Ages 13 to 17 Teen Group Lessons

2015-16 Lesson Pricing to be announced in September

Regardless of your teen’s skiing or riding ability, we have a lesson geared for them. From easy groomers to terrain park tricks to mastering glades and steeps, these lessons will give your teen the chance to express themselves.

Offered at: Snowmass 
(Teens are welcome to join children's group lessons at Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk.)

Why Should Your Teen Take a Lesson?

  • Our dedicated Pros know how to connect with teenagers, mixing instruction and skills development with on-mountain exploration and creative expression.
  • Groups are divided according to skill level and goals. Your teen will be given the chance to make new friends in a confidence-building environment.
  • Over the course of a lesson, your teen might learn: The fundamentals of skiing and snowboarding; techniques for mastering groomers, moguls, steeps, deep powder, terrain parks and pipes, and more.
  • Teens often choose to compete with new friends at specials events such as Lowdown Showdown Park Challenge, school race day, and NASTAR.


Skiing and snowboarding.

Geared for:

Teens ages 13 to 17, of all levels of ability. See mountain descriptions below for specifics.


  • Full-day lesson: From 9:30am–3pm.
  • Plan to have your teen arrive at their lesson meeting area at least 15 minutes before lesson start time.



  • Discipline/Ability: Offered everyday, for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
  • Meeting Place: Base Village Plaza.


Buttermilk and Aspen Highlands
Teens are welcome to join children's group lessons at Buttermilk (ski and snowboard, all levels) or Aspen Highlands (ski, intermediate to expert levels). 

What’s Included

  • Lesson only. 
  • Lift tickets and rentals are sold separately.

What to Bring

  • Please label all items. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Make sure your teen stays hydrated before the lesson so they can handle the elevation and exercise.
  • Leave the cotton clothing at home. Dress them in moisture-wicking layers, even in the cold.
  • Clothes should include: waterproof coat, snow pants, boots, hat, and mittens, goggles or sunglasses.
  • Bring sunscreen and lip protection.
  • Money for lunch.  Teens will have lunch with their group at an on-mountain restaurant.

Parent Info & Special Considerations

  • Helmets are required for children ages 17 and under participating in Ski & Snowboard Schools programs.
  • If possible, get your lift tickets and rentals the day before. It is recommended to allow for 1 hour to properly fit your teen with rental equipment.
  • Health: Your teen’s health is important to us. Please notify us of any health problems or medication requirements. We reserve the right to refuse any teen due to illness to ensure the health of the other teens in our program.
  • Medication: If medication is to be administered, parents must sign a medical release instructing us how and when the medication is to be given to the teen. All medication must be in the original container with the written instructions from the physician clearly marked. We are not allowed to dispense over the counter medicine without a written physician order. 

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