Vail Ski and Snowboard School

Vail Snowsports School
World-class skiing and riding at Vail Ski Resort require world-class technique. Private or group ski lessons from Vail's team of elite instructors can help you conquer any type of terrain. Whatever your level or interest, Vail Ski and Snowboard School has a variety of programs to help you reach your goals. With over 160 instructors from around the world, representing 30 countries, our instructors speak a variety of languages to meet and exceed the needs of our international clientele.

Vail Adult Ski School

Vail Ski and Snowboard Instructors

Our expert instructors are equal parts guide, cultural ambassador, coach, and good friend, and they're all dedicated to making sure you have the time of your life. Plus, we'll make sure you're placed in the group that's perfect for your athletic ability and comfort level.
Terrain Park at Vail

Beginner Ski Lessons

There’s no better place on earth to learn the ropes (and the slopes) than Vail Ski and Snowboard School. Our instructors have years of experience helping beginners develop confidence on terrain specially sculpted to make learning easy and fun. With the help of the world’s best instructors, you'll master the mountain in no time. Book your Beginner Ski or Snowboard Lesson
Vail Kids Ski School

Intermediate Ski Lessons

Whether you're after the latest technique or better speed control, intermediate skiing and snowboarding lessons offer a fun, safe way to improve your skills, meet new friends and explore our legendary terrain. From the world's greatest groomers to our pillowy powder, you'll learn techniques and tactics that boost your confidence and put a huge smile on your face. Book your Intermediate Ski or Snowboard Lesson
Ski Lessons at Vail Ski Resort

Advanced Lessons

Ready to master more than 5,200 acres of bumps, powder, trees, terrain parks, groomers and cornices? Then you need the technique and tactics only our top ski and snowboard pros can give you. You'll explore Vail's most storied terrain, from the powder fields and cliffs of the Back Bowls and Blue Sky Basin to the double-diamond bumps of Prima and Highline, and you'll learn to get down them faster and cleaner than ever before. Book Your Advanced Ski or Snowboard Lesson
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Colorado Mountain Express

Colorado Mountain Express provides door to door airport shuttle service from Denver International and Eagle County Airports to Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone. Private cars are available through CME Premier.

Equipment Rentals Online

Skier with rented ski gear

Save up to 20% on ski and snowboard rentals and avoid unnecessary airline baggage fees.


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