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GUIDE: 2017-2018 Epic Pass

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The Epic Pass from Vail Resorts provides unlimited access to world-renowned resorts in Colorado, Utah, Tahoe, and Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia. The unlimited, unrestricted (no blackout dates) skiing or riding includes the resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Whistler Blackcomb, Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe, Perisher (Australia), Wilmot, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton, and Arapahoe Basin.  

Snow Forecast & Reports: Epic Pass

Below is the breakdown for each area, with all ski resort information courtesy of our friends at Zrankings.

Featured Photos: Resort Facebook Pages


Afton Alps, Minnesota

True Annual Snowfall: 55 inches

Acreage: 300 acres

Vertical Drop: 350 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 27, 2017

Projected Closing Date: March, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Afton Alps

Daily Snow: Upper Midwest


Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort, Colorado

True Annual Snowfall: 315 inches

Acreage: 1,331 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 13%

Intermediate Slopes: 39%

Difficult Slopes: 48%

Vertical Drop: 1,692 ft.

Projected Opening Date: October 13, 2017

Projected Closing Date: Early June, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Arapahoe Basin

Daily Snow: Colorado & I-70


Beaver Creek Mountain, Colorado

True Annual Snowfall: 329 inches

Acreage: 1,815 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 19%

Intermediate Slopes: 43%

Difficult Slopes: 38%

Vertical Drop: 3,340 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 22, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Beaver Creek

Daily Snow: Colorado & I-70


Breckenridge Ski Resort, Colorado

True Annual Snowfall: 283 inches

Acreage: 2,358 acres

Vertical Drop: 3,240 ft.

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 15%

Intermediate Slopes: 33%

Difficult Slopes: 52%

Projected Opening Date: November 10, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 22, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Breckenridge

Daily Snow: Breckenridge


Heavenly Mountain Resort, California

True Annual Snowfall: 312 inches

Acreage: 4,800 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 20%

Intermediate Slopes: 45%

Difficult Slopes: 35%

Vertical Drop: 3,500 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 17, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Heavenly

Daily Snow: Tahoe


Keystone Resort, Colorado

True Annual Snowfall: 232 inches

Acreage: 3,148 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 19%

Intermediate Slopes: 32%

Difficult Slopes: 49%

Vertical Drop: 2,718 ft. 

Projected Opening Date: November 10, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 8, 2018

Snow Forecast & ReportKeystone

Daily Snow: Colorado & I-70


Kirkwood Mountain Resort, California

True Annual Snowfall: 459 inches

Acreage: 2,300 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 18%

Intermediate Slopes: 60%

Difficult Slopes: 22%

Vertical Drop: 2,000 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 22, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 8, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Kirkwood

Daily Snow: Tahoe


Mt. Brighton, Michigan

True Annual Snowfall: N/A

Acreage: 130 acres

Vertical Drop: 230 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November, 2017

Projected Closing Date: March, 2018

Snow Forecast & ReportMt. Brighton


Northstar Resort, California

True Annual Snowfall: 307 inches

Acreage: 3,170 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 13%

Intermediate Slopes: 60%

Difficult Slopes: 27%

Vertical Drop: 2,280 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 17, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Northstar

Daily Snow: Tahoe


Park City Mountain Resort, Utah

True Annual Snowfall: 286 inches

Acreage: 7,300 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 15%

Intermediate Slopes: 54%

Difficult Slopes: 31%

Vertical Drop: 3,100 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 17, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 8, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Park City

Daily Snow: Utah


Stowe Mountain Resort, Vermont

True Annual Snowfall: 303 inches

Acreage: 485 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 16%

Intermediate Slopes: 59%

Difficult Slopes: 25%

Vertical Drop: 2,160 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 17, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 15, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Stowe

Daily Snow: New England


Vail Ski Resort, Colorado

True Annual Snowfall: 359 inches

Acreage: 5,289 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 19%

Intermediate Slopes: 32%

Difficult Slopes: 49%

Vertical Drop: 3,450 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 17, 2017

Projected Closing Date: April 22, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Vail

Daily Snow: Vail


Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

True Annual Snowfall: 415 inches (Whistler) 

Acreage: 8,171 acres

Trail Breakdown

Easy Slopes: 20%

Intermediate Slopes: 55%

Difficult Slopes: 25%

Vertical Drop: 5,354 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November 23, 2017 (Whistler)

Projected Closing Date: April 22, 2018 (Whistler)

Snow Forecast & Report: Whistler

Daily Snow: Whistler


Wilmont Mountain, Wisconsin

True Annual Snowfall: N/A

Acreage: 120 acres

Vertical Drop: 190 ft.

Projected Opening Date: November, 2017

Projected Closing Date: March, 2018

Snow Forecast & Report: Wilmot

Daily Snow: Upper Midwest



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