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Badger Pass Offers Free Skiing To Fourth Graders

YOSEMITE  – Badger Pass Ski Area, located in Yosemite National Park, has announced that it will offer free skiing to fourth grade students who complete and present their Every Kid in a Park pass.

Every Kid in a Park is an initiative launched by President Obama to encourage youth and their families to visit public lands by offering free entry to Yosemite National Park and other public lands.

The Badger Pass Ski Area Every Kid in a Park offer includes a free lift ticket for the fourth graders and a 25 percent discount towards equipment rentals and lift tickets for their family members, and is valid through Feb. 29, 2016.

Badger Pass Ski Area is scheduled to open Dec. 11, conditions permitting. The ski area received two feet of snow from the last two storms. Season passes and discounted ski and lodging packages are available at www.BadgerPass.com.

Visit www.everykidinapark.gov for more information about the Every Kid in a Park initiative and how fourth grader students can obtain a pass for free entry to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide for an entire year.


Founded in 1935, Yosemite’s Badger Pass Ski Area is California’s first ski resort and the perfect ski destination for families. Badger Pass is the gateway to some of the most beautiful vistas in the High Sierra, offering five convenient lifts and spacious, groomed runs for downhill skiers and snowboarders, in addition to snowshoeing, snow tubing and cross-country ski trails. The Yosemite Ski School was established in 1928 and has taught generations of first-time skiers.

Today, the Yosemite Winter Sports School offers a variety of winter sports lessons including skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. Badger Pass Ski Area is operated by Yosemite National Park concessionaire Delaware North at Yosemite.

To obtain 24-hour ski conditions, call 209-372-1000. Skiers can view current conditions of Badger Pass Ski Area via the webcam. Join the Badger Pass Ski Area conversation at Facebook.com/BadgerPass and Twitter.com/SkiBadgerPass.

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