Mt. Ashland offers lessons for kids and adults. We offer group lessons and private lessons. If you are interested in more than one lesson, we offer our My Turn Program, our Youth 10-Week Progressive Program, and our After School Youth Program.

Youth Lessons and Packages (Ages 3.5-12)

Are you ready for your young one to learn a great new sport or take their skills to the next level? The Mt. Ashland Snow Sports Department specializes in teaching our young guests how to improve their skiing and riding. Group lessons instill self-confidence, safety and provide an enjoyable outdoor experience.

Please arrive at the ski area at least one hour prior to your lesson start time to give yourself ample time to rent your gear, get it sized correctly, and be relaxed and ready to learn

Snow Scooters – $60

Group Lessons for children ages 3.5 to 6

  • Includes ski or snowboard rental equipment, lift ticket, and two hours of group supervision and instruction.
  • Lift ticket good for all day/all mountain.
  • Offered Daily at 10 am and 1 pm
  • If you register for the morning Snow Scooters program and wish to register for the afternoon session, the additional cost is $25
  • Please register in Main Lodge
  • Snowboard lessons begin at age 5

Ridge Runners $60

Group Lessons for children ages 7 to 12

  • Includes ski or snowboard rental equipment, lift ticket, and two hours of group supervision and instruction.
  • Lift ticket good for all day/all mountain.
  • Offered Daily at 10 am and 1 pm.
  • If you register for the morning Snow Scooters program and wish to register for the afternoon session, the additional cost is $25.
  • Please register in the Rental Shop.
Dillon the Instructor

Adult Lessons and Packages (Age 13+)

The Mt. Ashland Ski School instructors are ready to help you take your performance to the next level. We offer ski and snowboard lesson packages for all ability levels.

Two Hour Group Lesson – $35

  • Includes two hour group lesson*
  • Lessons available starting at 10 am and 1 pm

First-Time Ski or Snowboard Package- $50

  • Includes Sonnet lift ticket, two hour group lesson* and rental
  • Lessons available starting at 10 am and 1 pm

Next Step Ski or Snowboard Package – $80

  • Includes All-Mountain lift ticket, two hour group lesson* and rental
  • Lessons available starting at 10 am and 1 pm

Please arrive at the ski area at least one hour prior to your lesson start time to give yourself ample time to rent your gear, get it sized correctly, and be relaxed and ready to learn.

* Standard group lesson lasts 2 hours. Lessons of 3 or fewer persons will be shortened accordingly.

Arden with her student

Private Lessons

Private lessons offer the ultimate learning experience. We offer private lessons for downhill and telemark skiing and snowboarding.

If you desire personalized, one-on-one instruction, Mt. Ashland offers private lessons for all ages and abilities. You can add additional skiers or riders of similar ability level to your private. It is a great way for a family to learn together.

Early Bird 1 Hour Private (9am – 10am only) $40
1-hour private lesson $65
2-hour private lesson $105
Half-Day private lesson (9am-noon or 1-4pm) $140
All-Day private lesson (9am-4pm) $273
1-hour private lesson, each additional person $30
2-hour private lesson, each additional person $60
Half-Day private lesson each additional person $90
All-Day private lesson each additional person $210

Mt. Ashland Racing Association

The Mt. Ashland Racing Association is a separate non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the fundamental skills of skiers of all ages, and developing well rounded individuals with a life long love for the sport of skiing and competition. MARA offers opportunities for racers (and future racers) of all ages to advance their skills in a supportive environment.

Please contact MARA directly to learn more about all of the different programs that they offer.