Our First Time Ski & Snowboard Program is all-inclusive and designed to get you started on the mountain.

In our carefully designed learning area, our instructors will help make your first days as seamless and fun as possible.

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Taught by our qualified staff using proven teaching methods and equipment designed specifically for beginners, you will be able to discover how to ski or snowboard on the best learning terrain in the East.

  • The First Time Program is designed specifically for people who have never skied or snowboarded before and may be taken one time per sport. It includes beginner specific equipment, lesson and a full day limited lift ticket for Bonanza Learning Area lift.
  • Full-day Program:
    • 9:45 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.
    • Includes two 1 hour and 45 minute on snow sessions and lunch
    • Available for ages 7-14 only
  • Morning Program:
    • Meets at 9:45 a.m. for one 1 hour and 45 minute session
    • Available for ages 7+
  • Afternoon Program:
    • Meets at 12:45 p.m. for one 1 hour and 45 minute session
    • Available for ages 7+


1-day 2-day 3-day
Half-day $85 $134 $134
Full day (ages 7 - 14 only)  $105 $154 $154

For consecutive day programs, rates include lessons, equipment rentals and a limited Bonanza Learning Area lift ticket on days one and two. On your third day, swing through the ticket office- we'll upgrade your ticket to a full mountain lift ticket. 

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More Information

  • First Time Ski and Snowboard Program is available Thursday through Monday and daily during peak periods, December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018; January 13-15, 2018; February 17-25, 2018.
  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes early for ticketing and equipment, earlier during peak periods.
  • Pico Mountain requires all Snow Sports participants ages 17 and under to wear a snow sports helmet while in a lesson. Helmets are included at no charge as part of our equipment rental package for this age group.
  • Reservations are recommended. Please call 866-233-1195.
  • All rates are subject to change without notice.

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