Being a Sugar Bowl passholder has many perks.
Powder Alliance Frequently Asked Questions
Do I get Powder Alliance with my Midweek or Slightly Restricted season pass?
No. Powder Alliance only comes with Sugar Bowl’s Unrestricted season pass.
Are there any deals for black-out dates?
No sorry, at Sugar Bowl we do not offer any discounts during holiday periods. This may vary at other Powder Alliance Resorts, so we would recommend you contact the partner resort prior to visiting.
Are there any black-out dates?
Powder Alliance offers 3 free midweek (Monday – Friday) lift tickets or half price tickets on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) during non-black-out periods. Holiday back-out periods are determined by the resort you are visiting and can be found at www.powderalliance.com.
Do days I use 50% off tickets count against my free midweek days?
Yes. You may redeem up to 3 days at each partner resort, total. This includes any mix of free days and 50% off days. Guest will pay 50% of the current day's window rates
What resorts are part of the Powder Alliance?
Powder Alliance Resorts include Angel Fire, NM, Bogus Basin, ID, Bridger Bowl, MT, Castle Mountain Resort, AB Canada, China Peak, CA, Kiroro, Japan, La Parva, Chile, Loveland Ski Area, CO, Monarch Mountain, CO, Ski Marmot Basin, Canada, Mountain High, CA, Mt Hood Ski Bowl, OR, Schweitzer, ID, Sierra At Tahoe, CA, Silver Star, Canada, Steven's Pass, WA Sugar Bowl Resort, CA, Timberline, OR, and Whitewater, Canada.
Are there any additional fees?
None, once you purchase a 2018/19 Unrestricted season pass to Sugar Bowl you are part of the Powder Alliance. The only additional cost will be incurred if you visit another partner resort on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) or holiday at which time you will be charged 50% off that day’s window-rate.
Does Powder Alliance come with a Royal Gorge Season Pass?
No. Royal Gorge is not currently part of the Powder Alliance. Currently is it only offered with Unrestricted Sugar Bowl Season Passes. If you have an Unrestricted Combo Pass, that would qualify for the Powder Alliance.
How do I get my tickets at participating resorts?
Traditionally in the season pass office however each resort has specific redemption information on their page. Please check out www.powderalliance.com prior to visiting partner resorts for specific details.
The resort I’m visiting will not accept my season pass. Who should I contact?
Please contact the Sugar Bowl Season Pass Office so they can discuss it with the partner resort.
I’m visiting Sugar Bowl from another Powder Alliance Resort; how can I get my lift tickets?
Simply present your valid season pass at any Sugar Bowl ticket window. Once verified you will be issued one lift ticket for the day.
I’m visiting Sugar Bowl from another Powder Alliance Resort; what are the holiday dates at Sugar Bowl?
The holiday dates for Sugar Bowl when Powder Alliance is not valid are 12/26/2018 – 1/1/2019, 1/19/2019 – 1/20/2019, 2/16/2019 – 2/17/2019. Sugar Bowl's ticket holiday periods are different from pass holiday periods. Powder Alliance follows the pass holiday periods. For example, if you visit on January 21st, that is considered a ticket holiday, but you would be skiing free with Powder Alliance.
I’m visiting Sugar Bowl on a weekend, how much is my lift ticket?
The on weekends you would pay 50% off the day's window rate, full day tickets only.
Can I use my free days at Partner Resorts this spring?
No. Powder Alliance benefits may only be used during the 2018/19 season only and restrictions apply.
Can I give my tickets to a friend?
No. Powder Alliance benefits are for the named passholder only.
I’m not going to use all my tickets, can they be used next season?
No. Powder Alliance tickets may only be used in the same season as the accompanying pass.
If I cannot travel to the other resorts outside my state/country, can I add those days to another resort?
No. Unrestricted season passholders receive a maximum of 3 days at each partner resort.
Do my tickets have to be used consecutively?
No. You may use your three days anytime, non-holiday, during the 2018/19 season.
Are there any additional benefits with Powder Alliance?
Benefits vary at each resort. Sugar Bowl does not offer additional benefits with Powder Alliance.
Can I use my friends and family tickets at other Powder Alliance Resorts?
No. Sugar Bowl friends and family tickets are only valid at Sugar Bowl.