Vail and Beaver Creek Ski Schools are recognized as the best in the world. For the seasoned skier wanting new challenges, the intermediate seeking a breakthrough or the beginner ready to discover the magic of the slopes, our schools offer the highest-quality instruction, with more than 1,000 experienced instructors who speak 30 languages.
Skiers of all ages and abilities can benefit greatly from customized private instruction. You select the skills you want to work on and the terrain you'd like to cover. You control the class size by inviting up to five family members or friends to join you. Schedule a full-day, half-day or hourly private lesson. Whatever your ability, the personalized attention will help you improve quickly.
If you're new to the sport, Vail's and Beaver Creek's First Time Series will have you skiing confidently down the easiest trails after your first lesson series. You are placed in a group compatible with your athletic ability and comfort level. The approach is to simplify movement, so you learn quickly and efficiently. Whether you are managing fear or a thrill seeker, you will have the time of your life while enjoying the camaraderie of new friends. Full- and half-day lessons are available.
Improve your form, learn the latest techniques, control your speed or simply discover new terrain for your ability. Intermediate group lessons provide a fun, safe environment to improve your skills, meet new friends and get the most out of today's innovative gear.
Advanced lessons provide the opportunity to ski with other advanced skiers. Discover the secret stashes that only the locals know. Your instructor will help you refine skills and develop new ones to bash bumps and make fresh tracks with ease. You'll be guided to terrain and snow conditions that you might not venture into on your own. Full- and half-day lessons are available.