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Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is the Ikon Pass?
Explore, shred, and après like you mean it with the Ikon Pass—your ticket to 50+ of the planet’s most iconic destinations. So book a flight, or plan a road trip for bucket-list alpine adventure. Plan on first tracks and waist-deep pow. Discover the best local bevvies and most legendary off-mountain experiences. Don’t think, just go. This is the winter of endless possibilities—time to ride.

Question: How do I share or redeem Ikon Friends & Family discounts?
Ikon Passholders can share Friends & Family 25% off lift tickets through Aspen Snowmass' online store.

Question: What is Confidence to Buy?
Answer: Buy with confidence and know that you’re covered. If a 24/25 Ikon Pass holder decides not to use their pass after purchase, for any reason, they can elect to defer their pass to receive a full credit for the purchase price of their unused 24/25 Ikon Pass to be used toward the purchase of a 25/26 Ikon Pass. The pass holder will need to defer their pass in My Account by December 12, 2024 to receive a full credit. Subject to applicable terms and conditions. Learn more here.

Question: What is my renewal discount if I was a 23/24 passholder? Do I have to purchase the same pass again for 24/25 to get the discount?
Answer: 23/24 Ikon Passholders can claim up to $100 USD in discounts when they renew their pass for the 24/25 winter season. For all other 23/24 Ikon Pass questions including guests that already renewed their pass for 23/24 please refer to

Question: Is there any additional discount on access to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Aspen Snowmass?
Answer: No. Access to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Aspen Snowmass is available with purchase of the Ikon Base Plus Pass or the Ikon Pass. Both passes are eligible for the renewal discount for 23/24 passholders.

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Question: What destinations are included on the Ikon Pass?

The best way to see up to date information on destinations included on the Ikon Pass is by visiting their page, here.

Question: Is Aspen Snowmass included on the Ikon Base Pass?
The Ikon Base Pass requires an upgrade of $250 (Ikon Base Plus Pass) to get five days of access to Aspen Snowmass and five days of Jackson Hole, select blackout dates apply.

Question: Is Aspen Snowmass included on the Ikon Session Pass 4-Day, 3-Day, or 2-Day?
The Ikon Session Passes 4-Day, 3-Day, and 2-Day do not include access to Aspen Snowmass. To access Aspen Snowmass, purchase either the Ikon Pass or Ikon Base Plus Pass.

Question: How many days do I get at Aspen Snowmass: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk?
Answer: The Ikon Pass allows 7 days COMBINED and the upgraded Ikon Base Pass allows 5 days COMBINED at Aspen Snowmass mountains: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk. The Passes do not offer 7 or 5 days at each mountain.

Question: What discounts come with the Ikon Pass?
The Ikon Pass comes with 12 Friends & Family lift tickets offering 25% off the window rate at Ikon Pass destinations (excluding Zermatt). The upgraded Ikon Base Plus Pass comes with 8 Friends & Family lift tickets offering 25% off the window rate at Ikon Pass destinations (excluding Zermatt), with blackout dates. These lift tickets are not applicable on Child or 4 & Under Passes.

Question: Does Aspen Snowmass own the Ikon Pass resorts?
Answer: No, Aspen Skiing Company (who operates Aspen Snowmass) remains independent from Alterra Mountain Company. Alterra Mountain Company owns Squaw Alpine, Mammoth, June Mountain, Big Bear, Steamboat, Winter Park, Deer valley, Solitude, Stratton, Snowshoe, Blue Mountain, Tremblant, CMH Heli, and Crystal Mountain.

Aspen Snowmass is a partner resort on the Ikon Pass along with other partner resorts including Arapahoe Basin, Copper, Eldora, Sugarloaf, Sunday River, Big Sky, Loon, Taos, Brighton, AltaSnowbird, Killington, Jaskson Hole, SkiBig3, Revelstoke, Cypress Mountain, Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands, and Thredbo.

Question: Does Alterra Mountain Company now own the partner destinations?
No, all destination partners remain independent. POWDR operates Killington Resort, Copper Mountain Resort, and Eldora Mountain Resort and Snowbird; Aspen Skiing Company operates Aspen Snowmass; Boyne Resorts operates Big Sky Resort, Loon Mountain, and Sunday River; Alta Ski Area, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, SkiBig3, and Revelstoke Mountain Resort are independent entities.

Question: Will the Mountain Collective be available for winter 2024-2025?
Yes, the Mountain Collective will still be available for winter 2024-2025. Please click here for more information.

Question: Is CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures included in the Ikon Pass?
Ikon Passholders will have access to early winter booking benefits and summer discounts.

Question: Are there any blackout dates?
On the Ikon Base Pass, blackout dates do apply. See for more details.

Question: How can I speak to someone to answer my questions?

Ikon Disclaimers:

  • 2024-2025 Ikon Base Pass is a pass benefit of Aspen Snowmass.
  • Not eligible for deferrals nor covid closure credits.
  • Use and access requires primary pass product to be in good standing.
  • Non-transferrable. Personal use only.
  • Valid for the 2024-2025 ski season only, not eligible for spring 2024 access or summer 2024 access.
  • Deadline for redemption: December 12, 2024.

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