The Freedom Pass was created two seasons ago with the goal of offering flexibility and added value to pass holders at six New England ski and snowboard areas. There was a $50 additional charge for each pass holder to upgrade to the Freedom Pass. This year the up-charge has been dropped and the number of partner mountains has increased to thirteen, spanning the country from Alaska to Maine.
The concept is simple. Pass holders at participating mountains are now able to get three complimentary lift tickets at each partner mountain this season. There is no additional charge so all full pass holders at each partner mountain are automatically part of the Freedom Pass. Pass holders simply take their pass to a partner mountain to receive a complimentary lift ticket for the day. There is a limit of one ticket per pass holder, per day and a limit of three tickets per pass holder at each partner mountain over the season. There are no blackout dates, you are welcome to use your complimentary lift tickets any day of the season.
The Freedom Pass Mountains
Black Mountain in Jackson, NH has 5 lifts, 45 trails and 150 acres of boundary to boundary skiing and riding, the Lostbo Pub and a southern exposure that makes it THE place in New England to ski on a cold, windy day or any day for that matter.
Dartmouth Skiway in Lyme, NH is only 20 minutes from Hanover & Dartmouth College. The mountain offers big-mountain challenges in a family-friendly setting with more than 100 ski-able acres spread over two mountains and enough terrain variety to thrill any ski or snowboarding enthusiast. No matter what your skiing style, the Skiway has something fun for everyone: a 968-foot vertical drop, a full-service day lodge, superb grooming, and exciting terrain features.
Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau, AK is located on Douglas Island just 12 miles from downtown. Eaglecrest is Juneau’s community owned ski area with 4 chairlifts, and over 640 acres of skiable terrain. The area currently includes a professionally staffed Snow Sports School, a full-service Rental and Repair Shop, the Eaglecrest Grill, and 6 kilometers of groomed Nordic Trails.
Granite Gorge on the Keene/Roxbury Line in southwestern NH is close to Keene State College and has 4 lifts, 20 trails, 2 parks and 75 acres of skiing, riding plus night skiing and a tubing park. Granite Gorge has something for everyone. From the long winding runs on Monadnock Mile, to steep gnarly runs on Headwall. Granite Gorge is sure to please the whole family.
Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn, ME is only 45 minutes from Portland, and has 2 lifts, 15 trails, one terrain park, and 15km or Nordic skiing. Lost Valley's variety of 15 trails and a terrain park offers a full and interesting ski day for skiers of all abilities. Most of Lost Valley's trails are rated easiest and intermediate, while challenging expert skiers with a few difficult trails. Family regrouping is simple as all trails come together a short distance from each other.
Magic Mountain in Londonderry, VT boasts 4 lifts, 43 trails, 2 terrain parks, and over 200 acres of skiable terrain. Magic first opened in 1960 and to this day it is still one of the most exciting, challenging and authentic Vermont ski experiences. Different than the corporate resorts, Magic has stayed true to the original Vermont ski culture. Magic skiers and riders enjoy a mountain emphasizing natural, diverse ski terrain in an atmosphere of shared camaraderie for the sport both on the slopes and in the lodge after a long, rewarding day. Magic has an authentic, fun vibe because, in reality, it remains first and foremost a ski area, not a "resort" - and a distinctively Vermont one at that. There's a community spirit which keeps Magic thriving for those committed ski and riding enthusiasts who want to "carve their own trail" and experience real snow and obstacles that mother-nature puts on the hill.
McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester, NH has 5 lifts, 10 trails, 2 terrain parks, snow tubing and over 37 acres of boundary to boundary skiing and riding. McIntyre Ski Area is southern New Hampshire’s winter playground! Thousands of children and adults have enjoyed skiing and snowboarding at McIntyre since the chairlift began turning in 1971. In 2009, McIntyre Ski School Inc. took over operations of the ski area from the City of Manchester. Since then, the area has seen vast improvements, including: an 8-lane tubing Thrill Hill with conveyor lift, two conveyor lifts for the Beginner Areas, updated terrain park, new snowmaking & grooming equipment, and a new 9,000 sq ft. lodge.
Mount Bohemia in Lac La Belle, MI in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has 2 lifts and a wide open area of over 585 acres of skiable terrain. Mount Bohemia has the longest runs with the highest vertical and deepest powder in the Midwest. This hidden secret is a true treasure for backcountry skiers and riders. The average snowfall in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is 273 inches. The lake effect snow is dry similar to western resorts and accumulates as powder which is untouched because they do not groom. This makes for a great morning to make the first tracks.
Pajarito Mountain located on the eastern edge of the Jemez Mountains in north central New Mexico, 5 miles west of Los Alamos. The mountain has great views to the east over the Rio Grande Valley towards the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and from the top, to the west over the Valle Grande. Pajarito Mountain currently has about 300 acres of cleared skiable terrain, not counting some excellent tree skiing, and has some of the best bump skiing in the state. It is rarely crowded, and is noted for its lack of lift lines.
Plattekill Mountain located in Roxbury, NY is all about Keeping it Real, offering a laid-back family atmosphere and an unmistakable vibe that somehow makes them, just different. Fiercely independent, they have been able to maintain a unique small mountain setting. No doubt you'll find the big mountain terrain, but what sets them apart is the small mountain charm and friendly, family-oriented, atmosphere that welcomes you when you arrive.
Sipapu located 20 miles southeast of Taos is New Mexico’s fastest growing resort and is home to New Mexico’s longest ski season and the best deals in the Rockies. Surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Carson National Forest, the resort has over 40 trails, five lifts and three terrain parks.
Ski Cooper is located near historic Leadville, CO and offers top-notch Colorado skiing, with the absolute best and softest snow surface in the state. We’re the most authentic Colorado ski resort you’ll find. We have terrain variety for all abilities, including the finest learning and beginner terrain in the country, up through epic powder, glades, and bumps. We have the friendliest smiling faces ensuring the most family-friendly atmosphere you’ll find. We have no lift lines (unless you consider 1-2 minutes a lift line.)
*Note, offer not valid for the following pass types "Night", "Value", "Nordic" or "Powder Pass".