Snow Sports Lessons at Giants Ridge


SKI HILL OFFICIALLY CLOSED. Thank you for an amazing 2017-18 Winter Sports Season here at Giants Ridge! See you in winter 2018-19!

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From our friendly, caring staff to our expansive line of equipment, the Snow Sports School at Giants Ridge is one of the best in Minnesota.

Giants Ridge has a learning area with a 140-foot “Magic Carpet” conveyor lift and a Handle Tow to assist beginner skiers and boarders. Our experienced instructors look forward to making your Giants Ridge experience a great one!

Private & Semi-Private Lessons (starting Dec 16, 2017)

We offer lessons for Alpine and Nordic Skiing as well as Snowboarding for Adults and Children. Continue down the page for more information on our kid-friendly group lessons.

Private Lessons (Kids & Adults) Price – Adults & Children 4+
1 hr (3-5yrs and specialties only) $32
2 Hour Private $64
3 Hour Private $84
* $30 additional person
* Every hour on the hour in the morning starting at 9 and on the half hour in the pm until 3:30
Adult Group Lessons (14 & up)
2hr lesson 10am and 1:30pm (Beg., AB, Int., Adv.) $34 lesson only
Learn To Ski/Ride (2hr lesson includes rental, lift, helmet)
* Can only take one time

Ridge Rippers (Ski and SB ages 8-15)Price w/lift or rentw/lift+rent

Progression Lesson Pkg Price W/O lift/rent w/o lift+rent
* 3 lift tickets, 3 2hr. pvt lessons, 3rentals
* Ages 6 & up
$240 $230 $220
Family Adventure (4 person)( Family Learn to Ski/ Learn to Ride) Price
*2hr semi private lesson includes rental and Bunny hill only lift ticket
* $30 per add on
Ridge Kids (Ski & SB ages 6-13) Price W/O lift/rent w/o lift+rent
Half Day Group Lesson $ 84 W/ Rental/lift $64 $34
*2hr lesson starting at 10 and 1:30 pm
All Day Group Lesson (Offered sat., sun., holidays includes rent, lift, helmet) $148 $128 $98
*2hr morning lesson, lunch & activity at 12, 2hr lesson at 1:30, Pick-up at 3:30
Kid LTS/LTR (2hr first time lesson, includes, rental, helmet & lift) $54
Lesson Under the Lights (Thursday Nights) $25 Lesson only
* 1.5 hr. lesson starts at 5pm, ages 6 & up
Holiday Camps (Ski & SB ages 6-14) Price w/lift or rent w/lift+rent
Camp 1 Dec. 22nd – 24th $234 $244 $254
Camp2 Dec.28th – 30th
Camp 3 Jan 19th – 21st ?
Camp 4 Feb 16th- 18th ?
*  3 days of all day camp 2hr lesson starting at 10am, lunch 12-1:30, 1:30 2hr lesson pick up at 3:30
Camp 1 Dec 22nd – 24th $234 $244 $254
Camp 2 Dec. 28th – 30th
Camp 3 Jan 19th – 21st ?
Camp 4 Feb 16th – 18th ?
* 3 day freestyle camp starts at 10 ends at 3:30 includes lunch


Kid Friendly Lessons

In addition to adult ski and snowboarding lessons, we offer a variety of fun and engaging lessons for ages 4-14. Kids can also join the Giants Ridge Alpine Club to learn about ski racing competition.

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