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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. Our team of Children’s & Youth Supervisors hand assigns 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.

    Lessons are offered daily at SnowSports School, 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 SnowSports School on both Dollar Mountain and at Bald Mountain depending on the child's age and ability.

    Dollar Kinder Cubs Introduction to Skiing (Youngest 2 yrs)

    For our youngest guests, we offer the kinderCubs program. SnowSports School instructors provide an introduction to skiing in a setting of one on one. kinderCubs All Day program is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, daily and includes lunch, lift tickets, rental equipment and helmets. kinderCubs AM is from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, daily and includes lift tickets, rental equipment and helmets.

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

    kinderCubs Rates Regular Season Peak Season
    All Day (9 am to 4 pm) $295 $330
    AM (9 am to 12 pm) $240 $260
     

    Dollar Cubs SnowSports School (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. Cubs program 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.

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

    Dollar Cubs Lesson Rates Regular Season Peak Season
    1 Day Cubs $295 $330
    2 Day Cubs $570 $640
    3 Day Cubs $845 $950
    4 Day Cubs $1120 $1260
     

    Dollar Bears SnowSports School (5-6 yrs old)

    The Bears program is tailored to the needs of children ages 5-6 years old. Sound fundamentals are emphasized in a fun and energetic atmosphere for skiers and snowboarders. Bears 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.

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

    Dollar Bears Lessons Regular Season Peak Season
    1 Day Bears $258 $290
    2 Day Bears $496 $555
    3 Day Bears $744 $805
    4 Day Bears $992 $1045
     

    Dollar or Baldy Adventure SnowSports School (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.9:45 am – 3:00 pm

    Dollar or Baldy Adventure Regular Season 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 $660 $105 $84
    4 Day Adventure $880 $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
     

    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 runs from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lesson and lunch are included. Discounted lift and rentals are available. Novice/low intermediate skiers/riders meet at Dollar Mountain. Intermediate through advanced skiers/riders are at River Run.

    Dollar or Baldy Challenge Rates

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

    Regular Season      
      Lesson Lift Ticket Rental
    1 Day Regular Season Challenge $230 $35 $28
    1 Day Peak Season Challenge $260 $37 $30

    Cancellations or changes can be made until the purchase of the lessons. Please note, reservations made 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged.

     
    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.
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    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 SnowSports 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. 

    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.

    AM Lesson 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
    PM Lesson 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. Elevate Snowboard lessons require advance reservations.

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

     

    Adult Group Rates
    We will not be offering group lessons during Peak Season
    ​*Peak Season - 12/20/19 - 1/1/520 and 2/15/20- 2/23/20
    Regular Season Lesson Lift Ticket Equipment Rental
    Fun in the Sun $190 $75 20% discount voucher
    Elevate $190 $110 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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