How much is the ride if you are not going to ski?
Unless you are seriously fit and have an hour or more to spare, I wouldn't hike up the mountain. It takes about 30 minutes to get to the top while riding the lift so walking it is not achievable for most, I think.
I can't remember the cost but once you're at the top, there's a casual but fun restaurant with amazing rides and the best snow-shoeing experience (but you need to buy your tickets for this before you get to the top).
I would look on the Ski site web page and or call them. The ride down is free so if you hike to the top of the mountain it is free to come down. I am not certain about the ride up
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