Ikon Pass holders now have their choice of ski resorts spanning 5 continents with the addition of their first European ski resort Zermatt Matterhorn. Ikon Pass access is seven days to Zermatt and the Matterhorn network with no blackout dates and five-day access on the Ikon Base pass with no blackout dates:
“The Matterhorn is a true icon known around the world, so we are thrilled to have Zermatt join the Ikon Pass community. Ikon Pass strives to continually offer pass holders unique experiences in the mountains. Now they can experience Zermatt’s glacier skiing, traditional Swiss fondue, plus its infamous European après ski across two countries, on one pass.” -Chief Marketing Officer for Alterra Mountain Company Erik Forsell
Time to start looking at transatlantic flights…
Soak up the magic of the Matterhorn in Switzerland for Winter 19/20. Welcome, Matterhorn Zermatt Bergbahnen, the first European Ikon Pass destination. Learn more: bit.ly/ikonzermatt
Posted by Ikon Pass on Monday, August 26, 2019
Here’s the official press release from IKON:
DENVER, CO, August 27, 2019 – Soak up the magic of the Matterhorn as Zermatt in Switzerland becomes the first European destination partner on the Ikon Pass. Now Ikon Pass holders have access to snow at 41 global destinations across five continents.
The iconic Matterhorn towers over more than 3,500 acres (1,416 hectares) of terrain that spans both Switzerland and Italy, offering Swiss hospitality coupled with Italian lifestyle, in the highest skiable terrain offered in the picturesque Alps. Connected lift service offers Ikon Pass holders access to Rothorn, Gornergrat and the Schwarzsee-Matterhorn glacier paradise within the Zermatt ski area, plus Cervinia-Valtournenche ski areas in Italy, collectively known as Matterhorn ski paradise.
Ikon Pass holders will have seven-day access to Zermatt and the Matterhorn ski paradise network on the Ikon Pass with no blackout dates, and five-day access on the Ikon Base Pass, also with no blackout dates.
“The Matterhorn is a true icon known around the world, so we are thrilled to have Zermatt join the Ikon Pass community.Ikon Pass strives to continually offer pass holders unique experiences in the mountains. Now they can experience Zermatt’s glacier skiing, traditional Swiss fondue, plus its infamous European après ski across two countries, on one pass.” –Chief Marketing Officer for Alterra Mountain Company Erik Forsell
“Zermatt and Matterhorn ski paradise are pleased to be the first European destination on the Ikon Pass, and we look forward to offering our best Swiss quality and Italian lifestyle to Ikon Pass holders everywhere. We are excited to share our passion and devotion to skiing within the Ikon Pass community and its impressive destination partners across the globe.” –Sandra Zenhäusern, Director of Marketing, Zermatt Bergbahnen AG
The Ikon Pass unlocks adventure with access to 41 iconic winter destinations across the Americas, Switzerland, Japan, Australia and New Zealand and is a collaboration of industry leaders – Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Taos Ski Valley, Sugarbush Resort, Zermatt, Thredbo, Mt Buller, Niseko United, Valle Nevado, and NZ Ski. Each demonstrates integrity, character and independence that is reflected in their mountains and guests.
Ikon Pass Stats
Canadian Provinces: 4
Total Acres: 84,385