Snowmass offers an abundance of lessons options suiting skiers and riders of all abilities. The terrain is ideally suited for all lesson types, giving our Pros great flexibility to take group and private lessons to the right runs to suit your comfort level.

Snowmass is the ideal family-friendly mountain because — whatever skiing or riding abilities you have within your group — there is terrain (and a lesson) here for each of you.

New to the sport? Let our Ski & Snowboard Pros take the anxiety out of your first turns. Intermediate to advanced? Join us and learn the skills and tactics needed to tackle any terrain and snow conditions. Expert? Our Pros will share their favorite lines and maximize your day exploring the entire mountain.

Snowmass is also home to the Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center, which offers licensed childcare for our youngest guests.

Below is the full menu of lesson options available at Snowmass, as well as common meeting locations.

Lessons at Snowmass


Base village PLAZA

Located in between the Elk Camp Gondola and the base of Village Express Lift, Base Village Plaza is the meeting location for Adult Group Lessons, Snowboard Beginner's Magic Group Lessons, Women's Edge Group Lessons, Kids Group Lessons Ages 5 to 12, Teen Group Lessons Ages 13 to 17. Private Lessons for ages 5 through Adult also meet in Base Village Plaza. Learn more on each lesson's respective page.

Elk camp Meadows

Located atop the Elk Camp Gondola, Elk Camp Meadows includes a dedicated beginner instruction area and a Four Mountain Sports for equipment rental. Adult Beginner’s Magic (ski only) meet here. Learn more on the Adult Beginners Magic Lesson page.