Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for Boreal's Take 3, Ride FREE Program?

Simply arrive at Boreal and take your first lesson.  At the end of your lesson, you will be handed a registration card which you can use to enroll into the program.

Do I have to attend every lesson?

Yes. To complete the Take 3, Ride FREE Program, you must complete all three lessons from start to finish.

Do I have to stay through my whole lesson?

Yes. You must stay until the end of the lesson in order to get your evaluation card with instructions on how to continue in the program.

Can I take more than one lesson in a day?

Yes, however only one lesson per day will be applied toward the Take 3, Ride FREE program.

What time are the lessons?

Lesson times are dependent on the program you take. For more information on the Snowsports School programs, check out Children's Lessons and Adult Lessons.

What is a limited-access lift ticket?

A limited-access lift ticket is for beginners only.  The lift ticket limits your skiing and snowboarding to two lifts only: Castle Peak Quad and Nugget.  See the section of Boreal's trail map highlighted in green.

Can I give my "lesson credits" to someone else?

No. All visits are non-transferable.

Can I give my season pass to someone else?

No. Season passes are non-transferable.

Is it okay to bring my own equipment?

Yes. However, there is no additional discount for bringing your own equipment.

Is this program available for kids?

Yes. The Take 3, Ride FREE program is available for ages 4 and up.

Can I switch between skiing and snowboarding?

Yes, after your first lesson you may choose to continue skiing or snowboarding or switch the sport of your choice.

Can I take the three lessons over more than one season?

No. All lessons must be taken within the 2013-14 season.

Can I use the Free Pass for next season instead?

No. The season pass is only valid for the remainder of 2013-14 season no matter what date you complete your three lessons.

What if I can already ski or snowboard?

You can always learn more! We have programs that teach everything from terrain park to steeps to trees.

Can you complete the program more than once?



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!


2014-15 Job Fair

Take the opportunity to meet with Boreal Mountain Resort, Woodward Tahoe and Soda Springs managers in-person. Interview for one or several winter positions available for the 2014-15 winter season.

Opening Day

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