Ski & Snowboard Lessons at Taos Ski Valley

The Ernie Blake Snowsports School is a great way to improve your skills, have fun, and get to know the mountain. The Snowsports School offers Snowsports Weeks that meet for six consecutive mornings, weekend camps, local clinics that meet for four mornings over a period of four weeks, private, and small group instruction. No matter what your ability and how many days you will be skiing or riding you should try one of these offerings. Taos is legendary for it's great instructors and the benefits of participating in Snowport School offerings and you can't beat the price!

Adult Lessons, Snowsports Weeks, Weekend Camps and Local Clinics

Purchase tickets for all lessons, Snowsport Weeks and Camps, and Local's Clinics at the Adult Snowsports office, call  866.968.7386 X 2255
or email the Ernie Blake Snowsports School.

ADULT 1ST EXPERIENCE

 
1st Experience
Full day program includes 5 hours of instruction, Includes beginner hill lift, requipment rental. Check in at Adult Snowsports office between 8:00am and 8:45am to get your ticket. 
$ 150
Two Day
Enjoy two days of your experience with lift ticket, instruction and rental equipment.
$ 220
First Experience Half Day
Sessions are at either 9:30am or 1:00pm. Includes beginner hill lift ticket, 2.5 hours of instruction and rental equipment.
$ 110
Novice Package
2.5 hour lesson at 9:30am OR 1:00pm, plus full mountain lift ticket and rental equipment. Meet at Pioneer Glade flags.
$ 150
ADULT CLASS LESSONS

 
Class Lessons
Perfect for people who are able to ski or ride green level terrain and above, 2.5 hour lessons are at either 9:30am-noon or 1:00pm-3:30pm.
$ 75
3 Class Package
3  2.5 hour sessions at either at 9:30am-noon or 1:00pm-3:30pm.

3 consecutive days of all Mountain Lift tickets, rentals and 2.5 hour lessons every morning at 9:30am or afternoon at 1pm
$ 175

$ 350
Guided Session
Learn the Mountain. We will take you where you would like to go. From Moguls and hike-to-terrain.
Sessions are at either 9:30am or 1:00pm.
$ 75
SNOWSPORTS SKI WEEKS

 
Classic Snowsports Ski Week
Begins every Sunday for 6 consecutive mornings 9:45am - 11:45am.
Weeks begin: 12/10, 12/17,  12/31, 1/7,  1/21, 1/28, 2/4,  2/11, 2/25, 3/4, 3/25.
$ 220
Private Request Snowsports Week
Begins on Sundays and run for 6 consecutive days for 2 hours every morning at 9:45am OR 1:00pm every afternoon. Up to as many people as you want at the same skill level, the instructor of your choice, and the areas you want to focus on.
$ 1,250
Women's Snowsports Week
Sunday Feb 11 -  Friday Feb 16
9:45am - 11:45am. Meet at Pioneer Glade flags on the first day.
$ 220
Tele Week
Sunday Jan 28 - Friday Feb 2
9:45am - 11:45am.  Meet at Pioneer Glade flags on the first day.
$ 220
Race Week
Focuses on serious racing. Six morning sessions and four afternoon sessions. 20 hours of coaching.
Sunday Jan 21 - Friday Jan 26. Begins at 9:45am.
$ 350
1st Experience Snowsports Week
Morning and afternoon lessons for the first two days, then just morning lessons for the remaider of the week. Includes lift tickets, lessons & rentals. A weekly offering that begins every Sunday starting Dec 10th. Classes meet at 9:45am at the Pioneer Glade flags on the first Sunday. 

Teen and College Snowsports Weeks

Emphasis on serious fun, more turns, less talk, high-energy for those 14 and over. Morning and afernoon sessions. 24 hours of coaching. 
Sunday Dec 17 - Friday Dec 22
Sunday Dec 24 - Friday Dec 29
Sunday Feb 18 - Friday Feb 23
Sunday Mar 11 - Friday Mar16
Sunday Mar 18 - Friday Mar 23

$ 625










$270 during Holiday weeks
$220 other weeks
 
Holiday Snowsports Weeks
Sunday Dec 24 - Friday Dec 29
Sunday Feb 18 - Friday Feb 23
Sunday Mar 11 - Friday Mar 16
Sunday Mar 18 - Friday Mar 23
$ 270

SNOWSPORTS WEEKEND CAMPS

 
Snowboard Camp
Saturday Jan 27 and Sunday Jan 28.
Meet at 9:45am at Pioneer Glade flags.
$ 190
Steeps and Bumps Weekend Camp
Saturday Feb 10 and Sunday Feb 11
Saturday March 10 and Sunday March 11
Meet at 9:45am at Pioneer Glade flags.
$ 190
Telemark Weekend Camp

Saturday March 3 and Sunday March 4
Meet at 9:45am at Pioneer Glade flags.

$ 190
Femme De Freeride

Friday December 15 through Sunday December 17
Join us for a weekend full of on-hill and off-hill fun for females of all ages and abilities. 

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Thursday Race Clinic

Afternoon race clinic for intermediate or better skiers. Race and gate training. Meets at 1:00pm at the top of Nastar course on Lonestar. 2.5 hours weather permitting.

First Tracks
A one hour private lesson for a group that wants to slide on the first powder of the day. Must ski/ride easy greens and above. Reservation through the Snowports School is required a day in advance and First Tracks is weather dependent. Meet at Pioneer Glade flags at 8am.

$ TBD


$ 75



$125
LOCAL CLINICS

 
Saturday Morning
Meets for 4 consecutive Saturday mornings.
Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 and Feb 3, 10, 24, March 3.
Meet at 9:30am at Pioneer Glade flags
$160
Sunday Afternoon
Meets for 4 consecutive Sunday afternoons.
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 and Feb 4, 11, 25, March 4.
Meet at 12:45 at Pioneer Glade flags
$160
Wednesday Afternoon

Meets for 4 consecutive Wednesday afternoons. 
Jan 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
Meet at 12:45 at Pioneer Glade flags

$160
2 Session Local Clinc

Sign up for two sessions and save

$300

Purchase tickets for all lessons, Snowsport Weeks and Camps, and Local's Clinics at the Adult Snowsports office, call  866.968.7386 X 2255 or email the Ernie Blake Snowsports School.

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