Gold Pass FAQ

What is the Gold Pass?

The Gold Pass Membership is an exclusive, all-access pass that grants the passholder to unrestricted, unlimited, fully transferable skiing and riding at CSCUSA Member resorts each season.

Do you have a refund policy for the Gold Pass Memberships?

The Gold Pass is a non-refundable product.

When do Gold Pass memberships become available for the 2022-23 season?

Applications are accepted year round. However, Gold Pass Memberships are available on a first come-first serve basis and are limited to 100 passes each season. To complete an application, click here.

How do I use the Gold Pass?

Each ski area may have different ticket redemption processes. Each Gold Pass includes and RFID card and barcode to accommodate each ski area’s lift redemption process. 

How much do the passes cost?

Each Gold Pass Membership is $3550.

Which resorts participate?


They include:

  • Arapahoe Basin
  • Aspen Highlands 
  • Aspen Mountain
  • Buttermilk
  • Cooper
  • Copper Mountain 
  • Echo Mountain
  • Eldora
  • Granby Ranch
  • Hesperus
  • Howelsen Hill
  • Loveland
  • Monarch Mountain 
  • Powderhorn 
  • Purgatory
  • Snowmass 
  • Steamboat 
  • Sunlight
  • Telluride
  • Winter Park 

Click here for full details about each ski area.

Resorts not included in this list are not a part of the Gold Pass Membership

How often can the Gold Pass be used?

The Gold Pass can be used every day during the 2022-23 season. It can only be used once a day per person and can only be used at one ski area per day. 

When will the Gold Passes ship?

Passes usually ship the beginning of October.

What is the benefit of the Gold Pass program?

Unlimited, fully transferrable, no blackout dates at 20 member ski areas in Colorado. You, your colleagues, friends, or family can follow the powder all season long!

When is the Gold Pass valid for use?

It is valid for the entire 2022-23 winter season. 

Are there any restrictions or black out dates?

At this time there are no restrictions or blackout dates. 

Do I need to be a Colorado resident to apply?

No! The Gold Pass is open to anyone. 

What is CSCUSA?

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) is the not-for-profit trade association representing 21 ski areas in Colorado.