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Last updated: 08/04/21 at 2:49pm

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.

Purchase EZ 1-2-3 and Learn 2 Packages 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 riders 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 12/10 through 3/26 and during Holiday Operations (12/18-1/2, 1/17, & 2/21)

Call to make a reservation - (509) 935-6649 x610


 

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.

Reservations are not required, but are recommended to ensure availability. Only for first time riders 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.

Price: $69

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

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

Program available weekends from 12/10 through 3/26 and during Holiday Operations
(12/18-1/2, 1/17, & 2/21)

Purchase Here

 

Call to make a reservation - (509) 935-6649 x610


 

EZ 1-2-3 Package

Get on the snow this winter and learn to ski or ride! The EZ package is a great deal for those who want to learn a new skill and be setup for success! This package includes 3 days of rentals, lift tickets and lessons that can be scheduled at your convenience throughout the 2020/2021 season.

This is a special introductory program with a focus 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. All participants will begin in a "first day" ski or snowboard group. Students must be at least 7 years old to register. Any student requiring special consideration or accomodation for ANY reason must have a conversation with our office staff before purchasing/scheduling so as to ensure a safe and fun learning environment. 

*reservations are required

$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

Program available weekends from 12/10 through 3/26 and during Holiday Operations
(12/18-1/2, 1/17, & 2/21). Call to make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance  - (509) 935-6649 x610. We suggest making reservations as early as possible as classes do fill up. You must attend your first lesson by 3/26/21.

Upon completion of all three lessons, you are eligible to purchase a season pass for the remainder of the season for just $99!

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

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 9:30-11:15, 11:30-1:15 OR 1:30-3:15
-Check-in at the Discovery Club counter

For Adults (Ages 12 & Up)
-Lessons run from 9:45-11:15, 11:45-1:15 OR 1:45-3:15
-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 3/27/21. 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.