Upcoming Events

2017/18 Season Passholder First Tracks Early Lift Opening

  • SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018 
  • SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018 
  • Additional Date To Be Announced

Dodge Ridge will open the lifts early at 8:15 am for 2017/18 Season Passholders ONLY (non-passholders may ride the lifts early if accompanied by a Season Passholder). Chairlifts 3 & 7 will be the lifts opening early at 8:15 am.

First Tracks Demo gear 
As an added benefit for our 2017/18 Season Passholders, we have FREE demo skis for our 2017/18 Passholders to test out on those First Tracks days all day long (Subject to availability). Contact the Sport Shop for additional information (209) 536-5348.

2017/18 Season Passholder Bring-a-Friend Day

SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018 
Yet another bonus from our list of 2017/18 Passholder perks is the ever popular “Bring-a-Friend Day”. Each 2017/18 Dodge Ridge Season Passholder can bring a friend for (1) FREE day pass of equal or lesser value of the Passholder’s Pass. 2017/18 Season Passholder must be present with their pass at time of day pass redemption.

Dodge Ridge Invitational

All elementary and high schools in the area are invited to enjoy a day of racing and activities at Dodge Ridge with complimentary lift tickets and rentals for participants. Dodge Ridge will also selling BBQ Lunches with all proceeds going to benefit the winning school’s ski program.

SNOWFEST Society for disABILITIES – Skiing Unlimited Fundraiser

SATURDAY, March 24, 2018
Join us in support of Society for disABILITIES and their Winter Skiing Unlimited program, providing access to the sport of snow skiing for many disabled individuals who would otherwise not have the opportunity to hit the slopes.  HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE Donate or Raise $150 or more to support Society’s Winter Skiing Unlimited

Golden Egg Hunt

Ages 11 and under (12 year olds may participate if they will still be 12 as of December 31, 2018) There will be eggs of all colors hidden at Dodge Ridge’s Base Area, each with a prize inside, but the Golden Egg, that’s the one you’re looking for. Whoever finds the Golden Egg from their age group will go home with one Youth Season Pass for the 2018/19 season (child pass awarded for age 4 and under group). For more information about The Golden Egg Hunt, please call (209) 965-3474 from 8am – 5pm, 7 days a week.

All Grown Up Egg Hunt

All Ages Welcome! 
The All Grown Up Egg Hunt is back again for its 3rd Annual visit to Dodge Ridge. Take part in this All Mountain Scavenger Hunt as participants use clues to help them navigate the mountain in search of (5) larger than average eggs. In addition to bragging rights, each egg offers its finder a different prize with the Golden Egg possessing the grandest prize of them all.

Pond Skim – Skim or Swim Across Lake Dodge Ridge


Come to Dodge Ridge on Saturday, April 7, for our Annual Winter Spring Fling event. As part of our Spring Fling line up, the insanely popular Pond Skim will be the highlight of the weekend as participants attempt to skim their way across Lake Dodge Ridge on their trusty skis or snowboard. Prizes will be given for best skim, best splash and, most importantly, the best costume of the event. The weekend of events will also play host to live music and BBQ in the base area plaza. So whether you’re a brew enthusiast or not, you won’t want to miss out on this slopeside party. Between live music, Brewfest and plentiful pond skimming, this has become our favorite way to celebrate the Season!

Past Pond Skim Highlights

Check out some of our footage from the 2017 Dodge Ridge Pond Skim

Dodge Ridge Ski Resort Drone Policy

Due to safety and privacy concerns, Dodge Ridge Winter Sports Area prohibits the operation or use on or above Resort property of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, by the general public- including model aircraft by recreational users and hobbyists- without the prior written authorization from Dodge Ridge. This prohibition includes drones used for filming or videotaping, as well as any drone use by media or journalists operating above or within the area boundaries. This prohibition extends to any devices launched or operated from resort property, as well as any launched from private property outside of resort boundaries. Please contact a resort representative if you have any questions or if you seek prior authorization to operate any such devices. Any authorized operation of drones on or above Resort property will be governed by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations, local law enforcement, U.S. Forest Service rules, as well as those policies separately established by this Resort, which may include certification, training, insurance coverage, indemnification requirements, and waivers or releases of liability. Any violation of this policy may involve suspension of your access privileges to the Resort, or the revocation of your season pass, as well as confiscation of any prohibited equipment, and may subject violators to any liability for damages, including but not limited to, damages for trespass, violation of privacy, and physical injuries to persons and/or property, as well as legal fees.