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5th Grade Ride Free

General Information & Requirements


Any 5th Grader who is enrolled in the program is eligible for a FREE lift ticket any time he or she visits Mt. Baker during the current season.


There must be one accompanying adult who has a season pass or purchases a lift ticket per two FREE Program Participants.


Must have proof of 5th grade enrollment for the child;
either a report card, school ID, teacher note, or certified letter of intent.


Participants must be between the ages of 9-11 as of December 31, 2020 to qualify for the 2020-21 5th Grade Ride Free Program.

5th Grade Free Cards will not be made or replaced at the ski area.
All 5th Grade Free Cards are made at the Mt. Baker Business Office in Bellingham. Participants enroll in person or by mail.

How To Enroll


ENROLL BY MAIL • starting Sept 15, 2020

1. Download application, print and complete.

2. Mail completed form, along with proof of 5th grade enrollment for the child to our Business Office in Bellingham. Acceptable proof of enrollment is a report card, school ID, teacher's note or certified Letter of Intent.

Mail to:

Mt. Baker Ski Area
Attn: 5th Grader Ride Free Program
1420 Iowa Street
Bellingham, WA 98229

3. Allow 1 - 3 weeks for your completed card to be mailed to you.

ENROLL IN PERSON • starting Sept 15, 2020

Social distancing measures will be in place with limit of 3 people in lobby at once. There may be an extended wait time, including possible wait outside lobby to ensure physical distancing. Check in advance to see if reservation for office time is necessary.

1. Starting Sept. 15, 2020, come to our Business Office in Bellingham and complete enrollment form.

2. Bring proof of 5th grade enrollment for the child
- Report card, school ID, teacher note or certified letter of intent.

3. Depending on the busyness of the lobby, it should take between 5 - 20 minutes to receive your completed 5th Grade Ride Free card.