Adult Beginner Lesson

Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows provides the ideal environment for beginners: introductory lifts, dedicated beginner slopes, and gentle terrain with plenty of room to comfortably develop the necessary skills to turn and stop.

First Time Lesson:

  • Learn the basics of turning, stopping and riding lifts at a comfortable pace
  • Expand skills and gain confidence 
  • Progressive balance-building terrain gardens in our extensive beginner area 
  • Enjoy newfound camaraderie and feelings of accomplishment as you experience the freedom of gliding

Beginner/Novice: In this level you will expand your skills and gain confidence skiing/snowboarding on a variety of green and easy blue slopes.

Beginner Ski Lesson
Group Lesson Type Includes Meeting Time Lesson Time Regular Rate 2 Day Advance
Beginner Ski Lesson | Full Day lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-3:30pm $189 $169
  lesson only 9:45am 10am-3:30pm $169 $149
Beginner Ski Lesson | Afternoon* lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 12:45pm 1-3:30pm $149 $129
  lesson only 12:45pm 1-3:30pm $99 $79
Beginner Progression Package Upgrade 2 days of lesson / lift ticket / equipment rental     $200  

* Afternoon lessons offered Saturdays and holidays. Holiday dates: December 20, 2014-January 4, 2015, January 17-19, 2015 and February 14-22, 2015.

Meeting Area
  • Squaw Valley: On the snow next to the Funitel building in the Tram Promenade
  • Alpine Meadows: Left side of the lodge, adjacent to Hot Wheels lift
Cancellation Policy

Lessons cancelled after 1pm the day prior will incur a $15 cancellation fee. Same day/or no show cancellations are subject to the full charge of the lesson. For same day cancellations; if you decide to re-schedule for another day a $40 administrative fee will be incurred.

Beginner Snowboard Lesson
Group Lesson Type Includes Meeting Time Lesson Time Regular Rate 2 Day Advance
Beginner Snowboard Lesson | Full Day lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-3:30pm $189 $169
  lesson only 9:45am 10am-3:30pm $169 $149
Beginner Snowboard Lesson | Afternoon* lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 12:45pm 1-3:30pm $149 $129
  lesson only 12:45pm 1-3:30pm $99 $79
Beginner Progression Package Upgrade 2 days of lesson / lift ticket / equipment rental     $200  

* Afternoon lessons offered Saturdays and holidays. Holiday dates: December 20, 2014-January 4, 2015, January 17-19, 2015 and February 14-22, 2015. 

Meeting Area
  • Squaw Valley: On the snow next to the Funitel building in the Tram Promenade
  • Alpine Meadows: Left side of the lodge, adjacent to Hot Wheels lift
Cancellation Policy

Lessons cancelled after 1pm the day prior will incur a $15 cancellation fee. Same day/or no show cancellations are subject to the full charge of the lesson. For same day cancellations; if you decide to re-schedule for another day a $40 administrative fee will be incurred.

Phone: 
530-452-4349 / 800-403-0206
Offered: 
Daily