Hakuba Valley, Japan’s premier snow resort located in the Japanese Alps has today been announced as a Mountain Collective™ global affiliate for the 2015-2016 season, giving Mountain Collective pass holders benefits in Japan for the first time. The announcement is another huge win for Australian skiers and boarders after Thredbo became The Mountain Collective’s first international partner resort in early May.
The news is perfect timing for Australian skiers and snowboarders looking forward to the upcoming Australian winter, who also have an eye on skiing in Japan and Northern America during the 15/16 snow season.
The Mountain Collective Pass, still only $379 USD (pricing for kids aged 12 and under is $99 USD) for the 2015-16 season offers unrivalled value and international snow benefits, including;
- 20 days skiing or riding across Mountain Collective Resorts – including up to three days in Thredbo. And now two days at Hakuba Valley in Japan. Other Mountain Collective Resorts include – AltaSnowbird, Aspen Snowmass, Jackson Hole, Mammoth Mountain, Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine, Sun Valley, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows and Whistler Blackcomb
- 50% off any additional days at any Mountain Collective Resort including Thredbo
- A bonus* third day at the Mountain Collective destination of your choice
- Absolutely no blackout dates
- Giving pass holders access to more than 41,000 acres of terrain and 225 lifts and an unmatched reputation for snow quality, quantity and steeps.
The announcement is also a big win for Thredbo season pass holders. All Thredbo season pass holders now receive 50% off day passes at all Mountain Collective resorts for an unlimited number of days for the whole of the North American 2015/16 snow season with no blackout dates AND 50% off up to five days at Hakuba Valley. Thredbo has their winter 2015 season pass on sale for only $999 (Adult), $899 (Tertiary Student) & $599 (17 and under).
Hakuba Valley is renowned for dry, deep and consistent snow quality. It is made up of 10 distinct areas which encompass a huge variety of terrain from beginner areas for first time skiers and families to tree runs, guided off-piste tours, terrain parks, and challenging expert areas.
In addition, if you purchase your Mountain Collective Pass now you will receive one bonus day at the destination of their choice* and two free days at Valle Nevado, Chile this summer. Valle Nevado is one of the premier resorts in the Southern Hemisphere, offering unequalled skiing and riding, a thriving village and exciting activities and events.
The Mountain Collective™ Pass gives you access to 18 mountains with more than 41,000 acres of terrain and 244 lifts and an unmatched reputation for snow quality, quantity and steeps. Passes are available online through an exclusive technology, distribution and marketing partnership with Liftopia at www.MountainCollective.com. A limited quantity of passes are now available at this lowest guaranteed price.
”We’re thrilled to welcome another global affiliate to the portfolio of Mountain Collective destinations. Known for its prodigious snowfall and host of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, Hakuba Valley, Japan brings an amazing reputation and aligns well with Thredbo and the other leading destinations in the Mountain Collective,” said Christian Knapp, CMO, Aspen Ski Company.
In addition to being able to ski or ride some of the world’s best independently owned resorts , extra benefits available to Mountain Collective pass holders include exclusive lodging deals and a complimentary, one-year Protect Our Winters membership. The Mountain Collective is committed to being in business forever and proudly partners with Protect Our Winters, with the mission of uniting the winter sports community on the important issue of climate change. The partnership also offers a 50% discount on lift tickets to premier season pass holders at the participating resorts throughout the season.
*Price and availability of bonus day subject to change while supplies last.
For further information, visit thredbo.com.au