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Adult Lessons

Crested Butte Adult Lessons

Adult Lessons

Group Lessons are fun at Crested Butte!
Enjoy learning from one of our experienced professionals. Whether its your first day on the mountain or you’ve been skiing and riding since you were young, at Crested Butte we have the perfect lesson for you! We work to group likeminded skiers and riders together in order to provide the best lesson experience possible. Perfect your skills or ride the lift for the very first time, either way you’re going to have fun! 

First Time Skiing or Riding?
Make sure to register for our First Day Adult Beginner Adventure Lesson! This class is designed to help novice skiers and riders learn the basics from, equipment 101, to the skills necessary for our easiest green runs. 

2017-18 Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Walk-In-RatesPre-Book-Online

Regular

FULL DAY BEGINNER ADVENTURE
$180
$162
GROUP LESSON - HALF DAY
$130
$117
GROUP LESSON - FULL DAY
$145
$130.50
 

Holiday

FULL DAY BEGINNER ADVENTURE
$190
$171
GROUP LESSON - HALF DAY
$140
$126
GROUP LESSON - FULL DAY
$155
$139.50
Date Range
12/18/17-1/4/18
2/18-2/24/18
3/10-3/23/18

Adult Lesson Information

Here are some tips for those of you interested in taking a ski or ride lesson!

Group Lesson Times:    

Group Full Day Lessons:   

  • 10 am - 12:30 pm, Lunch, 1:30 - 4 pm

Group ½ Day Lessons

  • AM Lesson 10 am - 12:30 pm
  • PM Lesson: 1:30 - 4 pm

Give yourself an hour to get your equipment and fill out paperwork. During peak season, please give yourself an hour and a half. This will give you plenty of time to get organized and get to your lesson on time. Group lessons average between 4 to 8 people and are tailored to the needs of all skiers and riders. Lift ticket not included.​

Full Day Beginner Adventure Lessons

This full day class, includes a lift ticket is for someone who has never skied or snowboarded before. The First Time Beginner Adventure Lesson will teach new skiers and snowboarders the skills and tactics needed for our easiest green runs. Actual lesson time includes 5 hours of instruction, with a 1 hour lunch break (10 am - 12:30 pm, Lunch, 1:30 - 4 pm). Lunch is not included in the lesson, but there are many places to eat around the base area. 

Meeting Place: Adult Group lessons meet at the base area between the Red Lady Lift and the Silver Queen Lift. Look for the tall, green “Ski and Ride School” flags.

What to Bring:

  • Lift ticket 
  • Lesson ticket – You will give your lesson ticket to your instructor at the beginning of the lesson
  • Protective eyewear, goggles, sunglasses, etc.
  • Hat, gloves, neck gator/buff
  • Sunscreen

What to Wear: Remember to dress in layers. Although it may be warm in the beginning area, the temperature will drop as you travel up the mountain. Drink plenty of water, eat a good breakfast, and be ready to have some fun!

Holiday Dates:

December 18, 2017- January 4, 2018, February 18 - 24, 2018 and March 10 - 23, 2018.

Adult Lesson Levels

Alpine Group Lessons

  • Levels 2 - 3 Turning Skills
  • Levels 4 - 6 Parallel Skills
  • Level 7 Black Diamond Adventure (bumps, powder and variable terrain and snow)
  • Levels 8 - 9 Extremes with Ease (extremes and steeps)

Extremes with ease is our newest group lesson. Explore the famous extreme terrain of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Improve your skills while skiing everything from the Headwall to Phoenix Bowl with one of our professional instructors. This is a perfect opportunity for strong intermediate skiers to be inspired and challenged by Crested Butte's legendary terrain.

Adult Group Snowboard Lessons

Snowboard Group Lessons

  • Levels 2 - 3 Turning Skills
  • Levels 4 - 6 Intermediate Snowboard Skills
  • Level 7 Advanced Snowboard Skills (bumps, powder and crud)
  • Levels 8 - 9 Extremes with Ease (extremes and steeps)

Extremes with ease is our newest group lesson. Explore the famous extreme terrain of Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Improve your skills while riding everything from the Headwall to Phoenix Bowl with one of our professional instructors. This is a perfect opportunity for strong intermediate snowboarders to be inspired and challenged by Crested Butte's legendary terrain.

2017-18 CB Steep Guides

This in-bounds group tour allows participants to experience the resort’s famed extreme terrain, concentrating on skiing and riding off the High Lift and in the North Face area of the mountain. The tour includes an evaluation and light education, helping adventure-minded guests make the jump to extreme skiing and riding.

Walk-In-RatesPre-Book-Online

Regular

FULL DAY
$145
$126
HALF DAY
$130
$117
 

Holiday

FULL DAY
$155
$139.50
HALF DAY
$140
$126
Date Range
12/18/17-1/4/18
2/18-2/24/18
3/10-3/23/18