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Ski Area Partner Benefits

Enjoy free days at Taos, Monarch, Silverton, and Bluebird Backcountry during the 21-22 season.

Arapahoe Basin 2021-22 full season passes come with 3 FREE days, each, at Taos Ski Valley in Taos, NM, and Monarch Mountain in Salida, CO. Your pass also includes 2 FREE weekdays at Bluebird Backcountry near Kremmling, CO, plus 1 FREE unguided day of spring skiing at Silverton Mountain in Colorado. 

Bring your A-Basin pass with you to these destinations to enjoy your benefits!

The following 2021-22 Arapahoe Basin passes qualify for these benefits during their active season. See details below for how to access your benefits. Additional information will be added closer to each ski area's fall 2021 opening day. Subject to change. 

  • A-Basin Adult full-season pass

  • A-Basin Youth full-season pass

  • A-Basin Child full-season pass

  • A-Basin Military season pass

  • A-Basin Senior season pass

Taos Ski Valley

A-Basin full-season passholders get 3 free days of skiing during non-peak periods.

  • Blackout dates at Taos for A-Basin passholders: 12/25-1/2, 1/15-1/16, 2/19-2/20, 3/12-3/20 

Monarch Mountain

A-Basin full-season passholders have access to 3 free days at Monarch any day of the week all season long. No blackout dates and no reservation needed. 

Silverton Mountain

A-Basin full-season passholders listed above get 1, free unguided day at Silverton in spring 2022. Exact dates for unguided skiing in 2022 are TBD, est. 5 days a week from mid-March through late April. ADVANCED TO EXPERT SKIERS, ONLY. Dates subject to change. Restrictions apply. 

A-Basin passholders can also purchase a ticket for 30% off guided skiing on Sundays in December 2021 and January 2022 (subject to availability). A-Basin passholders can  save 30% on the purchase of snow safety equipment (shovel, probe, avalanche transceiver, backpack) on all ski days when this deal is in effect.  A-Basin passholders can save 5% on Alaska Heli-skiing with Silverton Mountain Guides, November 2021 - January 2022 (subject to availability). 

Bluebird Backcountry

Bluebird Backcountry is a human-powered backcountry ski area located between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Bluebird offers backcountry 101 lessons, avalanche education and certification, rental gear, and a professional ski patrol on 1,200 acres appropriate for skiers and snowboarders comfortable on blue runs and harder. 

A-Basin full-season passholders get 2 free days at Bluebird, redeemable on any open weekday (Monday, Thursday, Friday) during the 2021-22 season. No Saturday/Sunday access. 

Coming to A-Basin?

You MUST bring your valid, current-season pass to A-Basin to qualify for the exchange days. There are no blackout dates for our pass partners during the 2021-22 winter season.

You don't need a reservation but you do need to come pick up an A-Basin RFID card at a ticket window; your partner pass will not scan at our lifts. Thanks for checking us out!

  • Taos Kachina Plus and Monarch full-season passholders each get 3 free days of skiing at A-Basin.
  • Silverton and Bluebird Backcountry season passholders each get 2 free days of skiing at A-Basin. 

The Fine Print


Exchange days are good for the passholder only; passholder must be present at the ticket window along with their valid A-Basin, Monarch, Taos, Silverton, or Bluebird Backcountry season pass to receive the free lift ticket. Season pass must be paid in full prior to receiving the exchange days. Days must be used during the 2021-22 season and cannot be carried over to another season or transferred to another person. The benefits on this page only apply to the passes listed above and do not apply to the A-Basin Midweek Pass, Child 5 and Under Pass, or multi-day products (Any-Day, College passes).

For more information, please email or call Guest Services at 888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246),

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