Temporary Hold on Skiing and Riding Operations

February 18, 2018 – Dodge Ridge’s skiing and riding operations will be on temporary hold while we wait for Mother Nature to deliver the next round of significant winter storms. We do expect to receive a few rounds of light snowfall this week with substantially colder daytime temperatures in the teens and 20’s. We are seeing the possibility of a significant change in the long-range forecast for the last week of February into the first week of March, which could potentially deliver more significant storms. Stay positive and hopeful. As always, we will keep you updated.

During this temporary hold, feel free to make your lesson reservation for future dates this season by calling (209) 965-3474. We’re here 7 days a week from 8:30am – 4:30pm.

Adult/ Teen Group Lesson Packages

Packages Include a 2 hour lesson, rental equipment + helmet and day pass as described below.
Adult & Teen lesson times are 10:00am & 1:00pm.

Reservations are highly recommended prior to your visit!

Lesson Reservations are available online for the lesson options below.
Daily Packages
Lesson Detail
Prices
LEVEL 1
(day pass for lifts 1, 2, 6 & Rope Tow)

Beginner lesson on our learning terrain

$96


LEVELS 1 – 3 PROGRESSION PASS
  //  LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE WITH A PROGRESSION PASS (Learn More)

LEVELS 2 – 3
(day pass for lifts 1, 2, 6 & Rope Tow and rentals + helmet)

Skill development lessons on our learning terrain

$96
LEVELS 3+ and 4 – 6
(Includes a day pass for all lifts and rentals + helmet)

Challenge yourself to advance your skills on all-mountain terrain. Level 4 – 6 Lessons only available at 1pm

$138


LEVELS 
3+ AND ABOVE SUMMIT PASS
  //  ADVANCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH A SUMMIT PASS (Learn More)

Reservations are highly recommended prior to your visit!
All prices subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Lessons available every day to close of the season.
Same day lesson reservations are not available by phone or online and are only available on a first come first served basis in person from Guest Services in the Family Lodge.

*Gratuities for instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture.

Call (209) 965-3474 To Reserve Adult / Teen Lessons

Be sure to select the lesson date during the online purchase process

THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE SKILL LEVEL OF THE STUDENTS ENTERING EACH LESSON LEVEL, AND A LIST OF SKILLS TAUGHT IN EACH SPECIFIC LESSON.

Level 1 Skier

It is my first time or I have tried skiing before but have not yet learned to control my speed either by stopping or by turning.
  • Introduction to equipment
  • Sliding, balance, stopping, and gliding wedge
  • Beginner lifts
  • Turn in both directions

Terrain: Beginner

Level 2 Skier

“I have learned to stop and make beginner turns most of the time.  Sometimes I accidentally stop when I am trying to turn.”
  • Review turning and stopping
  • Introduction to linking wedge turns
  • Varying wedge size and turn shape for speed control
  • Introduction to flexion/extension movements

Terrain: Beginner

Level 3 Skier

“I can make turns without stopping and control my speed.  I comfortably can ski any green terrain.”
  • Foot steering from a wedge to a wedge Christie
  • Progression of flexion/extension movements
  • Introduction to intermediate terrain

Terrain: Beginner/Intermediate

Level 4 Skier

“I have started skiing on some blue terrain. My skis are parallel when I ski across the hill and at the end of my turn.  My skis skid a little through the end of the turn.  I have tried to hockey stop.”
  • Active foot steering movements for an earlier matching of skis
  • Hockey stops and pole usage
  • Exploring more challenging terrain

Terrain: Intermediate

Level 5 Skier

“I am comfortable on blue and some black terrain. I’m starting to explore off-piste terrain and more dynamic carving techniques.”
  • Active foot/leg steering techniques for varied turn shape
  • Pole plant with carving rhythm and flow
  • Exploring off piste terrain

Terrain: Intermediate/Advanced

Level 6 Skier

“I am comfortable skiing black terrain and I’m working to progress my ability to ski steeps, variable terrain, powder and dynamic carves.”
  • Short turns and carving on steeps
  • Moguls, powder, and terrain park skills

Terrain: Advanced

THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE SKILL LEVEL OF THE STUDENTS ENTERING EACH LESSON LEVEL, AND A LIST OF SKILLS TAUGHT IN EACH SPECIFIC LESSON.

Level 1 Snowboarder

“It is my first time or I have tried snowboarding before but have not yet learned to control my speed either by stopping or by turning.”
  • Never snowboarded before
  • Introduction to equipment
  • Balance, sliding, stopping, and beginner lifts
  • Turning left and right

Terrain: Beginner

Level 2 Snowboarder

“I have been introduced to snowboarding equipment, learned the proper stance, posture and skating techniques, and have learned how to stop.”
  • Student has learned how to stop and is starting to make turns
  • Improving turns on both edges
  • Balance and control

Terrain: Beginner

Level 3 Snowboarder

“I can control my speed on both edges in a falling leaf technique, and I am starting to learn how to link my ‘S’ turns.”
  • Student can stop and turn on both edges
  • Linking ‘S’ turns and controlling speed
  • Introduction to intermediate terrain and dynamic movement

Terrain: Beginner/Intermediate

Level 4 Snowboarder

“I can control my speed using various turn sizes and shapes on varying terrain. I am comfortable on all green terrain and I am starting to link turns smoothly and consistently.”
  • Student can link turns on both edges
  • Working on varying turn shapes
  • Linking turns on more challenging intermediate terrain
  • Riding switch

Terrain: Intermediate

Level 5 Snowboarder

“I can link ‘S’ Turns and control speed consistently on blue terrain.  I am starting to ride switch and am ready to learn short turns, carving, variable terrain, terrain parks, and more dynamic movements.”
  • Student is comfortable linking turns and controlling speed on intermediate terrain
  • Short turns, carving, and dynamic movement
  • Continued advancement in riding switch
  • Introduction to terrain park and variable terrain

Terrain: Intermediate/Advanced

Level 6 Snowboarder

“I am confident carving on all blue terrain and am starting to ride on blacks. My riding is smooth and consistent in off-piste terrain and in all riding conditions. I am ready to learn to ride steeps, and start learning rails, boxes, and straight airs in the terrain park.”
  • Student is comfortable on all terrain
  • Development of short turns and carving on steeps
  • Powder, rails, boxes, and straight airs

Terrain: Advanced

All lessons are non-refundable. Lessons can be rescheduled to another date, or cancelled and issued to a resort credit. We do not issue refunds. Lessons are rescheduled or issued a resort credit as outlined below:
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 3+ days prior to the lesson date may be done so without penalty. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Wednesday.)
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 2 days prior to the lesson date may be done so for a $20 fee. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Thursday)
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled the day before the lesson date may be done so for a $60 fee. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Friday)
  • There will be no refunds due to weather or snow conditions or for those who are unwilling to participate in the class.

You must call (209) 965-3474 to reschedule or cancel reservations. All Kids Club 7 – Pack, Progression Pass and Summit Pass Lesson Passholders are subject to these rescheduling, cancellation and non-refundability policies.

Prepare for Your Lesson

  • Get a good night’s rest
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Drink plenty of water to make sure you’re hydrated

What To Remember For Your Day At Dodge Ridge

  • Goggles/Sunglasses – Goggles perform best in all conditions
  • Don’t forget the Sunscreen
  • Water Resistant Jacket, Pants and Gloves
  • Layers for varying weather – Sweatshirt, Long sleeve shirt, base layers, etc
  • Ski/snowboard socks (you’ll enjoy 2 pairs, 1 for your day on the mountain and a 2nd pair for your trip home)

Dodge Ridge Progression Pass

Progression Pass
Ages 13 and above
$299

Includes:
  • (10) Level 1 – 3 Lesson Packages (Package Includes: lesson, single-day equipment rental + helmet)
  • (10) Single Day Equipment Rentals + Helmet (must be used by Progression Passholder)
  • Lower Mountain Season Pass (access to Chairlifts 1, 2 & 6 and the rope tow)
  • Once you’ve conquered levels 1 – 3, take advantage of Upper level lesson package discounts.

You’re guaranteed to learn in our specially designed Progression Pass program. This premier lesson package introduces newcomers, ages 13 and above, to skiing & snowboarding, turning participants into accomplished skiers and riders. We make learning easy as you progress at your own pace through levels 1 – 3.  Each pass is specific to either skiing or snowboarding for the 2017/18 season (you must select ski or ride at time of purchase).

Progression Pass Full Details

Adult / Teen Lesson Pass (levels 1 – 3) – For Ages 13 and Above 
  • Lower Mountain Season Pass (access to Chairlifts 1, 2 & 6 and the rope tow)
  • (10) Level 1 – 3 Lesson Packages (Package Includes: lesson, single-day equipment rental + helmet)
    • Progression Passes are specific to either ski or snowboard. You must select ski or ride at the time of Progression Pass purchase.
  • (10) Single Day Equipment Rentals + Helmet (must be used by Progression Passholder)
  • Once you’ve conquered levels 1 – 3, take advantage of Upper level lesson packages (levels 4 – 6) for only $70/each (regularly $138).
    – Includes a Single Day – All Mountain Day Pass
    – 2 Hour lesson (levels 3+ and above)
    – Rental equipment + helmet

Reservations are highly recommended prior to your visit! You must call (209) 965-3474 to make your Progression Pass lesson reservation.

All prices subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Lessons available every day until the close of the season.
Same day lesson reservations are not available by phone or online and are only available on a first come first served basis in person from Guest Services in the Family Lodge.

*Gratuities for instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture.

Buy Your Progression Pass Online

All lessons are non-refundable. Lessons can be rescheduled to another date, or cancelled and issued to a resort credit. We do not issue refunds. Lessons are rescheduled or issued a resort credit as outlined below:
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 3+ days prior to the lesson date may be done so without penalty. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Wednesday.)
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 2 days prior to the lesson date may be done so for a $20 fee. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Thursday)
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled the day before the lesson date may be done so for a $60 fee. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Friday)
  • There will be no refunds due to weather or snow conditions or for those who are unwilling to participate in the class.

You must call (209) 965-3474 to reschedule or cancel reservations. All Kids Club 7 – Pack, Progression Pass and Summit Pass Lesson Passholders are subject to these rescheduling, cancellation and non-refundability policies.

Prepare for Your Lesson

  • Get a good night’s rest
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Drink plenty of water to make sure you’re hydrated

What To Remember For Your Day At Dodge Ridge

  • Goggles/Sunglasses – Goggles perform best in all conditions
  • Don’t forget the Sunscreen
  • Water Resistant Jacket, Pants and Gloves
  • Layers for varying weather – Sweatshirt, Long sleeve shirt, base layers, etc
  • Ski/snowboard socks (you’ll enjoy 2 pairs, 1 for your day on the mountain and a 2nd pair for your trip home)

The Dodge Ridge Summit Pass

Summit Pass
Ages 13 and Above
$999

Includes
  • Unlimited All-Mountain Season Pass
  • (4) Upper Level (3+ and Above) Lesson Packages
  • Demo Skis With Each Lesson

Advance your skills to the next level on all-mountain terrain. Our Summit Pass program comes with (4) upper level (3+ and above) lesson packages, giving you the tools you need to become the Skier or Rider you aspire to. Your Summit Pass also comes with a 2017/18 unlimited, all-mountain Season Pass, providing access to all 1,600 vertical feet of Dodge Ridge. Summit Pass is specific to either skiing or snowboarding for the 2017/18 season (you must select ski or ride at time of purchase).

Summit Pass Includes

  • 2017/18 All-Mountain, Unlimited Season Pass (including all perks that Dodge Ridge Passholders enjoy)
  • Includes (4) Level 3+ and above lesson packages (2 hour lesson – one lesson per day)
    • Summit Passes are specific to either ski or snowboard. You must select ski or ride at the time of purchase.
  • Rental equipment + helmet included with each lesson

Exclusive 2017/18 Season Passholder Perks

1. Claim your Ski+Ride with Friends (S+RWF) lift tickets perk.

  • As a 2017/18 Season Passholder you will have the opportunity to purchase 4 discounted Ski+Ride With Friends (S+RWF) lift tickets.
  • S+RWF lift tickets are not available during Holiday black-out dates (December 26, 2017 – January 6, 2018; January 13 – 14, 2018; February 17 – 18, 2018).
  • S+RWF lift tickets are available for all pass types excluding Child (age 0 – 5) and Golden Age (age 82+)
  • S+RWF Tickets may be redeemed in any quantity per visit with a maximum of 4 available for redemption during the 2017/18 Season.

S+RWF Ticket Prices** (4 discounted S+RWF lift tickets for Season Passholders)

Dodge Ridge Season Pass must be present to receive all benefits.
**2017/18 Ski + Ride With Friends – Holiday Black-Out Dates:
December 26, 2017 – January 6, 2018; January 13 – 14, 2018; February 17 – 18, 2018 
Ski + Ride With a Friend Tickets – Maximum of 4 per pass holder per season
Adult
(Ages 20-64)*
$54
Teen
(Ages 13-19)*
$44
Youth
(Ages 6-12)*
$14
Senior
(Ages 65-81)*
$30
Golden Age (82+)* 
Child 
(5 & Under)*
FREE – Please call (209) 965-3474 or email info@dodgeridge.com to reserve

2. 20% Off – Use your Pass in the Dodge Ridge Sport Shop

Swipe your pass for the All-Season-Long Sport Shop 20% Discount. This discount is good for 20% off regular price, in-stock hardgoods and apparel (excluding accessories) throughout the season (not including services).

3. First Tracks Early Lift Opening Days

Be the first to hit the powder on First Tracks days! Three times during the season, Dodge Ridge will open the lifts early for season passholders ONLY (non-passholders may ride the lifts early if accompanied by a Season Passholder. First Tracks Days are weather dependent, and the weather can be unpredictable and quick-changing in the mountains. Dates for First Tracks Days are commonly released 24 – 36 hours in advance, so be sure to sign up for Eblasts and Powder Texts (Text the word “Powder” to the number 62687) as well as liking Dodge Ridge on Facebook to ensure you never miss an epic First Tracks Day.

4. First Tracks Demo gear

As an added benefit for our 2017/18 Season Passholders, we have FREE demo skis and snowboards for our 2017/18 Passholders to test out on those First Tracks days. Use the gear all day. Subject to availability

5. Season Passholder Bring-a-Friend Day

During the 2017/18 Season, we’ll mark a day on the calendar when you can bring a friend or family member to redeem (1) lift ticket of equal or lesser value of the paid passholders’ age category. The date of Bring a Friend Day is TBD, because we aim to schedule the event for a day with epic conditions.

7. Annual Demo Day Registration Discounts

2018/19 skis and snowboards from company representatives will be discounted for Passholders at our Annual Demo Day.

8. Labor Day Promo T-Shirt

Season Passholders who attend our Labor Day Winter Kick Off event will receive a FREE T-Shirt.  Limited supplies available, shirts left over from the Labor Day weekend are available on a first come first serve basis while supplies lasts.

As a Summit Passholder, reservations are still highly recommended prior to your visit! Please call (209) 965-3474 to make your lesson reservation.

All prices subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Lessons available every day to close of the season.
Same day lesson reservations are not available by phone or online and are only available on a first come first served basis in person from Guest Services in the Family Lodge.

*Gratuities for instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture.

Buy Your Summit Pass Online

All lessons are non-refundable. Lessons can be rescheduled to another date, or cancelled and issued to a resort credit. We do not issue refunds. Lessons are rescheduled or issued a resort credit as outlined below:
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 3+ days prior to the lesson date may be done so without penalty. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Wednesday.)
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 2 days prior to the lesson date may be done so for a $20 fee. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Thursday)
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled the day before the lesson date may be done so for a $60 fee. (ie. Saturday lesson rescheduled or cancelled before 5pm on Friday)
  • There will be no refunds due to weather or snow conditions or for those who are unwilling to participate in the class.

You must call (209) 965-3474 to reschedule or cancel reservations. All Kids Club 7 – Pack, Progression Pass and Summit Pass Lesson Passholders are subject to these rescheduling, cancellation and non-refundability policies.

Prepare for Your Lesson

  • Get a good night’s rest
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Drink plenty of water to make sure you’re hydrated

What To Remember For Your Day At Dodge Ridge

  • Goggles/Sunglasses – Goggles perform best in all conditions
  • Don’t forget the Sunscreen
  • Water Resistant Jacket, Pants and Gloves
  • Layers for varying weather – Sweatshirt, Long sleeve shirt, base layers, etc
  • Ski/snowboard socks (you’ll enjoy 2 pairs, 1 for your day on the mountain and a 2nd pair for your trip home)

Master’s Clinics

This exciting program for skiers over the age of 50 will be geared towards the technical elements necessary for their success.  Our specialized Master’s Instructors will guide everyone through efficient progressions for establishing a strong body position on skis while allowing for the least amount of resistance on our muscles and skeletal frame.  All in all the Masters Program is a must for those anxious to improve in a relaxed atmosphere, meet new friends and develop the skills and techniques to keep skiing for years to come!

Give us a call at (209) 965-3474 for more info or to sign up for the Masters program now!

Single Day Master’s Clinic
Single Clinic Details
  • Enjoy (1) clinic from the (8+) Thursday and Sunday clinics scheduled
  • Intermediate to advanced skiers age 50+
  • Day pass or season pass required
  • Check-in at 9-9:30am (coffee & hot chocolate provided)
  • 3 Hour On-Snow Clinic 9:30am – 12:30pm
3 Pack Master’s Clinics
3 Pack Clinic Details
  • Enjoy (3) clinics from the (8+) Thursday and Sunday clinics scheduled
  • Intermediate to advanced skiers ages 50+
  • Day pass or season pass required
  • Check-in, meet & greet at 9-9:30am (coffee & hot chocolate provided)
  • 3 Hour On-Snow Clinic 9:30am – 12:30pm

2017/18 Season Master’s Clinics
Dates Offered

Master’s Clinic Dates – Coming 2017/18 Season

 

Reservations are highly recommended prior to your visit! Please call (209) 965-3474 to make your Master’s Clinic reservation.
All prices subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Lessons available for date indicated.
3 Packs of clinic are for single person use and may not be shared or transferred.

Sign up for Master’s Clinics – Available Soon

All lessons are nonrefundable but lessons can be rescheduled to another date or cancelled and issued to a resort credit. We do not issue refunds. Lessons are rescheduled or issued to an internal resort credit as outlined below:
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled in advance of 48 hours of the lesson date no rescheduling fee will be charged.
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 48 hours prior to the lesson a $15 rescheduling fee will be charged. Requests to be received by 1p two days prior to lesson date.
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled 24 hours prior to the lesson a $30 rescheduling fee will be charged. Requests to be received by 1p the day prior to the lesson.
  • Lessons rescheduled or cancelled after 1p the day prior or the day of the lesson or when participants are no shows the full amount of the lesson will be charged.
  • There will be no refunds due to weather or snow conditions or for those who are unwilling to participate in the class.

Passholders kindly note all Season Long Kids Club, Progression and Summit Passholders are subject to the lesson cancellation rescheduling policy.

Prepare for Your Lesson

  • Get a good night’s rest
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Drink plenty of water to make sure you’re hydrated

What To Remember For Your Day At Dodge Ridge

  • Goggles/Sunglasses – Goggles perform best in all conditions
  • Don’t forget the Sunscreen
  • Water Resistant Jacket, Pants and Gloves
  • Layers for varying weather – Sweatshirt, Long sleeve shirt, base layers, etc
  • Ski/snowboard socks (you’ll enjoy 2 pairs, 1 for your day on the mountain and a 2nd pair for your trip home)