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Cheapest  Student Ski Pass at CSU!

Our discounted Ikon Pass for 2024-2025 is NOW ON SALE!

Read below for all information regarding the discounted pass

Requirements to Purchase

All Purchasers must be currently enrolled in academic courses with a valid student ID and school email address to qualify.

Payment Options and Deadlines

  • If you want to lock in the pass at the current price, you MUST pay in full for the ENTIRE pass before prices increase. 

  • All payment plans will end on October 4th, 2024. For those on a payment plan ($25 down), your final payment will be automatically processed on October 4th, 2024 so Alterra can properly process your pass. 

  • Anyone who registers for the pass after October 4th will not be able to sign up for the payment plan. You can either pay in full at time of registration or put a $25 deposit down and make your final payment prior to November 8th, 2024.

  • The final date to purchase the Ikon Pass is November 8th, 2024.

  • SENIORS: This is your LAST chance to get the college discount! If you are graduating, you can register with $25 down prior to your graduation date and the college discount is locked in for next winter! Graduating students do not have to pay off the entire pass before they graduate, just place the $25 deposit. These students can still pay off their pass over time before the November 8th, 2024 deadline.

Adventure Assurance & Refunds

  • Adventure Assurance comes free with every 24/25 Ikon Pass.

  • Should a 24/25 Ikon Pass holder not use their Ikon Pass product from purchase date through December 12, 2024, for any reason, they may elect to receive a full credit for the purchase price of their unused 24/25 Ikon Pass to be used toward the purchase of a 25/26 Ikon Pass product, subject to applicable terms and conditions. 

  • Deferrals must be declared by the pass holder under ‘My Account’ by December 12, 2024. *Use of pass for spring skiing disqualifies you from having the ability to defer the pass.

  • Prior to paying in full, the pass may be canceled and fully refunded, between March 14th, 2024 and November 8th, 2024, upon request through the Outside Life Customer Service Team. Once you have paid in full and received your code, Outside Life is NOT able to refund any amount.

  • Go to the the following link to learn more about Adventure Assurance, Deferrals, and Refunds:


Please contact Outside Life directly with all questions and inquiries regarding your Ikon Pass at (888) 688-5134 or at


  • Step 1: Trip Options - Select Pass type: Ikon Base Pass or Ikon Pass. Enter your Student ID# and school email address.

  • Step 2: Trip Profile - If you have a profile from a previous Trip/Ikon season, you will register with your existing username & password in Step 2 in the “Have an Account” box by clicking the sign in button. Fill out all info and upload your current class schedule and student ID photo.

  • Step 3: Confirm & Pay - Enter your billing information and submit your purchase

Redeem your Ikon Pass:

  • After the pass is paid in full, Outside Life will validate that you are currently enrolled in collegiate courses at an accredited University in the USA or Canada.

  • Once approved, Outside Life will upload your information into the Alterra Mountain Company database and you will receive a confirmation email with a code to activate your pass and set up your Ikon profile on

  • Pass may only be redeemed by the purchaser. Ikon Account and Outside Life account names must match. No exceptions.

  • You may not buy a pass on someone else’s behalf; Fraudulent redemption is not permitted.

Redemption of your code:

  • Enter the single-use promo code sent to you by Outside Life through THIS website.

To complete the redemption:

  • Add a photo to your account for your pass.

  • Check in at the ticket office with Photo ID if you want to have your Ikon Pass or Ikon Base Pass printed on site.


When can I expect to receive my Ikon Pass in the mail?

  • Your pass will not be processed through Alterra until it has been paid in full and your account has been activated with your promo code. Your billing and shipping information must be up to date for the pass to be shipped. Alterra will start processing and mailing passes this fall-date TBD. Passes will not be issued until the steps above are complete.

Can I pick up my Ikon Pass at an Alterra Mountain Company Resort?

  • Yes, as soon as you activate your pass with your $0 promo code you have the option to pick up your Ikon Pass at any Alterra Resort with a valid ID.

Where can I use my pass?

  • Click HERE to view full details on Ikon Pass and Ikon Base Pass access.

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