Guides, Venture Out, Winter, Winter Guides

How To Make the Most of a Powder Day

You spent all week thinking snowy thoughts, never calling last run, and voilà! The snow is here, and it’s shaping up to be a glorious day full of soft turns. Around here, we believe friends on powder days make things a million times better, so here are a few pieces of friendly advice on how to maximize your time on the mountain.

Park Like A Pro

, How To Make the Most of a Powder Day

On powder days, you want to spend all your time on the slopes, not the parking lot (unless you’re kicking back at a post-ski tailgate). That’s why we recommend getting here early to have your pick of the best spots. You can also get real-time lot availability updates, payment info, and more when you download the app. Want more tips for navigating the parking scene? Check out our guide below!

60-Minute Pro Tips

Get a quick refresher on powder techniques with a 60-Minute Pro Tips session! For $99, you’ll have an hour of 1:1 coaching with an expert instructor who can help you refine your form and teach you a few new tricks. Plus, sessions start at 8am, which means you get on the mountain early and skip the lines.

Early Ups

, How To Make the Most of a Powder Day

When you’re looking at all that fresh snow, there are just two words that come to mind: Fresh. Tracks. With the Early Ups Add-On, you can hop on the Super Gauge, Gondola, and Explorer Lifts 30 minutes before they open to the public and make a beeline for your favorite terrain. Quantities are limited, so be sure to reserve your Early Ups soon!

On-Mountain Outposts

You’re starting to get reeeaaallly hungry after a morning of great runs, but you don’t want to stop too long for lunch. Well, we’ve got a solution for this classic powder day dilemma. Head to any of our four on-mountain Outposts for quick and tasty bites and brews. Take a peek at the menus! Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any stomach rumbling or mouthwatering that may occur.

Ski By Headlamp

, How To Make the Most of a Powder Day

Not ready to call it quits? Then, don’t! Sign up for a Ski By Headlamp tour to keep the good times rolling after the lifts stop spinning. In this guided session, you’ll journey up the mountain after 4pm and enjoy two hours of having the slopes all to yourself. Not to mention, you’ll get the best seat in the house to watch the sun set over the Fraser Valley. (Note: This tour is best for intermediate+ skiers and riders. If you’re still honing your skills, but you’re not ready to go home, try out our Sunset Snowshoe Tour!)

Every Powder Day is a Good Day

You can’t beat untracked snow and a day in the mountains, but you can up the ante with a few of these tips and tricks. We’ll see you out there!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *