Private Lessons
One-on-one instruction from our world-class ski & snowboard instructors

Private Lessons

  • One-on-one instruction from our world-class ski & snowboard instructors


Experience all Big Sky has to offer with personalized instruction from a pro.

Whether you are learning the basics or mastering new terrain, a private lesson offers a customizable experience to match your goals. Get the most out of your lesson with a full day of instruction.

Please note that Big Sky Resort offers lessons based in two different meeting spots: Mountain Village and Madison Base. Offerings differ between the two locations, so please note at which location you have booked your lesson.

Lift tickets are required during lessons and are not included in the lesson price. Children 6 and under always ski free. For students 7-14 a discounted lift ticket can be purchased for $49 online at the time of purchase or in the office at check-in. Lessons are non-transferable.

Regular season includes December 22, 2019 - January 4, 2020, and February 8 - March 31, 2020.
Value season includes November 28 - December 21, 2019, January 5 - February 7, 2020, and April 1 - 19, 2020.

Please add 3% to all rates. Rates and taxes are subject to change.

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Private Lessons

  • Available at Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Available at Madison Base
    Madison Base
  • Full Day Timing
    Full Day Lessons
    9 AM - 4 PM
  • Half Day Timing
    Half Day Lessons
    9 AM - 12 PM or
    1:15 - 4:15 PM

Private Lesson pricing allows up to 2 participants of the same age group. For each additional person there is a charge of $25 for half-day lessons and $35 for full-day lessons.

Save by booking online! 3 days required to book online in advance. To book within 3 days, contact the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office at (406) 995-5743 or Madison Base at (406) 993-6062.

Value Season Regular Season
Full Day $795 $835
Half Day $520 $550



Family Private Lesson

  • Available at Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Available at Madison Base
    Madison Base
  • Timing
    Full Day sessions: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Looking for family time? Spend time together by taking a Family Private Lesson. Your instructor will have techniques to help all members of your family improve their skills. This lesson is geared towards families that have skiing experience. We advise that first-time skiers or riders learn with their respective age groups as learning styles differ between age groups. Maximum of 5 participants per instructor.

Reservations required, not available for purchase online. Please call the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office at (406) 995-5743 or Madison Base at (406) 993-6062 to book.

Value Season Regular Season
Full Day Lesson $900 $945



Telemark Skiing Private Lesson

  • Available in Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Available in Madison Base
    Madison Base
  • Half Day Timing
    Half Day sessions: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:15 - 4:15 PM

Available for all ability levels. Private Lesson pricing allows up to 2 participants of the same age group. For each additional person there is a charge of $25 for half-day lessons and $35 for full-day lessons. 

Reservations required, not available for purchase online. Please call the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office at (406) 995-5743 or Madison Base at (406) 993-6062 to make reservations.

Value Season Regular Season
Half Day Morning Lesson $520 $550



Freestyle Private Lesson

  • Available in Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Available in Madison Base
    Madison Base
  • Half Day Timing
    Half Day sessions: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:15 - 4:15 PM

Available for all ability levels. Private Lesson pricing allows up to 2 participants of the same age group. For each additional person there is a charge of $25 for half-day lessons and $35 for full-day lessons.

Reservations required, not available for purchase online. Please call the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office at (406) 995-5743 or Madison Base at (406) 993-6062 to make reservations.

Value Season Regular Season
Half Day Lesson $520 $550



Small Fry Try

  • Available at Mountain Village
    Mountain Village
  • Available at Madison Base
    Madison Base
  • Timing
    45-minute sessions from 9:00 - 9:45 AM or 12:15 - 1:00 PM

Skiers 2-4 years old and snowboarders 5-7 years old.

Get your child off to the right start. This lesson is perfect for the little ones who do well with one on one attention. The shorter time is ideal to introduce the student to the sport of skiing or snowboarding in a fun and engaging way.

Reservations Required. Book online 72 hours in advance. Within 72 hours, please call the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office at (406) 995-5743 or Madison Base at (406) 993-6062 to make reservations.

Value Season Regular Season
45 Minutes $110 $115