Ski for Free at Several West Coast Resorts by Showing Your Alaska Airlines Boarding Pass

Mar 21, 2017

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As most snow sports enthusiasts know, hitting the slopes can be incredibly expensive, even if you are using points and miles to get and stay there. With the price of lift tickets steadily increasing, some resorts are now charging as much as $175 for a single-day pass. Thankfully, Alaska Airlines wants to make your next cold-weather vacation even better by offering complimentary lift tickets at several ski resorts through April 30.

Sound good? All you need to do is purchase an Alaska Airlines ticket arriving in one of the designated gateway airports, and upon arrival, present a valid same-day boarding pass and a matching photo ID. Participating ski resorts include Alyeska Resort, Big White Ski Resort, Crested Butte Resort, Mammoth Mountain, Mt. Bachelor, Red Mountain Resort, Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Snowbasin Resort, Squaw Valley / Alpine Meadows Resort, Steamboat Ski & Resort, Sun Valley Resort and Whitefish Mountain Resort.

This promotion has the potential to be quite valuable, especially for families and groups. In addition to complimentary first-day lift passes, some of the resorts are also offering additional incentives to Alaska flyers, like discounted multi-day passes, reduced prices on lessons or free skiing on your day of departure. Note that each ski resort has a slightly different procedure for picking up your free lift ticket; so check Alaska’s promo site first.

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