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Thank you for your support this season. It was a roller coaster with the unstable weather patterns we experienced all winter. We tried week after week to provide you with the best snow possible! Sadly, Perfect North Slopes is now closed for the 2016/17 Season. Spring has arrived with warm temperatures and plenty of rain. The snow has taken a beating and this last storm wash...


Thank you to our guests and staff for another great winter season!



16/17 Racing Information

Perfect North Slopes offers a variety of training and practice opportunities for racers of all aspirations and abilities.  If you are interested in becoming a racer, aspire to improve your skills through the gates, or just want to participate occasionally in a downhill race, then we have races and lesson programs to fit your needs.  Racing and gate instruction usually occurs on Intermission, which on occasion may be closed to the public for exclusive race participant use; please check our News and Snow Report for updates of the status of Intermission. 

Continuing from last season: All race programs include a NASTAR season pass!

Cost of races or race instruction does not include lift ticket or equipment. Racers must be at least 7 years old, able to ride chairlift by themselves and ski intermediate terrain confidently and competently. There are no makeup classes, and training does occur on holidays. Participants must have a racing waiver on file each season.

Youth Race: Hot Shots  $100 or $125

$100: 4 week program Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays from 6:30PM-8:00PM
$125: 4 week program Sundays from 9:30AM-11:00AM

Ages:  7 Years Old through High School
Skill: Emerging Beginner to Intermediate
Prerequisite: Skiers must be able to turn, control speed and stop on blue square terrain.
Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs.

The Youth Race Hot Shots Program is designed for both new and experienced racers to improve their racing skills. This 4 week program must be added to a season pass and is offered Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays from 6:30PM-8:00PM ($100) or Sundays from 9:30AM-11:00AM ($125).  Racers will improve their general skiing ability, become more comfortable on a race course, and learn the same techniques used by the US Ski Team.  Training will consist of technical free skiing with an instructor, as well as gate training and timed runs.  With participants grouped by similar skill levels, more experienced racers may use this as a stepping stone from recreational into competitive racing.

When: The first session starts the week of January 2nd, 2017 and the second session starts the week of February 5th, 2017. Hot Shots runs for 4 consecutive weeks on your selected day and time.

*There are no make up classes and does not include lift ticket or equipment

Waiver must be completed before starting program. 

NOTE: All participants can also participate in all NASTAR runs through the season at no charge.



High School Race Program

$175: 8 week program

Ages:  High School Freshman through Senior
Beginner to Advanced
Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs.

The High School Race Program is for the individual racer or group of friends who would like to begin or develop their racing skill. This is an eight week program offered Mondays or Thursdays from 4:30PM-6:00PM.  This program develops both new and experienced racers.  This program is similar to the Youth Race Hot Shots Program, but will include an element of friendly competition between schools, even if only one student from a school participates. Some schools may use this program as a lettered athletic program, but it is not a requirement. Athletic directors are welcome to contact us for more details. Program starts the week of January 2nd.

When: Mondays or Thursdays, 4:30PM-6:00PM beginning January 2, 2017



Adult Race Program

$200: 8 week program

Ages:  18 and older
Beginner to Intermediate+
Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs.

So maybe you're new to racing and are looking for a place to start.  Or perhaps you're a recreational racer and would like to improve your skill a level or two.  This program is for you! We will separate into groups by skill level, so beginners and intermediates alike can receive relevant coaching.  Training emphasis will be on having fun, and improving fundamental racing skills. All training will also provide a solid basis for those skiers only wishing to race NASTAR.

When: Mondays, 6:30PM-8:30PM beginning January 2, 2017



Advanced Race Programs

$200: Each 8 week program

Ages:  7 and older
Must have completed at least one season in the Hot Shots Program or have prior race experience
Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs. Poles and shin guards required for the Slalom Program on Tuesdays.

You are well beyond recreational racing and are looking for a path into or advancement in the competitive realm; these are the programs for you! There are three Advanced Race Programs, each starting the first week of January and running for 8 weeks on their respective nights from 6:30PM-8:30PM. Choose one, two or three, each will enhance your skill for different facets of racing.

The Technical Program is on Mondays emphasizing non-gate race technique and general high-level skiing skills that will enhance your overall racing ability.

The Slalom Program on Tuesdays, and the Giant Slalom Program on Wednesdays programs target the higher level racer who wants to become more proficient in these particular race disciplines.  These programs are a great fit for those who have taken the Monday Night Program and wish to experience the next level. Racers will benefit from the training, techniques, and discipline an organized race program provides.  Training emphasis will be on having fun, and improving fundamental racing skills. 

When: 6:30PM-8:30PM beginning the week of January 2, 2017




$65 for season pass
$10 for unlimited runs / one day, $5 for two runs
INCLUDED with purchase of any race program add-on

Ages:  7 and older
Beginner to Expert
Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs.

NASTAR racing is open to the public with many opportunities through the season to compete.  NASTAR runs on Thursdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm starting January 5th, also Mondays 6:30PM-8:30PM February 9th, 16th, (and 23rd CANCELED), and Sundays 11:00AM-1:00PM January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.   February 5th, and 12th; December and March races to be determined based on weather and course conditions.  Registration opens one hour before race time.



Weekend Public Races

February 5th, 2017
King-Queen of the Hill – 10:00am; $20 for ages 13+, $10 for ages 12 and under

February 25th, 2017 (CANCELED)
Super NASTAR - 10am;  $5 for 2 runs, $10 for the session; times qualify for OVSC

February 26th, 2017 (CANCELED)
Top To Bottom – 10am; $15, times qualifiy for OVSC & USSA    


All races are open to the public.

Snowmaking on the night previous will delay all start times by 1 hour.

Registration begins one hour prior to race at the base of Intermission.