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Ski Bike Lesson

Ski Trike Lesson

Because Skiing & Snowboarding aren’t the only Things to do at Hoodoo

A quick 45-minute lesson will give you the basics and have you on your way. At the end of the lesson you will receive your Snow-bike, Snow-Go or Trikke license if you show the skills to ride the lift and stay in control on the mountain. You must have this license to ride the lifts here at Hoodoo on your own.

Why you want to take lessons

  • Skibiking is an easy to learn alternative snowsport that a safe & low-impact way to hit the slopes
  • Great for seasoned skibikers and for those who are brand new to the sport

What to expect

  • Tailored learning based on your experience and ability level
  • Progress your skills and confidence based on your ability level
  • You will learn proper mountain behavior and the Skier’s Responsibility Code
Skibikes, Snow-Gos & Trikkes Price
Lesson + Skibike, Snow-Go or Trikke Rental + Lift Ticket $150
Lesson + Skibike, Snow-Go or Trikke Rental $80
Lesson to obtain Skibike license $30

Bike & Trikke Lessons:

Available at 9 am, noon, 3 pm – weekends, holidays, & mid-week.

Check-in – It is important to check-in 60 minutes before your lesson start time.

When to Arrive & Where to Go:

If anyone in your group needs lessons, please come directly upstairs to the Ski and Ride School. We offer some great discounted lift, lesson and rental packages. We can also sell lift tickets and rentals for family members who are not in Ski and Ride School. Our office opens around 8:15 am.

Weekends & holidays – Please plan to arrive about 90 minutes before the start of your lesson. It always seems to take longer than you think it will to get everyone situated. We want to help you avoid the frustration of racing to get to your lesson on time.

Mid-week – Please plan to arrive about 60 minutes before the start of your lesson.

Group lessons start promptly at 10am and 1pm. Registration cut-off times are about 15 minutes before lesson time. This allows time to get down to the teaching area. If you need rental equipment that takes even longer — it can take up to half an hour or more to get everything properly fitted and arranged.

Leaving home early will allow you time to deal with traffic, inclement weather, and winter driving conditions.Remember that once you arrive, you will need to allot time to gear up before coming to see us at the Ski & Ride School office, then head to Rentals, and finally head outside to the Teaching area for classes.

What You Should Wear While Skiing and Snowboarding:

Clothing appropriate for the mountains will help insure that you will enjoy your skiing or snowboarding experience. Keep your body warm by dressing in layers that will allow you to customize according to the weather and temperature.

Base Layer: Polypropylene is most effective for maintaining body heat and drawing moisture away from the body. Conventional long underwear also works, but AVOID COTTON! When it gets wet, it stays wet and you WILL get cold!

Insulating Layer: Fleece works great! Wool is also good. Down and synthetic down insulating layers also work quite well. AVOID COTTON!

Outer Layer: Waterproof breathable ski or snowboard coats and pants are recommended! Insulated coats like Down or Synthetic Down also work well. NO BLUE JEANS! AVOID COTTON!

Socks: One pair of thin wool or polypropylene socks is all you need. More doesn’t add warmth but does increase wrinkles, and that can mean blisters and lack of circulation which can make you feet cold! You may want to bring a spare pair for when you are done skiing.

Hats/Helmets: Fleece and wool are recommended. A thin balaclava works great underneath a helmet. Helmets should fit snug but not be too loose or too tight. AVOID COTTON!

Face: Your cheeks, nose, and mouth can be protected with a neck gaiter, scarf, face mask, or balaclava. AVOID COTTON!

Gloves: Hands are usually the first part of the body to get cold. Waterproof gloves or mittens are essential for keeping your hands warm and dry. Mittens are warmer, and gloves are more versatile. A loose fit allows for good circulation. NO COTTON!

Eyewear: Eye protection is crucial to good visibility and safety, which is critical when skiing. Goggles are best because they protect the eyes from the elements of winter – sun, wind, and blowing snow. Sunglasses are better suited for milder weather and sunny days. We absolutely require minors to have and wear eye protection.

Sunscreen: Always wear sunscreen and lip protection of SPF 15 or more when skiing, even if it’s cloudy.

Please Read Carefully:

If you are late to your lesson, we cannot guarantee placement at your scheduled time. We will offer you a raincheck for another time, but it may not be the same day.

NO REFUNDS due to inclement weather or otherwise.

ONLINE BOOKING CANCELLATION POLICY: we offer a 7 day (168 hour) cancellation policy with a full refund for both group and private lessons. If under 7 days, we will gladly reschedule your lesson for another time. To cancel a lesson please email with your Booking Code, full name of person booking and the date booked for.  This email will act as a time stamp that ensures the booker proof they have cancelled prior to 7 days before the booking date.

Private lessons can be rescheduled with a 24 hour notice. A 25% restocking fee may be applied if rescheduled inside the 24 hour window.

Please be sure to fill out all “Guest” aka Student information at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the lesson to ensure placement.

There are multiple legal forms that need to be completed prior to the lesson. If these are not signed, we cannot guarantee lesson placement.

The 10am-3pm option for lessons consists of two 2-hour lessons with a 1-hour lunch break in between. Lunch is not included.