PARK CITY, Utah — For Utah Ikon Pass holders, there are now two more resorts to put on your bucket list, with the additions of Lotte Arai Resort in Japan and Panorama Mountain Resort in British Columbia. Alterra Mountain Company announced the additions on Thursday, highlighting the extended footprint these two resorts add to the long list of premium resorts such as Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, and Brighton Resort.
“With the addition of Lotte Arai Resort in Japan and Panorama Mountain Resort in British Columbia, Ikon Pass now offers extensive access for pass holders in some of the best ski and snow regions on the planet,” said Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer, Alterra Mountain Company.
Lotte Arai Resort is located 225 miles from Tokyo. With an annual snowfall of 800 inches, the resort has some of the highest snow totals in Japan. With the addition of Lotte Arai Resort to Niseko United, Ikon Pass Holders now have two resorts to choose from in Japan.
“Lotte Arai Resort invites Ikon Pass holders to start planning their adventure to Japan and experience our deep powder, extraordinary terrain, our great hotel, and special food and culture,” said Takashi Nakatani, Chief Executive Officer & General Manager of Lotte Arai Resort. “We are very happy to be the newest partner to Ikon Pass and expand global access for its community.”
Panorama Mountain Resort is located along the well-known Powder Highway of British Columbia. The 4,265 feet of vertical combined with powder-filled tree-lines and the steep and deep Tayton Bowl are hallmarks of the resort. The addition of Panorama Mountain Resort makes four resorts along with CMH Heli-Skiing in British Columbia.
“Panorama Mountain Resort is thrilled to join the Ikon Pass community and showcase all the resort has to offer in this special part of Canada,” said Steve Paccagnan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Panorama Mountain Resort. “Each season we host skiers and riders from around the world with warm and welcoming Canadian hospitality, and our team and community look forward to welcoming Ikon Pass holders to experience Panorama and the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia.”
More information can be found on the Ikon Pass website with details related to blackout dates, number of access dates, and other information.