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Ski&Ride Lessons

"You don’t have to be an expert to ski Taos, but there’s no better place to become one"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRIVATE LESSONS
Personalized instruction to match your level and improve your skiing - One Hour, Two Hours, three hours & six hours 

GROUP LESSONS
Skiers of all levels are welcome.
The 2-hour lessons are available every morning (9:45 AM) and afternoon (1:15 PM).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
YELLOWBIRD BEGINNER’S PROGRAM
(13 years and older)
Our special slope and lift are designed to help anyone learn to ski. This package includes 4 1/2 hours of lessons, rentals (skis, boots & poles) and beginner lift ticket. Lessons begin at 9:45 AM with a break for lunch. The lessons end between
3:00 PM and 3:30 PM.
Regular Season - 12/20/2014 - 03/23/2015
$115 per day, $180  Multi Day discounts apply.
Discount Season - 11/27/2014-12/19/2014 & 3/23/2015 - 4/05/2015
$90 per day, $155 multi Day discounts apply
 
GREENBIRD PACKAGE
For those who have progressed past the Yellowbird program and are looking to build confidence skiing Whitefeather and beyond. This package includes lesson, full area lift ticket and ski rentals.
Full Day - $130
 
TAOS LOCALS CLINICS
This lesson package includes five 2 1/2-hour lessons (1:00 - 3:30 PM). Classes meet on Strawberry Hill at 12:45 PM. Our Locals Clinics are designed for participants at all levels.
 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE

 

Ski&Snowboard Weeks


After six days under the tutelage of our top instructors and practicing your new moves on our varied terrain, you’ll head home a much better skier. Every morning you’ll join your group and your instructor for two hours of training on the slopes. The rest of the day, you can practice what you’ve learned. Each night you can share a great meal with your new friends, swap stories, and make plans to meet again. Ski Weeks are Sunday through Friday.
  • Runs every Sunday through Friday, begining 12/21/2014 (December 21st, 28th, Feb 15th and March 8th, 2014 excluded)
  • Two hours instruction each morning
  • Tech talks and discussions of biomechanics and ski psychology in the evenings immerse you in a total mountain experience
  • Ski or snowboard
  • $130*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Must purchase separate six-day lift ticket, have season pass or Taos Card. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card for discounted lift tickets and Snowsports Week rates.

For more information or to reserve lessons, call 866-968-7386 ext. 2355.
 


HOLIDAY SEASON SNOWSPORTS WEEK
  • Begins December 21st, 28th, Feb 15th and March 8th, 2015
  • Two hours instruction each morning
  • Tech talks and discussions of biomechanics and ski psychology in the evenings immerse you in a total mountain experience
  • Ski or Snowboard
  • $235

*Price does not include lift ticket. Must purchase separate six –day lift ticket, have season pass or Taos Card. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card for discounted lift tickets and Snowports Week Rates


RACE WEEK
  • For ski racers- focus on race technique and skiing gates.
  • Includes six two hour AM sessions running Sunday through Friday, and four two hour PM sessions Monday through Thursday.
  • January 11-16, 2015
  • $260*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Must purchase separate six-day lift ticket, have season pass or Taos Card. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card for discounted lift tickets and Snowsports Week rates.


TELEMARK SKI WEEK
  • All levels welcome.
  • 2 hours each morning.
  • January 27 thru February 1, 2015
  • $130*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Must purchase separate six-day lift ticket, have season pass or Taos Card. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card for discounted lift tickets and Snowsports Week rates.


TEEN/COLLEGE SNOWSPORTS WEEKS
  • Less talk, more turns. Specifically designed for teenage skiers and riders, our Teen and College Snowsports Weeks deliver a high energy curriculum with a focus on serious fun.
  • Six two hour AM sessions running Sunday through Friday.
  • For Teens 13 & up.
  • Ski or snowboard
  • December 21, 2014, February 15, March 8, 2015
  • $235*

*Price does not include lift ticket. Must purchase separate six-day lift ticket, have season pass or Taos Card. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card for discounted lift tickets and Snowsports Week rates.


DESIGNER SKI WEEKS
  • You can choose the Sunday that works best with your schedule. If you want to form your own "Ski Week", now you can do that. 
  • You get 5 or 6 days of 2hr lessons with the same instructor am or pm. You can choose where and what kind of skiing you do, you can choose how many students (friends) are in the group, and where and when you meet each day.
  • Want to focus on moguls, have your own race camp, hike the ridge all week or just enjoy the mountain at your own pace? This is the perfect week for you and your friends.
  • Ski or snowboard
  • $650* during the regular season; $1000* during the Holiday Season (December 21, December 28, 2014, February 15 & March 8, 2015.)

*Price does not include lift ticket. Must purchase separate six-day lift ticket, have season pass or Taos Card. For our best deal, check out the Taos Card for discounted lift tickets and Snowsports Week rates.


SnowSports Camps

MOGUL/STEEPS CAMP
  • For Advanced to Expert skiers/riders, level 7+.
  • February 14-15 OR March14 - 15, 2015
  • $160*
  • *Lift tickets are not included and must be purchased separately.
  • Questionsor to book Call 800-776-1111 or email Ernie Blake Ski School.

TELEMARK FIESTA

 

  •  Telemark skiing is old and new at the same time. Rediscover skiing and learn something new.
  •  Telemark skiing adds new skills and teaches balance and finesse to enhance your alpine technique
  • You will improve your skills and increase your comfort in the backcountry. It doesn’t matter if you are first timer or an old pro we have a group for you.
  • February 28, 2015
  •  March 1, 2015
  •   $160*

           *Price does not include lift ticket. Lift tickets must be purchased separately. 


EARLY SEASON BUILD-YOUR-OWN-TUNE UP

  • Available November 27th-December 19, 2014
  •  Three 2-hour Private Lessons with the instructor of your choice
  •  $300
Questions or to book Call 800-776-1111 or email Ernie Blake Ski School.

BUILD YOUR OWN WEEKEND CAMP
  • You get 2 days of AM and PM 2hr lessons (a total of 8hrs of instruction)
  • You can be by yourself in a “private lesson” or include your family and friends all for the same price.
  • Price is $400* for the 8 hrs of lessons, whether you are the only person with the coach or you bring some friends along.  
  • *Lift tickets are not included and must be purchased separately.
  • Questions or to book Call 800-776-1111 or email Ernie Blake Ski School.

Questions? Call 800-776-1111 or email Ernie Blake Ski School.

All rates are subject to change without notice.


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