Fernie Alpine Resort Joins Vail Resorts Epic Pass

On March 5, 2019 the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies and Vail Resorts announced that RCR hills, including Fernie, Kicking Horse, Kimberley, Nakiska, Mont Sainte Anne and Stoneham, are joining the industry-leading Epic Pass as of the 2018/19 season.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies on the Epic Pass for the 2018-19 winter season, offering skiers and snowboarders world-class mountain resorts in eight countries. The family of ski resorts that make up RCR are some of the most sought after winter playgrounds for skiers and snowboarders around the world,” said Kirsten Lynch, chief marketing officer of Vail Resorts. “We offer the most variety in skiing and snowboarding for the best value on any season pass in the global mountain resort industry.”

“Resorts of the Canadian Rockies is delighted to join the Epic Pass, and along with Whistler Blackcomb, offer the best of Canadian skiing and snowboarding,” said Tom Rosner, vice president of marketing and sales of RCR. “We are pleased to partner with Vail Resorts, the industry leader, as the Epic Pass features the best resorts at the top ski destinations around the world. We look forward to start welcoming Epic Pass holders to all of our resorts next season.”

What exactly does this entail? RCR and Vail Resorts have created a long-term alliance, providing Epic and Epic 7-Day pass holders with seven days, Epic-4 Day pass holders with four days of skiing/boarding with no blackout dates at RCR, and 50% off tickets after the days have been redeemed. Epi Pass Holders won't have to wait in line to get a pass - they can go right to the lift line. Additionally, RCR Season Pass Holders (including RCR Rockies Pass, Fernie Alpine Resort Season Pass, Kicking Horse Season Pass, Kimberley Season Pass, Mont Saint Anne and Stoneham Season Pass Holders) will receive 50% off lift tickets at all Vail Resorts owned mountain resort.

Anyone keen on a road trip? This includes Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Telluride, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe and Arapahoe Basin, Afton Alps, Mt. Brighton and Wilmot Mountain.