Mammoth Resorts & The Fort Announce Innovative New Work Play Ikon Pass Product

The unique Fort + Ikon membership combines the industry’s leading Ikon Pass with unlimited coworking in The Fort and is priced with affordable monthly payments.
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Mammoth Lakes, California — The Fort at Mammoth, the first work, live and play coworking space uniquely positioned on-mountain and downtown in Mammoth Lakes, CA, announces today the launch of its 2019/20 Fort + Ikon Pass membership. The new pass product combines unlimited entry to Mammoth’s unique coworking community with global access to the world’s premier ski destinations through the Ikon Pass.

Created to give skiers more time on the mountain by minimizing the distance between where you work and where you play, the Fort + Ikon Pass membership has become a high-demand pass product for the Silicon Beach and Silicon Valley community.

“The creation of a Fort + Ikon membership was a natural response to the demand Mammoth was seeing from the entrepreneur and tech community, and more specifically, their desire to take business out of the office,” said Matthew Jung, of The Fort. “As Mammoth continues to reimagine itself as an entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Fort serves as the focal point of that community, providing a hub for networking, corporate meetings, conferences, and summits.”

During the current 2018-2019 season, The Fort and Mammoth Resorts have already been host to multiple entrepreneurial events, including Summit Summit, an invite-only event where over 50 global tech innovators, investors, venture capitalists, and connectors gathered for an all-inclusive networking experience. Additional events included the 2019 Mountain Venture Summit sponsored by Telluride Venture Accelerator and Alterra Mountain Company.

“Creating a mountain community that encourages entrepreneurship has been a priority for Mammoth over the past few years,” said Mark Brownlie, President and COO of Mammoth Resorts. “Alterra Mountain Company was eager to join forces with Mammoth and The Fort to present a one-of-a-kind Ikon Pass that caters to the business community, who we’ve seen increasingly taking their work and meetings out of office.”

The Fort + Ikon Pass combines convenient year-round coworking access to both of The Fort’s locations as well as Alterra’s Ikon Pass. Membership is currently offered at a monthly fee of just $99. Benefits include:

● A 12-month Fort membership with unlimited access at both Downtown and Main Lodge Fort locations, plus four hours per month of free conference room time.

● Unlimited skiing and riding to Mammoth, with additional access to 38 iconic winter destinations around the globe.

● 20% savings at Mammoth Lodging Collection properties, as well as 15% off retail and food/beverage at participating Ikon Pass destinations.

● One year membership to Protect Our Winters

To purchase a Fort + Ikon Pass visit thefort.at/become-a-member.

About The Fort

The Fort is a flexible, inspiring and productive coworking space with 2 convenient locations in Mammoth Lakes that make it easy for you to post up, plug in and let your ideas flow with regular ski or ride breaks to refuel your mind and soul. Come for the weekend to shred, then stay for the week to work. With several membership options available, find the one that fits your needs so you can work and play in this High Sierra playground. For questions about Fort membership, visit thefort.at/mammoth.

About Ikon Pass

The Ikon Pass is the new standard in season passes, connecting the most iconic mountains across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Chile, delivering authentic, memorable snow adventures. Brought to you by Alterra Mountain Company, the Ikon Pass unlocks access to a community of diverse destinations to ski and ride, including Aspen Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain and Eldora Mountain Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming; Big Sky Mountain Resort in Montana; Stratton, Killington and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain in Michigan; Crystal Mountain and The Summit at Snoqualmie in Washington; Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada; SkiBig3 in Alberta, Canada; Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Cypress Mountain in British Columbia, Canada; Sunday River and Sugarloaf in Maine; Loon Mountain in New Hampshire; Deer Valley Resort, Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton Resort, Alta Ski Area, and Snowbird in Utah; Thredbo in Australia; Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Mt Hutt in New Zealand; Niseko United in Japan; and Valle Nevado in Chile. Special offers are available at CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures, the world’s largest heli-skiing and heli-hiking operation. For more information on the Ikon Pass, visit www.ikonpass.com.

Media Contact: Bubba Gramkow | bubba@bevelpr.com

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