8 Sweet Deals on Free (and Almost Free) Skiing for Spring

All of March | Ski for Free with a Coupon from Vermont Sports Magazine, Middlebury Snow Bowl and Rikert

Through March 31, 2019, the Middlebury Snow Bowl and Rikert Nordic Center are offering one free day of skiing or riding to anyone who brings in a coupon included in the March/April issue of Vermont Sports Magazine, out on shelves now.

March 15 to End of Season | Nor’Beaster Spring Pass, Killington

Get unlimited skiing and riding at Killington starting March 15 with the Nor’Beaster spring pass for just $229. Pass is also valid at Pico, and Killington says it could be open into June.

March 18-22 & March 25-29 | Spring Break, Mount Snow

Present your college ID at the lift ticket window for daily lift tickets at just $33 per day.

March 22 | Free Spring Skiing with Lycored and Pro Snowboarder Louie Vito, Magic Mountain

This Friday, ski for free, no strings attached at Magic Mountain. Finish a scavenger hunt with Vito and get a chance to win a 2019-2020 Unlimited Magic Mountain Lift Pass.

March 24 | Burlington Subaru and Hyundai Customer Appreciation Day, Bolton Valley

Any person who shoes a current Subaru or Hyundai registration at the ticket office will get one complimentary lift ticket, plus four additional lift tickets at 50 percent off the window price.

Also at Bolton, when you purchase a season’s pass for 2019-2020, it’s valid from the day you buy it. Passes are now on sale and provide access to free spring skiing and riding.

April 1 | April Fool’s Day 50 % Discount, Mad River Glen

Act “foolish” in the lift ticket line or the lift ticket office and ski for half off the window ticket price for the day. Plus, season passes for 2019-2020 are now on sale and earn you free spring skiing for the rest of the season. AND Mad River Glen

April 8 | 2019-2020 Ikon Passes Valid, Tremblant

Those who purchase a new 2019/2020 Ikon Pass will get access to select mountains this spring. California’s Big Bear, Ontario, Canada’s Blue Mountain and West Virginia’s Snowshoe all started accepting Ikon Passes for 2019-2020 season on March 5, and Winter Park Resort (Colo.), Squaw Alpine Meadows (Calif.), Mammoth Mountain (Calif.), Crystal Mountain (Wa.), Solitude (U.T.), and Tremblant (Quebec) will all start accepting 2019-2020 Ikon Passes for skiing on April 8.

April 27 | Schlamm Jam, Jay Peak

Residents of 25 towns in the area around Jay Peak can ski for free on April 27 as part of the mountain’s Schlamm (think mud in German) Jam—a celebration of all things corn snow, long days and warm temps on the slopes. Each household (bring a utility bill, mortgage statement or drivers license to the ticket window) is eligible for up to four free lift tickets. Plus, locals can get $10 full-day ski and snowboard rentals, $10 all-day passes to the Pump House Indoor Waterpark and $5 climbing passes at Clips and Reels Recreation Center. Not a local? Join the fun and know that $2 from purchased lift tickets and a portion of all resort sales from that day support the Jay and Montgomery recreation centers.

Post, skiing, don’t miss Jay’s epic tailgate party in the Stateside Parking lot or free live music from Lazer Dad at the Bullwheel Bar at 4 p.m.

At These Mountains, Buying Your Season Pass for 2019-2020 Now Gets You Free Spring Skiing:

Bolton Valley

Bromley Mountain

Mad River Glen

Middlebury Snow Bowl

Mount Snow

Jay Peak



Abagael Giles

Abagael Giles is the Assistant Editor at Vermont Ski + Ride Magazine. She loves free-heel skiing and exploring her home state of Vermont–one ridgetop at a time. Find her on Twitter at @AbagaelGiles.