Start with Woodward

Start your progression inside the Woodward Tahoe Bunker where we will take you through basic movements and skill building before taking it on-snow at Boreal Mountain. We've created a new way for you to learn the basics and experience sensations, skills and tricks which no other beginner program can offer anywhere! Expert coaches, that know how to teach and love to ski and snowboard, will work with you in a small group setting to meet your goals.  Using every feature we have on the mountain and in The Bunker including tramps, launch ramps, pump tracks, foam pits, terrain parks and the BagJump, we know you’re going to have an awesome experience!


  • Please arrive roughly one hour prior to the lesson start time for the registration process which includes registration forms, ticketing and equipment rental fitting.
  • All lessons include a lift ticket, 3-hour lesson and rental equipment (if needed).
  • Maximum class size of 6 people per coach!
  • Register for Start with Woodward at the Rental Shop cashier. After registration process is complete, lessons meet inside the Woodward Tahoe Bunker.
  • Boreal requires all Start with Woodward participants to wear a snow sports helmet while in a lesson. Helmets are available to rent for $8.
  • For more information, please call (530)426-1114. Reservations are recommended- book your lesson today! No refunds will be issued within 24-hours of lesson.

2013-14 Rate & Dates

*Holiday Dates: Nov. 28 - Dec. 1, 2013; Dec. 21, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014; Jan. 18 - 20, 2014; Feb. 15 - 23, 2014.

Half Day

Includes a lift ticket, Bunker Day Session, 3-hour lesson and rental equipment. Please arrive 1 hour prior to lesson start time to complete the registration process.

Friday - Sunday (non-holiday) 10:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm $109
Holidays* 10:00am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm $119



After purchasing your lesson online, go to the Woodward Tahoe front desk in The Bunker with your confirmation email to redeem.


Includes a Bunker Day Session, 3-hour lesson and rental equipment.

Friday - Sunday (non-holiday) $99
Holidays* $99



Start with Woodward students are encouraged to participate in Take 3, Ride FREE and earn a 2013-14 Season Pass. The program is simple: take 3 snowsport lessons this winter and we'll give you a 2013-14 Season Pass! Plus, we'll hook you up with an incredible discount on your 2nd and 3rd lessons. 

Lesson #1 Lesson #2 Lesson #3
Friday - Sunday (non-holidays) $109 $99 $99
Holidays* $119 $109 $109



First Time?

Resort Tips

Get some tips on how to make your first time at Boreal a pleasant experience.

Start w/ Woodward

Start your progression inside the Woodward Tahoe Bunker before taking it on-snow at Boreal Mountain. Max 6 per coach!

Take 3, Ride Free

NEW! Take any 3 Snowsports School lessons and earn a free 2013-14 season pass!


Opening Day

Come kick-off the 2014-15 winter season on October 32 (aka TBD)!

Movie Premiere

Come check out the CAPiTA Team movie at Woodward Tahoe for free!

Pass Sale End

Last day to score a Unlimited Season Pass for only $279!
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