Indy Pass Blog

Red Lodge Mountain: The End of the Road, 7 Months a Year

Written by Natalie Akers Over 37” of snow graced mystical Red Lodge Mountain between October 17 and November 17, 2020. Last year, October saw almost 80”. That’s in line with the unique storm cycles that locals are hardened to at Montana’s eastern-most ski area. Sales and Marketing Manager, Kelsey Borge, described Red Lodge’s snowfall patterns… Read more »

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Indy Pass Value Skyrockets as we Add 11 Resorts in 2020

The Indy Pass was created to be a great value for skiers and boarders who want to get the most out of their winter at authentic, independent resorts and in 2020, we’ve ratcheted up the value by adding 11 new resorts. That takes our resort count to 55 for anyone who’s counting.

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Indy Pass Promise To Get America Skiing

To help Get America Skiing in the era of COVID-19, the Indy Pass has lowered prices, added resorts, and is offering a fair and simple pass assurance program. Seven top-rated independent resorts will be joining 45 Indy resorts returning from last season. Indy Pass holders now receive two free days at each of 52 resorts… Read more »

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Road Trip Stop at Terry Peak, SD: A World of its Own

Skiing Terry Peak begins with skiing, not a lift ride. I redeemed my Indy Pass at Stewart Lodge (elevation 6,500’) and descended a perfectly groomed, wide blue to the Surprise Express. I was already whooping at the carving conditions. Surprise gives skiers access to the summit, which at 7,100 feet, towering over every East Coast resort and many mountains in the Cascade range. I stopped in the 3-degree weather to take a panoramic of the Black Hills poking up above the cloud line.

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Roadtrip Stop Mohawk Mountain: Ski a Connecticut Legend

If you’ve skied an East Coast resort in the last 60 years, you owe a lot to Walt Schoenknecht. I know I do. The ski hall-of-famer is the father of Mt. Snow, Brodie, and Mohawk Mountain. He invented snowmaking! But perhaps most triumphantly, he could be considered the creative force behind today’s most popular idea of a ski vacation: one that invites new skiers to fall in love with the sport and captivates our imagination to return winter after winter.

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From Boston to Oregon: Natalie Akers’ Indy Pass Road Trip at Greek Peak, NY

The state with the most ski resorts in the U.S. is not Colorado. Nor is it Utah, Vermont, Montana, New Hampshire, Idaho, California, or any of the other states I rattled off in conversational trivia with Drew Broderick, VP of Sales and Marketing at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and Toggenburg. Try New York. Home to 51 ski resorts, New York state hosts a full 20 ski operations over Colorado.

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Visit British Columbia, and Take on the Epic Apex Resort

Written by: Lauren Cranston | Edited by: Dara Barney Apex Resort is nestled in the Western Okanagan region of British Columbia. This big mountain terrain with a small-mountain village atmosphere was stumbled upon in the 1940s. Eager local downhillers went looking for new terrain to ski. Apex’s diverse terrain was discovered on the Beaconsfield Mountain. Thus,… Read more »

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Bryce Resort: VA Might Bring You a Little Snow Magic

Every year, the beautiful Bryce resort in northern Virginia celebrates the return of winter to their slopes with a bonfire ritual for Ullr. At the end of each November, right when the first flakes of winter are tuning into true storms, the resort builds a massive bonfire dedicated to the old Norse god of skiing.

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