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Here we are — surfing through the sunshine of spring, spraying soft snow while getting a bit spicy on the slopes,finding bliss under a bluebird sky, and looking back on another season full of big sends and days with friends.
Then, just when we’re full to the brim with stoke, Ikon Pass goes back on sale for the 2023-2024 season. Now’s the time to harness the electric current of collective joy flowing through the mountains and lock in another season of fun with the Ikon Pass.
Everywhere You Want to Be
The Ikon Pass provides access to over 50 ski destinations in the world from the west coast to the east, Canada to the European Alps, Japan to Australia to Chile, and beyond. We’re talking about legendary landscapes like Aspen-Snowmass, Steamboat, Mammoth Mountain, Jackson Hole, Sun Valley, Chamonix, Niseko, and more.
Claim the Best of Spring
The best time to purchase an Ikon Pass is in the spring when prices are the lowest and you can take advantage of limited-time promotions. There are multiple pass options to explore and each is stacked with promotional offers and valuable benefits.
Renewals, Child Passes, and Travel
Returning passholders can receive up to $100 in renewal discounts when they purchase a season pass for 2023-2024. And adults with children can receive up to $200 off on a child pass with the purchase of an adult Ikon Pass during this time. New for 2023-2024, Ikon Pass is offering $100 off every winter vacation booked through Ikon Pass Travel before May 5.
Buy now, and pay your way with a payment plan by Affirm. Claim a season of adventure for as low as $0 down and 0% APR, then split the payments up over three, six, or nine months.
Ikon Pass Benefits
Outside of gaining access to over 50 ski destinations, there are returning as well as new benefits for 23/24 that might entice you to purchase a pass. The benefits include:
- Buy now, ride now
You’ll receive immediate spring access to six destinations and a total of 12 mountains by April 10. (We should note, the Ikon Session Pass is not eligible for this offer.)
- Up to 15% off food, beverage, and retail at the participating destinations
Available on the Ikon Pass, Ikon Base Pass, and Ikon Base Pass Plus.
- 20% limited-time discount at The North Face
Purchase $200 or more on TheNorthFace.com to get 20% off.
- Discounts on Smith products
New for 2023-2024, every Ikon Pass purchased will receive two discount codes for Smith, to be redeemed online. Gear up for the season with a new pair of Smith Eyewear glasses or goggles (sun and prescription included) and one additional product on SmithOptics.com.
- Up to 10 lift tickets at 25% off the window rate for family and friends
- Exclusive free access to untouched powder through Ikon Pass First Tracks
- An annual membership to Protect Our Winters
Passholders should also be on the lookout for invitations to special stoke events, access to exclusive app functions, discounts on lodging, and more. From only $259 per adult — with multiple pass options and special pricing for college students, active and retired military, and registered nurses — there’s a season of adventure waiting for everyone.
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