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Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Mt. Ashland offers ski and snowboard lessons for youth to adults. We offer group lessons and private lessons. If you are interested in more than one lesson, we offer our First Tracks Program, and our Student Youth Ski and Snowboard Program.

Group Lessons for Children aged 7 to 12

Ridge Runners

  • Includes ski or snowboard rental equipment, lift ticket, and two hours of group supervision and instruction.
  • Lift ticket good for all day/all mountain.
  • Programs offered 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm daily.

Lessons for Guests aged 13 and Up

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

  • Does not include lift ticket or rental equipment
  • 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

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.


Skiing at Mt. Ashland

Private Lessons

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

Scroll down to fill out a private lesson request form.

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 $75
2-hour private lesson $120
Half-Day private lesson (9am-noon or 1-4pm) $160
All-Day private lesson (9am-4pm) $315
1-hour private lesson, each additional person $56
2-hour private lesson, each additional person $90
Half-Day private lesson each additional person $120
All-Day private lesson each additional person $236

Reserve a Private Lesson

Please give us some information about the lesson you would like to take.  This is a request form only–we cannot guarantee an opening will be available.  Weekend or Holiday period private lesson requests require at least 48hrs notice.

Ski School Liability Release

Anyone taking a ski or snowboard lesson under the age of 18 at Mt. Ashland needs to have a liability release form filled out. If you are a parent or guardian and you will not be accompanying the child to Mt. Ashland, please download this form, fill it out, and send it with the child. Thank you!

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.

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