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45" Snow Base

77 Open Trails


Ages 7 Ski Lessons

Ages older 7 Lessons

My snowboarding instructor was the BEST and really helped me learn the basics

Welcome to Sunlight Ski & Ride School

Lessons for Skiers and Riders Aged 7 & Older. 

Ski & Snowboard Lessons for the 2022/23 season can be reserved online. 

To ensure instructor availability, we sell a few lessons in advance for each day of our season. If you do not see the lesson options for your desired date, it does not necessarily mean we are sold out for that day. Please email us at Lessons@SunlightMTN.com for questions about availability. 
Find lesson information and pricing below. 

At Sunlight, you don't just learn to ski or snowboard, you learn to shine. Our professional instructors are trained in the latest teaching methods and techniques ensuring you the quickest progression in your lessons.


Two-Hour Group Lessons

We offer daily two-hour group ski and snowboard lessons for kids and adults starting at age 7. If this is your first time on skis or snowboards, choose our All-Inclusive lesson package or onsider our multi-lesson Learn-to-Shine package for the best overall value!

Morning Lesson: 9:30am to 11:30am (please check-in at 8:30am)
Afternoon Lesson: 12:30pm to 2:30pm (please check-in at 11:30pm)

Two-Hour Group Lesson Rates

  • All-Inclusive lesson + lift ticket + rentals  $160
  • Two hour lesson  + rentals*     $130
  • Two hour lesson  + lift ticket    $120
  • Two hour lesson only                $95 

*Rentals include helmet, skis/snowboard, boots, ski poles if needed.



Two-Hour Private Lessons

One-to-one instruction with a professional instructor is the quickest way to advance your skiing and riding skills. We also offer semi-private lessons for two people for an additional $100. See rates below. Email us to reserve your two-hour private lesson at Lessons@SunlightMTN.com

Two-Hour Private Rates

  • All-Inclusive lesson + lift ticket + rentals   $265
  • Two hour private lesson  + rentals           $235
  • Two hour private lesson  + lift ticket         $235
  • Two hour private lesson only                    $205

Rentals includes helmet, skis/snowboard, boots, ski poles if needed.



Three Lessons + 5-Day Pass

Our Learn-to-Shine is the best value for beginners giving you three (3) two-hour lessons and a 5-day pass to enjoy for the rest of the season.

Lift tickets and rental equipment are included with your three classes. Rental equipment after the three classes is not included in this package but can be reserved with Sunlight Ski & Bike Shop in town or at the mountain.

Learn-to-Shine package: $465

QUESTIONS? Email us at Lessons@SunlightMTN.com


Sunny Pick 3

Three Lessons - You Choose the Days!


This package saves you a little more off of the cost of a Learn to Shine package because it does not include the 5-day pass to enjoy for the rest of the season. 

 Sunny Pick 3: $400

With the Sunny Pick 3, you enjoy three (3) two-hour lessons on the dates of your choice!

Email us to reserve your Sunny Pick 3 at Lessons@SunlightMTN.com

Do You Have Children Ages 3 to 6 Years Old?

Sunny Kids Ski & Ride School specializes in teaching the little ones aged 3- to 6- years old, providing 1-on-1 instruction so they get the care and attention to help them advance in their skills. Reservations are required. Call 970-945-7491 Ext. 248 or email Kids@SunlightMTN.com



What to Wear

Not sure what to expect for your first day on the slopes? Read these tips on how to dress for skiing and snowboarding. 


How to reserve your lesson online:

  1. Choose your date of arrival 
  2. Choose your lesson option (NOTE: If you do not see your available lesson time, please email us at Lessons@SunlightMTN.com for availability)
  3. Create an online account for easier and quicker shopping.
  4. View your shopping cart and complete the transaction.
  5. You will receive an email confirmation with further instructions on your lesson. 

NOTE: If you do not see your desired lesson date and/or start time, that item may already be sold out, or within the 72 hour booking window.

QUESTIONS? Email us at Lessons@SunlightMTN.com


Sunlight Mountain Resort
10901 County Road 117
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
800.445.7931 or 970.945.7491



Sunlight Mountain Resort operates with a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service, White River National Forest. Sunlight Mountain Resort is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.