Teen and Adult Lessons

Sipapu’s mountain offers everything from green and blue groomers to black diamond steeps and incredible glade skiing, and we want you to enjoy them all. Whether you are new to winter sports or looking to brush up your skills, our teen and adult programs offer outstanding instruction at an unbeatable value.

If you have never been skiing or snowboarding before, you can get up to three FREE lessons. Learn More

As New Mexico’s Family-Friendly, Family Fun resort, we offer unique family lessons that will allow you and your children to learn how to ski or snowboard together. Find out more about family lessons.

Lesson Times
Half-day lessons begin at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. and last two hours.

Full-day lessons begin at 10 a.m. with a one-hour lunch break at noon. No instruction is provided from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Use this break to practice your skills or grab a bite to eat. Classes resume from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

The ski school desk is located in the first level of the main lodge. Please give yourself at least one hour prior to the lesson to purchase your lift ticket and pick up your rentals. We do not accept advance reservations at this time.

2018-2019 Ski Lesson Rates

AgeAbility LevelFeaturesHalf Day Full Day
Teen
13-20 years old
All Levels:
Skiing 

One or two 2-hour group lessons, ski rentals
(including skis, boots, and poles) and a full-day lift ticket

$58

$87
Adult
21-59 years old
All Levels:
Skiing
One or two 2-hour group lessons, ski rentals 
(including skis, boots, and poles) and a full-day lift ticket
$65$94
Senior
60+ years old
All Levels:
Skiing
One or two 2-hour group lessons, ski rentals 
(including skis, boots, and poles) and a full-day lift ticket
$50$79
All Ages
7+ years old
All Levels:
Skiing 
One or two 2-hour group lessons. 
Lift ticket and rentals are not included.
$35$64

The above prices do not include tax.

2018-2019 Snowboarding Lesson Rates

AgeAbility LevelFeaturesHalf Day Full Day
Teen
13-20 years old
All Levels:
Snowboarding

One or two 2-hour group lessons, snowboard rentals
(including board and boots) and a full-day lift ticket

$70

$99
Adult
21-59 years old
All Levels:
Snowboarding
One or two 2-hour group lessons, snowboard rentals 
(including board and boots) and a full-day lift ticket
$77$106
Senior
60+ years old
All Levels:
Snowboarding
One or two 2-hour group lessons, snowboard rentals 
(including board and boots) and a full-day lift ticket
$62$91
All Ages
7+ years old
All Levels:
Snowboarding
One or two 2-hour group lessons. 
Lift ticket and rentals are not included.
$35$64

The above prices do not include tax.