Season Pass FAQ’s

The 18/19 Power Pass provides unlimited skiing at six mountains—Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area, Arizona Snowbowl,  Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, Nordic Valley, and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort—no blackout dates.  Power Pass is The Most Powerful Pass in the Southwest.

18/19 Lift Tickets

Q: How much will lift tickets be next season?
A: Prices are $47 for adults (ages 25-59), $42 for teens (ages 13-24), $30 for children (6th grade-age 12), $42 seniors (60-69), seniors(70+) get a free ticket.  For more ticket info, click here.

Q: How much are lift tickets for kids in 5th grade or younger?
A: Tickets for kids 5th grade or younger are FREE! Come to the ticket office with proof of your child’s grade to get a free ticket. Looking to ski multiple weekends with direct to lift access? Kids who are entering fourth grade (or younger) for the 18/19 school year receive a FREE season pass, valid at all of our ski resorts! Kids in fifth grade for the 18/19 school year receive a FREE season pass, valid at Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, and Hesperus. Learn more here.

Picking Up Your Pass

Q: When and where can I pick up my pass?
A: Passes are available for pick-up at the Business Office.  

Q: I’d like to talk with someone about my season pass. Who should I call?
A: Please call  (800) 587-2240.

Q: Where can I buy my season pass online?
A: Right here

Q: Will I be able to use the same photo as last year?
A: Yes!

Payment Plan

Q: What’s the season pass payment plan?
A: Our no-interest payment plan is available on every pass. When you choose the payment plan, there is no interest, and your pass price is divided into equal monthly payments. Equal amounts are automatically charged on the 30th of each month. By November 30, 2018, your pass is paid in full. 

You can use your pass anytime while you’re still paying for it. Learn more about the payment plan.

Season Pass Refund Option

Q: Is my season pass refundable?
A: Season passes are non-refundable unless the Season Pass Refund Option is selected at time of purchase. Learn more about the Season Pass Refund Option.

A Few Season Pass Details

Q: What’s the difference between the Child Power Pass and the FREE season pass for kids 5th grade and younger?
A: New this year! Kids who are entering fourth grade (or younger) for the 18/19 school year receive a FREE season pass, valid at all of our ski resorts! Kids in fifth grade for the 18/19 school year receive a FREE season pass, valid at Sipapu, Pajarito Mountain, and Hesperus. This pass provides direct to lift access and no other winter or summer benefits. The Child Power Pass (which is valid for kids ages 12 and younger at time of purchase) provides this same access to all of our ski areas, plus FREE days at our partner ski areas, mountain discounts and more. Plus, when you purchase the Power Pass, you can enjoy $TBD off our new Summer Adventure Pass!

Q: How do I pick up a pass for my grade school student?
A: Kids who are entering fourth grade (or younger) for the 218/19 school year receive a FREE season pass, valid at all of our ski resorts! Kids in fifth grade for the 18/19 school year receive a FREE season pass, valid at Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort,  Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, and Hesperus. When you’re picking up your pass, be sure to bring a copy of your child’s report card or a document that proves your child’s grade level. For more information about these passes, call (800) 587-2240, or click here.

Q: Do the Local Power Pass+ or the Local Pass Pass have the same benefits of a Power Pass? The names are all really similar.
A: These passes are part of the Power Pass family, although they do not get the same benefits as the Power Pass. Find more details here.

Q: What will the college discount be this year?
A: For the second year in a row, Sipapu is offering Young Adult (19-24) passes in place of the former College Pass. No credits or proof of enrollment required! 

Definitions & Restrictions

Q: What are the age definitions for each pass?
A: Adult Power Pass is for ages 37-64 (at time of purchase). 
Young Adult Power Pass is for ages 30-36 (at time of purchase). 
Young Adult Power Pass is for ages 25-29 (at time of purchase). 
Young Adult Power Pass is for ages 19-24 (at time of purchase), and replaces our College Power Pass. 
Teen Power Pass is for ages 13-18 (at time of purchase). 
Child Power Pass is for guests ages 12 and younger (at time of purchase). 
Senior Power Pass is for guests ages 65-79 (at time of purchase).
Super Senior Power Pass is for guests ages 80+ (at time of purchase).

Sipapu Adult Value Pass is for ages 25-59 (at time of purchase). 

Sipapu Young Adult Value Pass is for ages 19-24 (at time of purchase).

Sipapu Teen Value Pass is for ages 13-18 (at time of purchase). 

Sipapu Child Value Pass is for ages 12 & younger (at time of purchase). 

Sipapu Senior Value Pass is for ages 60-69 (at time of purchase). 

Sipapu Sunday Pass is for all ages. Sipapu Sunday pass holders can ski every Sunday at Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort during the 18/19 season. 

5th Grade is for guests enrolled in 5th grade for the 18/19 winter season (a proof of grade is required for pass pick-up).

Power Kids Pass is for guests ages 10 and younger (a proof of age is required for pass pick-up).

Q: I want to buy a Power Pass for my 6-year-old. Can I do that?
A: Yes! Just select the Child Power Pass—anyone up to age 12 can purchase this pass.

Q: I want to buy a Power Pass for my 80-year-old neighbor. Can I do that?
A: Yes! Just select the Super Senior Power Pass—anyone age 65 and older can purchase this pass.

Q: What happened to the 80+ Power Pass?
A: We lowered the price of our 80+ season pass, and made it direct-to-lift at Purgatory, Hesperus, Snowbowl, Sipapu, Nordic Valley, and Pajarito. While it does not include all of the benefits of the Power Pass, we’re excited to offer it at a discounted rate.

Optional Summer Passes

Q: Does my season pass come with summer benefits?
A: Power Passes come with 2018 bike & hike access at Pajarito and 50% off 2018 scenic chair rides at Arizona Snowbowl. The Local Power Pass PLUS+ and the Local Power Pass come with 50% off 2018 Pajarito bike and hike access.

Additional Benefits

Q: What benefits come on my season pass?
A: It depends on which pass your purchase. Pass benefits are summarized on the season passes page. Power Pass holders get 3 FREE Days at these partner ski areas. Local Power Pass PLUS+ and Local Power Pass holders get 3 FREE Days at these partner ski areas. We’re working hard to grow our season pass partnerships!

Questions? Call us at (800) 587-2240.

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