Top 5 Reasons to Take a Lesson

Sep. 6, 2016

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Whether it’s your first time on snow or you are a seasoned skier looking to find the best terrain on the mountain, spending a day with Vail’s ski and snowboard professionals will help you make the most of your time on the mountain. See our Top 5 Reasons why taking a lesson with the Vail Ski and Snowboard School will be the best decision of your ski vacation. 

1. There’s a perfect lesson for everyone

In Vail, Colorado.

Whether you’re a brand new skier looking to learn the fundamentals or you’re an old pro looking to perfect your technique in Back Bowl powder, we have a lesson for every level and goal. Join one of our beginner lessons and our guides will be with you every step of the way, from your first run to the “Ah hah!” moment when it all starts to come naturally.

Already mastered the basics? Explore our intermediate and expert lesson offerings and discover the best terrain on the mountain, perfect your technique in any snow conditions and see what it means to become a true “all mountain skier.”

2. Explore the mountain together

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There’s no better way to enjoy your family ski trip than with the ultimate on-mountain experience, our Family Private lesson! One of our most popular offerings for families, you family will get a personal tour of Vail’s iconic terrain while sharing unforgettable memories. Our expert staff will build your whole family a customized program for the day and make the most of your precious vacation time together.

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3. Unlock Vail

Back Bowls of Vail, Colorado.

Vail’s 5,280 acres of terrain can feel a little daunting at times. Don’t spend your day decoding an unfamiliar trail map or trying to find your own perfect run – let our guides show you exactly what you’re looking for! Enjoy a guided experience around Vail’s expansive terrain and allow our experts to show you to the best spots on the mountain. Our team of veteran ski and snowboard pros will do more than instruct, they’ll help you discover your own favorite things about Vail.

4. Maximize your day with no lift lines

MountaIn safety "yellow jackets" on Vail Mountain, Colorado.

Planning to visit Vail during the Holiday season or on a busy weekend? Don’t waste any of your valuable time on the mountain waiting in lift lines. Did you know that Vail Ski and Snowboard School guests get their own line that takes them straight to the chairlift? Enjoy VIP treatment all day with private lift lines and your own guide to help you navigate to the the best untracked runs.

5. Make new friends

Friends sample skiing, shopping and apres at Vail.

Join a group of like-minded skier and riders in one of our group lessons or small group workshops. Whether your kids are looking to make ski buddies for life, or you’re interested in socializing with new friends from around the world, Vail’s lesson offerings bring people together from all walks of life.