The 4th Grade Passport offers every 4th-grade student the opportunity to ski and snowboard all season for $34.95!
The Minnesota Ski Areas Association and its members offer the 4th Grade Passport, free lift tickets for the passport holder.
The goal is to help introduce families to how much fun they can have together outside in the winter. The Passports go on sale each year in late summer and remain available until early February.
Please note: the 4th Grade Passport can not be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount program and is not valid with group or team visits.
All offers are specifically for the 4th Grade Passport holder.
|Area||2023/24 Season Offer|
Unlimited lift tickets
Not valid with group reservations or school field trips
|Andes Tower Hills||Limit 2 daily lift tickets for season. Not available for school, club or other group trips; not valid with any other offer, special or coupon.|
|Buck Hill||3 Daily Lift Tickets for the pass holder only. 1 ticket available per day. Cannot be combined with another discount, special or programs.|
|Buena Vista Ski Area||3 Daily Lift Tickets for the pass holder only. 1 ticket available per day. Cannot be combined with another discount, special or programs.|
|Chester Bowl||Unlimited daily lift tickets, no daily rental available|
|Coffee Mill Ski Area||3 Daily Lift Tickets for the pass holder only. 1 ticket available per day. Cannot be combined with another discount, special or programs.|
|Detroit Mountain Recreation Area||Unlimited daily lift tickets. Not valid for D Team events|
|Elm Creek Winter Recreation Area|
|Giants Ridge||Unlimited number of lift tickets for the pass holder|
|Hyland Hills Ski Area||3 Daily Lift Tickets for the pass holder only. 1 ticket available per day. Cannot be combined with another discount, special or programs
Blackout Presidents Day & Martin Luther King Day
|Loppet Foundation||Unlimited daily lift tickets per passport holder – alpine ski & snowboard only|
|Lutsen Mountains||Lutsen Mountains Offer: Passport is valid for 3 days at Lutsen. Saturdays require a 2-day minimum for redemption. The holiday periods of 12/26/23 – 12/31/23 and 1/13 – 1/14/24 require a 3-day minimum for redemption. The passport is not valid for redemption 2/17 – 2/18/24. Reservations are required, please click here to view reservation policy.|
|Mount Ski Gull||Unlimited daily lift tickets per passport holder – blackout 12/23 to 1/2 & Race Days|
|Powder Ridge||4 daily lift tickets, valid Monday – Friday.|
|Spirit Mountain||2 lift tickets per season (no blackout dates) Add on a rental for the 4th grade passport holder for $5
Parents/Siblings $10 off full-day lift ticket
Add on Spirit Kids – two-hour beginner group lesson for $18 or a 4 hour full day Spirit Kids lesson for $36 (does not include lunch) (Advanced reservations required for lessons. Mention 4th Grade Passport when registering. Lesson specials only valid on Saturdays and Sundays) (Please call the Snow Sports Center at 218-624-8516 for a promo code before reserving tickets or lessons online.)
|Welch Village||Passport holders will be issued 3-days at Welch Village Season, Monday – Friday ONLY (non-holidays )with the exception of the the following black out dates below: Tuesday, Dec 26 through Saturday, Dec 30, 2023; Monday, January 15, 2024 and Monday, February 19, 2024.|
|Wild Mountain||Unlimited number of lift tickets for the pass holder only (1 ticket available per day). Not available for roving ski schools or D team events|
|The Alpine Factory||
50% off lessons for the pass holder (group or private rate), and 25% off for immediate family (group lesson rate; must be in same lesson group as pass holder). Offer valid between Dec. 11, 2023 – May 26, 2024, except for Blackout dates: Dec. 21, 2023 – Jan 1, 2024; Jan. 15, 2024; Feb. 19, 2024 and March 11-31, 2024.
The e-passes are issued by E4Soft and are sent to the parents email address, sometimes they are marked as spam.
All applications require the following: a photo of the child, proof of grade. Proof of grade can be a syllabus, 3rd grade report card showing progression to 4th grade, letter for school or teacher. For home-school students a copy of your letter of intent to home-school along with a statement that the child is a 4th grader.
The registration system is managed by E4Soft. If you have any issues during the registration process please call (855) 444-1044, they are open 9am – 4 pm M-F Eastern Time.
For usage questions please call (218) 409-7809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.