2012-13 Season Passes Now on Sale at Crested Butte Mountain Resort

By AlpineZone News |
Mar 26 2012 - 01:28 PM

New this year, the resort offers pass financing during the spring pass sale

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – March 26 – Already looking to next ski season, Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has just launched their spring sale for 2012-2013 Season Passes. The resort is now selling their Platinum and Gold Passes until closing day, April 8, 2012. Buying now allows the passholder to receive the biggest discount on next year’s skiing privileges, as well as the option to finance adult and senior passes. For this spring pass sale, rates are being held the same as they were last year during this early season sale period. The 2012-2013 season begins November 21, 2012 and ends April 7, 2013, giving passholders 138 days of skiing and riding at the resort.

Platinum Season Pass

In addition to unlimited winter skiing and riding privileges, Platinum passholders will continue to have summer lift access as well as entry to the Adventure Park in both the winter and 2013 summer months. They will also receive 4 Buddy Tickets at $52 each, with blackout dates of Dec. 21, 2012 – Jan. 4, 2013 and March 8 – 14, 2013. New for next year, all Adult and Senior Platinum passholders will receive a free zipline tour for the winter season that is non-transferrable. The price for an Adult Platinum Pass is $999, Senior (ages 65-69) is $699, Senior (ages 70+) is $275, Child (ages 7-12) is $225 and Young Adult is $275 (ages 13-17).

Gold Season Pass

Gold passholders will have unlimited winter access and receive 2 Buddy Tickets, with the same blackout dates as above. The price for an Adult Gold Pass is $899, Senior (ages 65-69) is $649, Senior (ages 70+) is $225, Child (ages 7-12) is $125 and Young Adult (ages 13-17) is $175.

Family Package

A great opportunity for skiing families is the Family Package. The Family Package gives one children’s pass, ages 12 and under, for every adult pass purchased. The price of the family package is the same as the adult platinum or gold pass.

Pass Financing

New this year, the resort is implementing a pass financing option for those looking to get the best rate on their 2012-2013 passes, but allowing the ability to defer some of the payment. The program requires the passholder to pay for 50% of the pass plus a $25 processing fee by April 8, 2012. The other 50% will be due in one payment on or before August 8, 2012. Pass financing is only available for Adult and Senior Platinum and Gold passes. There is a $100 non-refundable deposit required for all financing, if the passholder wishes to refund or change their pass prior to when the second payment is due. Therefore, in the event you wish to refund your pass before paying the entire amount you will forego the $100 deposit along with the $25 processing fee.

For all questions and to purchase a pass go to the Pass Office in the Adventure Center. Guests can also call 970-349-2211 or visit www.skicb.com/springpass .

About Crested Butte:

Nestled in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Crested Butte is committed to preserving the pristine landscape and mountain lifestyle. With vibrant Victorian store fronts and expressive local characters, the small historic town remains true to its heritage and radiates an unparalleled welcoming and inviting spirit that celebrates a simpler life and time. Thanks to a widely diverse landscape, outdoor enthusiasts of all levels will find a new challenge with each visit. From world-class mountain biking, to legendary skiing and snowboarding, to a secluded fly-fishing experience, Crested Butte is one of Colorado’s best-kept secrets. www.skicb.com

For more information about Crested Butte’s lodging, conference, meeting facilities, and special packages, call Crested Butte Vacations, 800-600-2803 or visit the web site at www.skicb.com