Adult Group Lessons
Ability Level: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced
Age Range: 13+
Easy Street, Sierra's lauded beginner terrain, is the perfect learning playground. With two dedicated beginner conveyor lifts, and gently banked terrain, Sierra's SMART TERRAIN® program is designed to take you through the fundamentals of skiing and riding so you feel confident on our green circle terrain and creates an environment where beginner skiers and snowboarders feel comfortable learning new skills. In addition, skiers and riders will be outfitted with beginner specific equipment from industry leaders, Burton and Rossignol. This equipment is designed to accelerate the learning curve so you will be making turns down Easy Street in no time at all.
Sierra-at-Tahoe Adult Ski & Snowboard School offers lessons for skiers and riders age 13 and over at any ability level.
If you are not sure what level of skier or snowboarder you are, checkout our “What Level Am I” diagram below.
*Are you a first time skier or snowboarder who is just starting to learn how to ski/snowboard and have never taken a lesson, level 1 or 2, the Adult Learn to Ski/Snowboard Online Special is designed just for you. If you feel you are confident and at an intermediate level, level 3 or above, the Adult All Mountain Group Lesson would be best suited for you.
Lesson Descriptions + Times
- Sierra Sunrise Morning Lesson (9am – 11am)
- This lesson is designed for the early birds, those who arrive early and would like to get out and enjoy the fresh conditions.
- Sierra Mid-Day Lesson (11am-1pm)
- This lesson is a more relaxed, easy and hassle free morning - where you can arrive, get your kids into wild mountain, move onto getting your own tickets and equipment without rushing straight to a Sunrise Morning Lesson.
- Sierra Afternoon Lesson (2pm-4pm)
- This lesson is our afternoon lesson which is designed for those who wish to have a later start.
Please plan to arrive an hour before your lesson start time for registration and equipment fitting. Purchase lesson packages and tickets at the Learn to Ski/Ride building or online below.
2016/17 Adult Learn to Ski/Ride Group Lesson Rates
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Non-peak / Peak Window Price
|2 Hour Lesson Package
Includes limited access lift ticket** and equipment rental
|$127 | $139||Walk In Only
First Come, First Serve
|2 Hour Lesson ONLY||$75 | $85||Walk In Only
First Come, First Serve
|3-PAK Learn to Ski/Ride - Best Deal*||$80/day||Buy Now|
|*The 3-PAK Learn to Ski/Ride Package includes equipment rental, 2 hour group lesson, and limited access lift ticket* for Day 1 and 2, full mountain access on Day 3. The 3-PAK Learn to Ski/Ride Package is valid for one person, non-transferable.|
|**Limited access lift tickets include Easy Rider Express chairlift, Chill surface lift and Slider surface lift|
2016-17 Peak Dates
December 26-31, 2016 | January 14-15, 2017 | February 18-25, 2017
Things to Know
- Please note that lessons are subject to selling out. While reservations are not required, we strongly recommended you make them at least 48 hours prior to your arrival.
- We recommend you arrive one hour before your lesson time to allow for ample time for the check-in process. The check-in and registration process for full-day and morning classes start at 9:00 am sharp. Afternoon lesson check-in and registration ends at 12:00 pm and is based on availability.
- Dress appropriately for the weather. Layers are best.
- Be sure you have eye protection (goggles for snowy days and sunglasses for sunny days).
- Hats, gloves, sunscreen and other items you might forget are available at the Sierra Mt. Sports Shop.
- Ski pants and helmet rentals are available at the mountain.
- Cancellation Policy for single-day reservations: please call 530.659.7453 x150 at least 24 hours in advance for full refund. $30 Fee applies for cancellations made before 7:00 a.m. the day of the reservation. Full amount will be charged for cancellations after 7:00 a.m.
- The 3-PAKs are non-transferable and non-refundable.
We love our passholders and show it often by offering Early Loads on select powder days through the season. Sierra's wind protected lifts and trails make Sierra-at-Tahoe your best bet on stormy days. Our hard-working crews know every minute on the hill counts and makes it their mission to open on time. Our passholders get hooked up with 20% discounts on food, new gear and rentals with My Sierra Rewards! Sierra is the closest major resort to Northern California (ensuring you less driving and more skiing/riding). Sierra's blessed with natural snow from heaven, not hoses.
Known by locals and fans as some of the best and most accessible backcountry terrain in Lake Tahoe, Huckleberry Canyon will host the Sierra-at-Tahoe Huck Cup. This 2-star Freeride World Tour Qualifying event, presented by Subaru, will take place on 320 acres featuring everything from mini-Alaskan style lines to triple drops to tight chutes.
Newest restaurant on the block, the Solstice Eatery, provides a fresh-spin on mountain fare with wraps, salads, whole wheat and gluten-free pizzas + built-to-order ancient grain rice bowls. Enjoy your meal with a glass of wine or signature Tru Organics cocktail in the new Corkscrew Bar.