Vail adds Swiss resort to Epic Pass |

Vail adds Swiss resort to Epic Pass

BROOMFIELD, Colo. and#8212; Vail Resorts announced Thursday a partnership with Verbier, Switzerland, providing three days of free access to the Verbier ski resort, including Les 4 Vallees, the largest ski area in Switzerland, for new and renewing 2012-13 Epic Season Pass holders.

In addition to unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding at eight world-class mountain resorts in the United States, Epic Pass holders will now have the opportunity to extend their winter to Europe and experience four additional premier mountain resorts including Verbier resort, as well as Nendaz, Veysonnaz and Thyon, Switzerland.

The and#8220;Four Valleysand#8221; ski area boasts breathtaking views of the Rhone Valley and the Matterhorn, and extend to the Valais and Bernese Alps, culminating in the largest ski area in Switzerland.

Culminating at the top of the Mont-Fort Glacier (10,925 feet), Verbier and the entire Les 4 Vallees ski area is a paradise for all winter sports enthusiasts, from beginner to expert. Offering skiers and snowboarders more than 250 miles of trails and 89 lifts, Les 4 Vallees ski area links the resorts of Verbier; Nendaz; Veysonnaz, home of the Piste de land#8217;Ours World Cup downhill course; and Thyon, renowned as Switzerlandand#8217;s premier freestyle resort.

Now, current and new Vail Resorts Epic Pass holders can access all of this terrain for $679, as well as unlimited, unrestricted skiing at Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood and Arapahoe Basin.

Prices on Vail Resorts season passes are guaranteed for a limited time. For more information, visit

Access to Verbier and Les 4 Vallees is only provided to Epic Season Pass holders and not holders of other passes offered by Vail Resorts (Epic Local, Tahoe Local, Summit Value and Tahoe Value).

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