children's ski & ride lessons

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Explorer 3-4 Ski

Lesson Type: Group


Clock 8:30 AM START

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Lesson Details

Explorers is available Saturdays in December, Saturdays or Sundays in January, and/or Saturdays or Sundays in February.

Sign up for one session, or season-long participation! Session dates are as follows:

  • Early-season 3 week session - Saturdays: 11/30, 12/7, 12/14
  • Mid-season 4 week session - Saturdays: 1/4, 1/11, 1/25, 2/1
  • Mid-season 4 week session - Sundays: 1/5, 1/12, 1/26, 2/2
  • Late-season 3 week session -  Saturdays: 2/8, 2/22, 2/29
  • Late-season 3 week session - Sundays: 2/9, 2/23, 3/1
What to Expect:
  • Meeting Time: 8-9:00 a.m.
  • Pick Up Time: 2:30 p.m.
  • Ages 3-4
  • Mountain House Children's Ski School Location
  • Group lesson
  • Full Day (multi-week program)
  • Beginner to intermediate abilities (Levels 1-5)
  • Ski only

Special Notes:

  • Lunch is included
  • Helmet is required

What to Know Before You Go

Once you've booked a lesson

  • You can change your reservation by calling 970-496-4170
  • Be ready to have fun!
  • Make-up lessons for all Special Programs (Kroozers, Explorers, AMP) are available ONLY in cases of illness or injury at an additional cost of $55. These make-up lessons are NOT available 11/29-11/30, 12/26-12/31, 1/18, 2/15-2/16, 3/15.

For the best lesson experience
  • Check-In the Night Before: We could all use a little more time in the morning, right?! Pick up tickets, get fitted for rental equipment, and sign liability waivers at any of our Ski & Ride School locations 1– 4:30 p.m. the afternoon prior to a booked lesson and your morning check-in will be a breeze (and you can arrive later!)
  • Check-In the day of: If you have your equipment, we ask guests to please check in 30 minutes before a lesson begins. If you need to be fitted for equipment, please check in at least 45 minutes before lesson start time.

What to bring

  • Warm, waterproof gloves or mittens – *Required
  • Goggles or sunglasses with UV protection – *Required
  • Warm, waterproof jacket – *Required
  • Snowpants, waterproof – *Required
  • Helmet – *Required
  • Neck warmer (for colder days).
  • Warms socks. (We recommend a single layer of non-cotton socks) 

*We do not provide these items and children cannot be allowed into a lesson without all required apparel.

Prepping for your lesson

  • Get a good night sleep
  • Eat a healthy breakfast
  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Don't forget the sunscreen


*Gratuities for coaches are not a requirement but an appropriate and appreciated gesture. A 15-20% gratuity based on the cost of the lesson will make your coach feel very appreciated and valued.