MOUNT KATO | PART OF 8-RESORT INDY EXPANSION

The Indy Pass now provides two days each at 100 independent resorts including new partners in the Upper Midwest, New England, and Pacific Northwest 

New Alpine Resorts – Passholders receive two free days:

  • BigRock Mountain, Maine
  • Marquette Mountain Resort, Michigan
  • Mount Kato Ski Area, Minnesota
  • Nub’s Nob Ski Resort, Michigan
  • Treetops Resort, Michigan

New Cross Country Resorts – All passholders receive two free

  • Degrees North Nordic Center, Washington
  • Manning Park Resort, British Columbia
  • Treetops XC, Michigan

New Allied Resort – Passholders receive a 25 to 50% discount on lift tickets

  • Loup Loup Ski Bowl, Washington 

“Nub’s Nob is excited to be joining Indy Pass, to encourage exploration of independent ski areas and grow the love of skiing,”

said Ben Doornbos, GM at Nubs Nob.

Nubs Nob, MI is one of the most sought-after “pure-ski resorts” in the Midwest “100 resorts is certainly a milestone but the real news here is the addition of some amazing new resorts,

said Indy Pass founder Doug Fish.


We are stoked to add new partners in three regions of the country, especially Michigan, where we now have ten great mountains in the coalition.” The Indy Pass is the fastest-growing multi-mountain pass in North America and is expected to announce additional partner resorts over the summer.  

June Payment Plan Ends July 1 – Interest-Free and No-Credit Checks

Indy Pass offers an innovative, interest-free payment plan that allows purchasers to make equal monthly payments through December 15th. If purchased by July 1, payments are $42/month for an adult pass and $124/month for a family of four with two kids under 13. No credit check or credit app is needed and no 3rd-party lenders are involved. 

Indy Pass 22-23 Pre-Season Prices End September 12th

Indy Base Pass – Adult $299, Kids (12-and-under) $139

Indy+ Pass – Adult $399, Kids $189 (no blackouts)

Indy Base AddOn Pass – Adult $199, Kids $99 (partner and allied resort season passholders only)

Indy+ AddOn Pass – Adult $309, Kids $149 (no blackouts)

Indy Cross Country (XC) Pass – Adult $69, Kids $29 (no blackouts)  

About the Indy Pass –After three seasons, the Indy Pass is the fastest-growing multi-mountain pass in North America. It offers 100 Alpine and Nordic resorts across the US, Canada, and Japan, each providing two days of skiing or riding, and seven Alpine Allied Resorts offering up to 50% discounts on lift tickets. Indy resorts are independent and uniquely authentic; many are owned and operated by multi-generational families.  

22/23 RESORTS DOWNHILL RESORTS – 88 

PACIFIC REGION – 14

ALASKA — Eaglecrest Ski Area

BRITISH COLUMBIA — Apex Mountain Resort, Manning Park, Sasquatch Mountain

CALIFORNIA — China Peak, Mt. Shasta Ski Park, Snow Valley

OREGON – Hoodoo, Mt. Ashland

WASHINGTON — 49 Degrees North, Ski Bluewood, Hurricane Ridge, Mission Ridge, White Pass 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION – 18

ALBERTA — Castle Mountain Resort

ARIZONA — Sunrise Park Ski Area

COLORADO — Sunlight Mountain Resort

IDAHO — Brundage Mountain, Kelly Canyon, Silver Mountain, Tamarack Resort, Pomerelle, Soldier Mountain

MONTANA — Blacktail Mountain, Lost Trail Powder Mountain, Red Lodge Mountain

UTAH — Beaver Mountain, Eagle Point, Powder Mountain

WYOMING — Snow King Mountain, White Pine Ski Area, Antelope Butte 

MIDWEST REGION – 23

IOWA — Seven Oaks, Sundown Mountain

MICHIGAN — Big Powderhorn Resort, Caberfae Peaks, Crystal Mountain, Marquette Mountain, Nubs Nob Ski Resort, Pine Mountain Resort, Shanty Creek, Swiss Valley Ski Area, Tree Tops Resort

MINNESOTA — Buck Hill, Detroit Mountain, Lutsen Mountains, Mount Kato, Powder Ridge Winter Recreation, Spirit Mountain

SOUTH DAKOTA — Terry Peak Ski Area

WISCONSIN — Granite Peak, Little Switzerland, Nordic Mountain, Trollhaugen, Tyrol Basin, The Rock Snowpark 

EASTERN REGION – 19

CONNECTICUT — Mohawk Mountain Ski Area

MASSACHUSETTS — Berkshire East Mountain Resort, Catamount Mountain Resort*

MAINE — Saddleback Mountain, BigRock Resort

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Cannon Mountain, Pats Peak, Black Mountain, Waterville Valley

NEW YORK — Catamount Mountain Resort*, Greek Peak Mountain Resort, Swain Resort, Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Titus Mountain, West Mountain

VERMONT — Bolton Valley Resort, Magic Mountain, Suicide Six, Jay Peak Resort*Catamount straddles NY/MA border 

MID-ATLANTIC REGION – 10

NORTH CAROLINA — Cataloochee Ski Area

PENNSYLVANIA — Blue Knob Resort, Montage Mountain, Ski Sawmill, Shawnee Mountain

TENNESSEE — Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area

VIRGINIA — Bryce Resort, Massanutten Resort

WEST VIRGINIA — Canaan Valley Ski Resort, Winterplace Ski Resort 

JAPAN TOHOKU REGION – 4

Okunakayama Kogen – Ninohe District, IwateGeto Kogen – Kitakami, IwateShimokura/Pandora – Hachimantai, IwateTazawako – Semboku, Akita 

CROSS COUNTRY RESORTS – 12

BRITISH COLUMBIA – Sovereign Lakes Nordic Club, Manning Park Resort

MICHIGAN — Tree Tops XC

MINNESOTA — Mapelap Resort

NEW HAMPSHIRE (2) — Waterville Valley Resort, JacksonXC

NEW JERSEY — High Point Cross Country Ski Center

NEW MEXICO — Enchanted Forest XCVERMONT — Woodstock Nordic Center, Rikert Nordic Center

WASHINGTON — 49 Degrees North Nordic CenterWEST

VIRGINIA — White Grass Touring Center 

ALLIED RESORTS – 7 (Discounted Lift Tickets for Passholders)

MASSACHUSETTES — Bousquet Mountain

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Dartmouth Skiway, McIntyre Ski Area, Whaleback Mountain

VERMONT — Burke Mountain, Middlebury College Snow Bowl

WASHINGTON — Loup Loup Ski Bowl

Snow Report

  • Snow Last 24 Hours: 4″
  • Snow Last 7 Days: 4″
  • Total Snow This Season: 4″
  • Snow Base: 4″
  • Trails Open: 0
  • Lifts Open: 0

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Our Easiest Trails


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Beaver
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Timberwolf
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Sleepy
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Birch
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Paid Patrol

Ski Patrol ensures the safety of the area and guests by providing first aid care and attention to guest needed assistance on the slopes or other areas of the facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform CPR and emergency care, when necessary.
  • Understand the function of the equipment and standards procedures for its care and safe operation.
  • Communication with other departments.
  • Maintain safe and easy access with base patrol and ski patrol duty stations.
  • Perform open and close procedures on hill daily.
  • Recognize and correct any safety hazards within the ski patrol department.
  • Maintain clean, safe and professional workstations.
  • Maintain any appropriate records as set forth by company policy and procedures.
  • Shoveling snow, sometimes deep, heavy wet snow weighing more than 50lbs per shovel full.

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • CPR Certification required.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) Certificate Preferred.
  • Wilderness Emergency Care (WEC) preferred.
  • Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people; ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities; ability to learn and develop new skills; ability to problem solve.
  • Great customer services.

Ticket Sales/Office

Ticket Product Sales is part of the office staff and will be responsible for delivering outstanding guest service while facilitating the sale of Lift Tickets, Season Passes, fulfilling pre-purchased sales orders. This position requires a full knowledge of our programs and services and is responsible for collecting guest information. The Sales Agent will also resolve guests product/ticket issues, facilitate refunds and work directly with management and other team members of the office by responding to guests inquiries with quality information about the resort. You will receive a high level of guest interaction and will be the face of Mount Kato! We are looking for guest service individuals who are positive, outgoing, have a passion for the outdoors, are well disciplined, and take pride in their work.