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
Woman in a ski lesson
  • Available at Mountain Village
    Offered at Mountain Village, Madison Base, and the Montage (full-day only)
  • Full Day Timing
    Full Day Lessons:
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Half Day Timing
    Half Day Lessons:
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    1:15 - 4 p.m.

Whether you are learning the basics or mastering new terrain, a private ski or snowboard lesson offers a customizable experience to match your goals. With express lift access and an instructor tailoring the lesson to meet your needs, a private lesson is the path to skiing or snowboarding success.

Starting at
Full-Day Private Lesson $1,175
Half-Day Private Lesson $900

Lesson Details

  • Suitable for all ages and ability levels, including beginners (for beginners ages 2-3, we suggest a Small Fry Try Private Lesson)
  • Ski or snowboard
  • Pricing allows up to 5 participants of the same age group
  • Want to learn the mountain with a pro but without the instruction? You can still book a private lesson and let the instructor know you don't want the instruction—they'll be happy to be your guide!

Free Rental Delivery

Book your rentals with Big Sky Sports Rentals and get free rental delivery when you've booked a Mountain Sports lesson, guide, or program

Mountain Sports Information

  • Your lesson meeting location will be detailed in your confirmation email. Big Sky Resort offers lessons based in three different meeting spots: Mountain Village, Madison Base, and the Montage Hotel (for guests of the hotel & Spanish Peaks). Please note which location you have booked your lesson. 
  • Please note that we do not allow day-of registration for Group Lessons.
  • Lift tickets are required during sessions and are not included in the session price (except for Learn to Ski/Ride Lessons).
  • Rental equipment is not included in lessons.
  • Children may not always ride lifts with an instructor.
  • Please add 4% tax to all prices.

Cancellation Policy/Change Requests

We understand that sometimes your plans change after you’ve purchased your Mountain Sports Lesson/Guide. Our credit policy allows you to receive credit for your purchase in the form of an eVoucher that may be used towards another online purchase. The full dollar amount for change requests and cancellations made 48 hours in advance of the start date will go onto a voucher. Within 48 hours no voucher will be issued. To cancel contact the Mountain Sports Office at 406-995-5743.

Log into the Big Sky Online Store to see voucher codes and use them to purchase online products for a future visit. Vouchers generated during the 23-24 ski season will expire on May 1, 2025. If there is a difference in price, you will be required to pay that difference for the new product. If you do not use all of your credit in one transaction, the remaining balance will remain available on the same voucher for another purchase until the expiration of May 1, 2025. Voucher credits must be redeemed online and are not available at any outlet.