Does the pass holder have to be present to pick up a Buddy or Ski With A Friend ticket? Yes, the pass holder must be present and display their pass in order to pick-up a Ski with a Friend or Buddy Ticket. Related articles I am a pass holder. How do I redeem a Ski With A Friend or Buddy Ticket this season? Is my lift ticket refundable? Are Epic Day Passes impacted by this lift ticket limitation? Can I Purchase Lift Tickets At The Window This Season? What discounts are included with my pass?