Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

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The 2017-2018 Power Pass provides unlimited skiing at five mountains—Purgatory Resort, Hesperus Ski Area, Arizona Snowbowl,  Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort—no blackout dates. The Power Pass is The Most Powerful Pass in the Southwest.

Q: When and where can I pick up my pass?
A: Passes will be available  pick-up at the in-town Purgatory Sports (2615 North Main) or Purgatory Resort’s Main Ticket Office in Village Plaza beginning May 2017. Check back soon for more information.

Q: I’d like to talk with someone about my season pass. Who should I call?
A: Please call (970)259-3711.

Q: Where can I buy my season pass online?
A. Right here.

Q: Will I be able to use the same photo as last year?
A: Yes!

Q: What’s the season pass payment plan?
A: Our no-interest payment plan is available on every pass. When you choose the payment plan, there is no interest, and your pass price is divided into equal monthly payments. Equal amounts are automatically charged on the 30th of each month. By January 30, 2018, your pass is paid in full. That’s more months over last year for lower monthly payments.

You can use your pass anytime while you’re still paying for it. Plus, when you choose Power Pass, you get to enjoy summer privileges even while you’re paying for your pass. Learn more about the payment plan.

Q: Is my season pass refundable?
A: Season Passes are non-refundable unless the Season Pass Insurance Option is selected at time of purchase. Learn more about the Season Pass Refund Option.

Q: What happened to the New Mexico Pass and New Mexico Pass PLUS?
A: The New Mexico Pass and New Mexico Pass PLUS have been re-named the Local Power Pass and Local Power Pass PLUS+. While the names have changed, the benefits are the same (and actually better than last year!)

Q: Do the Local Power Pass PLUS+ or the Local Pass Pass have the same benefits of a Power Pass? The names are all really similar.
A: These passes are part of the Power Pass family, although they do not get the same benefits as the Power Pass. Pass benefits are summarized on the season passes page. 

Q: What will the college discount be this year?
A: This year, Hesperus is offering Young Adult (19-24) passes in place of the former College Pass. No credits or proof of enrollment required!

Q: When can I buy a pass for my 4th/5th grader, and what do I need to bring?
A: Those passes will be available later this fall and at the ticket window. When you’re picking up your pass, be sure to bring a copy of your child’s report card or anything that proves your child’s grade level. For questions about these products, call (970)259-3711.

Q: What are the age definitions for each pass?
A:
Adult: Power Pass Adults are for ages 37-64 as of time of purchase. Local Power Pass+, Local Power Pass, and Value Adult passes are for ages 25-59 as of time of purchase.
Young Adult: Young Adult Power Pass is for ages 19-24, 25-29 and 30-36 at of time of purchase. Young Adult (19-24) passes replace College and Student passes. No credits or proof of student status required.
Teen: All teen passes are for ages 13-18 at time of purchase.
Child: All child passes are for ages 8-12 at time of purchase. Kids 7 & younger ski FREE at every resort.
Senior: Power Pass Seniors are for ages 65-79 as of time of purchase. All other senior passes are for ages 60-69 as of time of purchase. Guests ages 70+ ski FREE every day at Sipapu, Pajarito, Snowbowl and Hesperus.
Super Senior: The Super Senior pass provides direct to lift access at Purgatory, Snowbowl, Sipapu, Pajarito and Hesperus.
Family: Good for immediate family members, all living together and supported by the same income. The first and second passes may be purchased for any age, and the remaining passes are valid only for dependent children ages 8-20. Family passholders must present proof of family status when picking up their season passes.

Q: I want to buy a Power Pass for my 6-year-old. Can I do that?
A: Yes! Simply select the Child Power Pass – anyone up to age 12 can purchase this pass.

Q: What benefits come on my season pass?
A: It depends on which pass your purchase. Pass benefits are summarized on the season passes page. Power Pass holders get 3 FREE Days at these partner ski areas. Local Power Pass PLUS+ and Local Power Pass holders get 3 FREE Days at these partners ski areas. We’re working hard to grow our season pass partnerships!

Questions? Call us at (970)259-3711.

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