SKI TEAMS 2022/23

Welcome to the Mt. Rose Ski Team

The website serves as the primary point of communication about the programs as well as race and training alerts for participants.

Development Programs

ProgramAgeTraining Days
Rippers6-9Sat or SunSOLD OUT
Shredders7-14Sat or SunSOLD OUT
All Mountain9-16Sat or SunLimited Availability!

Competitive programs

ProgramAgeTraining Days
Freeride9-16Sat + Sun
Lake League9-16Sat + Sun
Far West (U12, U14, U16, and U21)9-16Sat + Sun
Masters21+Wed + Fri

* Please contact Jim Najima if you have interest in Masters Participation –

Team Uniforms

Team Jackets – Season Lease provided by Ski Team
Black Ski Pants – (Not included– athlete must supply)

Note: all other uniform pieces will be provided by the athlete including Helmet (required), Eyewear, Gloves, Ski Equipment, etc.

All MT. Rose Ski Team Athletes will be issued a Ski Team Jacket (Season Lease)

Pick-Up Options:

Our goal is to have your Athlete On–Hill, Ready to train on the 1st day of training.

If you are unable to pick up your Ski Team Jacket before the start of the program.  Please wear your personal coat on the first day of your program.  Ski Team Jackets may then be picked up at:

You may pick up your child’s jacket without them present – Please have a good idea of their size. 

Should you need to exchange your coat for a different size (or repair) please visit the Human Resources office.


If you require a jacket repair or replacement, notify your team coach

Please clean your team jacket if it needs it. Follow the instructions inside the jacket as they may vary.

Machine wash, cold, delicate, with like colors.

Please return your Ski Team Jacket at the conclusion of the program:

Drop Off Options:
Main Lodge Upstairs HR Office
Mail Jacket

Jackets do not need to be washed prior to return (all jackets are professionally cleaned and waterproofed in the offseason)

Competition Team Athletes — please return your jacket after your final event of the season

PLEASE NOTE: Jackets not returned by the final day of the season are subject to a $400 replacement fee.


ProgramStart DateEnd DateTimeFamily Ski Day
12/10/22 (Sat)3/11/229:00 am – 11:30 am
(no Lunch)
Dec 24; Jan 14 & Feb 18
12/11/22 (Sun)3/12/229:00 am – 11:30 am
(no Lunch)
Dec 25; Jan 15 & Feb 19
12/10/22 (Sat)3/11/229:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Unsupervised Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm)
Dec 24; Jan 14 & Feb 18
12/11/22 (Sun)3/12/229:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Unsupervised Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm)
Dec 25; Jan 15 & Feb 19
All Mountain
12/10/22 (Sat)3/11/229:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Unsupervised Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm)
Dec 24; Jan 14 & Feb 18
All Mountain
3/12/22 (Sun)3/12/229:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Unsupervised Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm)
Dec 25; Jan 15 & Feb 19

Program Details



There will be a skiing assessment of each new athlete to ensure appropriate program placement. 

Athletes not possessing minimal skiing skills for the program will be asked to move to the more appropriate developmental ski program. For example—Shredders who do not meet the minimum skill requirements will be moved to Rippers.

Those who cannot be accommodated with a program will be refunded for the cost of the program. 

AGE Requirements

Your child must meet the minimum age requirement for each program to participate.

Program’s age parameters are not flexible— zero exceptions.

Ex. 6-year-olds are not allowed in Shredders 

Location & lifts

All ski team programs start and end on the Winter’s Creek Lodge side—Zephyr Express Lift use is mandatory. 

All athletes must be able to access and ride all chairlifts at Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe with minimal assistance from lift attendants or other chairlift riders. 

Athletes will ride with the safety bar down on all chairlifts. 

General policy

There will not be any switching of training days once the program has started. We cannot accommodate athletes showing up on their non-training day, For Example—Coming on a Sunday when you are in a Saturday program. 

There are no makeup days—This is a season-long training program. 

There is no team facility for the athletes. Athletes are expected to arrive at the meeting area ready to train. Gear storage or stowing of personal items is not provided. 

There is NOT a waiting list for programs that sell out. Any availability will be updated at


This website is the primary communication piece for all athletes and their parents. Any changes or updates will be noted on this page. There will be periodic e-mails, but in general athletes and parents will be expected to find information here. 

There is currently NOT a text message application in use for notifications. 

Parents / Winters Creek Lodge

Dining and short-term use of the Winters Creek Lodge is welcomed by all our guests (including Ski Team Parents) as the facility is intended to operate on the idea of flipping seats to accommodate multiple guests over a given period. This turnover of seats is especially key on “weather days” when more guests are looking for a quick break from the cold. 

Ski Team Parents are asked to not occupy seats inside the Winters Creek Lodge for extended periods.    


Please refer to the guide below for important updates regarding the status of a program or potential event cancellations which will appear here in the future. There will be periodic e-mails, but in general athletes and parents will be expected to find information here. 

Prior to a training or race event, we will activate an alert to indicate whether the event is a go or no go. If it is for a weekend event the alert will be added Friday and Saturday afternoon the day before the event. Please note the different alerts below:


Programs are a go for their scheduled start times and locations.


Programs are a go but may have changes in locations, times, etc. that differ from the regular program start.

Caution – Possible impacts

A caution alert will notify athletes of a potential postponement or cancelation. Details will be posted as well as a final decision of when the call will be made.

NO GO – Programs will not run

All Ski Team programs have been canceled for this day due to weather concerns.

Primary Meeting Area – Winters Creek Lodge

The primary Meeting area is in front of the Winters Creek Lodge. Generally, all programs will meet here at their start times unless otherwise noted.

Alternate Meeting Area – Main Lodge Area

If programs are unable to run in the Slide Bowl they may be moved to the main side. Please park in the main parking lot and look for ski team signs and flagging near the Northwest chairlift loading area.