Alyeska Joins the Ikon Pass for 2023-24 Ski Season
Alaska’s largest ski area will join as a standard 7/5-day partner
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Alyeska, the largest and tallest ski area in Alaska, will join the Ikon Pass for the 2023-24 ski season. This is the first new addition to the pass since Sun Peaks and Grandvalira, Andorra joined in October, and the first U.S. additions since Sun Valley and Snowbasin fled Epic for Ikon last March.
The resort, which features a 60-passenger tram and four quads, will follow the standard Ikon Pass template: seven days with no blackouts for Ikon Pass holders, and five days with blackouts for Ikon Base Pass holders. The ski area will also join the Ikon Session Pass.
With remote and snowy Alyeska – the ski area averages 656 inches of snowfall per season – this is what Ikon’s roster will look like for the 2023-24 ski season:
Alyeska has been absent from the megapass scene since 2018, when Ikon smashed the M.A.X. Pass under its shoe and left the Alaska giant off its roster. It was a curious omission, this top-of-the-world ski area with Cottonwoods-grade snowfall totals and an exotic vibe.
But it’s here now. So let’s take a deeper look at what Alyeska is, and what its addition means for Ikon Pass holders and Alaska skiers:
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