Fifth and sixth graders can ski free in Idaho
McCALL, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Do you have a fifth or sixth grader who loves to ski or snowboard or one who'd like to learn?
You'll want to take advantage of the free skiing program offered by the Idaho Ski Areas Association, a.k.a. Ski Idaho.
The Idaho Peak Season Passport lets fifth and sixth graders ski or board 18 mountains for free, you just have to pay an $18 processing fee.
The program allows fifth graders to ride three days for free at all 18 Gem State ski resorts and offers sixth graders two days free at 17 mountains.
Participating resorts include:
- Bald Mountain
- Bogus Basin
- Cottonwood Butte
- Grand Targhee
- Kelly Canyon
- Little Ski Hill
- Lookout Pass
- Lost Trail
- Magic Mountain
- Pebble Creek
- Pomerelle (fifth grade only)
- Silver Mountain
- Soldier Mountain
- Sun Valley
You can complete the online application for the passport HERE. There is an $18 processing fee to order a passport.
Ski Idaho will then email you a passport you can print out or pull up on your smartphone at the ticket window.
This program is open to any child from any state or country, not just kids from Idaho.
Your child must have a parent or guardian present to use the passport, and it must be shown at the resort in order to receive the lift ticket.
Click HERE for a list of scheduled blackout dates.