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VISTA RIDGE

WINTER

SKI     RIDE    SLIDE

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About

Vista Ridge aims to be the best non-mountain winter recreation in Alberta. We have great skiing and snowboarding runs with modern lifts and awesome parks, plus a friendly beginners area.

For non-skiers (or for those who fancy a change), we have an incredible Tube Park for you to enjoy, as well as a community Ice Rink. Add to all this a beautiful main lodge, plentiful rental equipment, delicious food and friendly staff and it’s easy to see why we’re so popular! 

Check out everything there is to know about Vista Ridge in the winter, and we hope to see you out here soon!

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The Hill

'The best non-mountain winter recreation in Alberta.'

Elevation

Summit: 375m

Base: 250m

Vertical Drop: 125m

Trails

8 Trails

Beginner Area

Terrain Park

Tube Park

Ski-able Acres & Terrain

Total: 60 Acres

Easy: 45%

Intermediate: 40%

Advanced: 15%

Winter Season

Mid-November to early April

Tube Park operates mid-December to late March

Longest Run

2500 ft

100%

Snow-making

Tube Park

4 Lanes

100 Vertical ft

1300 ft long runs

Lifts

1 Beginner Ski Wonder Carpet
1 Beginner Ski Magic Carpet
1 Beginner Ski SunKid Carpet
1 Snow Tubing Magic Carpet
1 Terrain Park SunKid Carpet
2 Quad Chairlifts by
Leitner-Poma

Ski Patrol

Both our Vista Ridge trained staff and/or the Fort McMurray Volunteer Ski Patrol crew, are available every operating day.

Ice Rink

Free

Opens early January to late March

Lodge

Seats 300

Rentals

300+ Rental Skis

150 Snowboards

2 Sit-Skis

Helmets, Snow-skates and Twin-tips available

The Trail

At Vista Ridge, we have 60 acres of ski-able terrain, 45% easy terrain, 40% difficult and 15% very difficult. This is spread across 8 runs, a beginner area, and a terrain park. 

We have two major chairlifts, the Wilson Chair and the Syncrude Bison Chair. Going from left to right, see in the tables below the runs accessible from each of the chairlifts and their level of difficulty. Please check our social media before coming out to check which chairs are operating.  

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RATES
2024 - 2025

Here is Vista Ridge's 2024 - 2025 season pricing, including rates for day tickets, rental equipment, season pass purchases and tube park pricing. 

Please note: these prices are subject to change at any time.

Day Tickets 

Adult       
Student & Youth (13+)
Junior (6-12)
Senior (60+) 
Tiger (5 & under)         

$44.00
$39.00
$34.00
$34.00

$5.00    

Tickets for ALL AGES (except Tiger)

Beginner Lift Only 

Afternoon Only after 1pm 

Night Only after 4pm

Mon, Wed & Thurs

*excluding holidays  

$16.00
$30.00
$22.00
$30.00

   

Tube Park

Ride for 2 hours 
Tiger (5 + under)

$24.00
$8.00    

Rental Rates

Ski/Board Set
Junior Set (12 & under)
Ski/SB Only 
Boots Only
Poles Only 
Helmet Only 
Night Ski Full Package 

$30.00
$24.00
$20.00
$16.00
n/c
$10.00
$22.00

*All prices plus GST 5% 

*Discover Ski/Board: Adult lesson program, must be 18+. Includes lift tikcet, rentals w/helmet & 90 minute group lesson.
*Kinder kids for kids 8 & under: Includes lift ticket, rentals w/helmet & 60 minute private lesson.    

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SEASON PASSES
2024 - 2025

September 2 2024 - October 31 2024

Individual

Adult Full Pass       
Student & Youth (13+)
Junior (6-12)
Senior (60+) 
Tiger (5 & under)         

$259.00
$239.00
$219.00
$219.00

$20.00  

Family of 3
Family of 4

Each additonal 

$699.00
$799.00
$50.00

From November 1 2024

Individual

Adult Full Pass       
Student & Youth (13+)
Junior (6-12)
Senior (60+) 
Tiger (5 & under)         

$309..00
$259.00
$239.00
$239.00

$20.00 

Family of 3
Family of 4

Each additonal 

$799.00
$899.00
$50.00

*All prices plus GST 5% 

Refund Policy

No questions asked refunds available until November 1, 2024
After that a partial refund available with a medical condition supported by a Dr's note OR
a transfer of employment, letter from employer requried. 
Documentaion prior to December 25: 75% refund. 
Prior to January 14: 25% refund
Prior to February 15: 25% refund
All refunds subject to a $25 administration fee.

*Please note: ​​

  • Children 5 and under, born in 2018 and later, can be added to an adult season pass for $10.

  • Family Max includes at least one adult, plus dependent children under the age of 18 only.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Before a pass can be issued, Vista Ridge All Seasons Park MUST receive the appropriately signed Release Agreement.  Please note proof of age is required for discounted categories.

2. Season pass ID cards must be worn at all times, in a place visible to the Lift Operator. Lift tickets will not be issued for forgotten passes.

3. A $20.00 charge will be made for replacement of lost or damaged passes. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian when replacing a lost pass.

4. The management reserves the right to close the area at any time it deems it unsafe to the public.

5. Season passes are not transferable, nor refundable except under the conditions listed below.

6. Valid student ID is required for student discounts.

7. Children 5 and under on Dec 31st, 2023 (born 2018 or later) pay $10.00 only if there is a paying adult family member. They must wear a pass.

REFUND POLICY

2024-25 Season Passes:  No questions asked refunds available until November 1, 2023.  After November 1, 2023 a partial refund will be available with a medical condition supported by a doctor's certificate, or a transfer of employment supported by a letter from the employer.

Documentation provided prior to December 25: 75% refund, by February 1:

50% refund, by March 1: 25% refund.  All refunds are subject to a $25 administration fee.

 

Cancellation of Private Lessons: 24 hours notice is required or the credit card on file will be charged 50% the cost of the lesson.

 

Please note:

No show reservations will not refunded.

All refunds are subject to a $25.00 administration fee.

Please note that all refunds must be requested in writing.  Email requests to info@vistaridge.ab.ca or bring a letter to Vista Ridge Guest Services.

TUBE PARK

The tube park is an excellent, family-friendly way to spend a couple of hours of your weekend!  

 

Not sure how tubing works at Vista Ridge? Here's a quick breakdown for you:

  • All sliders & spectators planning to visit the tube park will require a paid ticket. 

  • Tube park hours are Saturdays, Sundays & holidays from 11am-3pm.

  • As the tube park is located part way down the slope, we run a sleigh down every 30 minutes. 

  • The first departure time for the tube park on weekends is 10:45am.

  • All tube lanes are groomed, offering a smooth and thrilling ride!

  • Helmets are available upon request - simply ask at the check in booth when picking up your ticket.

  • Must be 42″ tall and 5 years old to ride alone.

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