The Best Ski Passes For College Students
New England: New England College Pass (Loon, Sugarloaf, Sunday River)- $359
Focusing primarily on New Hampshire and Maine, the New England College Pass allows College students to hit up some of the best resorts in New England all for a very cheap price. Also, Sunday River is already open!
Details Found Here: www.newenglandpass.com
Vermont: UVM Ski and Snowboard ThreeSome Ski Pass (Sugarbush, Mt. Ellen, Mad River Glen) – $359
If you’re a student at the Groovy UV, join the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club to be eligible for the ThreeSome ski pass, which gets you up three Vermont peaks for just $359. As a future horticulturist, that price is right on the money.
Details Found Here: www.sugarbush.com
Washington: Stevens Pass College Pass- $299 (Ends Oct. 31st)
Stevens Pass has some of the best skiing in the Pacific Northwest and they are also one of the few large resorts in Washington that offer college students a steal of a ski pass. That said, this deal ends Oct. 31st, so get it while the getting is good.
Details Found Here: www.stevenspass.com
Wyoming: Grand Targhee College Pass- $599
Although JHMR is the crown jewel of skiing in Wyoming, Grand Targhee offers a closer proximity to colleges located in Idaho Falls and nearby Pocatello. That said, the Ghee is an overall much more affordable experience for those folks who are trying to get some turns in between making payments towards their massive student loans.
Details Found Here: www.grandtarghee.com
California/Colorado/Utah: Epic Local College Pass- $539
If you’re taking classes in Cali, Colorado, or Utah, the Epic Local College Pass has you covered. From Park City, to Summit County, and all the way to Lake Tahoe, Vail Resorts offers students a deal that is hard to beat, especially if you’re chasing the microclimates that pervade the high country of Colorado. Also, it’s one of the few college passes that offers a multitude of options in California.
Note: Beware of blackout dates at Vail, Beaver Creek, Park City, Heavenly, Northstar & Kirkwood. Everywhere else under the Epic umbrella is unrestricted.
Details Found Here: www.snow.com
Montana: Bobcat Bonus Season Pass- $749 ($100 Gift Card W/Purchase)
Bridger Bowl season passes are a little pricey at $749 but the gas students will save travelling to the non-profit ski hill north of Bozeman will help save the environment as well as their money in gallons not to mention a $100 gift card with the purchase of the pass.
Details Found Here: www.bridgerbowl.com
New Mexico: Taos College Pass- $350
Taos is the freeride epicenter of New Mexico and students in nearby Albuquerque and Santa Fe should know that the juice is worth the squeeze when considering the distance one must travel in order to get to the mountain located in the southern end of the Sangre De Cristo mountain range.
Details found here: www.skitaos.org
Utah: Alta’s College Season Pass- $599
The best deal for college students who are skiing in Utah is Alta’s college student season pass deal. For $599 you get unlimited access to one of the best powder skiing destinations in the world as well as 50% off day tickets at some iconic locations around the world!
Details Found Here: buy.alta.com/season-passes
Colorado: Rocky Mountain College Super Pass Plus- $449
As far as Colorado passes go, this one is the best bang for your buck student discount on the market. With unlimited access to Winter Park Resort, Copper Mountain, and Eldora, CU students can rejoice at the flexibility this pass offers. Also, bus service from Boulder to Eldora during the winter is priceless.
That said, what really makes this pass is the access to some of the best mountains in Colorado that are under 4 hours away including Steamboat and Crested Butte. Also, if you have a wild hair to do some summer traveling you get 7 days at Cardrona in New Zealand as well!
Details Found Here: www.winterparkresort.com
British Columbia: Whistler Student Pass (Washington State and BC Colleges Eligible) – $439
What was recently awarded the top spot on our list of the Top 10 Ski Resorts in Canada, Whistler Blackcomb has it all. From steeps, to long tree shots, and abundant chutes Whistler leads the pack as far as size goes and at $439 for Washington or BC students, the pass itself can take you a long way on two planks.
Details Found Here: www.whistlerblackcomb.com