Group Lessons

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.

    Children's Camp Group Lessons

    Sun Valley's SnowSports School offers children's all day group lessons for skiers' ages 4-12 and for snowboarders ages 7-12. 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 children’s instructors are trained in child centered learning, which is designed to instill a safe, fun, lifelong excitement for the sport.

    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.

    kinderCubs

    (Daycare with an Introduction to Skiing) - youngest 3 yrs

    For our youngest guests, we offer the kinderCubs program. SnowSports School instructors provide an introduction to skiing in a group setting. The curriculum includes daycare and an introduction to skiing with our professional children’s ski instructors. This all day program is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, daily and includes lunch, lift tickets, rental equipment and helmets.

    kinderCubs Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18

    Lesson Regular Season Peak Season
    All Day - 9 am to 4 pm, lunch and two one hour on-snow lessons with instructors. $340 $375

     

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    Please call the SnowSports School at (208) 622-2289 for reservation or further information.

    Dollar Cubs Ski Camps (4-5 yrs old)

    The Cubs Camp program is tailored to the needs of children ages 4-5. Sound SnowSports fundamentals are emphasized in a fun and energetic atmosphere. Instruction and supervision is provided at our world class & kid-friendly Dollar Mountain Children's Center. Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lunch is included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

    Dollar Cubs Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18

    Regular Season 1 Day Additional Day
    Cubs Lesson $220 $210
    Lift Ticket w/Lesson $33 $33
    Rental w/Lesson $25 $25
    Peak Season 1 Day Additonal Day
    Cubs Lesson $240 $230
    Lift Ticket w/Lesson $34 $34
    Rental w/Lesson $25 $25

     

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    Dollar Bears Ski & Snowboard Camps (6–12 yrs old)

    The Bears Camp program is tailored to the needs of children ages 6-12. Snowboarders start at age 7. Sound fundamentals are emphasized in a fun and energetic atmosphere for skiers and snowboarders. Supervision is provided at our world class & kid-friendly Dollar Mountain Children's Center. Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lunch is included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

    Ski Camps (6-12 years) • Snowboard Camp (7-12 years)
    Dollar Bears Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18

    Regular Season 1 Day Additional Day
    Bears Lesson $220 $210
    Lift Ticket w/Lesson $33 $33
    Rental w/Lesson $25 $25
    Peak Season 1 Day Additional Day
    Bears Lesson $240 $230
    Lift Ticket w/Lesson $34 $34
    Rental w/Lesson $25 $25

     

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    Dollar Challenge (Youth 13-17 yrs old)

    The Dollar Challenge offers group lessons geared for teenagers at the novice/lower intermediate level. Focused on improving skills and confidence, Dollar Challenge is designed for skiers/riders in a fun group environment.

    Offered daily, discounted lift tickets available.

    9:45am – 3:00pm

    Dollar Challenge Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18

    Regular Season 1 Day Lift Ticket Rental
    $ Challenge $220 $40 20% Discount from Pete Lane's
    Peak Season 1 Day Lift Ticket Rental
    $ Challenge $240 $45 20% Discount from Pete Lane's

     

    Baldy Adventure Ski & Snowboard Camps
    (6-12 yrs old)

    Intermediate to expert skiers and boarders, ages 6-12, join Sun Valley’s expert kids coaches for further skills development and fun on Bald Mountain. These groups enjoy Sun Valley quality instruction in a supervised skiing and riding experience. Lunch is included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Meets at River Run Lodge.

    9:45 am – 3:00 pm

    Baldy Adventure Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18

    Regular Season 1 Day Additional Day
    Adventure Lesson $220 $210
    Lift Ticket $33 $33
    Rental $25 $25
    Peak Season 1 Day Additional Day
    Adventure Lesson $240 $230
    Lift Ticket $35 $35
    Rental $25 $25

     

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    Baldy Challenge (Youth 13-17 yrs old)

    The Baldy Challenge offers group lessons geared for teenagers at intermediate to advanced levels.  Focused on improving skills and confidence in more advanced terrain, Baldy Challenge is designed for skiers/riders in a fun group environment.

    Offered daily, discounted lift tickets available.

    9:45am – 3:00pm

    Baldy Challenge Rates

    *Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18

    Regular Season 1 Day Lift Ticket Rental
    Baldy Challenge $220 $90 20% Discount from Pete Lane's
    Peak Season 1 Day Lift Ticket Rental
    Baldy Challenge $240 $95 20% Discount from Pete Lane's

     

    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

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    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 - 12/15/17 - 1/1/18 and 2/16/18 - 2/25/18

    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

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    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.

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

     

    Adult Clinic Rates
    ​*Peak Season: 12/15/17–1/1/18 & 2/16/18–2/25/18
    Regular Season Lesson Lift Ticket Equipment Rental
    SunStart $80 included  
    Fun in the Sun $185 $45 20% discount voucher
    Elevate $185 $95 20% discount voucher
    Peak Season Lesson Lift Ticket Equipment Rental
    SunStart Not Available    
    Fun in the Sun $195 $50 20% discount voucher
    Elevate $195 $105 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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