ski passesHITTING the powdery slopes in Australia and New Zealand has never been easier, with the introduction of a series of multi-resort passes, giving winter sports fans instant access to some of the world’s best ski destinations.


NEW to the Mountain Collective this year is the inclusion of New Zealand resorts: Ski Queenstown, Coronet Peak and the Remarkables for the 2016-17 season.

Situated in the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown, and offering panoramic views at every turn, this bucket-list destination challenges both the beginner skier and the advanced.

The purchase of this multi-resort pass will also qualify ski-fans for two-days at each of its other partner resorts which include AltaSnowbird, Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth, Ski Banff/Lake Louise/Sunshine, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Stowe, Sun Valley, Taos, Thredbo and Whistler Blackbomb.

A limited time online sale for the 2016-17 season is already underway, with prices for adults starting at US$389 (while stocks last). The package grants access to special Mountain Collective lodging deals and 50% off additional days at Mountain Collective Destinations (for single day lift tickets).


THE recent acquisition of Perisher by Vail Resorts has enabled Perisher’s Freedom Pass owners to access nine extra ski resorts in the US, which include Breckenridge, Keystone, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Vail and Beaver Creek.

For the 2016/17 ski season, those with a Vail Epic Pass will be also be able to visit Australia’s Perisher Ski Resort, situated in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales.

Perisher is split into four resort areas and offers over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, all of which interlink: Perisher Valley, Blue Cow, Guthega and Smiggin Holes.

As the largest ski resort in operation in both Australia and the Southern Hemisphere, Perisher offers a wide range of terrains and slopes suitable for a range of skill levels.

Purchase the Epic Australia Pass online at for $859 and receive unlimited access to Perisher in Australia this winter with no black-out dates.

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