Eaglecrest And Silver Mountain Join The Alliance For 20/21

Coronavirus cut your season short? The Powder Alliance just added two new resorts to target in 20/21, Eaglecrest, AK, and Silver Mountain, ID. Eaglecrest just emerged from a 54 day, 20ft snow streak this spring See the video here and Silver Mountain is a fantastic 4-Season resort with mountain biking, water parks, and plenty of deep PNW powder.

Says Charlie Herrington, Marketing Manager, “Everyone at Eaglecrest is thrilled to join the Powder Alliance. Juneau has been secretly enjoying this gem since 1975 and we can’t wait to share our mountain with new visitors.

Now spanning 4 countries and 2 hemispheres, the Powder Alliance is one of the world’s most powerful reciprocal season pass programs offering top-tier pass holders three FREE days each at 18 premier winter destinations.

Powder Alliance Resorts for 2020/21 include Angel Fire, NM, Bogus Basin, ID, Bridger Bowl, MT, Castle Mountain Resort, AB Canada, China Peak, CA, Eaglecrest, AK, Kiroro, Japan, La Parva, Chile, Loveland Ski Area, CO, Ski Marmot Basin, AB Canada,  Mission Ridge, WA, Monarch Mountain, CO, Mountain High, CA, Mt Hood Ski Bowl, OR, Sierra At Tahoe, CA, Silver Mountain, ID, Timberline, OR, and White Pass, WA.

Anytime season pass holders at each Powder Alliance resort receive three (3) days Sunday-Friday, non-holiday, at all the rest. That’s up to 51 FREE visits!  For a complete listing of holidays & restrictions visit http://www.powderalliance.com

Says John McColly, Powder Alliance, “We just made your winter road trip even more amazing by adding two new resorts, Eaglecrest and Silver Mountain.  Whether you are covering the West Coast visiting from Japan and Chile, these are two mountains you definitely want to check out.”

Eaglecrest, AK: https://skieaglecrest.com/

Eaglecrest is located on the lower tip of Alaska, just 30 minutes from the Juneau airport. They are so close they offer a “Boarding Pass” giving Powder Alliance pass holders a 4th day FREE if they visit the same day as their arrival. Restrictions apply.  It is one of Alaska’s best-kept secrets with big mountain terrain, 640+ acres, 1620ft vertical, and panoramic ocean views. As you can imagine, Eaglecrest gets the snow averaging 320” per season with a record-setting 640” in 2011-12.

Eaglecrest is a living tribute to the soul of skiing and snowboarding. You won’t find many crowds here.  Travelers must arrive by plane or ferry and are rewarded with untracked powder and hardly a lift line.  Backcountry skiers and splitboarders are encouraged to pack beacon, shovel, probe, and Know Before You Go!  Eaglecrest has impressive backcountry access that is lift-served on operating days.  Regular operations are Thursday to Monday, December through mid-April, and daily during Christmas and Spring Break.

For a mouthwatering glimpse of Eaglecrest, check out this short 2019 film by Snowledge.

Silver Mountain, ID: https://www.silvermt.com/

Silver Mountain is a spectacular 4-season destination located in Kellogg, Idaho just off I-90 – an hour east of Spokane and 30 minutes east of Coeur d’Alene. It is home to some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the Northwest with more than 1,600 acres and 340 inches of snow annually. Whether you enjoy skiing, snowboarding, surfing in the indoor waterpark, or tubing in the winter or golfing, mountain biking, hiking, and water parks in the summer, the family fun never ends at Silver Mountain.  Silver Mountain Lodging located at the base of the gondola is the perfect headquarters to your adventures which include fishing, seasonal events and touring local microbreweries.

Says Jeff Colburn, General Manager, “We are excited to join the Powder Alliance and extend the opportunity to our pass holders to travel and enjoy so many other premier resorts and share our unique resort & town with other passionate skiers & riders.”

Show a season pass from any Powder Alliance resort and get 3 FREE days Sunday-Friday, non-holiday, Eaglecrest, Silver Mountain, and all the rest. That’s up to 51 FREE tickets. Many resorts like Eaglecrest, Anglefire, and Kiroro offer 3 FREE days ANY DAY, so there are no restrictions. Powder Alliance benefits apply to top-tier, anytime passes only and not midweek, spring, or other restricted options.  Tickets must be used in the same season as the accompanying pass.  Guests are encouraged to visit www.powderalliance.com for a complete list of participating resorts and restrictions.

Experience 18 different mountains this winter all for the price of your home resort’s anytime season pass.  There are no membership fees or collective pass prices.  Simply show your 2020/21 anytime season pass from a participating Powder Alliance area and receive FREE skiing benefits at all the rest.  In 2014 the Powder Alliance was proudly named Best Season Pass Program by Ski Area Management magazine.

To begin planning your winter road trip, visit www.powderalliance.com.  Get details on participating resorts, special offers, and answers to frequently asked questions.  Guests can also see who has the snow by following the Powder Alliance at https://www.facebook.com/powderalliance and https://twitter.com/powderalliance  For questions or information please contact John McColly at 760-316-7803 or john@mthigh.com.

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