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Trailblazers - DRIVE UP

Trail Blazers: Learning and Structured Independence

6th thru 8th Grade - $189-209*

The Trail Blazers program is the perfect transition for junior high aged skiers and snowboarders who are more independent, needing much less supervision than the SnoBlasters, but who still want to improve their skiing or riding in a fun atmosphere.

Two- or four-hour lessons options are available for all levels, whether it’s someone learning for the first time, or an experienced skier or snowboarder wanting to improve in freestyle or all-mountain riding. We strive to have the same coach for multiple sessions, so students build a relationship with their “teacher” and follow a logical curriculum from week to week.

Bring your own equipment or use our resort’s top quality Rossignol skis and snowboards that are stable and easy to turn on the groomed runs and even in deeper snow. All equipment is prepared ahead of time and ready to go once you arrive at the mountain, plus equipment changes are possible, so equipment sizes may be changed for optimal fit and performance.

First Time, Novice and Green level lessons meet in the mornings at 9:45 AM. Green, Blue and Black level lessons meet in the afternoons at 12:45 PM. For convenience, daily equipment rentals are ready in the morning before the lifts open and may be picked up out on the snow at the lesson meeting area. There are Lift Only and Lift & Rental Only options, but rest assured, our program supervisors and instructors are available in the mornings and afternoons to assist with any program participant questions. This is a popular program so sign up in advance for best pricing and availability.

* Lesson Only Price – see add-on options for individualized package price.


Find a Bus! There are many Trailblazer buses departing from neighborhoods for these sessions.

Trail Blazer packaging options:

Customize your experience with the following options:

Upgrade to 4 hours of instruction daily: $65

Add daily lift ticket – 4-time: $69

Add daily rentals – 4-time: $85

Add Gear Check – 4-time: $8

Add Season-long Rental: $170 - ideal for multiple session participants. Take the equipment home and use it all season long even outside of lesson times

Daily Lift Only (no lessons) – 4 time: $149

Daily Rental Only (no lessons) – 4-time: $109

Daily Lift & Rental Only (no lessons) – 4-time: $230

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