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Adult Group Lesson FAQ

First Time Lesson FAQ

Adult Group Lesson FAQ

First Time Lesson FAQ

Should I reserve my First Time Adult Group Lesson ahead of time?

Yes, this ensures you a spot in a First Time Group Lesson on the day you want it. Reservations save you time the morning of you lesson. In addition, guests purchasing a First Time Group Lesson or 3-Day Progression Package 3 days in advance receive $10 off the regular purchase price. For reservations, call us at (800) 403-0206.

Can I request an instructor?

Due to the high volume of people in group lessons we cannot ensure that you will be working with instructor of your choice. However, instructors may be requested when reserving a private lesson. For private lesson reservations, call us at (530) 581-8200 or (800) 403-0206.

How early should I arrive to my First Time Adult Group Lesson?

We suggest that guests arrive at least 1.5 hours before the start time of their lesson; this will allow ample time to find parking, locate the rental shop, get fitted with gear for the day, and get to the lesson meeting area. Can I bring equipment to use in the lesson? Proper fitting equipment is essential to an excellent experience. Therefore, we highly recommend using our rental equipment as we have trained professionals to ensure a safe and fun day on the hill.

When can I pick up my rental equipment?

Alpine’s Rental and Demo Center opens at 8:30 am daily for you to pick up your rental equipment the day of your lesson. Alternatively you may pick up your rental equipment between 8:30am and 3:00pm or at 4:30pm the day before your First Time Adult Group Lesson. Alpine’s Rental and Demo Center opens daily at 8:30am.

Can children attend First Time Adult Group Lessons?

First Time Adult Group Lessons are for guests 13 years of age and older, guests 12 years of age and younger are required sign up for a Alpine Kids Group Lesson or a Private Lesson. For adults who wish to discover a new sport with children younger than 12 we recommend a Private Lesson which can accommodate up to 5 persons.

Can I leave my First Time Adult Group Lesson early?

Individuals attending a First Time Adult Group Lesson may leave whenever they want, however instructors are required to stay with the rest of the group. For the best experience on your first day we suggest you plan on staying with your instructor for the duration of the lesson. Start and end times are designed to allow parents/guardians ample time to drop off and pick up children attending an Alpine Kids Lesson.

Is lunch included in my First Time Adult Group Lesson?

Lunch is not included. Guests are encouraged to have at least $15 on hand for food and beverages for the day. If guests prefer to pack a lunch we encourage that they bring it with them to the start of the lesson, as the group may not return to the village till the end of the day.

Does my instructor eat lunch with me?

Yes, your instructor stays with you the entire day. The time and place of your lunch break will be determined the day of by the group and your instructor, although we suggest you plan on staying with your group for the entire day, if you need to meet up with guests outside of the lesson please let your instructor know at the beginning of the day. There is a reserved seating area for Adult Group Lessons on the top floor of the village, next to the fire place.

What if I need to take a break other than lunch?

We encourage guests to take breaks whenever needed. If you need a break other than ones taken by the group simply let your instructor know and determine a place that you will meet back up. Your instructor will familiarize you with restroom locations at the beginning of the lesson.

What should I wear?

We recommend guests wear waterproof pants, gloves, and jacket, as well as a warm hat, goggles, and tall socks. Weather can change quickly and is often very different from the village to the upper mountain, so we suggest guests dress in layers so they can adjust to changing conditions. Sunscreen and lip balm are also necessary to protect your skin from sun and wind burn. Although we recommend guest are fully prepared prior to arrival, items are available throughout the village at Alpine’s retail store, Estelle Sports.

What if I need to cancel or change my First Time Adult Group Lesson reservation?

Reservations may be cancelled or changed before 1:00pm the day prior to the lesson start time. There will be a $15 charge for cancellations made between 1pm and 5pm the day prior to the reservation. Cancellations received after 5pm the day prior to the reservation or a no call/no show will be subject to the full charge. Reservations cancelled after the start of the lesson will be considered a no show.

What if I enjoy my lesson?

We offer an adult beginner 3-Day Progression Package for $298, which includes 3 full day lessons, rentals, and lift tickets. If you have already taken your first lesson you may upgrade to the progression package for only $130. The first two days of lessons include a limited lift ticket, while the 3rd day includes a full mountain lift ticket.

 

 

Group Lesson FAQ

Should I reserve my Adult Group Lesson ahead of time?

Yes, this ensures you a spot in a First Time Group Lesson on the day you want it. Reservations save you time the morning of you lesson. In addition, guests purchasing an Adult Group Lesson 3 days in advance receive $10 off the regular purchase price. For reservations, call us at (800) 403-0206.

Can I request an instructor?

Due to the high volume of people in group lessons we cannot ensure that you will be working with instructor of your choice. However, instructors may be requested when reserving a private lesson. For private lesson reservations, call us at (530) 581-8200 or (800) 403-0206.

How early should I arrive to my Adult Group Lesson?

We suggest that guests arrive to their lesson meeting area ready to go at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. If rentals are needed allow at least 1 hour for fitting and up to 1.5 hours on peak holiday periods. Our Rental and Demo Center opens at 8:30am, daily. 

Can children attend Adult Group Lessons?

Adult Group Lessons are for guests 13 years of age and older, guests 12 years of age and younger are required to sign up for an Alpine Kids Group Lesson or a Private Lesson. For adults who wish to ski with children younger than 12 we recommend a Private Lesson which can accommodate up to 5 persons.

Can I leave my Adult Group Lesson early?

Individuals attending an Adult Group Lesson may leave whenever they want. Start and end times are designed to allow parents/guardians ample time to drop off and pick up children attending an Alpine Kids Lesson.

Is lunch included in my Adult Group Lesson?

Lunch is not included. Guests are encouraged to have at least $15 on hand for food and beverages for the day. If guests prefer to pack a lunch we encourage that they bring it with them to the start of the lesson, as the group may not return to the village till the end of the day. 

Does my instructor eat lunch with me?

Yes, your instructor stays with you the entire day. The time and place of your lunch break will be determined the day of by the group and your instructor, although we suggest you plan on staying with your group for the entire day, if you need to meet up with guests outside of the lesson please let your instructor know at the beginning of the day. There is a reserved seating area for Adult Group Lessons on the top floor of the village, next to the fire place.

What if I need to take a break other than lunch?

We encourage guests to take breaks whenever needed. If you need a break other than ones taken by the group simply let your instructor know and determine a place that you will meet back up. Your instructor will familiarize you with restroom locations at the beginning of the lesson.

What should I wear?

We recommend guests wear waterproof pants, gloves, and jacket, as well as a warm hat, goggles, and tall socks. Weather can change quickly and is often very different from the village to the upper mountain, so we suggest guests dress in layers so they can adjust to changing conditions. Sunscreen and lip balm are also necessary to protect your skin from sun and wind burn. Although we recommend guest are fully prepared prior to arrival, items are available throughout the village at Alpine’s retail store, Estelle Sports.

What if I need to cancel or change my Adult Group Lesson reservation?

Reservations may be cancelled or changed before 1:00pm the day prior to the lesson start time. There will be a $15 charge for cancellations made between 1pm and 5pm the day prior to the reservation. Cancellations received after 5pm the day prior to the reservation or a no call/no show will be subject to the full charge. Reservations cancelled after the start of the lesson will be considered a no show.  

What if I enjoy my lesson?

We offer an adult Lesson Only 5-Pack for $516, which is a 20% savings.

 

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