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Lessons & Rentals2022-11-14T09:17:17-07:00

– LESSONS –

ALL LESSONS MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE

KIDS LESSON REGISTRATION BEGINS DEC 1

Please call the office to book private lessons.

Book Lessons

2 Hour Lesson For 1st Time Beginners

OFFERED SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS IN JANUARY & FEBRUARY AND MON – FRI  DURING CHRISTMAS WEEK & SPRING BREAK

Ages: 10 – Adult
Time: 9:15 A.M. sign up for a 10:00 A.M. lesson

Cost: $75  Includes a morning lesson, Aspen lift ticket, and rental Equipment.
$65 for lesson and lift ticket only

Payment in full is required to reserve a private lesson.  Call 208-775-4452 for reservations.

Beginner Lesson

2 Hour Lesson & Complimentary Beginner Area Lift Ticket
$130

*$75.00 for each additional person of similar ability and age.

The Aspen ticket is a complimentary ticket. There is no discount for season pass holders.

Advancement & Breakthrough

1 Hour Lesson 2 Hour Lesson
$75 $130

*$40.00 for 1-hour, $75 for 2-hours for each additional person of similar ability and age.

Family Lesson

A special offering for the family that wants members of all ages to be together. Ages 4 and up.

2 Hour Lesson & Complimentary Beginner Area Lift Tickets

Family of 4  $300

*$75.00 for each additional person of similar ability .

The Aspen ticket is a complimentary ticket. There is no discount for season pass holders.

Little Stars

This program is for our littlest skiers to learn to ski with fun and games. The 2-hour afternoon sessions keep young attention spans in mind while taking advantage of the usual warmer temperatures in the afternoon. Due to development and age, these lessons are kept to a very small student to instructor ratio allowing kids individual attention and assistance. Proof of age required.

Ages: 3 and 4
Sessions: #1 Saturdays: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
#2 Sundays: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
#3 Saturdays:  Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
#4 Sundays: Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Lesson Times: 1pm – 3pm
Cost: $240  To be paid at time of registration. Refundable up to 1 week in advance.

Includes 8 Hours of Lessons and Lift Tickets
Cookie Graduation Race at 2:30 pm on Day 4


Super Stars

Our classic All Day children’s program for beginner and intermediate skiers. Gives any child a solid base while allowing advancement at their own pace.

Ages: 5 to 12
 Sessions: #1 Saturdays: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
#2 Sundays: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
#3 Saturdays:  Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
#4 Sundays: Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Lesson Times: 10am – 12pm AND 1pm – 3pm
Cost: $195  To be paid at time of registration. Refundable up to 1 week in advance.

Includes 16 Hours of Lessons and Lift Tickets
Cookie Graduation Race at 2:30pm on Day 4

Christmas Stars

Ages: 5 to 12
Daily 2 Hour Lesson: Monday, Dec 26, through Friday Dec 30

JOIN ANY DAY OR ALL WEEK

Lesson Times:  1pm – 3pm
Cost: $50 PER DAY to be paid at time of registration. Refundable up to 1 week in advance.

Includes 2 hour Lesson and Lift Ticket

2 Day Spring Stars 

Ages: 5 to 12
Sessions:  #1 Saturdays  March 4 & 11
#2 Sundays March 5 & 12

Lesson Times:  10am – 12pm AND 1pm – 3pm
Cost: $120  To be paid at time of registration. Refundable up to 1 week in advance.

Includes 8 Hours of Lessons and Lift Tickets


All Stars Club

For more advanced skiers who already ski the Upper Mountain. Learn progressive skills: like how to use your poles , ski powder, and intro to moguls.

Ages: 7 to 12
Sessions: #1 Saturdays: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28
#2 Sundays: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29
#3 Saturdays:  Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
#4 Sundays: Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Lesson Times: 10am – 12pm AND 1pm – 3pm
Cost: $195 To be paid at time of registration. Refundable up to 1 week in advance.

Includes 16 Hours of Lessons and Lift Tickets
Cookie Graduation Race at 2:30pm on Day 4

Junior Boarders

This 4 Week lesson program is offered to kids age 8-12 who are interested in learning how to snowboard or improve boarding skills. Classes are on Saturdays in January and February.

Ages: 8 to 12

Sessions: #1 Saturdays: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

#2 Saturdays:  Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

Cost: $195 To be paid at time of registration.

Includes 16 Hours of Lessons and Lift Tickets

Cookie Graduation Race at 2:30 on Day 4

SPRING BOARDERS: A quick 2-Week Session of the Same Lesson Program will now be offered March 4 & 11 or March 5 & 12.

All Mountain Skiers

*Must pass skills evaluation first week*

For our most advanced skiers with a strong skill set, that can be built upon, to make them proficient at skiing anywhere on the mountain. Classes will include training from local experts on ski drills, tree skiing, freestyle, all mountain safety, and intro to a competitive mindset. This group is designed to master skills during the morning class while allowing kids to demonstrate what they’ve learned to friends and families in the afternoon.

Ages: 8 to 12

Lesson time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sessions: #1 Saturdays: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28

#2 Saturdays:  Feb 4, 11, 18, 25

Cost: $240 To be paid at time of registration.

Includes 8 Hours of Lessons and Lift Tickets

2 Hour Lesson For 1st Time Beginners
Ages: 10+
Time: 9:15 A.M. sign up for a 10:00 A.M. lesson
Dates: Every Sat.& Sun., January through Feb, every day of Christmas Week (except Christmas Day) and Spring Break March 20-24
Cost: $75  Includes a morning or Afternoon lesson, Aspen lift ticket, and rental Equipment.
$65.00 for lesson and lift ticket only


Midweek Ski or Board Lessons

Take an afternoon off work for seven weeks and hit the slopes! You will definitely end up a better skier or boarder! FOR AGES 18+

Beginner ONLY Lessons offered on Thursdays.

Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Lessons offered on Fridays.

Sessions: #1 Thursdays – Jan 19 through March 2
#2 Fridays – Jan 20 through March 34

Lesson Times: 1pm – 3pm (Day 1: Check in at 12:30pm)
Cost: $175 To be paid at time of registration. Refundable up to 1 week in advance.

Includes instruction and 7 half day lift tickets.
On your lesson day, upgrade your ticket to an all day ticket for only $15.00

ISU Classes

During the first eight week session, earn one PE credit on the slopes! Day 1 is a classroom session followed by 7 sessions on the snow.

Beginner ONLY lessons on Thursdays.

Beginner, intermediate and advanced ski and snowboard lessons Friday afternoons.

Bonus! On your lesson day, upgrade your ticket to an all day ticket for only $15.00

Sessions: Check the ISU Spring Semester Schedule
Lesson Times: 1pm – 3pm
Cost: $175

Includes instruction and 7 afternoon half day lift tickets.

Register at Idaho State University!

Pocatello Adaptive Ski School (PASS) Program

Instruction is available to any interested person with a disability regardless of previous skiing experience.
Session: Thursdays beginning in mid-January for six weeks.

Lesson Times: Skiers leave from the CWHOG office at ISU at noon and return around 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $130 for all six weeks or $25 per lesson.  Each lesson includes up to two hours of one-on-one instruction, lift ticket, and adaptive equipment.

Private lessons are also available by reservation.

Contact Bob Ellis in the Wilderness Outdoor Center office at 208-282-3912 to see if this program is right for you.

Instructor Training

Train to be a Ski or Snowboard Instructor!
If you have a passion for the sport and enjoy working with people…Become an Instructor!

These programs are for ages 14 and up. Employment with skiing/boarding privileges is available for course graduates.

Online Instructor Training
Ages 18 +
Dates: Dec 5, 7, 12, & 14
In Person: Dec 3 & 17
For more info or to register contact: [email protected]
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Junior Instructor Program
Ages 14 -17
Learn how to become an instructor and earn ski privileges with employment
Online Training Dates: Nov 7, 9, 14 & 16
In Person: Dec 3 & 17
For more info or to register contact: [email protected]

To be Hired as an Instructor you must:
– Successfully complete the course
– Attend a new employee orientation session
– Be able to ski or board on Green and Blue runs
– Have a passion for the sport and be willing to share it with others

Benefits for Instructors:
– Competitive Rates of Pay
– Lift ticket/season pass privileges and discounts on season passes.
– Clinics throughout the season to work on your skills and technique.
– Salary and benefits increased for subsequent years of teaching.

– SKI & SNOWBOARD RENTALS –

(package includes boots, skis/boards, & poles)

Day Rentals
Full Day $35
Half Day $25
Night $20
Rental with Lesson $20
Helmet $10
Helmet with Rental Package $5

*Parent Signature Required for Renters Under 18

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