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Ski the Southern Hemi Now on the Ikon Pass

25th June 2018 | Heather B. Fried

News Regions: Australia, Southern Hemisphere

Resorts in this article: Thredbo Alpine Resort

Thredboland Kids having fun on the mountain.

Thredboland Kids having fun on the mountain.

Copyright: Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.

Thredbo ski resort in New South Wales, Australia is the latest in the ever-lengthening lineup of destinations to join Alterra's Ikon Pass as a partner. Ikon's first foray outside of North America offers up seven days of skiing or riding, no blackouts, with the full pass and five days with blackouts on the base-level pass. This news comes less than a week after the company's announcement of plans to acquire Solitude, Utah

The best part? Immediate gratification. Thredbo is open for skiing as we speak, and the new pass partnership gets Ikon holders 2018 access to 2,205 vertical feet (672 vertical meters) and 1,186 acres (480 hectares) of skiable terrain. 

Read more Thredbo mountain & snow stats here

“Thredbo is thrilled to join the Ikon Pass as its Australian partner, and we feel privileged to be the first Southern Hemisphere destination offered to pass holders,” said Jordan Rodgers, General Manager, Thredbo. “The Ikon Pass is a sensational option for skiers and snowboarders who love to travel to incredible mountain experiences and we look forward to providing Ikon Pass holders access to Australia's premier snow destination.”

Alterra's Ikon Pass welcomes Thredbo ski resort as a new pass partner.  - © Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.

Alterra's Ikon Pass welcomes Thredbo ski resort as a new pass partner.

Copyright: Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.

Thredbo joins Alterra Mountain Company, Aspen Skiing Company, Boyne Resorts, POWDR, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Alta Ski Area, Snowbird, SkiBig3, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Sugarbush Resort as part of the Ikon Pass, a new for 18/19 season pass product that offers access to 27 destinations and a combined 64,163 skiable acres. 

People itching to ski all year long can use their new Ikon Pass at Thredbo now.   - © Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.

People itching to ski all year long can use their new Ikon Pass at Thredbo now.

Copyright: Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.

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Thredboland Kids - © Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.
Top of Thredbo  - © Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.
Thredbo sunrise - © Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.
Alterra's Ikon Pass welcomes Thredbo ski resort - © Ryan Dobbins, Alterra Mountain Co.

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

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Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation