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Making Turns & Making Friends

Two mountains – more options!

Dollar Mountain: Dollar Mountain’s gentle, treeless terrain makes it the perfect environment to begin your journey into the joys of Skiing and Riding. In addition, Dollar Mountain is home to the new and innovative Smart-Piste™, Terrain-that-Teaches™ learning system, new adventure areas, and a variety of classic and progressive terrain park offerings.

Bald Mountain: Come experience the world famous Bald Mountain with its pristine natural beauty, uncrowded slopes, long wide open trails, and challenging off-piste terrain. The perfect place to enhance your skills or have the ultimate challenge, Bald Mountain is recommended for skiers and riders from intermediate to expert.

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    Child & Youth Group Lessons

    Sun Valley's SnowSports School offers all day group lessons for skiers' ages 3-17 and for snowboarders ages 5-17. We provide a fun, safe, and supportive environment where students can reach their full potential. Our team of Children’s Program Supervisors hand picks instructors who are trained specifically in techniques for teaching children how to ski/ride and instill a love for the sport. Our instructors are trained in child centered learning, which is designed to instill a safe, fun, lifelong excitement for the sport.

    Children’s Lessons

    Lessons are offered daily in a camp setting, beginning at 9:45 am and ending at 3:00 pm. The day includes four hours of on-snow instruction along with supervised breaks and lunch. We conduct camps on both Dollar Mountain and at Bald Mountain depending on the child's age and ability.

    Dollar Cubs Ski Camps (3-4 yrs old)

    The Cubs Camp program is tailored to the needs of children ages 3-4. Sound SnowSports fundamentals are emphasized in a fun, safe energetic atmosphere. Instruction and supervision is provided at our world class & kid-friendly Dollar Mountain Children's Center.

    Dollar Bears Ski Camp (5-6 yrs old)

    For our 5 & 6 year old guests, Dollar Bears is the perfect program. Whether it’s the first time on skis or experienced, our instructors are here to improve abilities, while promoting safety for a lifetime of enjoyment.

    Dollar Cubs & Bears General Information

    Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lesson, rentals, lift and lunch are included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Multi Day lesson packages must be consecutive. Please note, reservations made 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged. Lift & lesson tickets will be waiting for you at Sun Valley Fast Track. Children’s rental equipment will be waiting for them in the Dollar Children’s Center.

    Dollar Cubs & Bears Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/20/19–1/5/20 & 2/15/20–2/23/20

    Cubs & Bears Lessons Regular Season Peak Season
    1 Day Cubs or Bears $258 $290
    2 Day Cubs or Bears $496 $555
    3 Day Cubs or Bears $714 $805
    4 Day Cubs or Bears $927 $1045

     

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    Adventure Camps (7-12 yrs old)

    Adventure Camp offers skiers and snowboarders a supportive, fun learning environment. Novice through low intermediates join us at Dollar Mountain for a full day focused on improving skills and confidence. Ready to take on Baldy? Intermediate through advanced skiers and snowboarder, meet at River Run.

    Adventure Camp General Information

    Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lesson and lunch are included. Discounted lift and rentals are available. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Multi Day lesson packages must be consecutive. Please note, reservations made 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged. For rentals at Dollar Mountain, equipment will be teched and ready on your arrival date. Bald Mountain rentals can be picked up at River Run Pete Lanes. Novice/low intermediate meet at Dollar Mountain. Intermediate through advanced are at River Run.

    Adventure Camp Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/20/19–1/5/20 & 2/15/20–2/23/20

    Regular Season      
      Lesson Lift Ticket Rental
    1 Day Adventure $230 $35 $28
    2 Day Adventure $440 $70 $56
    3 Day Adventure $630 $205 $84
    4 Day Adventure $815 $140 $112
    Peak Season      
      Lesson Lift Ticket Rental
    1 Day Adventure $260 $37 $30
    2 Day Adventure $495 $74 $60
    3 Day Adventure $715 $111 $90
    4 Day Adventure $925 $148 $120

     

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    Challenge (Youth 13-17 yrs old)

    Whether new to the sport or have been skiing/riding forever, Challenge offers youths ages 13-17 opportunities to improve skills in a social environment. Novice through low intermediates, join us at Dollar. Intermediate and above, perfect your skill at Baldy

    Challenge General Information

    Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lesson and lunch are included. Discounted lift and rentals are available. Multi Day lesson packages must be consecutive. Please note, reservations made 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged. Novice/low intermediate meet at Dollar Mountain. Intermediate through advanced are at River Run.

    Challenge Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/20/19–1/5/20 & 2/15/20–2/23/20

    Regular Season      
      Lesson Lift Ticket Rental
    1 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    2 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    3 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    4 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    Peak Season      
      Lesson Lift Ticket Rental
    1 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    2 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    3 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD
    4 Day Adventure TBD TBD TBD

     

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    Lids on Kids Sun Valley SnowSports promotes & educates for lift safety in all kid's programs.
    Sun Valley SnowSports requires the use of helmets in all Kid's programs.
    Kids on Lifts

     

    Helmets

    We recommend that all skiers and snowboarders wear helmets. Children ages 17 and under are required to wear a winter sport protective helmet while participating in SnowSports School activities. Free rental helmets are available at our ski school locations for your convenience.

    Dollar Classic Group Lessons

    Discover the joys of skiing or riding. Make new friends and learn or improve your skiing or snowboarding. The gentle terrain on Dollar Mountain is an ideal learning location.  Please arrive 20 minutes before your lesson. 

    SunStart

    SunStart is the perfect introduction. Lessons are available for either skiing or snowboarding.The package includes everything you need to start / lesson, lift ticket and equipment. Program not offered during Peak Season. *
    *Peak Season - 12/15/18 - 1/1/19 and 2/15/19 - 2/24/19

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fun In The Sun

    Build your confidence on the gentle terrain of Dollar. Our professional instructors will provide you tools to improve your skills and enhance your enjoyment of the sport. Discounted lift tickets available.

    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Baldy Classic Group Lessons

    Ready to take your skiing or riding to the next level? Our group lessons on Baldy offer training on the more challenging terrain in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Offered daily, discounted lift tickets available.

    Elevate

    Explore the vast terrain Bald Mountain offers, while improving your skills.  Whether you are looking to gain confidence in the bumps or perfect your carve, Elevate lessons offer skills improvement in a pressure-free environment. Discounted lift tickets available. Elevate Snowboard lessons require advance reservations.

    Meet at River Run base area
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

     

    Adult Clinic Rates
    ​*Peak Season - 12/15/18 - 1/1/19 and 2/15/19 - 2/24/19
    Regular Season Lesson Lift Ticket Equipment Rental
    SunStart AM TBA included included
    SunStart PM TBA included included
    Fun in the Sun TBA TBA 20% discount voucher
    Elevate TBA TBA 20% discount voucher
    Peak Season Lesson Lift Ticket Equipment Rental
    SunStart Not Available    
    Fun in the Sun (PM Only) TBA TBA 20% discount voucher
    Elevate (PM only) TBA TBA 20% discount voucher

     

    Find Your Level

    Levels

    BeginnerNew to Skiing or Snowboarding
    Advanced BeginnerLinking turns and confident on green terrain & chairlift comfortable.
    IntermediateSkiers - Skiing mostly parallel, using poles. Green & Easy Blue Terrain.
    Snowboarders - Carving Turns & Riding switch. Green & Easy Blue Terrain.
    ExpertSkiers – Linked, short radius turns. Blue and Black Runs.
    Snowboarders - Linked, short radius turns. Blue and Black Runs.
    Helmets

    We recommend that all skiers and snowboarders wear helmets. Children ages 17 and under are required to wear a winter sport protective helmet while participating in SnowSports School activities. Free rental helmets are available at our ski school locations for your convenience.

    Cancellations or changes can be made until the purchase of the lessons.

    Prices subject to change.

    Please call the Sun Valley SnowSports School

    (208) 622-2289

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