Locals Pass & Clinics

Meet like-minded local skiers and riders for a variety of clinics this winter. From beginner clinics to days structured around improving technique to learning new lines, gain confidence on new terrain.

Three people enjoying great powder during a Locals Clinic

Dates: Dates differ based on clinic. See below for clinic information and calendar.
Time: 10am to 3pm
Age & Ability: Ages 18 & up. All ability levels, see descriptions below.
Reservations: Required for clinics.
Meeting Locations: Snowmass: Base Village Plaza, Aspen Mountain: Top of Silver Queen Gondola, Aspen Highlands: Merry-Go-Round, Buttermilk: Bottom of Summit Express. Please arrive at meeting locations 15 minutes prior to start and look for the "Locals Clinic" flag at each location.

Locals Clinic Pass

$92 for Premier Pass holders, $115 without Premier Pass

Join like-minded local skiers and riders for a variety of clinics this winter. From beginner clinics to days structured around building and improving technique and learning lines. Purchase a Locals Clinic Pass for access to discounted Locals Clinics throughout the 2023-2024 season.

Locals Clinic Schedule & Info

Beginner and Intermediate

Beginner to Intermediate (Green to Blue Zone) Ski & Snowboard

Whether you are a first-timer or a novice, learn to ski or snowboard in no time with Pros specifically trained in Beginner's Magic™ progression.

Dates & Location

  • November 24, 2023; Snowmass
  • November 25, 2023; Snowmass
  • December 11, 2023; Buttermilk

Intro to Park and Pipe

Intermediate to Expert (Blue to Black Zone) Ski & Snowboard

This coaching session prepares the advanced skier and/or rider to begin in the park and pipe focusing on terrain park etiquette and fundamental body alignment.

Dates & Location

  • January 12, 2024; Snowmass
  • February 25, 2024; Snowmass

Womens Only

Intermediate to Advanced (Blue to Black Zone) Ski & Snowboard

Have a blast challenging yourself in a comfortable, yet exciting environment, improving aspects of skiing and riding.

Dates & Location

  • December 10, 2023; Aspen Mountain
  • January 4, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • January 13, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • January 14, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • January 25, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • February 5, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • March 3 2024; Snowmass
  • April 5, 2024; Aspen Mountain

Bumps and Steeps

Introduction clinic available at Buttermilk (Green Zone). Intermediate to Advanced clinic available at Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands (Blue to Black Zone). Ski Only.

Challenge your skiing ability by working on the mechanics and tactics of navigating bumps and steeps.

Dates & Location

  • January 4, 2024; Buttermilk (Intro)
  • January 8, 2024; Snowmass
  • January 18, 2024; Snowmass
  • January 22, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • February 10, 2024; Aspen Mountain
  • February 12, 2024; Buttermilk (Intro)
  • February 15, 2024; Aspen Mountain
  • February 25, 2024; Aspen Highlands


Beginner Telemark (Green Zone)

Prepare for those backcountry hut trips or just try something new! Beginners will learn the necessary basics and intermediate to expert telemarkers will focus on big-mountain techniques, bumps to steeps to trees.

Dates & Location

  • November 26, 2023; Snowmass
  • January 8, 2024; Snowmass
  • February 4, 2024; Snowmass

Highland Bowl Expedition

Advanced (Black Zone) Ski & Snowboard

The Highland Bowl experience is worth every hike. Ski and ride the Bowl with other locals as you work on your technique in the steeps and deeps.

Dates & Location

  • January 8, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • January 29, 2024; Aspen Highlands
  • February 11, 2024; Aspen Highlands

Intro to Racing

Intermediate to Advanced (Blue to Black Zone) Ski Only

This clinic will introduce you to the basics of gate training and carving and how that can help your all-mountain skiing.

Helmet and googles are required to participate.

Dates & Location

  • January 28, 2024; Aspen Mountain
  • February 3, 2024; Aspen Mountain

Double Diamond Expeditions

Black zone, Ski & Snowboard – Snowmass Only
Expeditions are designed to give advanced and expert skiers and riders a chance to discover some of the mountain's famous expert terrain with experienced, energetic Pros.

Dates & Location

  • January 13, 2024; Snowmass
  • January 24, 2024; Snowmass
  • February 27, 2024; Snowmass


Intermediate to Advanced (Blue to Black Zone) Skiing & Snowboarding, Buttermilk

Experience the joy of the mountain from the bottom up! This one day clinic will cover everything from uphilling etiquette and policies, to how to use alpine or splitboard gear and travel up efficiently.

Dates & Location

  • December 16, 2023; Buttermilk
  • January 5, 2024; Buttermilk
  • February 2, 2024; Buttermilk
  • March 2, 2024; Buttermilk

Other Lesson Options, Child Care and FAQs

Whether you’ve never slid on snow before, or you’re looking to level up your skills on the slopes, take a lesson with Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School—you'll have more fun.