Military & First Responders

As a thank you and appreciation for their service, we are proud to offer discounts to Service Members and First Responders. Active Duty, Reserve, Retired Military, and First Responders, including legal direct dependents, receive discounts on select summer products. Eligible guests can verify with for online purchases or with a valid ID for in person purchases. Questions about the Military & First Responders discount? Check out the FAQ at the bottom of this page. 

  • For online purchases, eligible guests can verify with 
  • For in person purchases, Active Duty, Reserve, and Retired Military must provide a current ID or DD214. First Responders must provide a current ID. In lieu of an ID, a letter written within one month of arrival may be provided showing proof of employment or volunteer status. Please note that in person purchases will follow the same eligible occupations as
  • Discount may not be combined with or used with other discount offers.
Activity Tickets Information
  • All activity tickets, except for Hidden Treasure Aerial Park, are dateless, and the available ride(s) can be used anytime the activity is open during the 2023 season.
  • Please be prepared, as the weather can change quickly and dramatically. Activities may temporarily close due to inclement weather. 
  • Sales tax is not included in prices for summer products. 
Scenic Summer Chairlift
  • Children 5 & Under tickets are only available in person at a Sales Counter or Guest Services.
  • Scenic Summer Chairlift tickets are purchased per ride, per person.
Scenic Summer Chairlift  
Adult (6 & Over) $18
Child (5 & Under)  Free
All Day Use $34
Scenic Chairlift Season Pass $108
Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line
  • Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line participants must be at least 42" tall.
  • Carts can accommodate either one or two participants. 
  • Each cart has a single participant weight capacity of 275 lbs and a double participant weight capacity of 450 lbs. All participants will be discreetly weighed before loading to ensure carts are loaded within the required threshold.
  • Rides can be shared amongst participants, but all participants must have a waiver completed and receive a wristband confirming completion of a waiver. 
  • Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line is purchased per ride with multiple rides offering savings per ride.
Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line  
1 Ride $10
2 Rides $18
4 Rides $34
6 Rides $46
8 Rides $58
10 Rides $68
Summer Mountain Tubing
  • Lil' Blue riders must be at least 42" tall.
  • Gold Rush riders must be at least 47" tall. 
  • Rides cannot be shared amongst participants. 
  • Only one rider is allowed per tube. 
  • Summer Mountain Tubing is purchased per person. 
Summer Mountain Tubing 3 Rides 6 Rides
Lil' Blue $18 $22
Gold Rush $26 $30
Hidden Treasure Aerial Park
  • Participants must weigh at least 50 lbs and not exceed 264 lbs. All participants will be discreetly weighed before being harnessed to ensure weight is within the required threshold.
  • Sessions are time and date specific, which must be chosen at the time of purchase. 
  • Hidden Treasure Aerial Park is purchased per session, per person. 
Hidden Treasure Aerial Park  
Per Session $42
Mini Golf
  • Mini Golf is purchased per person. 
Mini Golf  
All Ages $6
Gold Mine Pass
  • Gold Mine Pass Lite includes unlimited access all day on Scenic Summer Chairlift, Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line, Lil' Blue Summer Mountain Tubing, and Mini Golf.
  • Gold Mine Pass Peak includes unlimited access all day on Scenic Summer Chairlift, Pioneer Flyer Seated Zip Line, Lil' Blue and Gold Rush Summer Mountain Tubing, and Mini Golf.
  • One session on Hidden Treasure Aerial Park can be added onto Gold Mine Pass Peak for $25 on days when Hidden Treasure Aerial Park is open and space is available. 
  • Gold Mine Pass Lite is based on at least 42" tall.
  • Gold Mine Pass Peak is based on at least 47" tall and 50 lbs or more.
  • Gold Mine Passes are purchased per person per day and are not transferable. 
Gold Mine Pass  
Gold Mine Pass Lite $50
Gold Mine Pass Peak $85

Military & First Responders Discount

The following members of the uniformed services (Coast Guard, Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Space Force, US Public Health, and NOAA) are eligible for Military group affiliation:

  • Active Duty
  • National Guard
  • Reserves
  • Veterans
  • Retirees
  • Military Spouses
  • Surviving Spouses
  • Immediate Military Family Members

The following groups are ineligible:

  • Civilian employees
  • Veterans with less than honorable discharges
  • Service members serving in a non-U.S. military
  • Service members not listed above (e.g. Coast Guard Auxiliary) defines a First Responder as an active or retired employee of an emergency service who is likely to be among the first people to physically arrive at the scene of an emergency.

You are eligible to verify as a First Responder if your occupation is any of the following:

Law Enforcement Officers

  • Police Officers (Federal, State, and Local)—Active & Retired
  • ​Sheriff / Sheriff's Deputy
  • Correctional Officer (Private, for-profit correctional institutions also acceptable)
  • State Trooper
  • Federal Law Enforcement Officer (for example, Customs & Border Protection Officer, Air Marshal, etc.)
  • Park Police & Park Rangers
  • Pretrial Services Officers
  • Probation & Parole Officers
  • Bridge & Tunnel Officers
  • Detention Officers (Private, for-profit correctional institutions also acceptable)
  • Railroad Police Officers
  • School Resource Officers
  • Auxiliary & Reserve Sheriff Deputy or Police Officers
  • Animal Control Officers who are credentialed as a Law Enforcement Officer
  • Fire Marshals who are certified Law Enforcement Officers
  • Court Bailiffs/Court Officers (must have law enforcement credentials)


  • Career Firefighter (Federal, State, and Local)
  • Wild-land Firefighter/ Prescribed fire burn manager
  • Volunteer Firefighter
  • Fire Marshal

Emergency Medical Technicians

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Paramedic
  • Medical Helicopter Pilot
  • Flight Nurse does not verify the following occupational titles as First Responders:

  • Doctors, Registered Nurses, or other medical professionals
  • Ski Patrol—unless you have a current EMT License
  • CERT Team Members (Community Emergency Response Team)
  • VIPS—Volunteers in Police Service
  • Search and Rescue Team Members
  • Emergency Management Teams
  • Emergency Management Volunteers
  • Transportation Security Officer for TSA
  • Chaplains
  • Civilian Employees (Staff, Employees, Secretaries, Administrative Assistants, etc.)
  • Community Outreach Specialist/ Service Aide
  • Code Enforcement Officer
  • Coroner
  • Corrections Staff (Civilian Employees)
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Crime Scene Analyst/Tech/Lab
  • Deputy Clerk
  • Sanitation Workers
  • Private Security Officers
  • Private Security Guards
  • Armed Security Guards / Officers
  • Victims Witness Assistants
  • Peace Corps
  • Highway Workers / Road Patrol
  • Forensic Services  
  • Social Workers
  • Hospital Employees 
  • Nurses
  • Doctors