Ikon Pass Adds Solitude and Brighton to Utah Offerings

The Ikon Pass now offers unlimited ski and snowboard days at Solitude and seven days at Brighton for the 2018–2019 winter season. The ever-growing Alterra Mountain Company acquired Solitude in June, and Utah skiers have been anxiously awaiting details of how the resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon resort would be included in the pass.

Offering unlimited skiing and riding at Solitude is a real game changer. The Ikon Pass already included seven days at Deer Valley and seven days split between Alta and Snowbird, but it didn’t offer a viable home base for die-hard Utah skiers and snowboarders who aren’t afraid to call in sick with a case of powder flu. That’s changed with the Ikon Pass essentially replacing the Solitude season pass while offering an additional 21 days at other Utah resorts. This firmly positions the Ikon Pass as a direct competitor to Vail’s Epic Pass, which offers unlimited skiing and riding at Park City Resort and 65 other resorts all over the globe.

The unlimited Ikon Pass costs $999 with full season access to Solitude and seven days at Brighton, Deer Valley and Alta/Snowbird with no blackout dates. The Ikon Base Pass goes for $699 with unlimited days at Solitude and five days at the previously mentioned Utah resorts, but it includes blackout dates around the popular holidays.

Which pass is right for you depends on where you like to ski, how much time you have to travel and your budget, but you have more options than ever before when picking a season pass. The Ikon, in particular, gives locals the flexibility to shred at multiple Utah resorts without the eye-watering day pass prices. Check out the Ikon Pass website to learn more.

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Tony Gill
Tony Gillhttps://www.saltlakemagazine.com/
Tony Gill is the outdoor and Park City editor for Salt Lake Magazine and previously toiled as editor-in-chief of Telemark Skier Magazine. Most of his time ignoring emails is spent aboard an under-geared single-speed on the trails above his home.

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