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1 Jan 2021

How Do I Ski This Year at Steamboat? Vail? Beaver Creek? How do Tickets Work? Do I Need a Reservation?  

Let us make it simple for you. It’s officially 2021 and we have a few weeks of the season under our belt, with better information on how to ski our favorite resorts, Steamboat, Beaver Creek and Vail.  

Here is the short and sweet version. If you’re looking for more detailed information, here are our pages on the Ikon Pass (Steamboat) and the Epic Pass (Vail & Beaver Creek).  

Steamboat Resort 

Steamboat Ski Resort

If I have an Ikon pass, are there reservations required?  
No.  

If I don’t have an Ikon pass, can I still get lift tickets?  
Yes. But you cannot walk up the day of and purchase tickets. They need to be purchased before you arrive at the resort. We are happy to help you secure tickets for the days of your visit! 

How do I know how busy it is on the mountain?  
Steamboat Resort has several lift line cameras set up. You can view them here: 

NEW this year, you can add yourself to the ‘virtual Gondola line’ to ensure that you will have a spot in line when you arrive at the resort. Join the Virtual Gondola Line here. 

Beaver Creek Resort 

Beaver Creek Resort, Kids Skiing

If I have an Epic pass, are there reservations required?  
Yes, you will need a reservation to access lifts. There are Priority Reservations and Week-Of Reservations available. More details here 

If I don’t have an Epic pass, can I still get lift tickets?  
Yes. But you cannot walk up the day of and purchase tickets. They need to be purchased before you arrive at the resort. We are happy to help you secure tickets for the days of your visit! 

How do I know how busy it is on the mountain?  
Check out the Mountain Cams for Beaver Creek Resort here.  

Vail Resort 

Vail Resort, Chairlift

If I have an Epic pass, are there reservations required?  
Yes, you will need a reservation to access lifts. There are Priority Reservations and Week-Of Reservations available. More details here. 

If I don’t have an Epic pass, can I still get lift tickets?  
Yes. But you cannot walk up the day of and purchase tickets. They need to be purchased before you arrive at the resort. We are happy to help you secure tickets for the days of your visit! 

How do I know how busy it is on the mountain?  
Check out the Mountain Cams for Vail Resort here.  

 

Skiing is different this year, but still easy, and still fun! As our guests, if you have any questions at all, please give us a call and we will help you along!