Ski & Snowboard Lessons at Taos Ski Valley

​Ski School for All Abilities

The Ernie Blake Snowsports School is a great way to improve your skills, have fun, and get to know the mountain. From absolute beginners to those who want to go into our world famous steeps, our coaches will develop a program to meet your needs by increasing confidence, building skills, and sharing their love of the snow. These programs are the ultimate means for skiers and riders to reach the next level. Make your reservation now!

Adult Programs begin their experience at the resort center; Pioneer Base Area.

2021/22 Adult Snowsports Programs

  • Ages 14+
  • Beginner Experiences (1/2 day and 1-2 days, incl. lift ticket & rentals)
  • Green-to-Blue Half-Day (incl. lift ticket & rentals)
  • Mountain Experience (Half-Day)
  • Local's Program
  • Adaptive Full-Day & Half-Day Privates for ages 3+
For information, pricing and purchase, FAQs and more, CLICK HERE.
Have a question? Call 888-650-0938 or email the Ernie Blake Snowsports School.

2021/22 Ski Weeks

The only ski area in the Northern Hemisphere to offer an immersive week-long skiing experience.
  • Ages 14+ 
  • Beginner Experience Ski Week (incl. lift ticket & rentals, skiers only)
  • Ski Week (skiers only)
  • Private Snowsports Week (Skiers or Snowboarders)
  • Race Ski Week (skiers only)
  • Women's Week (skiers only)
  • Guides & Private Lessons
  • Adaptive Full-Day & Half-Day Privates for ages 3+
For information, pricing and purchase, FAQs and more, CLICK HERE.
Have a question? Call 888-650-0938 or email the Ernie Blake Snowsports School.

2021/22 Guides & Privates

Line up your own personal pro for the day and make it an awesome one - guaranteed. Our pros will use their expertise to get you navigating the mountain like a local. A private session from one of our experts is the best way to break through a performance plateau. Perhaps more importantly, you'll be getting a skiing/riding experience that cannot be matched anywhere else.
  • Full Day & Half Day Privates (Ages 3+)
  • Private Snowsports Week (Ages 14+)
  • Family Private Lesson
For information, pricing and purchase, FAQs and more, CLICK HERE.
Have a question? Call 888-650-0938 or email the Ernie Blake Snowsports School.

Taos Pro Guides
Get your adrenaline pumping with an ultimate Taos experience including hiking, finding secret stashes, and racing down the double black diamonds in style. Book one of our pros as your personal guide!
  • Ages 14+
  • Full or Half-Day
  • To book your guide, call 575-776-5918

2021/22 SkiStrong with Deb Armstrong

Elevate your skiing with the expertise of Olympic Gold Medalist, Deb Armstrong and master how to "Ski Strong." Tap into your inner Olympian with these three-day sessions.
For information, pricing and purchase, CLICK HERE.

2021/22 Adaptive Programs

We at Taos Ski Valley believe that everyone, regardless of an individual’s needs and abilities, should get to experience the rush, the fun, and the freedom that skiing/snowboarding offers. That’s why we built our adaptive lesson programs. With instructors who are trained and excited to help with everything from putting on your boots to helping on and off a chairlift to guiding down mogul runs, we can’t wait to help everyone experience the wonder of snowsports.
  • Ages 3+
  • Full Day & Half-Day Privates
For information, pricing and purchase, FAQs and more, CLICK HERE.
Have a question? Call 888-650-0938 or email the Ernie Blake Snowsports School.

For information on Taos Ski Valley Resort's 2021-2022 Covid protocols, see the Winter Operations Plan.