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Heavenly Ski and Ride School

Whether you're ripping black diamonds or mastering the bunny hill, we have a lesson that meets your needs!

At Heavenly's Ski/Ride School, we strive to make sure your lesson experience exceeds your expectations and helps take your skills to the next level. During your lesson, you'll be paired with other skiers/ridings at your same ability level to ensure your times is maximized learning the most appropriate elements.

To ensure you're set up with the appropriate instructor and class, it's important to for us to understand what ability level you are. Use the information below to identify where you fall in our three ability categories. If you're not sure, call us any time at 1.800.HEAVENLY.

Heavenly Ski and Ride School

First Timer

If you’re brand new to skiing/riding and have never been on skis or a snowboard before then you will be in the “First timer” category. We will teach you how to easily and safely negotiate the beginner areas.

Heavenly Ski and Ride School

Second Timer

 If you have been skiing/riding once or twice before, are working on turns and ready to ride your first chair lift, then you will be in the “Second Timer” category. We will refine your turning and stopping, teach you to ride a chairlift and start to explore green runs.
Heavenly Ski and Ride School

Intermediate to Expert (Green, Blue, Black Runs)

You’ll be in the “intermediate to expert” category if you can get on and off a chair lift and stay in control on green, blue or black terrain. We will teach you to ski or ride on your chosen terrain with simple, relevant techniques to allow you to achieve your goals, be they conquering the canyons, playing in the park or cruising the blue runs with your family.

We will evaluate you at the start of your lesson to determine if you should join a green, blue or black group.

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