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Alterra Faces Ski Pass Holders’ Class Suit Over Covid Closures

June 28, 2021, 5:26 PM

Alterra Mountain Co. and subsidiary Ikon Pass Inc. must face breach of contract claims by a proposed class of skiers who bought “unlimited access” passes for slopes throughout the U.S. and Canada but were unable to ski after the slopes closed as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.

The complaint alleges Alterra refused to issue refunds to hundreds of thousands of pass holders, which “amounts to tens of millions (or more) in unjust profits.”

The plaintiffs allege they held Ikon passes for the 2019-2020 ski season and that Alterra closed its resorts that season even though weather conditions allowed for ...

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