Beginner Ski & Snowboard Lessons (ages 10+)



The Fun Starts Here! Mt. Rose is Reno/Tahoe’s favorite place to learn how to ski or snowboard. Our skilled instructors will help you gain confidence gliding, stopping, and turning on our wide open and gentle slopes with plenty of room to roam. 
  All Beginner Packages include:
  • Lift Ticket to our dedicated beginner lifts: Magic, Wizard & Galena
  • Beginner Rental Equipment (ski or snowboard, boots and poles for skiers) good for the entire day! Helmet not included.
  • 2 hour Group Lesson beginning at 10am or 1pm

If you’ve never skied before but think it’s time for you to get out on the slopes, this is your starting point. Learn the basic skills to kick-start your passion for skiing or riding with dedicated and professional instructors. 

Lesson Times:

Morning       10:00am

Afternoon   1:00pm

PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY – best practice is to arrive an hour early to allow time to get rental equipment.

PLEASE NOTE – During busier periods (Weekends & Holidays) beginner lessons are conducted by stations with ongoing lessons throughout the day.  Once you have your rental equipment you may proceed to Station 1. 

Equipment geared for beginners includes skis, boots & poles or snowboard and boots. If under age 18 a parent or guardian signature is required. Visa, Mastercard or American Express required for deposit.  (ONLINE purchases must be booked by 10pm for the following day’s lesson.)

Other Options
Next Step Package


ONLINE PURCHASES: We know that severe winter weather or a sick child can cause a hiccup in your vacation plans. If you are unable to redeem your online purchase, please contact the Guest Services office at 775.849-0704 ext. 215 or fill out the Reservation Change Request form.


Reservation CHANGE or cancellation Request Form

PLEASE NOTE:  Online purchases do not guarantee the reservation of rental equipment or specific sizes.   We recommend arriving to the mountain early for the best selection.