Opening Day For Pass Holders - Friday, October 19th!

Beginner Group Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Ages 10+

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.

Have you already taken a First Time lesson? Check out our Next Step Lesson Package!

First Time Group SKI & Snowboard Lessons

Ages 10+

First Time Group Lesson Package

The First Time Group Package includes:

  • 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 (or stations starting 9:30am during weekend and holiday periods)

Lesson Times

  • Morning: 10:00am
  • Afternoon: 1:00pm
  • Weekends and Holidays: Please begin at Station 1 once you have your rental equipment. Station teaching begins at 9:30am.

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

Important Info

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

Rental 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.)

Same day reservations are not available online. Walk-ins are accepted on a space available basis (first come, first served). All online reservations must be made by 11:59pm on the day prior to redemption.

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 Administrative Office at 775 849-0704 x 210 or fill out the Reservation Change 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.


With Tahoe's highest base elevation, our resort is only 25 min from Reno and 10 from Incline Village.

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