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Dueling $899 ski passes: Epic Pass, Ikon Pass both go on sale today

Ben Miller
American City Business Journals

Six additional ski resorts in Canada have joined Vail Resorts Inc.'s Epic Pass, which goes on sale today along with rival Alterra Mountain's Ikon Pass. Broomfield-based Vail Resorts (MTN) said Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia, Nakiska in Alberta, and Mont Sainte Anne and Stoneham in Quebec — known as the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies — have joined the Epic Pass program.