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Ikon Pass adds access to 3 New Zealand mountains

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Ikon Pass announced Wednesday that three resorts in New Zealand have joined its list of mountains around the world.

Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt. Hutt bring the total number of Ikon resorts to 38 across four continents. Ikon Pass includes seven total days at the resorts, and Ikon Base offers five days. There are no blackout dates during the June to September ski season.

At a glance

Alterra resorts
• California: Big Bear Mountain Resort, June Mountain, Mammoth Mountain and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
• Colorado: Steamboat and Winter Park
• Utah: Deer Valley and Solitude Mountain Resort
• Vermont: Stratton
• Washington: Crystal Mountain Resort
• West Virginia: Snowshoe Mountain
• Canada: Blue Mountain, Ontario; Canadian Mountain Holidays, British Columbia; and Tremblant, Québec

Ikon Pass partners
• Colorado: Aspen Snowmass, Copper Mountain and Eldora
• Maine: Sugarloaf and Sunday River
• Michigan: Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain
• Montana: Big Sky Resort
• New Hampshire: Loon Mountain
• New Mexico: Taos Ski Valley
• Utah: Alta, Brighton Resort and Snowbird
• Vermont: Killington and Sugarbush
• Washington: The Summit at Snoqualmie
• Wyoming: Jackson Hole
• Australia: Thredbo, New South Wales; Mt. Buller, Victoria
• Canada: Cypress Mountain, British Columbia; Revelstoke Mountain Resort, British Columbia; and SkiBig3, Alberta
• Chile: Valle Nevado
Japan: Niseko United
New Zealand: Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt. Hutt

“Queenstown is the Southern Hemisphere’s epicenter of adventure with all kinds of adrenaline-filled activities, including renowned skiing and riding at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables,” Alterra Mountain Co. Chief Marketing Officer Erik Forsell was quoted as saying in a news release. “The mountains’ terrain and vistas are only matched by Queenstown’s legendary nightlife. Award-winning Mt Hutt offers a big, friendly mountain with Kiwi hospitality.”

The Ikon Pass, which was created in January, is a collaboration of Alterra, Aspen Skiing Co., Boyne, POWDR and independently owned ski areas.

Steamboat skiers and snowboarders have the option of unlimited Steamboat Resort access on the Ikon Pass for $1,049 or five restricted days at Steamboat on the Ikon Base Pass for $749. The Ikon Base Pass is blacked out from Dec. 26 to 31, Jan. 19 and 20, and Feb. 16 and 17. Both pass options include access to additional resorts.

For more information on access and pricing, go to IkonPass.com.

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