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Private Ski Lessons and Snowboard Lessons

Your own private instructor is the best way to enhance your skiing or snowboarding experience and the fastest way to grow your skills. Let us carefully hand pick the instructor best suited to your needs and goals or make a specific request.

Thank you for a great season! Alpine Meadows is closed for the 2013-14 season.

Private Lessons

  Lesson Times Levels Rate
Full-day Private 9am-3:30pm   $679
$579 Spring Special
Half-day Private 9am-12pm or
2-hour Private Walk in only, based on availability   $329
Full-day Private 5-Pack Save 10% when you buy 5 private lessons   $3,059
Passholder half-day private non-holiday* 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm   $335

*Not available December 21, 2013-January 4, 2014, January 18-19, 2014 and February 15-22, 2014

Online reservations must be made 5 days in advance. 2- Hour and passholder private lessons are not available to purchase online.

Full-day private lessons include a 30 minute break for the instructor

Benefits of a private lesson

  • The ultimate on-mountain experience with personal support and focused guidance, from learning your first turns to developing expert technique.
  • In-depth analysis of your technique and skill-building drills tailored to improve your skiing and snowboarding.
  • A personal mountain guide to find the best terrain and conditions of the day. 
  • An engaging instructor to ensure your family has a safe, fun, and inspirational learning experience that will keep them coming back for more.
  • The perfect environment for those wanting a terrain park introduction, or are trying to master a new trick on skis or a snowboard.
  • Priority lift lines so you can rip top to bottom laps on any lift on any day!
  • Privates are available daily during the winter season for individuals or small, customized groups; all ages and levels of guest. All private lessons allow for personalized instruction and guiding for up to 5 people.

More information

To reserve your lesson or contact the Ski & Snowboard School at 530-581-8312 or by email. Frequently Asked Questions

Getting ready for your ski lesson and snowboard lesson

  • Please check-in, ready to go, at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your lesson.
  • Private lessons do not include lift tickets or equipment rentals. Please consider the time it may take for the rental process and arrive at least one hour prior to lesson start time.
  • To get the most out of your lesson, be sure all participants are of the same discipline and a similar ability. The instructor must teach to the lowest level.
  • If you are planning on booking a particular instructor, booking one month in advance is the best way to ensure your instructor's availability.

Release of Liability Form

Please fill out a release of liability form for each individual taking a lesson. One per season is required.

Cancellation Policy

Lessons cancelled after 1pm the day prior will incur a $15 cancellation fee. Same day/or no show cancellations are subject to the full charge of the lesson. For same day cancellations; if you decide to re-schedule for another day a $40 administrative fee will be incurred.

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