“No restrictions, no terms and conditions, just good and honest free skiing and riding for anyone under 18.”

DAYTON, Wyoming — Incredible news out of the great state of Wyoming where kids under 18 can ski for free next season at Antelope Butte Ski Area. Located between Granite Pass and Shell Canyon, Antelope Butte offers some of the best skiing in The Bighorns and they put their money where their mouth is when it comes to their mission of providing affordable and accessible mountain recreation for youths. Never heard of such a deal and we are stoked to let everyone know about it. Pass sales open up April 15th MORE INFO HERE.

Antelope Butte Press Release:

The Antelope Butte Ski Area and Foundation announced today that 2024/25 season passes will be free for anyone under 18 on the date of purchase. Pass sales will open for all age groups on Friday, April 5th.

“To better support our mission, we have decided to make skiing more accessible and free for anyone under 18 in the country.With this ground-breaking offer, we can open up access to thousands of kids who would not otherwise be able to experience skiing and riding.” -John Devivo, Antelope Butte GM

The Antelope Butte mission promises To provide affordable and accessible year-round mountain recreation, training, and educational opportunities, focusing on youth and beginners.

“This community put in tremendous effort to get this ski area up and running again, and we want to give back with this remarkable opportunity and message of appreciation.” –Emerson Scott, Antelope Butte Board President

For those 18 years and older, the 24/25 pass pricing structure has been dramatically simplified to a single price of $299, which will increase to $399 on May 1st and top off at $499 on October 1st. A payment plan will be available for all purchases. Under-18 passes will remain free at each price tier.

Donations to the foundation of any size will be possible during the pass sale process. The Antelope Butte Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax-deductible. Any donation exceeding $500 can be divided into six equal payments.

“As a board, we feel our primary obligation as a non-profit ski area is to support youth and the greater community rather than raising prices to build more lifts and expand facilities. Our mission is not to create a big fancy ski area but to get more people skiing and riding more often. Price is the biggest barrier in skiing right now.” -Erik Mogensen, Antelope Butte Board Member & Indy Pass Director

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