Giants Ridge Bike Park & Scenic Chairlift Rides will be closed 5/25-5/27. Due to the trail conditions after the rainfall we have received in the past 7 days.

Winter Groups

Monday Homeschool Lesson Program

Homeschool Students, ages 6-18 are invited to learn to ski at Giants Ridge. Our Homeschool program is designed to introduce the lifetime sport of downhill skiing at a special rate to students. Helping to fulfill their PE credits.

We are moving to Mondays starting January 8, 2024! (not available on Holidays; 12/25/23, 1/1/24, 1/15/24, 2/19/24).

Homeschool Students requirements  
  • Homeschool Students ages 6-18 (ages as of September 1, 2023) ONLY on Mondays, beginning January 8, 2024.
  • Must Show Proof of Homeschool (Letter of Intent)
  • Homeschool Rates are for Homeschool Students ONLY.
  • Special Rates do not apply to anyone 19+
  • Parents are not Homeschool Students
  • 1 Hour Beginner Group Lesson $15 (First Time Beginner Lesson Ski ONLY)
Register for Homeschool Mondays Here

School Groups

New this Year, to accommodate more schools, we have added Tuesdays.

School groups are invited to learn to ski at Giants Ridge! Our school programs are designed to introduce the lifetime sport of downhill skiing to youth. Programs include special introductory group rates for all participants

Mountain Kids Ski Day: 4th-12th Grade Offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting January 8, 2024.

  • Group size will be limited to 125 (including teachers/chaperones).
  • 72-hour advanced reservations required
  • Group payment must be made in full on Friday PRIOR to arrival date. Payment type must be from school in order to be tax exempt
  • One Complimentary Ticket will be offered for every 15 paid students. Complimentary lift tickets have no monetary value, are not transferable to rentals or lessons, and must be used on the group's scheduled date. Rentals are not included with the complimentary Lift Ticket
  • Waivers (lift & rental) must be completed online Friday PRIOR to arrival. A complete list of participants will be required to ensure all Waivers are signed.
  • To offer the best possible experience, all group arrival & departure time must be confirmed on the Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date.
  • Review Group Leader Information at the bottom of this page.
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Home School Groups

Homeschool Students, ages 6-18 are invited to learn to ski at Giants Ridge. Our Homeschool program is designed to introduce the lifetime sport of downhill skiing at a special rate to students. Helping to fulfill their PE credits.

We are moving to Mondays starting January 8, 2024! (not available on Holidays; 12/25/23, 1/1/24, 1/15/24, 2/19/24).

Homeschool Students requirements  
  • Available to Homeschool students ages 6-18 (ages as of September 1, 2023).
  • 72-hour advanced reservations required
  • Rates include Lift Ticket, ski rental, and helmet
  • One Complimentary Ticket will be offered for every 15 paid students. Complimentary lift tickets have no monetary value, are not transferable to rentals or lessons, and must be used on the group's scheduled date. Rentals are not included with the complimentary Lift Ticket
  • Group size will be limited to 125.
  • Must Show Proof of Homeschool (Letter of Intent)
  • Must confirm number of students Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date
  • Single form of payment at time of check-in
  • Waivers (lift & rental) must be completed online Friday PRIOR to arrival. A complete list of participants will be required to ensure all Waivers are signed.
  • Special Rates do not apply to anyone 19+
  • Walk-in's not eligible for $30.00 Group Rate
  • Review Group Leader Information at the bottom of this page.
School Group VideoChaperone DutiesStation Teaching

Alpine & Nordic Skiing

Scheduled groups of 15 or more people qualify for discounted Alpine Lift Tickets, Nordic Trail Passes, and equipment rentals. Enjoy one complimentary Lift Ticket or Trail Pass for every 15 purchased.

Group Requirements:
  • 15 or more people to qualify for discount.
  • 72-hour advanced reservations required.
  • All group members must be confirmed on Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date.
  • All group payment must be made in full on Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date. This will ensure RFID Cards are printed and ready for your visit.
  • Waivers (lift and rental) must be completed by all group members on Friday PRIOR to arrival in order to receive Lift Tickets. A complete list of participants is required to ensure all Waivers are signed.
  • Review Group Leader Information at the bottom of this page.

Tubing Groups

Scheduled groups qualify for discounted tubing tickets. Enjoy one complimentary ticket for every 15 purchased.

Weekend Groups: 15 or more people to receive discount and a maximum 60 people.
(Fridays after 3pm, Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays)
Weekday Groups: 20 or more people to open the tubing hill and receive discount with a maximum of 60 people.
(Monday-Thursday, Fridays before 3PM, non-holidays only)

Tubing Group Requirements:
  • Reservations are based upon availability.
  • Tubing is scheduled in 2-hour time slots.
  • 72-hour advance reservations required. (Two week notice for weekdays)
  • Single form of payment PRIOR to scheduled arrival date. This will ensure that tickets are printed and ready for your visit.
  • Waivers must be completed by all group participants Friday PRIOR to arrival. A complete list of participants is required to ensure all Waivers are signed
  • Must be at least 42″ tall AND 5 years old.
  • One person per tube. Ski boots are not allowed on tubing chutes.
  • Review Group Leader information at the bottom of this page

Snowshoe Groups

Scheduled groups of 15 or more people qualify for discounted snowshoe trail passes and equipment rentals. Enjoy one complimentary trail pass for every 15 purchased.

Snowshoe Group Requirements: 
  • 15 or more people to qualify for discount.
  • 48-hour advance reservations required
  • Single form of payment PRIOR to scheduled arrival date. This will ensure that tickets are printed out and ready for your visit.
  • Waivers (trail pass & rental) must be completed by all group members PRIOR to scheduled arrival date. A complete list of participants is required to ensure all waivers are signed
  • Review Group Leader information at the bottom of this page.

Group Leaders

As a Group Leader, you are responsible for coordinating the experience. Please contact our Group Sales Manager for available dates; or complete the Group Reservation Request form below to schedule.

  • All groups must be scheduled at least 72 hours in advance. All numbers must be confirmed Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date.
    • A complete list of participants must be turned into the Group Sale Manager by Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date.
    • All Waivers must be signed online by participants by Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date.
  • Rental Forms must be printed and completed for all equipment rentals PRIOR to arrival.
  • Prior to arrival, the Group Leader will arrange for a single form of payment for the whole group.
  • All group payments must be made in full Friday PRIOR to scheduled arrival date.
    • Individual cash and check payments will not be accepted.
    • This will ensure RFID Cards are printed and ready for your visit.
  • We request only the Group Leader(s) enter the Admissions & Guest services Office to avoid congestion.
  • If lessons have been arranged, please check-in all students at the Lesson Desk.
  • One complimentary Lift Ticket will be offered for every 15 paid students.
    • Complimentary Lift Tickets have no monetary value, are not transferable to rentals or lessons, and must be used on the groups scheduled date.
    • Rentals are not included with the complimentary Lift Ticket.

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Group Reservations

For group reservations complete the request form below or call 218.865.8008

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