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Experienced skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the real snow experience right here in Manchester at any time of year with a Chill Factore lift pass.  

Have a ski holiday coming up? Want to get back into snowboarding? Fancy getting fit and unwinding after a long day with an activity you used to do all the time? Chill Factore lift passes are ideal for skilled skiers and snowboarders who want to develop their techniques and have fun.

You can hire clothing onsite by adding what you need to your basket when you book your Chill Factore lift pass. Plus, skis/snowboard, Boots, poles and helmets are included in the price of your lift pass.

Don't forget to make use of your lift pass Thursday to Saturday each week and try out our Terrain Challenge features on the main slope. The features differ slightly from day to day and range from moguls to rails. Find out more here.


Slope requirements

Slope requirements Show

If you’re interested in a Chill Factore lift pass, please check that you meet our requirements before booking. We ask that you:

  • Wear the correct clothing.
  • Can control your speed and direction.
  • Are comfortable with variable piste conditions.
  • Can link your turns.
  • Are able to use the button lift without assistance.

Don’t meet all of the above requirements? No worries. You can book a course of ski lessons or snowboard lessons for more guidance before getting a snow slope lift pass.








Chill Factore lift passes are available in a range of options and you can even double your time on a Slope Lift Pass for an extra £5! Select your Chill Factore lift pass and find out more about our open session events below.







Remember to look at our latest promotional offers for discounted pricing and information on our unlimited lift passes.




Open session events



Why not join us each month at one of our open session events, designed for specific skills or groups of people?


Terrain Challenges

From Wednesday to Friday most weeks, we will give everyone the opportunity to try out our awesome selection of features on the main slope. The features are developed and change each day, allowing you to test yourself and challenge yourself every day!


Race training sessions 


Are held once a week for the thrill-seekers among us who are looking to take it to the next level or train to become a competitive racer.




Ladies Only mornings 




These are a great chance to boost your confidence in a female-only environment. Plus, there is coffee and cake served upstairs in the Alpine restaurant for afterwards!




Over 50s mornings 




For our slightly older guests who can ski or snowboard. Enjoy your snow slope lift pass away from the crowds and catch up with friends in the Alpine restaurant when you’re done.




Breakfast Club 




This is held every Wednesday from 7:30am until 9:30am — with a breakfast roll and hot drink to follow.






Check our Events Calendar for availability information and details on our special and regular main slope sessions. Every Wednesday, we offer early bird skiing and snowboarding on the main slope from 7:30am — a perfect opportunity to use your Chill Factore lift pass when the slope is a little quieter!



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Peak and off-peak times




  • Peak: after 6pm during weekdays and all day at weekends.
  • Off-peak: before 6pm during weekdays.




Contact us for more details or check out our private ski lessons and snowboard lessons if you want extra guidance before buying a snow slope lift pass.