe with big mountain skiing and riding….That’s Mission Ridge. 2,000 acres gives you plenty of property to explore by day plus another 500 acres to enjoy most nights. Check out more at Mission Ridge at www.missionridge.com/.
Monarch averages 350” of all-natural snow a year. What Monarch boasts in annual snowfall, it lacks in crowds, so you get the best of both worlds. The free parking, convenient base area, and helpful staff make it the perfect destination for those looking for a genuine Colorado mountain skiing. With 800 skiable acres inbounds and over 1,600 acres of Snow Cat accessed backcountry, Monarch’s diverse terrain accommodates skiers and snowboarders of all levels. The ski area is located just 20 miles west of Salida, CO. Have a look at skimonarch.com.
Mountain High is Southern California’s closest winter resort located just an hour and a half from Los Angeles and Orange County. The area consists of three separate mountains (Mountain High East, West, and North), and offers a wide variety of lifts and trails, a world-class terrain park, an outstanding Winter Sports School, and the region’s largest tubing area. Night skiing & snowboarding is available 5 nights-a-week and snowmaking covers more than 80% of the slopes. Mountain High has been the first resort to open in Southern California for the past 15 years and traditionally operates from mid-November to mid-April. Get more at mthigh.com.
Mt. Hood Ski bowl in Government Camp, Oregon dates back to 1928, making the resort one of the oldest remaining ski resorts in the country. Skibowl’s name was derived from the natural shape of its Upper Bowl, one of the first areas in the northwest to be groomed by a winch cat. Skibowl features 65 trails on 1,500 vertical feet, including the 3-mile Skyline Trail. Hit up skibowl.com for the complete run-down!
Silver Mountain is a spectacular 4-season destination located in Kellogg, Idaho just off I-90 – an hour east of Spokane and 30 minutes east of Coeur d’Alene. It is home to some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest with more than 1,600 acres and 340 inches of snow annually. Whether you enjoy skiing, snowboarding, surfing in the indoor waterpark, or tubing in the winter or golfing, mountain biking, hiking, and water parks in the summer, the family fun never ends at Silver Mountain. Silver Mountain Lodging located at the base of the gondola is the perfect headquarters to your adventures which include fishing, seasonal events and touring local microbreweries. Experience Schweitzer at silvermt.com.
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area on the south slope of Mt. Hood, Oregon was constructed in 1937 and houses the 55,000 square-foot ski lodge and mountain retreat. Plus, Timberline offers skiing and snowboarding 7-days a week through Labor Day! Their world famous Palmer Snowfield tops out at 8,540 feet, so Palmer retains its snow year-round and is home to one of the most energetic summer ski and snowboard scenes on the planet! Visit timberlinelodge.com for more info!
White Pass is located in Washington’s Cascade Mountain Range, just SE of beautiful Mount Rainier. White Pass lives up to its name with 400 inches of snow each season and 2,000 feet of vertical. Choose from a relaxed family atmosphere at the base or pulse-quickening steeps off the Great White Express. White Pass features slopeside lodging at the Village Inn, on-site Child Care, multiple dining options, a full-service learning facility, and Nordic rental & retail centers. If you are chasing powder on a big road trip, the only thing better than experiencing the deep snow of White Pass is doing it for FREE. Check out skiwhitepass.com.
Tickets must be used during the 2020/21 season only and restrictions apply. (FREE Sun-Fri, non-holiday).
Sierra Blackout Dates: December 26-31, 2020 | January 16-17, 2021 | February 13-14, 2021
Please visit individual resort websites for directions, benefits and restrictions prior to visiting.
For more details on participating resorts and offers, visit the Powder Alliance website!
2020/21 Season Passholders get more at Sierra - check out the full list below!
🍻 20% OFF On-Mountain Purchases for All Season Passholders
All Season Passholders receive 20% OFF Lessons, Retail, Rentals, Food, Drinks, Day Care + Repair Shop. It's simple and fast. Just swipe your pass when making purchases at Sierra and watch the savings stack up.
Does not apply to lift tickets, season passes, multi-day products, Blizzard Mountain, parking, online purchases and specialty items.
💵 Load $$$ to Get More
Pre-load money onto your pass and we'll automatically add 10% to your balance! That means if you load $100 onto your pass, we'll add an extra $10.
As you spend that $110 around the resort, you're also getting an additional 20% off all qualifying purchases. So, you’re actually receiving 30% in savings…(10% up front and 20% on your purchase).
*All Perks below begin at the start of the 2020/21 Season unless stated otherwise
Hook Up Your Friends
⛷️ Discounted BFF Tickets
Get your pals on the hill for just $60!
❄ Unlimited Season Passholders receive Unlimited BFF Tickets.
❄ Play Season Passholders receive 12 BFF Tickets.
❄ Weekday Season Passholders receive 10 BFF Tickets
Valid Any Day. Limit of 2 redemptions per day. Passholder MUST be present to redeem.
May be used for a $60 Learn to Ski / Ride Lesson Package. Same restrictions apply.
*Excludes All Child Passes (12 and Under) and Complimentary Season Passes.
Don't delay your shred sesh with your buddy, moving forward, season passholders can reserve BFF tickets ahead of time + wait in a designated line with their pal to get you faster to the fun!
*BFF tickets can still be purchased directly at the resort; advance reservations are NOT required.
🙌 Free Fridays
Bring A Friend for FREE on Select Fridays.
Valid on and before 12/11/2020 + 3/12/2021 - end of season.
*Excludes All Child Passes (12 and Under), Weekday Passes and Complimentary Season Passes.
Passholder MUST be present to redeem.
☃️ Friends' Discount
Treat your family and friends to winter fun! Bring one guest per day on any day your pass is valid, excluding Saturdays and holiday blackout dates, and they will receive $10 off an adult all-day lift ticket (ages 23-69) or $5 off a young adult all day ticket (ages 13-22). Passholder must present valid season pass with guest. One discounted all-day lift ticket per passholder, applicable on day of visit only. Friends discount is not valid, regardless of pass type, on holiday blackout dates or Saturdays. Additional restrictions may apply.
Other Pass Perks
🎿 Afternoon Rates
Pay afternoon rates on your all-day lift ticket purchase during blackout dates when your pass is not valid. Simply show your season pass at any ticket window to receive the discount.
*Subaru passes do not qualify for the above benefits.
What happened to the Keepin’ It Real Season Pass?
Different name, same pass! Don’t fret, we’re still Keepin’ It Real we just changed the name of the pass.
What are the blackout dates again?
Lets go over this one more time.
Play Pass: December 26-31, 2020 | January 16-17, 2021 | February 13-14, 2021
Weekday Pass: December 26-31, 2020 | All Weekends.
When can I start using my benefits with my Season Pass?
Your benefits will kick in at the start of the 2020/21 season.
Does my Subaru season pass get Season Passholder benefits + Perks?
Subaru passes are valid Any Day, excluding blackout days, but they do not qualify for benefits or perks that our purchased passes have.
Grab your pass today for maximum days at Sierra + endless fun #WherePlayReignsFree. You get zero blackout dates, 51 FREE days at Powder Alliance ski areas, savings with 20% Off on-mountain purchases, Unlimited BFF tickets, Free Fridays + more with an Unlimited Season Pass!
Cheers to you, Sierra fam. We made the most of a most uncertain season and had a pretty darn good time in the process. As the season fades into sweet memories, let’s take a look back at some highlights.