Getting a higher education in Vermont offers not only a meaningful education at the state’s institutions of higher learning, but also expanding students’ horizons in the mountains of the state, ripe with ski and ride opportunities. The Consortium of Vermont Colleges (CVC) and Ski Vermont has joined forces to provide returning college students to Vermont a deal known as the Student Pass.
Student Pass offer includes:
To celebrate the Northeast’s largest Institute of Higher Outdoor Education for the upcoming season, Killington Mountain will offer a $329 deal to ski/ride the mountain all season long. See www.killington.com/winter/plan/tickets_and_cards/college_pass.
Magic Mountain College Pass
Magic Mountain Ski Area in southern Vermont offs full-time college students a ski and ride deal for $149 with no restrictions. For more information, see www.magicmtn.com/seasonpass.php.
Mount Snow Higher Education Pass
Five mountains, zero blackout dates—one season pass. Mount Snow and four affiliated eastern ski areas costs $319. The deal comes loaded with two, $40 midweek “Buddy Tickets” so pass holder’s friends can come along to Mount Snow. For details, see www.mountsnow.com.
Smugglers' Notch Resort's College Pass
Smugglers' Notch Resort's College Pass is $279 when purchased by Halloween and $399 when purchased after that. The pass gives full-time college students access to 78 trails on three mountains and four terrain parks. College passholders can also take advantage of a variety of discounts, such as 50 percent off equipment rentals and group lessons, 20 percent off purchases at 3 Mountain Outfitters and 3 Mountain Equipment, and 20 percent off tuning at 3 Mountain Equipment. For more information, see www.smuggs.com/skiride.
Sugarbush Resort College Pass
Sugarbush’s college student season pass is priced at $319. That price is good until Nov. 1 and gives students enough time to scrape up cash from relatives or collect enough returnable bottles. The college pass gives unlimited skiing and riding at Lincoln Peak and Mt. Ellen. 2600-feet of vertical, 111 trails, and 20 wooded areas. For more details, see www.sugarbush.com/vermont-skiing-snowboarding/season-passes.
The Triple Major: Bolton Valley Resort, Jay Peak Resort and Mad River Glen
The Triple Major season pass includes unlimited access with no blackout dates all season long to Bolton Valley, Jay Peak and Mad River Glen. The pass is for full-time college students only and is available at www.triplemajor.com.