It finally feels like fall, and snow guns are starting to coat high-country slopes with white. Keystone Resort’s opening day for is just 30 days away, so it’s time to get serious about season pass purchases. The deadline to lock in Vail Resorts’ current low prices is Sunday, October 11. The Epic Local Pass. Unlimited skiing/riding at Breckenridge, Keystone and Arapahoe Basin, plus 10 days total at Vail and Beaver Creek (holiday restrictions) and, for those wishing to explore out of state, limited restrictions at Park City, Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood. $599 and $309 for ages 5 to 12. Summit Value Pass. Unlimited use at Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited restrictions at Breckenridge. $509 adults and $289 for ages five to 12. Keystone A-Basin Pass. Access to Keystone and Arapahoe Basin with limited holiday restrictions. $309 adults and $229 for ages five to 12. Fans of this option point out that not only is it a drop-dead bargain, use avoids crowded holiday periods, includes night skiing at Keystone and offers A-Basin’s long, long season. Click here to purchase online.