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Private Lessons

In an effort to create the safest possible experience for our guests and staff alike, we are currently working on our lesson offerings for the winter 2020/2021 season. Please check our website regularly for the most up to date information regarding Ski and Snowboard School lessons. The below information is for reference only.

Private Instruction

Get the most out of your time on the mountain with an instructor dedicated to improving your skills! Private Lessons are the best way to improve on-snow performance. Private Lessons offer:

  • Express lift access
  • Customized lessons for your skill level
  • Personalized feedback and guidance
  • The ability to learn at a pace comfortable to you


Can my family join in a private lesson?

YES! Share a lesson with up to 5 of your friends and family for personalized skiing or snowboarding instruction at Purgatory. Everyone must be on the same equipment and we highly recommend groups of similar age and ability. Contact our lesson team at 970-385-2149 to reserve your Friends & Family Lesson today. 


How to Register

Reservations fill quickly and we highly recommend booking 48 hours in advance. Call 970-385-2149 or email purgschool@purgatoryresort.com to request a Private Lesson or Friends & Family Lesson. 

Want a specific instructor? Purgatory instructors are highly sought after and their schedules book quickly. Plan accordingly to reserve a spot with your favorite ski or snowboard Pro!


2019/2020 Private Lesson Rates

Private lessons do not include lift tickets or rentals.


Lesson Start


2-Hour Private9am, 10am, 1pm$255
3-Hour Private9am or 1pm$375
5-Hour Private*9am or 10am$555
2-Hour Friends & Family9am, 10am or 1pm$290 for 2 participants
(+$70 for each additional)
3-Hour Friends & Family9am or 1pm$445 for 2 participants
(+$75 for each additional)
5-Hour Friends & Family*9am or 10am$650 for 2 participants
(+$80 for each additional)

*Up to 60 minute factored into the day for breaks and lunches

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Lesson Information

  • Valid lift access is required during the lesson. Private lessons do not include lift tickets or rentals. Book in advance online for deeper deals!
  • Registering at least 48 hours in advance is highly recommended. Lesson availability is limited
  • For more information check out our Frequently Asked Questions or call 970-385-2149
  • Gratuity is highly recommended


Learn More

After booking your lesson make sure to watch this Welcome to Purgatory video. For more information about Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School, call 970-385-2149 email purgschool@purgatoryresort.com or take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.