Personalize your mountain experience with a private lesson.

These lessons are designed to offer individually tailored coaching for all ability levels. You will gain maximum benefit as our instructors develop your lesson to meet your specific needs and goals

Private lessons offer instruction for every skier and snowboarder, from freestyle athletes to first-timers. For ages 4 and older, these lessons are the best way to personalize your mountain experience.

Skiing, Snowboarding and Telemark Skiing

Whether you’ve had one or one hundred days on the snow, any skier, snowboarder or telemark skier can schedule a session to fine-tune their turns.


These are the sessions to get skiers and snowboarder throwing their best tricks. From sliding your first rail to navigating the entire park like a pro, our Snow Sports instructors will take you there.

Glades and Natural Woods Areas

There’s more than just groomers at Pico Mountain – that’s right, the woods are good, too, and with a glades or natural woods session, you’ll discover the best spots and learn to ski or ride them like a local.

Rates and Schedule

  • Reservations are required. Please call 866-233-1195.

Private Lessons do not include a lift ticket, rental equipment, or a snow sports helmet.

1.5-hour Early Bird Special Available weekends and peak*, 8:30 a.m. $115
Rates  Lessons available on the hour beginning at 9:00 a.m.
1-hour $115
2-hour $195
3-hour $270
6-hour   Available daily, starting at 9:00 a.m. and includes lunch  $450

Add a Friend or Family Member to your private lesson for just $65 additional per person.

*December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018; January 13-15, 2018; February 17-25, 2018.

Lesson reservations are charged in full at the time of booking and are non-refundable. Cancellations and changes in advance of 2 days prior to the lesson start date will be accommodated. Cancellations and changes within 2 days of the lesson start date will incur a $25 cancellation or change fee with remaining balance applied to a Pico gift card. Cancellations on the day of the lesson will result in full forfeiture. Please call 1-866-233-1195 for changes or cancellations.

We realize that weather and snow conditions may vary, however if the resort is open for skiing/riding we will be providing lessons as scheduled, there are no refunds or cancellations due to these events. Thank you for your understanding.

More Information

  • Lessons available Thursday through Monday and daily during peak periods, December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018; January 13-15, 2018; February 17-25, 2018.
  • 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.
  • All rates are subject to change without notice.

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