ATTENTION SEASON PASS HOLDERS

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Due to a technical glitch with our point of sale system, we are currently unable to print Season Passes. Giants Ridge Season Pass Holders will need to stop at the ticketing desk and pick up their temporary ticket for this coming weekend. Please note: if passes were purchased as a Family, only one adult is needed to pick up temporary tickets.

Mountain Sports School Lessons & Programs

Whether it is your first time on snow or you are a seasoned skier looking to refine your skills, Giants Ridge Mountain Sports School has a lesson just for you. Our team of experienced instructors look forward to making your Giants Ridge experience a great one!

  • For First Timers our Easy as 1, 2, 3 Group lessons are available for ages 7+
  • For Students ages 4 – 6 we offer private and semi-private lessons
  • Participants must have met required age category as of September 1, 2022
  • All lessons require helmets

Your learning is made easy with our 210’ SunKid Covered Conveyor Lift; with its Gallery Enclosure, and fully lit Multi-colored LED lighting, makes learning FUN!

 

Please book your lessons at least 48 hours in advance. Instructor availability is not guaranteed without pre-registration. A pass or lift ticket are required for all lesson participants.

 

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Weekday Lessons

Easy as 1, 2, 3 Lessons and Private/Semi-Private lessons available
Register for Lessons Here!
Mondays: Private/Semi-Private: Lesson Only
(Non-Holiday Mondays)
Private Lessons

Ages 4-6: 1 hour $52 (additional student(s) $44 per)
Ages 7+: 2 hour $89 (additional student(s) $60)
Private/Semi-Private lesson times 9:30AM OR 12:00PM

 

Tuesdays-Fridays Lessons
Private Ski/Board Lessons

Ages 4-6: 1 hour $52 (additional student $44 per)
Ages 7+: 2 hour $89 (additional student $60)
Private/Semi-Private lesson times 9:30AM or 12:00PM

Easy as 1,2,3 Learn to Ski/Board (7+)

Giants Ridge Core-Learning program for the first time skier/boarder. A streamlined introduction to skiing/boarding using our “stations” teaching method. Our Mountain Sports Instructors will guide you the basic one, two, threes of skiing/boarding!

1 Hour-$75 (lesson, beginner hill access tickets, rental)
Start Times: Beginning at 10:00AM-2:30PM Beginning on the half hour
Book your start time when making reservations

Beyond Beginner Add-On

Full Access Add On- $40: you will receive a full access ticket, plus an additional hour of lessons.

 

Lessons must be purchased online, 48 hours prior to scheduled lesson time. All Participants must have met required age category noted as of September 1, 2022.

Weekend & Holiday Lessons

Weekend Lessons available Friday-Sunday
Holiday Dates are December 24-January 2; January 13-15; February 17-19

 

Register for Lessons Here!
Private Lessons

Ages 4-6: 1 hour $52 (additional student $44 per)
Ages 7+: 2 hour $89 (additional student $60)
Private/Semi-Private lesson times 9:30AM, 12:00PM, or 2:30PM

Easy as 1,2,3 Learn to Ski/Board (7+)

Giants Ridge Core-Learning program for the first time skier/boarder. A streamlined introduction to skiing/boarding using our “stations” teaching method. Our Mountain Sports Instructors will guide you the basic one, two, threes of skiing/boarding!

1 Hour-$75 (lesson, beginner hill access tickets, rental)
Start Times: Beginning at 10:00AM-2:30PM Beginning on the half hour
Book your start time when making reservations

Beyond Beginner Add-On

Full Access Add On- $40: you will receive a full access ticket, plus an additional hour of lessons.

Lessons must be purchased online, 48 hours prior to scheduled lesson time. All Participants must have met required age category noted as of September 1, 2022.

Tuesday Homeschool Family Lesson Program

Available for Homeschool Kids ages 6-18 only on Tuesdays beginning January 10, 2023.

 

Tuesdays (not Tuesday 12/27)
Ages 6-18 (ages as of September 1, 2022)
1 Hour Beginner Group Lesson (First Time Beginner Lesson)

$34 per student-includes lesson, lift, & rental
$17 lift ticket only
$17 rental package only
Lesson starts promptly at 10AM

 

Register for Homeschool Tuesdays Here
More information for Homeschool Tuesdays Here

Giants Ridge Alpine D-Team

Giants Ridge’s Alpine D-Team is a weekly program that offers a fun introductions to the world of skiing competition for alpine racing. The “D” stands for “Development” as our talented coaching staff focuses on more than just scores and times.

 

Our coaches put an emphasis on rounding out the student’s skill sets as all-mountain skiers while helping apply these skills to their speed and control on the racecourse. The D-Team is for skiers age 5-18. The D-Team program is designed as an introduction to the more technical aspects of skiing it is not a program for first-timers. All skiers must also be able to ride the chairlift independently.

Not a program for First-Time Skiers

 

Register for D-Team Here

 

View the D-Team Parent Handbook

 

Our coaches are very goal-oriented, and place a lot of emphasis on the following areas of athlete development:
  • The fundamental and technical aspects of alpine skiing  provide a solid platform as the elements of racing are introduced and refined.
  •  Safety awareness and slope-side courtesy.
  •  Physical and mental preparation, discipline and conditioning.
  •  Good sportsmanship, fair play, and respect for teammates and competitors.
  •  Teamwork, friendship, self-confidence, and FUN!

Come and be a part of the Giants Ridge Team this season!

Giants Ridge D-Team  – Cost $220.00 per student

  • Ages 5 – 18
    • Age as of September 1, 2022
    • Must be able to confidently ski on all green runs and know how to ride the chair lift independently
    • Call 218-865-8017 to register.
  • Informational Meeting
    • November 17th, 6:00PM
    • Giants Ridge Main Chalet on the 2nd Floor Great Room
    • For all new and returning D-Team athletes, or anyone wanting to find out more information on our team.
  • Practices times ~ Saturdays 1:PM – 3:PM (option to free ski until 4 on some days)
    • December 3 – “Try It Day”
      • Ski with the Coaches
    • December 10
    • December 17
    • January 7
    • January 21
    • January 28
    • February 4
    • February 11
    • February 25
    • March 4
    • March 5-NJRS Championship
    • NO Practice Holidays ( December 24, January 14, February 18)
Email for more info

 

Call 218-865-8017 for more info

 

Ride like a GRL!

Women teaching Women, an afternoon of skiing, instruction and camaraderie! Put some FUN in your winter. Enjoy personalized coaching and confidence building skills led by Giants Ridge’s top female instructors.

 

 

For those of you who have skied for many years, “Ride like a GRL!” provides an opportunity for you to improve your skills, and get ready for that mountain vacation. It’s a chance to get out on the slopes with other ladies in a fun, social setting. After an afternoon of riding, head inside for hors d’oeuvres at the Burnt Onion.
Dates:

January 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17

Time

1:00PM – 3:30PM

Ages 18+

 

6 pack Cost

$312 (w/out Season Pass)
$228 (with Season Pass)

By the time

$68 (Lift, Lesson)
$50 (Lesson only)

Split a 6 pack with a friend and each attend 3 times together!

Register for Ride like a GRL! here
Thank you to our Program Sponsor!!

Holiday Camp

Three consecutive days of lessons focusing on FUN, skill development, safety. Active Kids are Happy Kids!

 

 

Get your kids outdoors and watch their confidence soar as they learn new techniques from our experienced team of instructors. Our instructors will guide your children in learning while exploring the great outdoors, making new friends, and developing skills that will instill a lifelong love of the sport!

 

Holiday Camps

Skiers of all levels
Ages 7-12 (age as of September 1, 2022)
December 27th-29th
12:30PM-3:30PM
$156.00

Register for Holiday Camps here

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