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Learn to Ski and Snowboard

Dedicated introductory lifts, gentle beginner slopes and specially designed terrain features create the perfect first-time learning environment. All of this, along with expert coaching will help you quickly and comfortably develop the necessary skills to turn and stop. Be careful… you may become addicted to skiing or snowboarding!

Thank you for a great season! Alpine Meadows is closed for the 2013-14 season.

First Timer Learn to Ski/Snowboard Packages

  Meeting Times Lesson Times 3-Day Advance Regular Rate
First-Time Ski/Snowboard Full Day
lesson, lift, rental
9:45am 10am-3:30pm $159 $179
Full day Lesson Only 9:45am 10am-3:30pm $139 $159

First-Time Ski/Snowboard Afternoon*

lesson, lift, rental

12:45pm 10am-3:30pm $119 $139

Afternoon Lesson Only*

12:45pm 1-3:30pm $69 $89
Learn to Ski/Ride 3-Day Progression Package       $329
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*Offered weekends and holidays only.


Alpine Unlimited Lessons*

  Lesson Times Regular Rate
Unlimited access to regularly scheduled Group Lessons at Alpine Meadows only. Ages 13 and up. Ski and snowboard. All levels welcome: First time through advanced. 10am-3:30pm $729
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*Valid dates: December 21, 2013 - March 30, 2014. Available weekends in early December and April. Pass not valid for lift access, private lessons, specialty clinics, team programs or Squaw Valley lessons.

The meeting area is located on the left side of the lodge, adjacent to Hot Wheels lift, under a large red sign that reads "Ski & Snowboard School."  Please meet ready to go with equipment in hand. For reservations, call us at 800-403-0206.

Burton Learn to Ride

LTR Programs are focused on manageable groups within an environment best suited for the task at hand... learning to ride. Whether that means first turns or getting an extra rotation in the mix, they break it down one step at a time, and focus on individual learning styles for the best personalized experience. 



Not a Beginner, But Interested in Learning More?

Never fear, if you are interested in improving your skiing and riding skills, we have several programs for you. Group lessons are great for anyone who likes the support of fellow skiers/riders in their level, and private lessons provide a unique opportunity to iron out a particular skill.

Release of Liability

Please fill out a release of liability form for each individual taking a lesson. One per season is required.  

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