Private Lessons

Customize your ski or snowboard lesson to work on the skills you want to most with personalized instruction. Please call either the Mountain Village at (406) 995-5743 or the Madison Village at (406) 993-6062 to sign up. Reservations are recommended and often required. Multi-hour lessons are suggested for maximum results. Private Lessons allow up to 2 participants. Cost is $25 per additional person in a half day lesson and $35 per person for a full-day lesson.

Kids 10 and under ski free all day with lesson. Free lift ticket applies to day(s) in which that child is enrolled in lessons. Please inquire at Mountain Sports School for more information or to enroll your child in a lesson.

Lesson rates are non-transferable. Prices do not include lift ticket. Please add 3% tax. Rates and tax are subject to change.

Adult and Child Lesson Rates

Duration Price in AM Price in PM
2 Hours $305 $285
Half Day (3 Hours) $425 $405
Full Day (6 Hours) $645 -

First Tracks Guided Experience

Get on the mountain with a Big Sky Resort Mountain Guide before the lifts open to the public! Guided morning half day available for up to 5 people (for 1/2 day add $25 for each additional person and $35/additional on full day). How it works: Load Ramcharger at 8:15AM for a run of choice on Andesite, then head over to Swift Current Lift, then the Triple, then the Tram, weather & snow conditions pending. Reservations Required.

Duration Rate
Half Day (3 Hours) $555
Full Day (6 Hours) $805

Telemark Skiing Private Lesson

Available for all ability levels. Reservations required.

Duration Rate
2 Hours $235

Small Fry Ski or Snowboard Private Lesson

Get your child off to the right start. Daily sessions available at 9am and 12:15pm for skiers ages 3-4 and snowboarders ages 5-7.

Duration Rate
45 Minutes $85

Family Private Lessons

This specialized private focuses primarily on the family experience. It is an opportunity for family members to learn and experience our mountain together. The lesson and terrain can not exceed the ability of the lowest level. Therefore, we encourage similar abilities and terrain desires.

Duration Rate
Half Day (3 Hours) $485
Full Day (6 Hours) $735

Mommy & Me Lesson

Parents often want to be involved in their child's learning process. During a Mommy and Me lesson, our certified instructors teach your child while coaching you to personally develop your child's skills. Reservations are recommended.

Duration Rate
2 Hours $315

Mountain Guide Service

Explore the best Big Sky has to offer and challenge yourself while skiing or snowboarding with a professional guide. Our focus is on the total mountain experience customized to your ability and expectations. Through our guide service you will have access to avalanche safety equipment to enable you to experience some of Big Sky's more challenging terrain. Intermediate or higher ability required. The Mountain Guide program allow up to 2 participants. Cost is $25 per additional person in a 2 or 3 hour lesson and $35 per person for a full-day lesson.

Duration Rate
Half Day (3 Hours) $460
Full Day (6 Hours) $685


Mountain Village: (406) 995-5743

Madison Base Area: (406) 993-6062