Alterra Mountain Co. has added Thredbo in New South Wales, Australia, to the Ikon Pass, bringing the pass total to more than 64,000 acres at 27 mountain destinations across the globe. The Ikon Pass is available for purchase at and through selected travel partners.

In addition to access to 26 destinations in North America, all Ikon Pass holders can enjoy skiing and riding in the Southern Hemisphere throughout Thredbo’s 2018 winter season. Ikon Pass holders will have seven-day access to Thredbo on the Ikon Pass with no black-out dates, and five-day access on the Ikon Base Pass with selected black-out dates.

Thredbo, located in Kosciuszko National Park just 500 kilometers from Sydney, offers 1,168 acres of terrain, 2,205 vertical feet and is home to the continent’s longest run at 3.6 miles.

“As we continue to curate partners for the Ikon Pass, we look for destinations that share our passion for the mountains and are dedicated to creating enduring memories for their guests. Thredbo fits right in, and we are thrilled to welcome the leading destination in the Southern Hemisphere to the Ikon Pass community,” said Erik Forsell, Alterra CMO. “Australia is full of passionate skiers and riders who can now take advantage of an endless winter with the Ikon Pass as they hit the slopes of Thredbo throughout their winter, before experiencing more iconic destinations in the Northern Hemisphere.”

“Thredbo is thrilled to join the Ikon Pass as its Australian partner, and we feel privileged to be the first Southern Hemisphere destination offered to pass holders,” said Jordan Rodgers, general manager, Thredbo. “The Ikon Pass is a sensational option for skiers and snowboarders who love to travel to incredible mountain experiences, and we look forward to providing Ikon Pass holders access to Australia’s premier snow destination.”