Colorado’s First Mountain Joins ‘Indy Pass’ at Rival Ikon, Epic
The Indy Pass offers skiers and snowboarders in North America and Japan a local alternative to the Ikon and Epic circuits. This year, he added his first Colorado resort to his ever-growing list of family mountains.
Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, has just become the new stage of the Indy Pass circuit. It joins unaffiliated ski areas across the United States, as well as a handful in Canada and Japan, on the list.
The pass now includes 82 independent ski resorts off the beaten track. Skiers can register for two visits per year to the 82 sites for $329 (adult price).
Looking at locations and considering usefulness, the pass seems ideal for anyone interested in visiting the United States for incoming ski in discreet places – on a shoestring budget.
While Epic and Ikon tend to leave a big empty spot in the middle of the map, Indy Pass fills it with multiple stops from Midwest Michigan to Iowa.
Sunlight Mountain and the Small Resorts of Indy Pass
sunlight mountain features 72 runs on three lifts over 2,100 vertical feet.
Recently, the small station hosted the Western Winter Games for Special Olympics Colorado. More than 150 athletes participated in the games on Friday February 11.
It joins a loose network of small participating Rocky Mountain and intermountain resorts. These include Beaver Mountain in Utah, Blacktail Mountain in Montana, and Apex Mountain in British Columbia.
Each has multiple lifts and approximately 2,000 feet of green. The pass also includes locations like Sovereign Lake, British Columbia, which serves Nordic skiers and skaters on 33 miles of terrain.
Indy Pass markets itself based on smaller crowds, cheaper days and independent vibes. For now, another key selling point is that you can still pick one up for the 2021-22 season. Saturday February 19 is the last day for jump on the bandwagon of Indy Pass.
To bypass blackout dates, pay $429. For children’s passes, pay $139. And don’t forget to Discover all the Indy Pass stops.