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Last updated: 04/12/22 at 9:03am

For First Timers

Events Calendar | Mountain Hosts | First Time at 49 Degrees North? 

Lesson packages require pre-registration, see lesson details for more information. 
Covid Update: policy and restrictions subject to change, please see our latest updates here.

Is this your first winter on the snow? Has it been a while since you tried skiing or snowboarding or are looking to change up your discipline? Check out all the First Timer options available all season long!

Don't forget! Some lesson packages include lift tickets, but due to capacity limitations, if you are booking for someone else and plan to accompany them or the ticket is not included in the lesson package, you will need to purchase a lift ticket for your day visit.

Book Lessons Here

Purchase Lift Tickets Here

 

 


 

2021-2022 Pricing

Learn 2 Package (ages 7 & up)

Feeling adventurous? Want to try something new? Our “Learn To” programs are an incredible value for anyone wanting a taste of the mountain experience. This one day lesson package is designed to get you up and going! The “Learn To” package provides everything you need to start your ski or snowboard career, a group lesson, rental equipment, and a Chair 3 lift ticket that will access beginner and novice terrain.

Reservations are not required, but are recommended to ensure availability. Only for first time skiers & snowboarders ages 7+. Any student requiring special consideration or accommodation for ANY reason must have a conversation with our office staff before purchasing/scheduling to ensure a safe and fun learning environment. Registration ends 1/2 hour prior to lesson start time.

Price: $99

Includes:
Group lesson
Adults (12 & up) - group lesson (10:30am - 12:00pm or 1:30pm - 3:00pm)
Youth (7-13) - group lesson (10:00am - 12:00pm or 1:00pm - 3:00pm)
Rental equipment
Chair 3 Lift Ticket

Program available weekends from 12/11 through 3/27 and during Holiday Operations (12/18-1/2, 1/17, & 2/21)

Book Lessons Here

Please contact our staff at skischool@ski49n.com or (509) 935-6649 x610 with any questions or to check on availability.


 

Above & Beyond (Ages 12 & Up)

Improve your skills this winter! This is a special program with a focus on teaching a strong foundation for those who are building their confidence on the slopes. Please read below to see what description best fits your comfort level.

Comfort Level (SKI)

  • I need help to stop on gentle terrain.
  • I am able to stop in a wedge and am working on steering.
  • I am able to link wedge turns on a beginner slope and ready for parallel.

Comfort Level (SNOWBOARD)

  • I need help to stand up & slide on gentle terrain.
  • I am able to perform traverses and falling leafs.
  • I am working on making turns on my toes and heels by changing edges

Price: $69

Includes:
Group lesson - 10:30am - 12:00pm or 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Add-On Options:
Rental equipment - $25
All Mountain Lift Ticket - $45

Program available weekends from 12/11 through 3/27 and during Holiday Operations
(12/18-1/2, 1/17, & 2/21)

Reservations are not required, but are recommended to ensure availability. Only for first time skiers & snowboarders ages 12+.  Any student requiring special consideration or accommodation for ANY reason must have a conversation with our office staff before purchasing/scheduling to ensure a safe and fun learning environment. Registration ends 1/2 hour prior to lesson start time.

Book Lessons Here

 

Please contact our staff at skischool@ski49n.com or (509) 935-6649 x610 with any questions or to check on availability.


 

EZ Ski 1-2-3 & EZ Ride 1-2-3 (Ages 7 & Up)

Get on the snow, learn to ski or snowboard, and discover a new sport you're going to love - skiing and snowboarding - winter's fun and excitment! The EZ Ski and EZ Ride 1-2-3 programs make skiing and snowboarding more affordable and easier than ever to learn, and you can't help but enjoy yourself! This package allows one person to make 3 visits to our mountain. 

This special introductory program focuses on teaching a strong foundation for those who have never skied or snowboarded, or those who may need to rebuild their confidence on the slopes after an extended time away from the sport. All participants will begin in a "first day" ski or snowboard group.

Price: $199

Includes:
3 Group Lessons
3 days of Rental Equipment
3 Lift tickets
       - Chair 3 ticket on 1st & 2nd visit
       - All mountain ticket on 3rd visit

Upon completion of all three lessons, you are eligible to purchase a season pass for the remainder of the season for just $149!

Program available weekends from 12/11 through 3/27 and during Holiday Operations
(12/18-1/2, 1/17, & 2/21)

*Reservations are required. Please book online using the link below. Only for first time skiers & snowboarders ages 7+.
Any student requiring special consideration or accommodation for ANY reason must have a conversation with our office staff before purchasing/scheduling to ensure a safe and fun learning environment.


Please make a reservation online for your first visit at least 48 hours in advance. We suggest making reservations as early as possible as classes do fill up. You must attend your first lesson by 3/26/22.

Purchase EZ 1-2-3 and Learn 2 Packages Here

EZ 1-2-3 Details & Additional Information

Please plan to arrive at the resort an hour before your lesson time to allow time to check-in and get rental equipment. Check the snow report and forecast for the day of your visit and come prepared for all weather conditions.

Check-In
For Youth (Ages 7-13)
- Lessons run from 10am - 12pm OR 1pm - 3pm
-Check-in at the Discovery Club counter

For Adults (Ages 12 & Up)
-Lessons run from 10:30am - 12pm OR 1:30pm - 3pm
-Check-in at the Snowsports School desk

Late Arrival, No Show & Cancellation Policies
Lessons begin promptly on time. If you arrive late for your lesson, we will attempt to schedule you into the next available lesson group. If no other lesson group is available, it will be counted as a no-show. You will be allowed ONE make up visit for a late cancellation or no show. You must cancel by phone or in person by 12pm the day before your reservation. Failure to attend your scheduled lesson may invalidate your EZ Package.

Additional Information
Unused visits cannot be moved to the next season and cannot be returned for cash or credit. Packages expire 3/27/22. EZ Packages are non-transferable and are only good for one person. 49 Degrees North is not responsible for replacing lost or stolen EZ 123 forms.

Once your lesson is over, your rental equipment and lift ticket are yours to use until the end of the day. Lift tickes on your 1st and 2nd visits are for beginner terrain only and cannot be upgraded to an all-mountain ticket.

Students with a diagnosis requiring special consideration must get approval from our office staff before participating in this program.