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Planning a Powder Alliance ski trip? Browse our collection of skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews for Powder Alliance ski resorts to see which mountains claimed the top spot in each category. Powder Alliance reviews rank ski areas on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how your favorite Powder Alliance ski area stacks up among the top rated in terms of skiing and après.

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Powder Alliance Ski Resorts FAQ

The Powder Alliance features 1 season pass with access to 23 ski resorts around the world and 63 free days of skiing. The Powder Alliance Pass is a little different from other major ski passes, in which you'd typically purchase a pass that then gives you access to the participating resorts of that pass. With the Powder Alliance, you first purchase a top-tier, anytime season pass to one of the Powder Alliance's 23 participating resorts. With that season pass then comes 3 free days at the rest of the resorts for a total of more than 63 free tickets. Note that some restrictions apply to the free tickets. 


The Powder Alliance's 23 winter destinations span 3 countries, with most of the resorts in the Western United States. They include White Pass and Mission Ridge in Washington, Silver Mountain and Bogus Basin in Idaho, Mt. Hood Skibowl and Timberline Lodge in Oregon, Eaglecrest in Alaska, Angel Fire in New Mexico, Loveland and Cooper in Colorado, Mountain HighChina PeakSierra-at-TahoeDodge Ridge, Bear Valley in California, and Mt. Shasta in California, Blacktail Mountain and Lost Trail in Montana, Snow King in Wyoming, Tūroa and Whakapapa in New Zealand, and Marmot Basin and Castle Mountain in Alberta, Canada. 


All told, the Powder Alliance's 22 ski resorts offer 40,000 feet of vertical, 26,000 skiable acres, 1,089 trails, and 152 lifts. For the latest and most up-to-date information on the Powder Alliance Pass, visit the 2023/24 Powder Alliance Pass Buyer’s Guide.

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