Industry Press Release

WINTER SEASON PASS PRICES FROZEN THROUGH LABOR DAY FOR COPPER MOUNTAIN, STEAMBOAT & WINTER PARK RESORTS

09/08/2009

Copper Mountain, Steamboat Springs and Winter Park, CO September 4, 2009 The complete line-up of 2009-10 season passes for three of Colorado’s favorite resorts – Winter Park, Copper Mountain and Steamboat – are available at their low summer prices through Monday Sept. 7, 2009.  New this year, Intrawest is making it easy for guests to experience Colorado powder by purchasing select season passes through the new website, www.skicolorado.com

The popular Rocky Mountain Super Pass, Super Pass Plus, and Ultimate Pass return for the 2009-10 season, providing access to three of the most authentic and genuine resorts in Colorado.  The variety of pass products offer something for everyone and provide exceptional value for guests eager to hit the bumps at Winter Park/Mary Jane, tear up Copper’s phenomenal back bowls and find themselves waist-deep in Steamboat’s Champagne Powder» snow.

At Winter Park Resort, skiers and riders willenjoy exploring The Village at Winter Park that now includes three restaurants, an old-fashioned soda fountain, expanding retail, condominiums, Village Lofts, a central pond, ice skating, an event gazebo, and a multi-level parking structure within steps of base area chairlifts.  With over $40 million spent in the past five years, on-mountain enhancements including four new chairlifts and award-winning terrain expansions, guests will enjoy faster and easier access to the snowy slopes.

Over the past four seasons, $30 million in on-mountain improvements have been made to the Steamboat Ski Area, including more than $2.5 million invested specifically for the upcoming 2009-10 winter season. Steamboat’s on-mountain momentum augments nearly $20 million in completed and planned public revitalization projects, Steamboat Unbridled, sweeping the mountain village.                      

Woodward at Copper is the first indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet.  The 20,000 sq ft Woodward at Copper Barn gives campers access to Snowflex jumps, foam pits, a spring floor, trampolines and indoor skateboard features. Copper will be offering a Woodward at Copper season pass upgrade to include a One Hit Wonder intro session and 5 Drop-In sessions, as well as exclusive deals throughout the season. The price of the season pass upgrade for Woodward at Copper is $149 and is available to those purchasing a Copper or Winter Park season pass, a Rocky Mountain Super Pass, a Super Pass Plus or a Rocky Mountain Ultimate Pass.

With all that is going on this winter, don’t miss out on what is sure to be another incredible powder season. Find the pass and perfect value for you. Pass options, pricing and details are listed below:

Rocky Mountain Super Pass:

$399 Adult / $309 Teen / $209 Child / $209 70+

Patriot Pass with Military ID: $219 Adult / $104 Child

The Rocky Mountain Super Pass offers unlimited skiing and riding at both Copper Mountain and Winter Park Resort.

Rocky Mountain Super Pass Plus:

$439 Adult / $329 Teen / $229 Child / $239 70 +

Patriot Pass with Military ID: $229 Adult / $114 Child

Follow the snow storm this season with the “The Plus” pass, offering skiers and riders unlimited access to Winter Park Resort and Copper Mountain along with six unrestricted days at Steamboat to u