First Class

Beginner Lesson Package - Summit West

For first time skiers and Snowboarders - Advanced reservation required. First Class is available as a single day or three day package with a level of support and guidance never seen before in a beginner lesson experience. Our goal for all participants is that they receive a very high level of care and attentiveness to get started right! Like beginner packages of the past, the new program will include lesson(s), rentals, and lift ticket(s) for one low price as well as compelling graduation deals. An unbeatable lesson package for first time skiers and snowboarders. Lesson program must be reserved at least 48 hours in advance.

For ages 13+

Can you already make turns and ride the chair? Check out Consecutive Week Lessons or our Private lessons.

Includes:

  • Three beginner group lessons
  • BEGINNER lift tickets (for visits 1 & 2)
  • One all-mountain lift ticket good at Summit West only (for visit 3)
  • Rental equipment package (skis/boots or snowboard/boots)

Options:

  • Lunch
  • Multiple Weekend and Holiday start times based on availability
  • Helmet - $12

Visit One:  "Red and Yellow Level" - Slide down the hill with confidence and a grin on your face, with skills to help you go beyond the Magic Carpet.

  • Check-in at First Class Desk at Summit West. Located next to Guest Services on the first floor of the Guest Services & Rentals Lodge
  • Lesson start times: 9:30am, 10:30am or 11:30am
  • Six hour experience, 2.5hr lesson in the morning and afternoon with a 1hr lunch break
  • Lunch can be added to the package and picked up at the Pizza Company counter (next to Rosita's inside the lodge)

Visit Two: "Yellow Level and beyond" - Increase your skills and confidence on our beginner terrain.

  • Check-in at the rental shop at Summit Central
  • Lesson start times: 9:30am and 1:45pm
  • 1.75hr lesson, reserve your start time online
  • Lunch can be added to the package and picked up at the Pizza Company counter (not available at Summit Central)

Visit Three: "Green Level" - Take your new found skills and passion to the Green runs and Lifts.

  • Check-in at the rental shop at Summit Central
  • Lesson start times: 9:30am and 1:45pm
  • 1.75hr lesson, reserve your start time online
  • Lunch can be added to the package and picked up at the Pizza Company counter (not available at Summit Central)

 

Price - $149

This program has ended for the '15-'16 season.
 

First Class Graduation Pass

Complete all three days and join the millions of Americans that call themselves a skier or snowboarder! By completing the entire First Class program you have set yourself up for not just a season of winter fun, but an entire lifetime. To make sure your new adventure is super affordable and easy we offer all First Class graduates the ultimate package to continue experiencing their new found passion through the whole season.

Season Pass

15/16 Summit West

50% off

Rental Season Pass

25% off

Lessons

10% off

Retail Shops

10% off

Food & Beverage

FIRST CLASS GRAD PASS - JUST $99

 

Details:

  • First Class is only available for purchase online.
  • You must reserve the time and day for each lesson visit.
  • First Class beginner program is valid weekends and holidays during regular operations at Summit West
  • Minors need a parent or guardian signature for their liability/equipment release.
  • Participants do not need to come two days in a row, reserve your time and date online.
  • First Class is non-transferable and is valid during the season of purchase only. Reservations are required.
  • Prices subject to change.

Check in:

Please be sure to arrive at the First Class Desk at Summit West in the Guest Services & Rentals Building at least 30 minutes prior to your reserved start time. It often takes up to an hour to get parked and to the check-in desk.

Nikwax

First Class participants get a sample of Nikwax while supplies last. Nikwax cleaning and waterproofing products are designed to prolong the life and enhance the performance of your outerwear. For more visit nikwax-usa.com.

The Summit SnowSports School Features Burton LTR Equipment and the HEAD boot, binding, and ski system.  Learning to ride or ski has never been easier with Burton LTR and Head LTS equipment. We help you get your equipment and get it on properly, making it easy to learn!

Please note: All rental equipment requires a valid credit card on file for pick-up.

Postponement & Refund Policy

  • Reservations must be rescheduled a minimum of 7 days prior to the 9am lesson check-in deadline in order to avoid a rescheduling fee. No refunds are given.
  • Reservations postponed within the 7 day to 48 hours prior to the 9am lesson check-in will be charged a $50.00 postponement fee. Within the 48 hr time frame lessons are forfeited. No refunds are given.
  • In the event of Interstate 90 closures or closures of The Summit at Snoqualmie, we will automatically postpone the lesson reservation and contact you to reschedule with no fee.
Nikwax

Brown Bear Car Wash supports The Summit SnowSports School in creating a life-long love of skiing and snowboarding. For more about Brown Bear or to find a location visit brownbear.com.

Triple Play

Beginner Lesson Package - Summit Central

The SnowSports School at Summit Central offers beginner lesson packages for walk-up guests only. Similar to our famous "EZ2 Learn" program, the new offering at Summit Central includes lessons, rentals, and lift tickets all for one low price. Our beginner program at Summit Central will have you hitting the slopes with confidence! For an even more guided experience we recommend reserving a First Class package at Summit West.

For ages 13+

Includes:

  • Three beginner group lessons - 1hr 45min each
  • BEGINNER lift tickets (for visits 1 & 2)
  • One all-mountain lift ticket (for visit 3)
  • Rental equipment package (skis/boots or snowboard/boots)

Options:

  • Multiple Weekend and Holiday start times: 9:30am, 11:15am, and 1:45pm
  • Multiple Weekday start times: 9:30am, 1:45pm

Visit One: "Red Level" - Flat Terrain, we'll get you comfortable in your equipment.
Visit Two: "Yellow Level" - Magic Carpet slope, we'll get you sliding down the hill with a grin on your face.
Visit Three: "Green Level" - Take your new found skills and passion to the Green runs and Lifts.

 

Price - $149

Please register for the Triple Play Beginner Package in the Rental Shop at Summit Central.

 

Triple Play Graduation Pass

Complete all three plays and join the millions of Americans that call themselves a skier or snowboarder! By completing all three plays you're set on a successful path to becoming a skier or snowboarder. To make sure your new adventure is super affordable and easy we offer all Triple Play graduates a spectacular deal to continue experiencing their new found passion through the whole season. The Pass includes:

Season Pass

15/16 Big S LTD

Equipment

Rental Season Pass

Private Lesson

1 hour

TRIPLE PLAY GRAD PASS - JUST $199

 

Details:

  • Lift tickets are valid until close for each lesson visit.
  • Rental equipment must be returned by closing each visit.
  • The program must be purchased at Summit Central rental shop.
  • Summit Central beginner lessons are valid every day of the season during regular operations at Summit Central.
  • Not valid at Alpental.
  • Participants do not need to come two days in a row, and you cannot complete two days of lessons in one day.
  • Beginner lessons are non-transferable and are valid during the season of purchase only. Reservations are not necessary, nor accepted at Summit Central.
  • Minors need a parent or guardian signature for their liability/equipment release.
  • Prices subject to change.

Check in: Each visit, please plan on a arriving at least one hour prior to the start of your lesson time.  Check in early at the Summit Central Rental Shop.

Please note: All rental equipment requires a valid credit card on file for pick-up.

Nikwax

Brown Bear Car Wash supports The Summit SnowSports School in creating a life-long love of skiing and snowboarding. For more about Brown Bear or to find a location visit brownbear.com.