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Take Your Game to the Next Level – Take a Lesson in Colorado Ski Country this Season

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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:

Arapahoe Basin
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:

  • Half-day a.m. class lessons: $380
  • Full-day class lessons: $480
  • Afternoon private lesson up to 4 people per lesson: $605

For more, visit: http://arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/lessons/default.aspx

Aspen Snowmass
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.

  • Ages 7-12 group lessons: $119
  • Ages 13-17 group lessons: $119
  • Adult group lessons: $155

For more, visit: https://www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/lessons

Cooper
Home to Colorados longest magic carpet ride, dedicated instructors, and acres of learning terrain, Cooper can offer a great lesson experience for all abilities.

  • Panda Patrol (Ages 5-12): $99
  • Adult 1st Timer (Ages 13 & up): $79
  • Adult Group (Ages 13 & up): $79

For more, visit: http://skicooper.com/ski-ride-school/

Copper
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:

  • 6-17 yr. old Lesson 4 Pack: $499
  • 6-17 yr. old Lesson 4 Pack w/lift: $599
  • Adult Lesson 4 Pack: $399
  • Adult Lesson 4 Pack w/lift: $499

Ski and Ride University (for adult beginners)

  • 3 lessons with rentals, lift tickets, parking access, and a FREE Copper Mountain season pass upon graduation: $199

For more, visit: http://www.coppercolorado.com/winter/ski_and_ride_school

Crested Butte
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.

Eldora
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.

  • Easy 1-2-3 (Ages 13 & up): $129
  • Mountain Explorer (Ages 4-12): $129

For more, visit: http://www.eldora.com/lessons.first.html

Loveland
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.

  • Child 3-Class Pass Ages 4-5 (SKIING ONLY): $360
  • Child 3-Class Pass Ages 6-14 (SKIING & SNOWBOARDING): $336

For more, visit: http://skiloveland.com/

Monarch
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.

  • Child (Ages 5 & 6) Half day: $100
  • Child (Ages 5 & 6) Full day: $186
  • Junior (Ages 7-12) Lesson Package: $139
  • Adult (Ages 13 & up) Lesson Package: $139

For more, visit: http://www.skimonarch.com/group-lessons/

Powderhorn
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.

  • Learn to Ski or Snowboard Series (Skiers Ages 5 & up, Boarders Ages 7 & up): $169
  • Fast Track 3-Pack: $290

For more, visit: http://www.powderhorn.com/group-lessons

Purgatory
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.

  • 2 Hr. Friends & Family Private Lesson: $280
  • 3 Hr. Friends & Family Private Lesson: $420
  • Full Day 5 Hr Friends & Family Private Lesson: $650

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.

  • Full Day – Child group lesson package (Ages 5-12): $149
  • Half Day Child group lesson package (Ages 5-12): $115
  • 4 Hr. Adult group lesson package (Ages 13 & up): $169
  • 2 Hr. Adult group lesson package (Ages 13 & up): $169

For more, visit: http://www.granbyranch.com/ski-ride-granby-ranch/ski-and-ride-school.html

Steamboat
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.

  • Group lesson (Ages 5-15): $179
  • Kids Ski Week 5 All-Day Lessons (Ages 5-15): $799
  • Group lesson (Ages 16 & up): $209
  • 3-Day Ski or Snowboard 3 All-Day Lessons (Ages 16 & up): $419

For more, visit: http://www.steamboat.com/lessons-and-rentals/lessons/group-lessons.aspx

Sunlight
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.

  • Half Day AM Group lesson (Ages 7 & up): $100
  • Half Day PM Group lesson (Ages 7 & up): $100
  • Full Day Group lesson (Ages 7 & up): $150

For more, visit: http://sunlightmtn.com/ski-school/group-lessons

Telluride
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
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.

  • Kids lesson 5-pack (Ages 3-14): $749

For more, visit: http://www.winterparkresort.com/plan-your-trip/lessons.aspx

Wolf Creek
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.

  • 1st Day Beginner Ski Package: $65
  • 1st Day Beginner Snowboard Package: $68
  • 2nd Day Beginner Ski Package: $75
  • 2nd Day Beginner Snowboard Package: $28
  • Full Day Group lesson: $77
  • Half Day Group lesson: $52

For more, visit: http://www.wolfcreekski.com/wolf-creek-beginner-ski-school.php