Terms and Conditions for purchasing a Big Sky Resort season pass are as follows. Each guest who purchases a season pass or has a pass purchased and assigned to their name, shall be referred to as "Applicant" for the following terms and conditions.
1. Big Sky Resort passes are issued to the Applicant only and are nontransferable (either for money or general use) and nonrefundable. Individuals who misuse pass privileges by allowing their pass to be used by others invalidate the pass and are committing a crime punishable under Mont. Code Ann. § 45-6-305.
2. Lost or stolen passes must be reported immediately to the Mountain Services Office at (406) 995-5749. There will be a replacement fee of $25.00. Passes that are lost or stolen and not reported immediately will be handled in the same manner as a misused pass. Damaged passes which do not work properly will be replaced free of charge. A one-time only (one per season) day ticket will be issued for a lost, misplaced, or "left at home" season pass.
3. Applicant's age for appropriate pass product will be determined as of 12/1/15. Please purchase the correct, age appropriate product for each applicant. If purchased products are incorrect, Big Sky Resort will charge the difference in original purchase price and the full season rate for the correct, age appropriate product.
4. The Applicant agrees to have this pass visible and ready to be scanned each time he/she boards a lift. At any time while on the mountain, the Applicant may be required to present his/her pass to a Big Sky Employee.
5. The Applicant fully understands that violating any of the rules and regulations of Big Sky Resort may be cause for suspension or permanent revocation of his/her pass. In addition to suspension or revocation of a pass, violations may also result in the Applicant being subject to criminal charges under Montana Law. Some of the actions that may result in pass suspension or revocation include, but are not limited to, the following:
Reckless or careless skiing ~ Skiing outside ski area boundaries unless accessed by proper gates ~ Skiing any closed trails ~ Skiing of any trail or area not open for skiing ~Ducking ropes ~ Lift line crashing ~ Intoxication or drug use ~ The use of profanity or general rudeness towards any patron, invitee or employee of Big Sky Resort ~ Harassment, hindrance, or obstruction in any way of any patron, invitee or employee of Big Sky Resort ~ Any fraudulent, illegal, or unauthorized use of the season pass ~ Collision with other skiers caused by the Applicant's negligence ~ Vandalism or theft of property ~ Loading or unloading from any ski lift except at regular stations ~ Skiing/riding in a manner inconsistent with the Skier Responsibility Code
6. Big Sky Resort passes are issued solely for the private use and enjoyment of the Applicant. The Applicant may not use their pass for any business purposes of any nature and shall not conduct any business or solicit any business of any nature or description within Big Sky Resort without the prior written approval of Big Sky Resort.
7. The Applicant understands and agrees that he/she assumes the risk of variable conditions. No guarantee or promises for the conditions or the days of operation are made to the Applicant. The Applicant must understand that certain ski trails and ski lifts may be closed for certain periods of time due to maintenance, repairs, and/or extreme conditions; the Applicant is not eligible for any compensation for lift closures or stoppages.
8. College pass Applicants must be enrolled in 6 or more credits for the semester during which they pick up their season pass. College passes may be picked up after the beginning 14-15 fall term; proof of enrollment must be presented. Proof of enrollment may be transcripts with corresponding ID. If the Applicant is no longer enrolled in 6 or more credits at that time, Big Sky Resort will charge the difference between the original purchase price and the full season rate for the adult pass.
9. The Applicant acknowledges and agrees that Big Sky Resort, in its sole discretion, can refuse to sell a pass to any Applicant.
10. THE APPLICANT UNDERSTANDS THAT ALL PASS PRODUCTS ARE NONREFUNDABLE AND NONTRANSFERABLE FOR ANY REASON. INJURY CREDIT REQUESTS FOR 15/16 SEASON PASSES (Not including Sky Cards**) WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED FOR DOCUMENTED INJURIES THAT OCCUR BEFORE JANUARY 31, 2016. All requests must be submitted before March 31, 2016. All requests are subject to a $50 processing fee. In the case of a medically documented illness or injury that prohibits skiing, a pass or partial credit* for an equivalent pass product may be rolled-over to the following season. Credit will be issued for the injured person only and will not be transferred more than one season. Eligibility for such a rollover will be determined by the Big Sky Resort Mountain Services office.
*CREDITS will be calculated as follows: CREDIT = SEASON PASS PURCHASE PRICE minus (NUMBER OF DAYS SKIED multiplied by THE AGE APROPRIATE SINGLE DAY WINDOW RATE TICKET) minus $50 PROCESSING FEE.
** Sky Card products are nonrefundable, nontransferable and not eligible for rollover credits of any kind.