Lift Ticket Frequently Asked Questions

Northstar Lift Ticket FAQ's

Buy your lift tickets online and get the lowest price guarantee!  Purchase tickets 7 days or more in advance for the biggest savings. Purchase tickets up to midnight the night before you ski and still save money off the regular ticket window price.
If you discover a better price, just call our Customer Service Call Center at 1-888-216-8538 or 720-524-5024 - tell the representative where you found the lower price.  See Terms and Conditions.
When you purchase a 3 or more day Northstar lift ticket, you can use the days of your multi-resort lift ticket however you want at Northstar, Heavenly and Kirkwood Resorts.
If you've got the energy, you can ski multiple mountains in a day. So you can break your single day Northstar lift ticket up to also hit runs at Heavenly and Kirkwood. Now that's something to brag about.
What is an Epic Day card? 
An RFID EpicDay card is the card where your lift ticket gets electronically uploaded to. Hang onto it for future trips because you can add new lift tickets to existing cards!

How can I add more days to my EpicDay card? 

Add more days to your EpicDay card at checkout. Select "Have a Card". Choose your card from the dropdown menu or enter your card number manually. Your lift ticket(s) is now automatically loaded onto your existing EpicDay card.

How will I receive my EpicDay card? 
We gladly ship your EpicDay card to your door when you purchase online, 7 days in advance (14 days for international).

If purchasing within 7 days of your trip (14 days for international guests), simply pick your card up at EpicDay Express window upon arrival.

Should I keep my EpicDay card? 
Absolutely! Skip the lines and head straight to the slopes on future trips by adding new Lift Tickets to your existing EpicDay card. When purchasing, simply select "Have a Card" online, choose the existing card #, and assign your new lift ticket.  

When you purchase a multi-day ticket, you are allowed access to the slopes for that exact amount of days. The days, however, do not need to be consecutive and begins on your selected date. See breakdown below:

• 7 Day Ticket: Valid 7 of 9 consecutive days
• 6 Day Ticket: Valid 6 of 8 consecutive days
• 5 Day Ticket: Valid 5 of 7 consecutive days
• 4 Day Ticket: Valid 4 of 6 consecutive days
• 3 Day Ticket: Valid 3 of 5 consecutive days
• 2 Day Ticket: Valid 2 of 3 consecutive days
• 1 Day Ticket: Valid for the day that you select
Lift ticket prices are based on your first day on the slopes.

Lift ticket prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
All lift tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Any Lift ticket adjustments needed may be made in-resort and will be based on the window rate ticket on the day of the adjustment.
Not at all. You can buy a lift ticket for any resort you want - no matter where you're staying.
Yes. Half-day lift tickets are available for same day purchase only. Prices and start times vary per resort. Please visit any of the resort lift ticket offices for the most current information.
Half-day lift tickets cannot be used in the morning.
When purchasing additional days/adjustments at the mountain, all rates are based on current ticket window prices. 
For our international guests, we'll gladly ship your EpicDay card to your door when you purchase lift tickets online, 14 days in advance. If purchasing within 14 days of your visit, simply pick your card up at the EpicDay Express window upon arrival. 
Lift tickets can be purchased during the ski season starting 30 minutes prior to lift opening times. Ticket windows close at 4:00 PM. Times may vary by Resort.
Resort Charge allows you add a credit card to your EpicDay card, Season Pass or PEAKS card so that you can shop, eat, and ski all on one card! 

Use at designated Vail Resorts' on-mountain restaurants and retail locations (not available at Arapahoe Basin Food and Beverage.) 

For your convenience, you can add this online, during checkout or at the window.
Direct-To-Lift access is an option to automatically load a 1-day ticket to your pass/card when you first get scanned at the lift at any of our resorts. The charges are made to your on-file credit card. 

For your convenience, you can add this feature online alongside our Resort Charge option, or stop by the ticket window upon arrival. 
Discounted beginner tickets with restricted mountain access may be available at select resort locations. Please visit the lift ticket window for details.
When purchasing Ski School products, beginner tickets may be offered.
Half-day lift ticket options are offered at a reduced rate and may be purchased the day of skiing, in Resort.