First Tracks

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The Ski and Board School has taken one of its classics and turned it up to 11.

A First Tracks lesson still includes 1.5 hours of top-quality coaching from one of our internationally-renowned instructors like always. Instead, we've moved the start time to 8:00 AM to give you 30 minutes of EXCLUSIVE access to the Ridge Rocket Express Chair - which won't start spinning for the public until 8:30 AM - so you can experience true "First Tracks" in untouched powder or perfectly-groomed corduroy.

Pre-booking is required at least 24 hours in advance. Call the Ski & Board School or visit us in the Village Centre Mall to book or for more information.


  • Exclusive early opening of Ridge Rocket Express Chair
  • 1.5 hours of top-quality coaching from one of our internationally-renowned instructors 

This program is designed for a confident skier or boarder on blue runs, all participants must be comfortable riding the chairlift. 24 hour advanced booking required, no drop-ins.

2020-21 Coaching Rates

Times Cost
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM $175
Additional participants $69 per person

*Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates.


Cancellation Policy

- No refunds due to weather conditions.
- Cancellations or rescheduling with more than 24 hour notice will be subject to a $30.00 administrative fee.
- No cancellations within 24 hours of lessons start time, unless due to a medical issue, in which case we will reschedule only with proof of medical note.
- No cancellations will be accepted after the lesson start time. Rescheduling after lesson start time will have a $50.00 administrative fee.

Contact Us

Direct: 250-491-6101
Toll Free: 1-866-491-9040

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