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Frequently Asked Questions

Bridger Bowl Cards

What is the BRIDGER BOWL CARD?

Season passes, lift tickets, lessons and rental information are loaded on the reusable BRIDGER BOWL CARD using RFID technology. Every skier/rider must have their own BBC. Make sure to hold onto BBC’s from the past two seasons to load products for 2022/23 ($5 fee for lost cards).

BRIDGER BOWL CARDS are purchased online and registered with a guest's profile. All guest information is stored securely, strictly private and not accessible to other guests or employees without permission.

Keep BRIDGER BOWL CARDS in a pocket alone away from other items such as cell phones, credit cards or other tickets and passes.

What is RFID?

RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, is a technology that encodes digital data. This enables users hands free access to lifts and, by reusing the card, guests can reload products onto the same RFID card and skip the ticket window.

Keep BRIDGER BOWL CARDS in a pocket alone away from other items such as cell phones, credit cards or other tickets and passes.

Will my BRIDGER BOWL CARD interfere with my avalanche beacon?

No, Bridger Bowl’s RFID readers will not interfere with avalanche transceivers. The two systems operate using different frequencies.

Is there a charge for BRIDGER BOWL CARDs?

The BRIDGER BOWL CARD costs $5 and is included with all first-time Season Pass purchases. The BBC is reloadable for this season as well as future seasons (replacement fee for lost cards is $5).

What if I lose my BRIDGER BOWL CARD?

Visit any Guest Services area with your photo ID for a $5 replacement card. The lost card will be invalidated.

How do I replace a damaged BRIDGER BOWL CARD?

Visit any Guest Services area. The damaged card will be invalidated and a new one issued.

Can someone else use my BRIDGER BOWL CARD?

No, all BRIDGER BOWL CARD products are non-transferable.

Do I need a photo for my BRIDGER BOWL CARD?

Yes. Although photos do not appear on BRIDGER BOWL CARDs, they are required for your account. Your photo will be stored in your online account and viewable to staff such as Lift Operators scanning your pass.

Passholders age 18 and younger require a new photo every season. Passholders age 19 and up can use the photo on file for 5 consecutive years or upload a new one.

Purchasing

How do I log into my Bridger Bowl account?

Log in by clicking the account icon at bridgerbowl.com and entering the registered email or customer code. If an account hasn't be created, you may register here: https://estore.bridgerbowl.com/register

Step by step pass purchase example

When do discounted pass sales end?

Availablity and discount dates are subject to change. Please see our prices page for the most up to date information.

Is there a Family Discount?

Yes! More information can be found on our prices page.

Please note, the Family Discount is only applicable to like passes purchased within a family unit (i.e. all Local's Passes or all Season Passes).

Is there an MSU student discount?

To be fair to everyone in the community, all pass and ticket products are age based. There are no additional discounts.

How does the payment plan work?

Bridger Bowl’s payment plan creates easy, automated monthly payments for Midweek, Local's and Season Passes. From the time of purchase, installments are divided equally over several months until full payment is complete on November 15, 2022.

Payments are automatically deducted from a credit card. Request the payment plan option at checkout. Payment plan contributions are non-refundable. Available through November 1 only.

Purchase ByNumber of Payments
June 30 6
July 31 5
August 31 4
September 30 3
October 31 2
November 30 1
First payment will happen at the time of purchase. Following payments will occur on the 15th of the month until paid in full.

Can I buy my pass at Bridger Bowl?

Season passes can be purchased online here or to purchase in person at Bridger Bowl please email info@bridgerbowl.com to arrange a time.

Can I pay for my pass with cash or check?

Yes, please e-mail info@bridgerbowl.com to arrange a time to purchase at Bridger Bowl.

Pass & Ticket Products

What is the age cut-off date for season passes?

Pass type is determined by age on the day the pass is purchased. The October 15 age cut-off date has been eliminated.

How do the Any Day Packs work?

With an Any Day Pack choose to ski/ride any 3 or 5 days, there are no blackout dates. This product is non-transferable (same guest must use all 3 or 5 days themselves) and expires at the end of the season along with any unused days.

This product can be loaded onto a previously purchased BRIDGER BOWL CARD for direct lift access, skipping the ticket window.

Can I upload my own photo?

Yes. Log in or create an account and follow the requirements for submitting photos.

Can I change the photo I uploaded?

Yes. Log in to your account profile and select the 'Change Profile Image' button, or, scroll to the bottom of the profile page and click on the guest image you would like to change.

Can I have my photo taken at Bridger Bowl?

Yes, once opened for the season in the Ticket Office in Saddlepeak Lodge

When will I receive my season pass?

If you do not have a BRIDGER BOWL CARD on your account from last season, passes will begin shipping in August once waiver is signed and photo is uploaded. Alternatively, you may have your photo taken and pass printed in person at the ticket office, please email info@bridgerbowl.com to set up a time. Your pass will activate when paid in full.

I had a pass last year, will I be sent a new card for this season?

No, your current BRIDGER BOWL CARD will activate as soon as payment is made in full, NOR/ Agreements are signed and your photo is uploaded.

I skied last year, will I be sent a new pass?

No, your current BRIDGER BOWL CARD will activate as soon as payment is made in full, NOR/ Agreements are signed and your photo is uploaded.

Are the Tickets I purchased online mailed?

No. Tickets are not mailed, however, if you already have a BRIDGER BOWL CARD your ticket will be automatically loaded and you can head straight to the lift. If not, stop by the ticket window with photo ID to pick up your BBC and have it activated.

Gift Cards

Can I use a gift card to make a purchase on the eStore?

No, not at this time. Please call 406.587.2111 ext 4699 to use a gift card for a purchase.

Do Bridger Bowl gift cards expire?

No, gift cards do not expire.

Refunds

What is the Ticket and Pass refund policy?

All season pass products, Any Day Packs, Day Tickets and BRIDGER BOWL CARDS are nonrefundable.

What is the Snowsports refund policy?

  • All Multi-Week Programs are non refundable and non transferrable.
  • Changes or cancellations can be made in advance of a lesson date by emailing the Snowsports office at skischool@bridgerbowl.com
  • Changes to a Snowsports Product are subject to lesson availability, and Bridger Bowl reserves the right to refuse any change request at its sole discretion.
  • Any Snowsports Product that is cancelled prior to 24 hours of the lesson start time will be issued a full refund. Any Snowsports Product that is cancelled within 24 hours of the lesson start time will be charged a Cancellation Fee. The Snowsports Cancellation Fee is stated as 50% of the product costs. For Snowsports Products that contain multiple lesson days, the Cancellation Fee is 50% of the cost of the first lesson. All other days in a multiple lesson Snowsports Product will be fully refunded.
    • - Example: An individual has purchased a Snowsports Product with 3 full-day lessons ($400 each) for a total price of $1200. This individual cancels the entire Snowsports product 18 hours prior to the lesson start time. The Cancellation Fee will be $200 ($400 x 50%). The refunded amount will be $1000 ((1st lesson day - $200) + (2 lesson day @ $400 per day)).
  • A cancellation of a Snowsports Product due to personal illness/injury within 24 hours of a lesson start time will result in a full refund; however, Bridger Bowl reserves the right to request medical documentation confirming the personal illness/injury, and if not promptly supplied, the refund may be denied.
  • Refunds will not be issued in any of the following circumstances:
    • - weather or wind-related events, including snow levels
    • - retroactively requesting a refund for an unused Snowsports Product

Lessons

What should I wear?

That will depend on the day’s weather. Dress in layers, you can always remove extra clothing if you are too warm. New synthetic base layers will keep you warm and dry. Top with a turtle neck, polarfleece sweater, parka, ski or snowboard pants, hat, goggles or sunglasses, mittens or gloves, a pair of ski socks and sunscreen!

Helmets are available for rent. Mittens are warmer than gloves and should be waterproof. A trick the pro’s use to keep their feet warm is to change into a second, dry pair of ski socks at lunch.

What should I bring?

Extra clothing, purses, backpacks, street shoes can be stored in the Shoe & Bag Check in the Jim Bridger Lodge. Cafeteria style food is available in each base lodge and sit down dining at Jimmy B’s in the Jim Bridger Lodge.

If you forget an item, the Ski Shop carries ski socks, sunglasses, goggles, hats & gloves, sunscreen, lip balm and other accessories that are sometimes necessities.

What time should I arrive at the ski area for my lesson?

We suggest arriving about one hour before the lesson time, especially if you will be renting equipment and over the holidays. Be at the lesson meeting place 15 minutes prior to the lesson start time.

Where should I go first?

Come directly to the Snowsports counter on the 2 nd floor of Saddle Peak Lodge. Our friendly and attentive staff will set you up with lift tickets, lesson tickets, and rentals.

Where do lessons meet?

Group and Private Lessons meet at the Snowsports Meeting Place banner on the mountain side of the Saddle Peak Lodge. Lessons meet 15 minutes prior to the start time. Most Youth and Adult Multi-Week programs meet nearby. Please have your lesson ticket in hand and your equipment on.