Big Sky Rippers
The highest level of our multi-week programs designed for expert skiers and riders ages 10-14

Big Sky Rippers

The highest level of our multi-week programs designed for expert skiers and riders ages 10-14
Girl skiing with Lone Peak in the background

Full-Day Lesson / Big Sky Rippers is the pinnacle of our Youth Seasonal Programs designed for expert skiers and riders looking to progress their skills.

Big Sky's most skilled instructors reinforce fundamental techniques and help students apply these skills to big mountain terrain. The program emphasizes teamwork, safety, and decision-making. Skiing at Level 9 is mandatory for this program.

Tram access is included for Rippers on lesson days.

Program Price
Six-Week Session $755

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    Weekly 9:15 - 3:45 p.m.
    Saturdays & Sundays
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2024-25 Seasonal Program Dates

December Sessions: December 7-8 and 14-15, 2024 (not available for Ripper's program)
Session 1: January 4 - February 9, 2025
Session 2: February 22 - March 30, 2025

Big Sky Rippers Information

  • Suitable for skiers and snowboarders 10-14
  • Tram access on days of the lesson is included in the cost of the program
  • Rippers are expected to ski/ride at Level 9 on the first day of lessons in order to facilitate the objectives of the program. This translates as your child comfortably skiing Marx or Cold Spring before entering the Rippers program.
  • Avalanche gear will be required for all Rippers. This includes a working beacon, pack, shovel, and probe that Rippers will be expected to bring with them every weekend.
  • Groups are capped at 4 students per instructor

Seasonal Program Information

Big Sky Resort has been committed to helping local skiers and families learn and love skiing for decades. Our multi-week youth programs are offered in two six-week sessions, grouped by age:

Offerings vary between Mountain Village and Madison Base. Please take note of the base area when booking.

A coordinator will contact you to answer your questions and provide more details on each program following your enrollment.

Skip the paper bag lunch and have a hot lunch provided for your child every day while they are at camp! Daily lunch can be added for full-day sessions for an additional cost.

Lessons are non-transferable. Lift tickets are required during sessions and are not included in the session price. We recommend that participants in our Multi-Week programs have a season pass. Please call the Mountain Village Mountain Sports office for the best rate. For students 7-14 a discounted lift ticket can be purchased online at the time of purchase or in the office at check-in.