First Visit

New to the sport?


Here are some clothing tips;
The best way to dress for winter is in layers. Next to your skin should be a wicking layer. Generally thermal underwear made of a synthetic fibre, which can move any moisture away from your body.


The middle layer is the insulating one – keeping the heat in and cold out. It can be a sweater, sweatshirt, vest or pullover.


The outer layer is the protection layer. It should repel water from snow and block the wind, such as a winter jacket and snow pants. Jeans alone are not recommended as they will absorb moisture from a fall.


Either gloves or mitts are good as long as they are properly insulated for winter.


Happy feet are a skier or rider’s best friend. One pair of medium weight socks are the best.




Lessons help;
Your first experience should be enjoyable, so make the most of it by taking a lesson. Our Snow School offers a variety of programs for all ages and levels. A private lesson is good value and as a beginner, you will get off to a great start. Multi week programs are offered evenings or weekend days.


Call our Snow School 819 459-2301 ext. 217 before coming to Vorlage and we will help to find a lesson that’s right for you. It is strongly recommended that private lessons be booked in advance.

New to Vorlage?


Upon your arrival;
In the lower level of the main chalet you can register for lessons or check in for your appointed reservation time at the Snow School. Visit the Boutique where you can browse for a variety of items as well as purchasing a lift ticket.


Upstairs, enjoy the panoramic view of the slopes while sipping your favorite beverage along with a delicious meal from the cafeteria or bar.


Grab a brochure with the trail map inside and plan your first run. The beginner’s slope – La Pente Douce – is a perfect start for even the most timid beginner.


The smaller building to the right of the main lodge houses the Rental Shop located on the lower level. You can rent ski or snowboard equipment, purchase your lift ticket and even get tune-ups and repairs.


At any location, our staff will do their best to answer any questions. The Administration office, located above the Rental Shop is for season pass processing, group bookings and more detailed inquires.