Ski & Ride School

We are a small school dedicated to helping you create a passion for the mountain and all it has to offer. Our instructors have been carefully selected for their outgoing personalities. They are genuinely happy to be your hosts at Hoodoo and to help you with your skiing and snowboarding needs. They have been trained to provide a quality lesson that guides you toward achieving your own individual goals, whatever they may be.

Step 1 - Determine Your Skill Level

Step 2 - Learn About the Terrain

Step 3 - Determine Which Lesson or Program is Right for You

Lesson Rates & Details

1, 2, 3 & Rent for Free - $149

This package includes three, two-hour group lessons with lift tickets and rentals included for $149. The first lesson includes an Easy Rider lift ticket, and the second and third lessons include an all-mountain lift ticket. After completing all three lessons, participants will be rewarded with a certificate for FREE RENTALS the rest of the ski season. Ages 7+, beginners only. Available starting Jan. 8, 2018.

Private Lessons - Ski, Snowboard, Cross Country & Telemark

Lessons scheduled by appointment. Advanced reservations are recommended

Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons offer a more intense one-on-one session with your own personal coach. They are recommended for advanced skiers and anyone who wants a more personalized, focused lesson.

Private Lessons Time One Hour Lesson
First Person by appointment $75
Each Additional Hour $50
One Additional Person $50
Two+ Additional People $25 Each

Cancellation Policy

Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons have a 24-hour Cancellation Policy. If you need to cancel or change a private lesson, please contact us at least 24 hours prior to the lesson date. Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of the reservation date are subject to a $25 fee. To cancel or change a reservation 24 hours or more in advance, contact us at (541) 822-3799, ext. 6510. All lessons other than Private are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

4 Pack Private - $199

By grouping your lessons you will save $100, and they are good on any day. The package is for the 4 private ski or snowboard lessons only. It is available for all ages, abilities, and disciplines. The package is non-transferable, and lift tickets & rentals are not included. The lessons must be completed in the 2018-19 season.

Group Lessons - Ages 13 and up

Group lessons offer a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. You share your ski or snowboard lesson with other riders at or near your own ability level. This group environment is especially nice for beginners and first-time students.

LEVEL 1 & 2 Time 2 Hours
Lesson + Easy Rider Lift Ticket + Rental 10 am & 1 pm $60
Lesson + Easy Rider Lift Ticket OR Rental 10 am & 1 pm $50
Lesson Only 10 am & 1 pm $40
LEVEL 3-6 Time 2 Hours
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket + Rental 10 am & 1 pm $75
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket OR Rental 10 am & 1 pm $60
Lesson Only 10 am & 1 pm $40
LEVEL 1-6 OPTIONS Price
Upgrade to All Day (+2 hour afternoon lesson) $30
Junior Group - Ages 7 to 12

The Junior Group program is offered everyday for both ski and snowboard lessons.

LEVEL 1 & 2 Time 2 Hours
Lesson + Easy Rider Lift Ticket + Rental 10 am & 1 pm $55
Lesson + Easy Rider Lift Ticket OR Rental 10 am & 1 pm $45
Lesson Only 10 am & 1 pm $35
LEVEL 3-6 Time 2 Hours
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket + Rental 10 am & 1 pm $70
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket OR Rental 10 am & 1 pm $55
Lesson Only 10 am & 1 pm $35
LEVEL 1-6 OPTIONS Price
Upgrade to All Day (+2 hour afternoon lesson) $30
Lunch Option (available only w/ all day lessons) $10
Mountain Cubs - Ages 4-6 (skiers only)

The Mountain Cubs program is offered on weekends and holidays only. Because of the physical limitations of smaller children, Mountain Cubs is for skiers only. All Mt Cub packages include a Free All Mountain Lift Ticket.

LEVEL 1-6 Time *All Day **Half Day
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket + Rental 10 am & 1 pm $100 $70
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket 10 am & 1 pm $80 $50
LEVEL 1-6 OPTIONS Price
Upgrade to All Day (+2 hour afternoon lesson) $30
Lunch Option (available only w/ all day lessons) $10

*All Day Lessons: 4 Hours of lessons. The lesson includes a morning and afternoon session with a one hour break in between.

**Half Day: 2 Hours of lessons. The lesson includes your choice of either a morning or an afternoon session. Reservations are not necessary as we have instructors available to teach all levels every day.

Nordic Ski School - Cross Country & Telemark

Our Nordic program offers a variety of ski lessons for anyone who does not want to lock their heel down to ski. You know the old expression: free your heel and free your mind. All Nordic lessons are by appointment and based on instructor availability. Nordic lessons are 90 minutes.

SKATE or CLASSIC LESSON By Appointment 90 Minutes
Lesson + Trail Pass + Rental $50
Lesson + Trail Pass OR Rental $40
Lesson Only $35
TELEMARK LESSON By Appointment 90 Minutes
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket + Rental $75
Lesson + All Mountain Lift Ticket OR Rental $60
Lesson Only $40
Other Lessons - Lessons scheduled by appointment

The snowbikes, trikkes, and airboards offer an exciting alternative to skiing and boarding. They are fun and easy to learn – a quick 30 min lesson will give you the basics and have you on your way. At the end of the lesson you will receive your bike, trikke, or airboard endorsement. You must have this endorsement to ride the lifts here at Hoodoo on your own.

SKI BIKE, TRIKKE, AIRBOARD By Appointment 30 Minutes
Lesson + Deluxe Snowbike Rental $50
Lesson + Rental $40

Step 4 - Fill Out Your Lesson Ticket Form

To fill out the Ski & Snowboard Lessons Ticket Form please click on the button-link above, print the form, fill it out by hand, and bring it into the Ski & Ride School office (located on the second floor of the Hoodoo lodge) upon your visit.

You may also fill out the Ski & Snowboard Lessons Ticket Form when you arrive at the Ski & Ride office. However, filling the Lesson Ticket Form out in advance will save you time and help us process your lesson quicker.

To reserve a Private Lesson please call the Ski & Ride School office @ (541) 822-3799 Ext: 6510. The reservation requires a credit card and there will be a $25 fee if a cancellation occurs with less than 24 hour advance notice. All lessons other than Private are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

For questions about our lessons and programs, email us at srsoffice@hoodoo.com or call (541) 822-3799, ext. 6510.

Hoodoo adds $5 to all lessons and packages during Peak Pricing, which includes Winter Break (Dec. 23 – Jan. 6), MLK Weekend (Jan. 13-15), Winter Carnival (Feb. 10), and Presidents’ Day Weekend (Feb. 17 – 19). Hoodoo does not offer any discounts during these peak times.

Cancellation Policy

Reserved Private Ski & Ride Lessons have a 24-hour Cancellation Policy. If you need to cancel or change a private lesson, please contact us at least 24 hours prior to the lesson date. Cancellations or changes within 24 hours of the reservation date are subject to a $25 fee. To cancel or change a reservation 24 hours or more in advance, contact us at (541) 822-3799, ext. 6510. All lessons other than Private are on a first-come-first-serve basis.