Special: Learn to Ski & Ride at Alpine Meadows

  • Skiers on the mountain overlooking Lake Tahoe
  • Skiers on the mountain overlooking Lake Tahoe

Learn to Ski & Ride at Alpine Meadows

The Alpine Meadows Learn to Ski & Ride special is open to adults (13+) who are first time or beginner skiers or snowboarders. Daily, morning, afternoon, and upgrade sessions are available. 

Why take this lesson?
  • It’s a killer deal!
  • To learn the basic skills of turning, stopping and riding lifts at a comfortable pace
  • Explore our exciting Start Parks, featuring our progressive terrain-based learning
  •  Utilize our state of the art rental equipment and the best instructors in the industry
What you'll learn:
  • New skills in a safe environment: linking basic turns, stopping, riding lifts
  • A sense of accomplishment and confidence
  • Camaraderie with instructor and other students
  • FUN!
Lesson Information
 Lesson TimeCheck-In TimeAdvance Rate**Regular Rate
Morning Session10am-12:15pm8:30-9:30am at Rental Shop*$129$149
Afternoon Session1pm-3:15pm11:30am-12:30pm at Rental Shop*$129$149

* Meet at 9:45am for Morning Session; Meet at 12:45pm on for Afternoon Session. Meets at the Ski & Snowboard School meeting area to the southeast of the Lodge above the Kid’s Magic Carpet lift.

** Must purchase at least 3 days in advance to receive discount. 


Book your Alpine Meadows Learn to Ski & Ride Special now! 

Book Beginner Lesson

Lesson Includes: 
  • 2.25 hour lesson
  • Rental equipment for the day
  • A restricted beginner lift ticket valid for the day
  • Priority lift access
  • Safe learning environment with people of similar ability
  • Professional instructor who will foster fun and improvement through individual feedback & teambuilding


Take 2 Lessons, Get 1 Free
  • Lessons can be taken at Squaw or Alpine
  • Free lesson good at Squaw or Alpine any day during the 2019-20 winter season with advanced reservations. Must call 800-403-0206 to redeem free lesson.
  • Lesson accruals are non-transferable between students
Beginner Guarantee

First time snow slider? Join us for 3 full-day group lessons and we guarantee you'll be skiing or riding on the easiest intermediate runs on our mountains. If not, we'll keep working with you until we get you there at no additional cost. Take advantage of our Take Two get One program and the third day is on us. You could be skiing and riding blue runs for as little as $146/day!

Cancellation Policy 

Lessons are fully refundable until 5pm three days prior to the lesson. Lessons canceled after 5pm three days prior will incur a $25 fee for group lessons or a $50 fee for private lessons. No show/ no-call or day-of cancellations are non-refundable. Please click here to request a cancellation or call 530-452-4349 or 800-403-0206. 

Did you already take a morning beginner lesson? 

You are eligible for our Afternoon Upgrade. Take a same-day beginner afternoon lesson at Alpine Meadows for just $69! You can purchase your upgrade in the morning or between 12:15 and 12:45pm. 

Afternoon Upgrade Information
 Lesson TimeCheck-In TimeRate

*Meets at Ski & Snowboard School Meeting area to the southeast of the Lodge above the Kid's Magic Carpet lift. 

Please note: This product can not be purchased in advance and is available only to guests who already purchased a morning Learn to Ski & Ride Beginner Lesson at Alpine Meadows for the same day.