Okemo joins M.A.X. Pass


Okemo joins M.A.X. Pass
The M.A.X. Pass adds 10 resorts for the 2016-2017 season 

Okemo, Mountain Creek, Sunapee, Wachusett, Alyeska, Crested Butte, Solitude, Eldora, Buck Hill and Mountain High Resorts Join the Pass Lineup    

Pass Now Gives East Coast Skiers & Snowboarders Access to 13 Premier Mountains Across the Eastern Region with Four New Eastern Resorts for the 2016-2017 Season

●    Skiers and Snowboarders Receive Five Days at Each of the 32 Resorts with No Blackout Dates 
●    Perfect for Skiing in Your Backyard and Taking Trips Out West—All on One Pass 
●    The M.A.X. Pass is now available for $649 until October 11th, price increases $50 on October 12th 

DENVER – Okemo Mountain Resort has joined the M.A.X. Pass . Fans of the M.A.X. Pass now have more resort options to explore; the pass originally created by Intrawest, Powdr and Boyne Resorts has 10 new partner resorts joining for the 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season. New this fall, the M.A.X. Pass welcomes Okemo Resort in Vermont, Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire, Mountain Creek Resort in New Jersey, Crested Butte Resort in Colorado, Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado and Mountain High Resort in California. Now, the total offering of the M.A.X. Pass includes 32 resorts across North America. 

Earlier this spring the M.A.X. Pass added partner resorts Alyeska Resort in Alaska, Solitude Resort in Utah, Wachusett Mountain in Massachusetts and Buck Hill, Minnesota for the 2016-2017 season.

“The M.A.X. pass has added a total of 10 resorts for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season and has its most impressive and diverse pass lineup to date,” said Tom Marano, CEO of Intrawest. “Plus, Eastern skiers and snowboarders now have the opportunity to experience 13 areas in the Northeast and also travel out West for a destination trip.” 

The “Multi-Alpine Experience” pass offers skiers and snowboarders five days at each of the 32 participating resorts with a total of 160 days on the slopes and no blackout dates. From day trips and ski weekends close to home to ski vacations at destination resorts out West, the M.A.X. Pass gives winter sports enthusiasts the ability to dream and travel to mountains they’ve never gone before. All for the special low rate of $649 for adults available through October 11, 2016. 

No Blackout Dates
The M.A.X. Pass is valid for the entire 2016-2017 ski season at all 32 mountains with no blackout dates, meaning all holidays are included. Days do not need to be used consecutively and days are not transferrable from one mountain to another. 

Current Rates Available Until October 11, 2016
The M.A.X. Pass is on sale now at theMAXpass.com and is available at $649 for adults, $449 for teens (ages 13-17), $349 for youth (ages 6-12) and $39 for children (5 and under). Current prices available through October 11, 2016, and the price will increase $50 on October 12, 2016. 

2016-17 Expanded Season Pass Holder Add-on Benefit for only $299 
The M.A.X. Pass also expanded its list of qualifying resort passes this year at Eastern ski resorts. Skiers that have purchased a qualifying season pass at their favorite participating resort are eligible to purchase the M.A.X. Pass Add-on for only $299 for adults, $249 for teens (ages 13–17), $199 for youth (ages 6-12), and $39 for children (5 and under). The M.A.X. Pass Add-on provides five days of skiing/riding at each participating resort, except those accessible with the qualifying season pass. Current prices available through October 11, 2016, and the add-on pass price will increase $50 on October 12, 2016. 

Qualifying Passes at Eastern Resorts Include 
Okemo, Mount Sunapee and Crested Butte Ultra Pass; Okemo and Mount Sunapee Peak Pass; Okemo and Mount Sunapee Value Pass; Okemo and Mount Sunapee Midweek Pass; Okemo and Mount Sunapee Millennial Pass; Okemo Sunday Plus Pass; Blue Mountain Super Pass; Blue Mountain 6*7; Killington Unlimited Pass; Mont Tremblant Unlimited Season Pass; Mont Tremblant Hookie Pass; Mont Tremblant Sublime Pass; Mountain Creek All Access Season Pass; New England Bronze Pass; New England College Pass; New England Gold Plus Pass; New England Gold Pass; New England Silver Pass; Snowshoe Primo Pass; Snowshoe Unlimited Pass; Stratton Summit Pass; Stratton Spirit Pass; Stratton Value Pass; Sunday River & Sugarloaf Maine Student Pass; Sugarloaf Maine Student Pass; Sunday River Maine Student Pass; Wachusetts Weekender Season Pass and Wachusetts Gold Season Pass. For more information on qualifying passes please visit theMAXpass.com. 

Participating resorts by North American region include:

Blue Mountain, Ontario
Killington, Vermont 
Loon Mountain, New Hampshire
Mont Tremblant, Quebec 
Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire
Mountain Creek, New Jersey
Okemo, Vermont
Pico Mountain, Vermont
Snowshoe, West Virginia
Stratton, Vermont
Sugarloaf, Maine
Sunday River, Maine
Wachusett, Massachusetts

Big Sky, Montana
Brighton, Utah
Copper Mountain, Colorado 
Crested Butte, Colorado
Eldora, Colorado
Solitude, Utah 
Steamboat, Colorado
Winter Park, Colorado

Boyne Highlands, Michigan
Boyne Mountain, Michigan
Buck Hill, Minnesota

Alyeska, Alaska
Boreal Mountain, California
Cypress Mountain, British Columbia 
Crystal Mountain, Washington
Lee Canyon, Nevada
Mountain High, California
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon
The Summit at Snoqualmie, Washington

The M.A.X. Pass may be purchased online only at t heMAXpass.com . More information is available by email at info@theMAXpass.com.


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Contact: Bonnie MacPherson, director of public relations
Okemo Mountain Resort | 77 Okemo Ridge Road | Ludlow, VT 05149
802-228-1947 | pr@okemo.com