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.

Early Season Beginner Lessons Available Through December 4, 2014
Group Lesson Type Includes Meeting Time Lesson Time Regular Rate
Early Season Beginner Half Day* lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-12pm $119
  lesson only 9:45am 10am-12pm $79

* Available at Squaw Valley through December 4, 2014 for beginner skiers only 

Beginner Ski Lesson | Available starting December 5, 2014
Group Lesson Type Includes Meeting Time Lesson Time Regular Rate 2 Day Advance
Early Season Beginner Half Day* lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-12pm $119  
  lesson only 9:45am 10am-12pm $79  
Beginner Ski Lesson | Full Day lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-3:30pm
Table title
     
     
     
$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.

Early Season Beginner Lessons Available Through December 4, 2014
Group Lesson Type Includes Meeting Time Lesson Time Regular Rate
Early Season Beginner Half Day* lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-12pm $119
  lesson only 9:45am 10am-12pm $79

* Available at Squaw Valley through December 4, 2014 for beginner skiers only 

Beginner Snowboard Lesson | Available starting December 5, 2014
Group Lesson Type Includes Meeting Time Lesson Time Regular Rate 2 Day Advance
Beginner Early Season Half Day* lesson / beginner lift ticket / equipment rental 9:45am 10am-12pm $119  
  lesson only 9:45am 10am-12pm $79  
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  

* Available at Squaw Valley through December 4, 2014 for beginner snowboarders only

** 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