First Class Beginner Program

First Class Beginner Program

  • 3-LESSON PACKAGE – $189

Our Finest First-Timer Experience

  • location
    Summit West
  • description
    Includes lessons, lift tickets, & equipment
  • ages
    Ages 13+
  • calendar
    Available weekends & holidays

Learn to ski or snowboard this winter! Register for our First Class program and become a skier or snowboarder in just three lessons. With First Class you'll receive the highest level of support and guidance from our instructors and rental technicians. The best beginner lesson experience, for an unbeatable price!

  • For first-time skiers or snowboarders only.
  • Three lesson visits with flexible start times and dates.
  • $249 special Grad Pass offer that includes a pass, rentals, and deals for the rest of the season.
  • Online Reservation Required
Not your first time? Choose a different lesson:

All Included For Just $189

The First Class Program includes three beginner group lessons, lift tickets for each lesson, and rental equipment for each lesson. Lesson visits one and two include a beginner lift ticket (valid only on beginner lifts), and the third visit includes an all-mountain lift ticket (valid on all lifts). Ski rental equipment includes skis, boots, and poles. Snowboard rental equipment includes snowboard and boots.

    • First Lesson Experience
      START TIMES: 9:00am, 9:30am, & 1:35pm
    • 2.5 Hours
    • Second Lesson Experience
      START TIMES: 9:30am, 11:15am, & 1:30pm
    • 1.75 Hours
    • Third Lesson Experience
      START TIMES: 9:30am, 11:15am, & 1:30pm
    • 1.75 Hours


What To Expect

    Learn about your equipment, the basics of control, and start sliding down the gentle slopes of our Magic Carpet areas with a grin on your face!
    Build on your skills and confidence in our Magic Carpet terrain while you practice the basics of turning and stopping.
    Take it up a level, you're well on your way to making your first turns on a green trail. It's time to claim yourself a skier or snowboarder!

Graduation Pass - $249

Complete all three days and join the millions of Americans that call themselves a skier or snowboarder! When you finish the entire First Class program you've not only set yourself up for an entire lifetime of winter fun, but you'll be eligible to purchase the value-packed Grad Pass, which makes it super easy and affordable to continue experiencing your newfound passion through the rest of the season.

The First Class Grad Pass Includes:

  • LTD Pass
    FOR 2018-19 SEASON
  • Rental Pass
    FOR 2018-19 SEASON
  • 1 Hour
  • 25% Off
  • 25% Off

*Spring program discount is valid on March session of West4 and Central6 Spring only.


Important Information

  • It often takes up to an hour to get parked and to the check-in desk. Please plan your travel and arrival accordingly.
  • Parent/guardian signature on lesson/rental liability release is required for minors.
  • You must choose a date and start time online for each lesson visit when booking the First Class program.
  • Lesson visits do not have to be reserved on consecutive days (2 or 3 days in a row).
  • Having trouble booking your 2nd & 3rd Lesson? - Click here to learn more

Reservation Notice: First Class must be reserved at least 48 hours in advance. Phone reservations are available for $209. We cannot guarantee availability for walk-up reservations. First class is non-refundable, non-transferable, and lesson visits must be used during the season of purchase.

Reservation Changes & Help

Lesson Location & Check-in

Check in for each lesson at least 30 minutes before your start time at the First Class desk on the first floor of the Guest Service building at Summit West.

Prices shown are subject to change without notice. All rental equipment requires a valid credit card on file for pick-up.