Private Lessons

Create your perfect day with a private lesson.

Friendly Sugar Bowl instructor teaching two young students how to ski.
Get the one on one attention you deserve. Private lessons are great for tuning your skills on the mountain or if you are simply looking for a personal guide to show you these amazing mountains.

Private lessons are available at both Judah and Village base areas. To ensure availability of instructors prior to your arrival reservations are required. Lessons will sell-out most weekends and holidays.

Private lesson rates do not include lift tickets or rentals. Add up to 2 additional friends or family for only $25 per person.
Morning Private
$455
9:00am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Private
$430
12:30pm - 3:30pm
All Day Private
$785
9:00am - 3:00pm
1-Hour Private
$175
as Available

Private lessons do not include rentals or lift tickets. Reserve your private lessons online online today.

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Parents must sign a release of liability for any minor under the age of 18 who is participating in any lesson program. Please bring this form with you on the day of your visit.

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What To Pack
  • Sunscreen - We recommend parents apply sunscreen to their children because our staff is not allowed to.
  • Gloves
  • Goggles/glasses
  • Socks
  • Snow-pants
  • Jackets
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When & Where To Meet

If getting rentals, plan to arrive at the rental shop at least 1 hour prior to your lesson time (1 1/2 hours on weekends/holidays). Please arrive to the meeting area at least 15 minutes prior to your lesson. Private lesson meeting areas are behind the Mt. Judah Lodge or at the base of Mt. Disney by the Schull House.

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Refunds, Change Fees and Cancellations

As a small, family-owned resort, Sugar Bowl occasionally experiences capacity constraints on its inventory of ski/snowboard instructors and rental equipment, especially on peak weekends and holidays. As a result, we strongly encourage our guests to make advance reservations to ensure these perishable resort services are available upon your arrival. Should your plans require a change or cancellation to an advance reservation, the following policies shall apply and will be strictly enforced with all guests, including season pass holders.

Refund Policy:

  • All purchases are non-transferable and non-refundable, subject to the provisions below.
  • There will be NO refunds due to weather, snow conditions or not showing on the reservation arrival date.
Changes and Change Fees:
  • All advance reservations may be changed, without penalty, if changes are made prior to 5:00 pm PST 3 days in advance of arrival (i.e. change made by 5:00 pm PST on Wednesday for a Saturday reservation).
  • Changes to an advance reservation made inside 5:00 pm PST 3 days in advance of arrival AND prior to 5:00 pm PST 1 day prior to arrival are subject to a $50 change fee (i.e. changes for a Saturday reservation from 5:01 pm PST Wednesday through 5:00 pm PST Friday are subject to the $50 change fee).
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
  • Advance reservations may be cancelled and refunded if made prior to 5:00 pm PST 3 days in advance of arrival for a cancellation fee of $20 (i.e. cancellation made by 5:00 pm PST on Wednesday for a Saturday reservation).
  • NO cancellations or refunds are permitted after 5:00 pm PST 3 days in advance of arrival. See above for permitted changes subject to a $50 change fee.
  • Advance reservation “no-shows” or changes and cancellations after 5:00 pm PST 1 day prior to arrival will be subject to full forfeiture.
  • Only in the event of a resort-wide CLOSURE will the above policy terms be subject to review and modification at the sole discretion of Sugar Bowl | Royal Gorge.