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? Are Buddy/Ski With A Friend tickets returnable? How does my friend get their ticket? When can I use my lift ticket? What if I am injured or fall sick – can I request a refund?