Although this effort will require consider time and travel, the results would be epic.
Epic in this case would result in an Epic Pass for life from Vail Resorts.
This ski resort company, which has Lake Tahoe resorts at Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood, announced today that is launching a season-long competition to visit all 26 of its ski resorts spread across four countries that make up the Epic Pass. The first 10 people to complete the race will receive an Epic Pass for life.
Starting Nov. 1, participants can register to Ski the World by visiting www.snow.com/epic-pass/info/epic-race.aspx.
Each individual will need to ski or ride all 26 resorts on the Epic Pass (Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Arapahoe Basin and Eldora in Colorado; Canyons in Park City, Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood at Lake Tahoe; Afton Alps, Minnesota; Mt. Brighton, Michigan; Verbier, Switzerland; Arlberg, Austria – St. Anton, Lech, Zürs, St. Christoph and Stuben; and Les 3 Vallées, France – Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville, Val Thorens and Orelle).
Participants will be asked to document and share their experience at each resort they visit to be eligible to win. All the content from the Epic Racers will be available at www.snow.com/epic-pass/info/epic-race.aspx.
“When we launched the Epic Pass with five resorts in 2008, I said our guests wouldn’t be able to out-ski or ride this pass,” said Rob Katz chairman and chief executive officer of Vail Resorts. “Five years later, after adding three more countries and 21 additional resorts, we’re throwing down the gauntlet. If you can be one of the first to ski the world, you’ll ski for life.”
For more information about the 2013-2014 season pass line-up or to purchase a pass online, visit www.epicpass.com.