Monarch Mountain, nestled in between Salida and Gunnison, Colorado, may not be the largest mountain in Colorado, but their season pass deal holds some serious weight. Recently voted "The Best Deal on the Planet" by Westword Magazine, Monarch season passes give you discounts and access to not just 7 resorts in the USA, but on an international level. In addition to deals at Revelstoke in BC, Red Mountain Resort was also added to the list of places, as well as 4 ski areas in Germany and one in Austria.
Check out the press release below from Monarch Mountain for more information:
"Monarch Mountain has gone global! Monarch now has 26 ski areas participating on their season pass. Passes are accepted in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, California, Michigan, Arizona, British Columbia, Germany and Austria.
Four ski areas in Germany and one in Austria have been added to Monarch Mountain's developing list of season pass partners. The five European ski areas are part of the 5 Berge & Co. resorts: Hochfelln, Kampenwand, Wendelstein and Oberaudorf, Germany and Hochkossen, Austria (http://www.5-berge.com/). Monarch season pass holders will be able to enjoy unlimited skiing at each of these areas throughout the 2012-13 season.
New for 2012-2013 is the exciting addition of British Columbia's Red Mountain Resort! Coupled with the lodging-lift ticket promo at Revelstoke, Monarch pass holders can now travel Canada"s Powder Highway in style.
In Utah, Alta offers Monarch Mountain pass holders half-price tickets all season while Grand Targhee, Wyoming offers free skiing/riding to Monarch Mountain season pass holders in conjunction with lodging.
26 different areas all for one low price make the Monarch Mountain season pass the best value in North America (and quite possibly the world!). Season passes are on sale for $329.00 (Adult price, other prices are available on the website). Most of Monarch Mountain's pass partners offer three days of free lift tickets, but some offers vary."