There's More to That Season Pass
Things may have changed here on the Mountain but our commitment to providing a quality ski experiences for you has only strengthened. We love our season passholders, so we have loaded their passes with benefits and perks to enjoy all winter long.
All Season Passholders (new or renewing) receive 20% OFF immediately, this season and next, on lessons, retail, rentals, food, drinks + 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 BFF tickets + 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 2023/24 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 22 other participating resorts (that's 60 FREE days in the US, New Zealand, Canada + South America) plus special offers on lodging, rentals, buddy tickets, and more.
*(Sun-Fri, non-holiday). Resorts Subject to Change. Tickets must be used during the 2023/24 season only and restrictions apply. Subaru, Weekday, Promotional and Complimentary passes do not receive this benefit.
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.
Bear Valley, a mere two and a half hours from Sacramento and the Bay Area, is an ideal High Sierra escape. It features family-friendly amenities and stunning views of Mt. Reba, earning it the title of #1 Family Friendly Resort by On The Snow Visitors Choice. Learn more bearvalley.com.
Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is located in Lakeside, Montana, and overlooks Flathead Lake with easy access from Highway 93 South. Watch for signage and once in Lakeside, turn west at Blacktail Grocery. Follow the Blacktail Road 14 miles to the mountaintop. Visit blacktailmountain.com for more info!
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.
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.
Located in the heart of the Central Sierra, Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort has been family loved and family built for over 70 years. Offering the shortest drive to ski and ride from California Bay Area and Central Valley locations, Dodge Ridge Mountain Resort boasts 1,600 vertical feet, 67 trails and 12 lifts across 862 skiable acres with an average snowfall over 350" each season. Learn more about Dodge Ridge at dodgeridge.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/.
Tucked away in the heart of Colorado’s majestic Rocky Mountains, just a few miles from Leadville—America’s highest city—resides Cooper, a hidden gem built by soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division. The essence of authentic skiing, Cooper treats guests to soft all-natural snow and wide-open spaces on uncrowded slopes overlooking breathtaking panoramas of Colorado’s highest peaks. From the finest learning terrain to the thrill of steep tree skiing in Tennessee Creek Basin, there’s something to satisfy every skill level. Visit their web site at https://www.skicooper.com/.
Established in 1938, Lost Trail is one of Montana’s original ski resorts spanning 1,800 acres along the Montana- Idaho border. It has a top elevation of 8,200’, 1,800’ vertical and receives more than 400” of fresh snow annually. Lost trail is off the beaten path but the terrain is ripe for discovery. It has playful terrain for the whole family plus steeps and chutes that are easy to reach. Its longest run is 1.2 miles with plenty of powder pillows and cliff lines along the way. For more information visit their web site at losttrail.com.
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/.
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!
The resort is situated just below the summit of Mount Shasta, the Cascade’s second highest volcano behind Mount Rainier. Six lifts and 38 trails extend up the mountain accessing 635 acres of skiable terrain. From its peak at 7,536’, the resort offers 2,036’ of vertical with runs up to 2 miles long. skipark.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.
Within steps from downtown Jackson, Snow King Mountain is your place to ski some of the steepest runs in the region or just cruise the new backside bowl. Or, if you’re not hitting the slopes, Snow King offers terrific activities like the Cowboy Coaster and Tubing for those who just want to play in the snow. snowkingmountain.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!
Tūroa is famous for its natural features, which include long halfpipe-like bowls, sweet kickers and smooth, wide open slopes. There's always more to explore in this special place. Visit mtruapehu.com/turoa for more info.
550 hectares of incredible terrain awaits you! Whakapapa is one of NZ's largest ski areas & boasts the country's premier beginner facility Happy Valley along with vast intermediate and advanced trails. Explore everything from cruisy groomers to exhilarating chutes, bumps & drops, made all the more exciting by the natural volcanic terrain.Visit mtruapehu.com/whakapapa 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 2023/24 season only and restrictions apply. (FREE Sun-Fri, non-holiday).
Dec. 24-31, 2023 | Jan. 13-14, 2024 | Feb. 17-18, 2024.
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!
🍻 20% OFF On-Mountain Purchases for All Season Passholders
All Season Passholders receive 20% OFF Lessons, Retail, Rentals, Food, Drinks + Repair Shop. It's simple and fast. Just swipe your pass when making purchases at Sierra and watch the savings stack up. Goes into effect immediately, for new or renewing passholders.
*Does not apply to lift tickets, season passes, multi-day products/programs, gift cards, Blizzard Mountain, parking, online purchases, discounted products 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).
*Loaded monies cannot be used for lift access products, season passes, multi-day products/programs, online purchases, gift cards, discounted products and specialty items.
*All Perks below available for 2023/24 Season unless stated otherwise
Hook Up Your Friends
⛷️ Discounted BFF Tickets
Get your pals on the hill for $65 on weekdays $75 on weekends and peak days!
❄ 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.
Learn to Ski / Ride Lesson Package for $65/$75. Same restrictions apply. Lesson based upon availability. Reservation Request Form
*Excludes All Child Passes (12 and Under) and Complimentary Season Passes.
*BFF tickets are purchased directly at the resort at any ticketing or rental location.
Peak Dates: Nov 24-26, 2023; Dec 16, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024; Jan 13-15, 2024; Feb 17-25, 2024
🙌 Free Fridays
Bring A Friend for FREE on Select Fridays.
Valid 12/1/23 - 12/15/23 and 3/15/24 – close of season.
*Excludes All Child Passes (12 and Under), Weekday Passes and Complimentary Season Passes.
Passholder MUST be present to redeem.
Limit 1 ticket per passholder.
☃️ 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: Dec. 24-31, 2023 | Jan. 13-14, 2024 | Feb. 17-18, 2024.
Weekday Pass: Dec. 25-31, 2023 | All Weekends
When can I start using my benefits with my Season Pass?
Your benefits will kick in at the start of the 2023/24 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.
*Complimentary passes can receive the 20% on mountain discounts and Load $$$ pass benefit.
Avoid Waiting In Line
Please Complete Release of Liability Forms Below
To avoid waiting in line on your first day, complete the Release of Liability form by clicking the link below. If you are planning to purchase directly at the resort, an activity waiver is Required. Select and complete the waiver for your activity:
Sierra offers Lake Tahoe's best lift ticket deals. Whether you're planning to ski/ride for just one day, a weekend, an extended weekend or you’re trying out a new resort we've got affordable prices and extra savings if you buy online in advance.
The 2nd half of the season just started, and if the “Fear of Missing Out” has become all too real — we’ve got a Pass to get you in on the action! For a limited time, our NEW FOMO Pass lets you ski any day, every day til closing day, with no blackout days for only $267 for adults.
Your Season Pass comes loaded with perks like Unlimited BFF tickets, bring a Friend for Free on select Fridays + 20% off around the mountain on things like rentals, dining + lessons. PLUS, much much more!