Here at Colorado Ski Country, we are firm believers that professional instruction is the best way to improve your skiing/riding ability,no matter ifyou’re a beginner or an expert, a child or an adult. So whether its your first time stepping into bindings, or your 20th season in the mountains, we encourage you to take advantage ofthe highly trained expert professional instructors at our member resorts.
Here is a list of some of the most notable lesson deals out there right now:
With small class-sizes and a multitude oftypes of terrain, A-Basin hascreated the 4 Lessons 4 U program. This allows for 4 completely transferrable lessons, so guests can have a day of learning on the slopes with family or friends.
4 Lessons 4 U Packages:
For more, visit: http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/lessons/default.aspx
Aspen is home to world-renowned skiing and boarding. With 4 mountains to choose from, there is a terrain for all skill levels. Buttermilk is well-known as a beginner’s mountain, and offers ski instruction at all levels.
For more, visit: https://www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/lessons
Home to Colorados longest magic carpet ride, dedicated instructors, and acres of learning terrain, Cooper can offer a great lesson experience for all abilities.
For more, visit: http://skicooper.com/ski-ride-school/
Copper Mountain is known for its innovativeski/ride school programs, and they have several programs and packages to allow you to take full advantage of your learning experience.
Lesson 4 Pack:
Ski and Ride University (for adult beginners)
For more, visit: http://www.coppercolorado.com/winter/ski_and_ride_school
For adults who are new to skiing and snowboarding, Crested Butte offers itsFirst Day Adult Beginner Adventure Ski & Snowboard Lessons.This is a full day class, which includes a lift ticket is for someone who has never skied or snowboarded before. The First Time Beginner Adventure lesson will teach skills and tactics for Crested Butte’seasiest green runs.Actual lesson time is 5 hours of instruction with a 1/2 hour lunch break. (10:00 3:30) and is offered for $169.
Visithttp://www.skicb.com/lessons-rentals/ski-ride-schoolfor more information.
The Easy 1-2-3 and Mountain Explorer deals at Eldora allow for a lesson, rental, and lift ticket for the day at a greatmountain fornovice skiers and snowboarders.
For more, visit: http://www.eldora.com/lessons.first.html
With easy access from I-70, and terrain for all ability levels, Loveland offers a unique lesson experience to anyone lookingto improve their skills high up on the Continental Divide. The 3-Class Pass is Lovelands way of easing newcomersinto the skiing/boarding world at an affordable rate.
For more, visit: http://skiloveland.com/
Located just outside of Salida, right off of US-50 on the Monarch Pass, Monarch Mountain offers extensive options for instruction.Lesson packages include rental, lift ticket and a lesson for the day.
For more, visit: http://www.skimonarch.com/group-lessons/
Powderhorn has severaloptions to fast-track the on-snowlearning experience.The Learn to Ski and Ride Program gives guests3 full days of lift tickets, rentals, and lessons, and upon graduation grants 50% off lift tickets, rentals, and lessons for the remainder of the season. The Fast Track 3-Pack Lesson Special is a 3-day lesson package that will allow skiers and boarders to experience the diversity of the mountain.
For more, visit: http://www.powderhorn.com/group-lessons
Home to the Rossignol Experience Center and the Burton Method Center,Purgatory is a great place for skiers and snowboarders to take their ability to the next level. Purgatory offers Family/Friends group lessons, where guests can build a group of 5 to take a lesson from a qualified instructor.
For more, visit: https://www.purgatoryresort.com/lessons/
Ski Granby Ranch
Learning in a comfortable and friendly environment definitely takes the edge off of learning to ski, and Ski Granby Ranch has those aspects covered. With their family-owned, intimate environment, skiers and riders of all ages and abilities can enjoy learning at a great rate. Lesson pachages include lift ticket, lesson, and rental.
Known for its wonderfully groomed trails and champagne powder, Steamboat offers a wide variety of skiing/riding. Witheverything from group lessons torace training and adaptive learning, the Snowsports School offers a diverse set of options for improving one’s skills on the mountain.
Located in Glenwood Springs, Sunlight is a great place to learn to ski or snowboard.75% of their terrain is suited for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders, so ski schoolguestscan also explore a wide range of terrain. They offer great rates on lessons, and promise a quality teaching experience.
For more, visit: http://sunlightmtn.com/ski-school/group-lessons
With a huge range of lesson opportunities, guests at Telluride can learn everything from simple carving techniques to heli-skiing skills. Telluride’s Mountain Guide program is a unique experience where guests canexperience the mountain like a local, finding secret stashes, exploring the resort’s vast off-piste terrain, and learning the mountain like never before with an expert guide. With up to 5 guestsper guide, participants will enjoy express lift lanes, multilingual instructors, and complimentary use of the Kid’s Club for $735 ($600 early season).
Visithttp://www.tellurideskiresort.com/ski-school/ for more information.
Winter Park is known for having something for everybody, and they strive to give influential lessons at an affordable rate. They also package their lessons to make sure guestsare getting the most out of their learning experience.
For more, visit: http://www.winterparkresort.com/plan-your-trip/lessons.aspx
Wolf Creek is known for its heavy snowfall, but the mountain is not just for powder-hungry skiers/boarders. They offer beginners lessons for adults and children for incredible prices. Lesson packages include lessons and lift tickets.
For more, visit: http://www.wolfcreekski.com/wolf-creek-beginner-ski-school.php