Ikon passes for 2021-22 season on sale now

Snowboarders enjoy fresh snow at Copper Mountain Resort over Presidents Day weekend.
Photo from Copper Mountain Resort

Alterra Mountain Co. has released pricing for the 2021-22 Ikon Pass, which went on sale Thursday, March 11.

The full Ikon Pass will continue to offer skiers and riders unlimited access to Copper Mountain Resort with seven days at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Summit County. There are no blackout dates on the Ikon Pass, which includes access to 41 destinations outside of Summit County, including Eldora Mountain Resort, Steamboat Resort and Winter Park Resort in Colorado.

Alterra is offering existing passholders a renewal discount of up to $100 on all 2021-22 adult and young adult Ikon passes purchased before May 5. Among pass products that increased in price, most saw about a 4% jump, while passes for children ages 4 and younger saw decreases in price.

While early Ikon Pass prices increased more than 5% for adults for the 2020-21 season, prices remained the same this time around at $999 for an adult Ikon Pass and $739 for users ages 13-22. The price of a pass for children ages 5-12 has increased from $309 to $319, and passes for children ages 4 and younger have decreased from $209 to $149.

The Ikon Base Pass provides skiers and snowboarders with unlimited access to Copper, five days at A-Basin and access to 39 other ski areas. Blackout dates for the pass will take place from Dec. 26 to Jan. 2 and on holiday weekends before Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents Day.

Ikon Base Pass prices will see increases in 2021-22 in all age groups except the youngest shredders. Adult and young adult base passes increased in cost by about 4%, compared with an 8% bump in the 2020-21 season. Adult base passes are priced at $729 and young adult passes are $559. Children’s passes for ages 5-12 are also up about 4%, costing $279. Base pass prices are $99, down 41%, for children ages 4 and younger.

Ikon Base passholders again can opt to pay an extra $150 for up to five days of access each at Aspen-Snowmass and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

The Ikon Session Pass, which was introduced last year and includes a total of four days of access to 30 resorts, including A-Basin, will go on sale for $399 for adults. Session pass prices have not been raised, and blackout dates are the same as the Ikon Base pass.

Discounts for military personnel and college students are available. Payment plan options are also available, and free Adventure Assurance will continue.

The Adventure Assurance program allows 2021-22 Ikon Pass holders who do not use their pass prior to Dec. 9 to receive a credit of the purchase price to be used toward a 2022-23 pass. If passes are used but there is a COVID-19-related closure at any North American Ikon Pass destination from Dec. 18 to March 6, passholders will receive a credit toward a 2022-23 pass based on the number of days resorts were closed.

Alterra also will offer a child pass promotion for the 2021-22 season, allowing individuals to purchase up to two discounted passes for children ages 5-12 with the purchase of an adult Ikon Pass or Ikon Base. Child pass discounts are up to $100 per pass.

At a glance

2021-22 Ikon Pass

Unlimited access to Copper Mountain Resort and seven days at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. No blackout dates.

• Adult (23 and older): $999

• Young adult (ages 13-22): $739

• Child (ages 5-12): $319

• Child (ages 4 and younger): $149

2021-22 Ikon Base

Unlimited access to Copper and five days at A-Basin. Blackout dates: Dec. 26 to Jan. 2, Jan. 15-16 and Feb. 19-20.

• Adult (23 and older): $729

• Young adult (ages 13-22): $559

• Child (ages 5-12): $279

• Child (ages 4 and younger): $99

• Jackson Hole and Aspen Snowmass add-on: $150

2021-22 Ikon Session

Four total days, including access to A-Basin. Blackout dates: Dec. 26 to Jan. 2, Jan. 15-16 and Feb. 19-20.

• Adult (23 and older): $399

• Young adult (ages 13-22): $339

• Child (ages 5-12): $249

• Child (ages 4 and younger): $249


• Up to a $100 discount for Ikon Pass and up to $80 discount for Ikon Base renewal if purchased before May 5.

• Up to two discounted children’s passes per adult pass (savings of up to $100 per pass).

• Military and college student discounts available.


• 10 friends and family tickets for Ikon Pass and eight for Ikon Base at 25% off the window rate.

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