The Ski Bum Pass

Ski all season long for just $159!


For decades, high school graduates, college students and young professionals have dreamed of living the mountain life - of finding ways to successfully ski or ride as many days as possible while “paying the bills” and living life in the mountain community. The new Ski Bum Pass makes that dream a reality for anyone age 18-25. The pass starts at just $129.

This generation can ski or ride with the Ski Bum All Access Pass for just $159 if purchased by Oct. 31. There are no blackout dates with this pass, allowing ski bums to make turns whenever they want, as much as they want, all season long. A Ski Bum Value Pass also is available for $129 if purchased by Oct. 31 and is valid every day of the 2014-2015 season except Saturdays. After the Oct. 31 deadline, prices increase to $269 for the Ski Bum All Access Pass and $239 for the Value Pass.

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The pass makes it easy for those in their late teens and early 20s to enjoy the best parts of being a ski bum while simultaneously starting their career or completing their education. Bolton Valley is open seven days a week in season, is the closest major ski area to Burlington and is open for night skiing four days a week, making it easy to maximize time on the slopes while working or going to school.

Young skiers and riders typically have the responsibility of paying off student loans and college tuition or are just starting out in their professional careers, trying to establish themselves in the workforce. Going to school, paying back debt or working for entry-level salaries can make it tough to find the time or money for skiing and riding. Bolton Valley is just 30 minutes from Burlington and offers the convenience of skiing after work or class at the only major ski area in Vermont to offer top-to-bottom night skiing and riding.

College students over the age of 25 who are going to school full time in undergraduate or graduate programs are also eligible for this pass. Full time for the 2014-15 season is defined as carrying a minimum of 12 credits in both the Fall and Spring semesters. You must be able to provide an Enrollment Verification Certificate confirming your full-time status and your college photo ID when picking up your pass if you are over the age of 25.