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Season Pass FAQ

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Our FAQ page is designed to help you navigate the details of our fully revamped 2020/2021 Power Pass — the most powerful pass in the Southwest. The Power Pass offers unrestricted winter access to more than 4,000 acres in Colorado, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Plus – NEW for 2020 – enjoy all-access mountain biking to participating resorts in Colorado and Utah, including access to the country’s only year-round, lift-served mountain bike park in Texas. This pass not only delivers your home mountain but your weekend trips, too.

 

2020/2021 Lift Tickets

Q: How much will lift tickets be next season?

A: Adults (18-64) are $119, Youth (ages 11-17) and Seniors (ages 65-79) are $84.

Q: How much are lift tickets for kids 10 and younger?

A: Kids 10 and younger receive a FREE season pass (we call it the Power Kids pass), valid at all of our ski resorts and Spider Mountain Bike Park! Learn more.

Q: How much are lift tickets for guests ages 80 and older?

A: Guests ages 80 and older are eligible for our FREE Super Senior season pass that provides direct to lift access at all resorts.

 

Picking Up Your Pass

Q: Can I have my pass mailed to me?

A: Yes! Simply select the “shipping” option at checkout.

Q: When and where can I pick up my pass?

A: Please check back later for more information on picking up your season pass.

Q: I’d like to talk with someone about my season pass. Who should I contact?

Q: Where can I buy my season pass online?

Q: Will I be able to use the same photo as last year?

A: Anyone 17 or younger will need a new photo every year.  Anyone ages 18 and older can use their old pass photo as long as it is a passport-like photo and meets our photo criteria.

 

Payment Plan

Q: What’s the season pass payment plan?

A: Our payment plan is available on every pass. When you choose the payment plan, there is no interest, and your pass price is divided into equal monthly payments. Equal amounts are automatically charged on the 30th of each month. By November 30, 2020, your pass is paid in full, and by July 30, 2020, your summer pass is paid in full. Learn more.

You can use your pass anytime while you’re still paying for it.

Q: Do I still get the same benefits if I choose the payment plan, rather than paying it all at once?

A: Yes. Enjoy all the benefits of being a season passholder while you’re paying for your pass.

Q: Is there interest or a finance charge when I choose to pay with the payment plan?

A: There is no interest when you choose to pay with the new payment plan. Payments that are declined will be charged a $20 administrative fee per incident.

Q: How can I update my credit card on file?

A: You can update your card info online here.

 

Season Pass Refund Option

Q: Is my season pass refundable?

A: Season passes are non-refundable unless the Season Pass Refund Option is selected at the time of purchase.

 

A Few Season Pass Details

Q: What's the difference between the Youth Power Pass and the FREE Power Kids pass?

A: With the Power Kids pass, kids ages 10 and younger receive a FREE season pass that’s valid at all of our ski areas, including Purgatory, Hesperus, Arizona Snowbowl, Brian Head, Pajarito, Sipapu and Nordic Valley — plus at Spider Mountain Bike Park. This pass provides direct to lift access and no other winter or summer benefits.

The Youth Power Pass (which is valid for kids ages 18 and younger at the time of purchase) provides this same access to all of our ski areas, plus FREE days at our partner ski areas, mountain discounts and more.

Q: What will the college discount be this year?

A: This year, Purgatory is offering the Young Adult (19-24) pass in place of the College Pass. No credits or proof of enrollment required.

Q: Why am I signing a summer activity waiver form when I didn't select the summer option?

A: Your Power Pass includes complimentary unlimited access to Spider Mountain Bike Park from May 1, 2020-April 30, 2021. New! Power Passholders can now enjoy unlimited mountain bike access at Purgatory and Brian Head for the 2020 Summer season!

 

Definitions & Restrictions 

Q: What are the age definitions for each pass?

A: Here is a list of the ages for each the Power Pass:

Adult Power Pass is for ages 37-64 (at time of purchase).

Young Adult Power Pass (30-36) is for ages 30-36 (at time of purchase).

Young Adult Power Pass (25-29) is for ages 25-29 (at time of purchase).

Young Adult Power Pass (19-24) is for ages 19-24 (at time of purchase), and replaces our College Power Pass.

Youth Power Pass is for ages 11-18 (at time of purchase).

Senior Power Pass is for guests ages 65-79 (at time of purchase).

Super Senior Power Pass is for guests age 80+ and is FREE for the 2020/2021 season!

Power Kids Pass is for guests ages 10 and younger (a proof of age is required for pass pick-up).

Q: What is the Weekday Pass?

A: Weekday passholders ski Monday to Friday. If weekday passholders would like to ski and ride on weekends, holidays and blackout dates, they will receive 20% off window rate lift tickets. Also, ski and ride early season and extended season weekend-only dates. Blackout dates: 12/28/20-12/31/20.

Q: How does the Parent Share Pass work? Did it replace the Parent Transferable Pass?

A: The Parent Share Pass is exclusively for parents of kids ages 3 and younger (a birth certificate is required when you pick up your pass). Gone are the days when you had to buy *two* lift tickets or *two* season passes during a season when parents spend most of their time splitting their time on the slopes (one parent skis while the other watches the future ripper). This pass allows two parents to share one pass for use at different times. Save 20% off one full day, adult lift ticket when both parents hit the slopes on the same day. Not eligible for partner resort benefits. The Parent Share Pass replaces the Parent Transferable pass for the 2020/2021 season.

Q: I want to buy a Power Pass for my 6-year-old. Can I do that?

A: Note we do offer a FREE season pass valid at all of our resorts for kids ages 10 and younger with our Power Kids program. If you would prefer your child’s pass include full benefits (such as days at partner resorts) just select the Youth Power Pass — anyone up to age 18 can purchase this pass.

Q: I want to get a Power Pass for my 80-year-old neighbor. Can I do that?

A: Yes! Just select the Super Senior Power Pass — anyone 80 and older can take advantage of this FREE pass.

   

Optional Summer Passes

Q: Does my season pass come with summer benefits?

A: The Power Pass now comes with unlimited mountain biking at Purgatory Resort and Brian Head Resort and Spider Mountain. Guests also have the option to add on the Summer Adventure Pass or the Unlimited Summer Adventure Pass to their Power Pass. 

 

Additional Benefits

Q: What benefits come on my season pass?

A: It depends on which pass you purchase. Pass benefits are summarized on the season passes page. Power Passholders are eligible for winter and summer discounts including deals on food & beverage items, discounted lift tickets and more!