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Adult Private Lessons

Squaw Valley is closed for skiing for the 2013-14 season. 

Your own private instructor is the best way to enhance your skiing or snowboarding experience and the fastest way to grow your skills. Let us carefully hand pick the instructor best suited to your needs and goals or make a specific request. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Private Lessons

Private Lesson Types Lesson Times Levels Rate
Full-day Private 9am-2pm $679 
$579 Spring Special 
Half-day Private (3- hour) 9am-12pm $479
2-hour Private Walk in only based on availability $329
Full-day Private 5-Pack Save 10% when you buy 5 private lessons $3,059
Passholder Half-day Private *non-holiday only 9am-12pm $335

*Holiday dates include December 21, 2013-January 4, 2014, January 18-19, 2014 and February 15-22, 2014

Online reservations must be made 5 days in advance. 2-Hour and Passholder Half-day private lessons are not available to book online.

Full-day private lessons include a 30 minute break for the instructor 


Benefits of a Private Lesson:

  • The ultimate on -mountain experience with personal support and focused guidance, from learning your first turns to developing expert technique.
  • In-depth analysis of your technique and skill-building drills tailored to improve your skiing, snowboarding, and telemarking.
  • A personal mountain guide to find the best terrain and conditions of the day.
  • An engaging instructor to ensure your family has a safe, fun, and inspirational learning experience that will keep them coming back for more.
  • The perfect environment for those wanting a terrain park introduction, or are trying to master a new trick on skis or a snowboard.
  • Priority lift lines so you can rip top to bottom laps on any lift on any day!
  • Privates are available daily during the winter season for individuals or small, customized groups; all ages and levels of guest. All private lessons allow for personalized instruction and guiding for up to 5 people.

Release of Liability

Please fill out a release of liability form for each individual taking a lesson. One per season is required.

For More Information

Contact the Ski and Snowboard School at 800-403-0206 or 530-452-4349. You can also email us at or book a private lesson online.  For information on Kids Private lessons, call Squaw Kids 530-452-7225. Frequently Asked Questions.


Cancellation Policy

Lessons cancelled after 1pm the day prior will incur a $15 cancellation fee.  Same day/or no show cancellations are subject to the full charge of the lesson. For same day cancellations; if you decide to re-schedule for another day a $40 administrative fee will be incurred.

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