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Ski/Snowboard Lessons

Mountain School

Mount Peter has turned thousands of beginning skiers and snowboarders into life-long enthusiasts. We’re famous for our Free Beginner Lessons on weekends and holidays and we’ve even helped launch a few competitive careers.

Over the decades, our Mountain School has established a reputation as a highly regarded instructional destination by providing an outstanding level of teaching. Lessons are led by instructors certified by the PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) and AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors), and our Mountain School Director is a certified member of the PSIA Development Team.

Our learning center is called the Snow Basin, and provides a safe, secure environment where anyone can feel comfortable getting the feel for sliding on snow. It is outfitted with an easy-to-use SunKid carpet lift, which simplifies the uphill experience and makes your first time on the slopes even easier!

UPDATE:  Please note that the Kids Mid-Week group lesson special will not be available to book until December 28th, and lessons begin on January 6th.

Our Mountain School Programs

Free beginner lessons are offered every weekend and holiday on the half hour from 10-2:30 for ages 6 and up with a paid all-day lift ticket/area pass.

Free beginner lessons do not require a reservation, although please let us know when you check in for your tickets and purchase your rentals if needed.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

Learn from one of our certified instructors in a personal, one-on-one setting. Our 50-minute private lessons can be tailored for skiers at all skill levels, from beginner to intermediate and beyond. You must purchase a lift ticket/area pass or be a Season Pass holder to participate in your scheduled lesson, and rental costs are also the responsibility of the student. Please note that rentals require a major credit card and driver's license for a security deposit. You must be 18 to sign for your own equipment. A parent/guardian must sign for anyone under the age of 18.
Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

If they’re potty-trained, they can ski!

KinderLand School is new this year and is a one-on-one, 50-minute lesson held on weekends and holidays for 3-to-5-year-old children. KinderLand School is held in the KinderLand area and will have access to the Basin Carpet Lift if it meets the student’s abilities. KinderLand School does not include an area pass or equipment, both of which are required to be in the lesson. This lesson is meant for young beginners as an introduction to skiing or riding in a fun, kid-friendly environment with a concentration on fun and learning.
Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

This program was designed for the customer to decide what they want in a lesson. It can be used like a mommy (or daddy) and me class, or as a class with the whole family! Book an instructor and have the instructor teach you how to ski with your children, or just ski with your kids for 50 minutes with instruction.
Available on weekends, lessons are 50-minutes. The lesson is for up to four people, each additional person is $40. Price does not include lift tickets or rentals.
Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

This camp, for kids ages 6 and up, is for any level, and the Mountain School Director will separate by ability and age. Each 2-hour lesson includes the cost of an all-mountain lift ticket /area pass and equipment rental. Kids Camp is available on weekends only, with sessions from 9-11, or 12 pm-2 pm.
Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

New this year: build your own group for kids! This lesson package is offered for kids ages 6 to 15 years old. This lesson is for up to 6 people of your choosing and will be offered from 2 pm-5 pm Wednesday through Friday. This lesson does not include a lift ticket/area pass or rental equipment. The lessons will be available to book after December 28th and will start on January 6th, mid-week, non-holiday. Lesson is 50 minutes. 
Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

Ideal first-time package for beginners - For kids (ages 6 and up) and adults. This package includes a 50-minute group lesson, rentals, and lift ticket/area pass. Available Wednesday through Friday on non-holidays. 11am or 1pm lesson times available. Reservations recommended.
Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

Can’t make it to a lesson on a weekday? Beginning skiers, ages 6 and up, can come out and learn on Saturday nights. The package includes a 50-minute lesson, rentals, and lift ticket/area pass. This package is not available until 5 p.m. Lesson time is 6 pm or 7 pm. Reservations required. Please arrive 90 minutes prior to lesson time, and two hours if renting equipment.

During this uncertain time with COVID, please keep in mind that any purchase made is a risk. Mount Peter’s tickets, lessons, tubing, and programs are non-refundable. The only circumstance that would cause Mount Peter to consider a credit for the following season would occur if we are mandated to shut down by the government and cannot operate on the day which you purchased. Before purchasing please consider the risks involved. Upon payment you agree to the above terms.

Read Mount Peter’s Mountain School Lesson Policy.


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