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? How do I redeem Buddy Tickets and Ski with a Friend Tickets if lift tickets are sold out online? Where can I ski on my lift ticket? How do I purchase a specialty lift ticket? Is my lift ticket refundable?