4th October 2022
The resorts in the principality in the Pyrenees are the latest resorts in Europe to join the expanding global lift pass. Sun Peaks in British Columbia, Canada, is also joining. NEW
Grandvalira Resorts in Andorra is the largest and most modern of the ski areas in the Pyrenees.
It is made up of three Andorran ski resorts – Grandvalira, Ordino Arcalís and Pal Arinsal.
It has 215 run with 123 lifts covering 7,599 acres.
Ikon Pass holders will have access to seven days combined at Grandvalira Resorts Andorra’s three resorts with no blackout dates.
Ikon Base Pass holders will have access to five days, with select blackout dates.
Grandvalira Resorts, Andorra is also available on the Ikon Session Pass.
All three areas in Andorra are now linked on their own national pass as we reported earlier:
It joins a number of big name European resorts in the Alps and Dolomites on the Ikon Pass:
- Dolomiti Superski
Ikon Pass holders have access to more than 50 global mountain destinations in 11 countries across the Americas, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.
“We are thrilled to give members of the Ikon Pass community more options to ski and ride in Europe and Canada this winter with the addition of Grandvalira Resorts Andorra and Sun Peaks Resort,” said the Chief Marketing Officer of Alterra Mountain Company, Erik Forsell.
“We love offering pass holders even more endless adventures in the mountains by expanding this global mountain community with new like-minded partners,” he added
There has been reaction from Andorra.
“Grandvalira Resorts Andorra is the ideal destination for those who seek a new adventure at one of Europe’s largest ski resorts,” said the Managing Director of Grandvalira Resorts Andorra, Juan Ramón Moreno.
“Ikon Pass holders will love our spectacular views of the Pyrenees, expansive terrain, mountain activities, shopping, and our famed culinary traditions and unique culture of the country of Andorra.”
PlanetSKI is a big fan of Andorra:
There is currently a special offer running on the Ikon Pass as we reported earlier on PlanetSKI:
The Ikon Pass will have a stand at the coming National Snow Show, so visit their stand to find out more.
Here at PlanetSKI we have 100 half-price tickets on offer.
You’ll need to be quick to get one – first come, first served.
IKON PASS BY THE NUMBERS
Canadian Provinces: 4
Total Acres: 177,010*
*Does not include CMH stats
Ikon Pass Destinations by Location
California: Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort
Colorado: Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park, Copper Mountain Resort, Arapahoe Basin, Eldora Mountain Resort
Idaho: Schweitzer, Sun Valley
Maine: Sugarloaf, Sunday River
Michigan: Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain
Montana: Big Sky Resort
New Hampshire: Loon Mountain
New Mexico: Taos Ski Valley
New York: Windham Mountain
Oregon: Mt. Bachelor
Utah: Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, Brighton Resort, Snowbasin
Vermont: Stratton, Sugarbush Resort, Killington – Pico
Washington: Crystal Mountain, The Summit at Snoqualmie
West Virginia: Snowshoe
Wyoming: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Alberta, Canada: SkiBig3
British Columbia, Canada: Revelstoke Mountain Resort, RED Mountain, Cypress Mountain, Panorama Mountain Resort, Sun Peaks Resort
Andorra: Grandvalira Resorts Andorra
Ontario, Canada: Blue Mountain
Quebec, Canada: Tremblant
France: Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley
Italy: Dolomiti Superski
Australia: Thredbo, Mt Buller
New Zealand: Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt
Japan: Niseko United, Lotte Arai Resort
Chile: Valle Nevado
For more information, please visit www.ikonpass.com.
About Ikon Pass
The Ikon Pass welcomes skiers and riders to a community of inspiring mountain destinations and the people who live and play among them across the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Brought to you by Alterra Mountain Company, the Ikon Pass unlocks adventure at iconic and unique destinations.
About Alterra Mountain Company
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round mountain destinations, the world’s largest heli-skiing operation, and Ikon Pass – the premier ski and snowboard season pass offering access to more than 50 iconic mountain destinations around the world.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado and born out of a shared love of the mountains and adventure, the company has brought together some of the world’s most aspirational brands, including: Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado; Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton Mountain and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia.
Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada, Aspenware, the ski industry leader in technology services and e-commerce, and Ski Butlers, the global leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery. For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.