First Class

Beginner Lesson Package for ages 13 and up - Summit West

For first time skiers and Snowboarders - Advanced reservation required. Reserve First Class as a single lesson or get the most value and register for the three day package with a level of support and guidance never seen before in a beginner lesson experience. Our goal for all participants is that they receive a very high level of care and attentiveness to get started right! Like beginner packages of the past, the new program will include lesson(s), rentals, and lift ticket(s) for one low price as well as compelling graduation deals. An unbeatable lesson package for first time skiers and snowboarders. Lesson program must be reserved at least 48 hours in advance.

Can you already make turns and ride the chair? Check out Consecutive Week LessonsPrivate lessons, or intermediate group lesson.

Includes:

  • Three beginner group lessons
  • Two BEGINNER lift tickets (for visits 1 & 2)
  • One all-mountain lift ticket (for visit 3)
  • Rental equipment package for each visit (skis/boots or snowboard/boots)

Options:

  • Multiple Weekend and Holiday start times based on availability
  • Helmet - $12

Visit One:  "Red and Yellow Level" - Slide down the hill with confidence and a grin on your face, with skills to help you negotiate the Magic Carpet.

  • Check-in at First Class desk at Summit West. Located next to Guest Services on the first floor of the Guest Services & Rentals Lodge
  • Multiple lesson start times when you register online
  • 2.5hr lesson experience

Visit Two: "Yellow Level and beyond" - Increase your skills and confidence on our beginner terrain.

  • Check-in at the First Class desk at Summit West
  • Lesson start times: 9:30am, 11:15am and 1:45pm (check availability when you reserve online)
  • 1.75hr lesson experience

Visit Three: "Green Level" - Take your new found skills and passion to the Green runs and Lifts.

  • Check-in at the First Class desk at Summit West
  • Lesson start times: 9:30am, 11:15am and 1:45pm (check availability when you reserve online)
  • 1.75hr lesson experience

 

Price - $179

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$199 for walk-ups or phone reservations

Need help registering for First Class online? Read the guide. Need help reserving your next lesson visit online? Read this guide.

 

First Class Graduation Pass

Complete all three days and join the millions of Americans that call themselves a skier or snowboarder! By completing the entire First Class program you have set yourself up for not just a season of winter fun, but an entire lifetime. To make sure your new adventure is super affordable and easy we offer all First Class graduates the ultimate package to continue experiencing their new found passion through the whole season.

Grad Pass Benefits

Season Pass

Rentals

Lessons

Retail

17-18 L-T-D Pass

17-18 Rental Season Pass

1hr Private Lesson
25% off Spring CWL programs

25% off in Retail Shops

FIRST CLASS GRAD PASS - JUST $249

Consecutive Week Lesson (CWL) discount applies to March West4 program and Central6 Spring program only.

 

Single Lesson Package Option

Includes only the first lesson/day of the First Class beginner lesson package for skiers and boarders that don't have the availability to take advantage of the three day program. We recommend taking the three day First Class program if possible as it's a much better value and we've found that guests are more likely to become a skier or snowboarder upon completion.

  • One BEGINNER lift ticket
  • Rental equipment package (skis/boots or snowboard/boots)
  • One 2.5hr lesson experience with multiple lesson start options when you register online

Check-in at First Class desk at Summit West. Located next to Guest Services on the first floor of the Guest Services & Rentals Lodge. Walk-up registration on-site is $129 and based on availability (limited), we recommend registering in advance online.

Price: $119

BOOK NOW
$129 for walk-ups or phone reservations

Choose "1 Visit Experience" option after choosing date and time of first lesson.

 

Details:

  • Reserving online is strongly recommended
  • You must reserve the time and day for each of your three lesson visits
  • First Class is available for purchase at the mountain depending on availability
    • Single day package walk-up price - $129, three day package walk-up price - $199
  • First Class beginner program is valid weekends and holidays during regular operations at Summit West
  • Minors need a parent or guardian signature for their liability/equipment release
  • Participants do not need to come two days in a row, but do need to complete the program during the 16-17 season
  • First Class is non-transferable.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.

Check in:

Please be sure to arrive at the First Class Desk at Summit West in the Guest Services & Rentals Building at least 30 minutes prior to your reserved start time. It often takes up to an hour to get parked and to the check-in desk.

Nikwax

First Class participants get a sample of Nikwax while supplies last. Nikwax cleaning and waterproofing products are designed to prolong the life and enhance the performance of your outerwear. For more visit nikwax-usa.com.

The Summit SnowSports School Features Burton LTR Equipment and the HEAD boot, binding, and ski system.  Learning to ride or ski has never been easier with Burton LTR and Head LTS equipment. We help you get your equipment and get it on properly, making it easy to learn!

Please note: All rental equipment requires a valid credit card on file for pick-up.

Postponement & Refund Policy

  • Reservations must be rescheduled a minimum of 7 days prior to the 9am lesson check-in deadline in order to avoid a rescheduling fee. No refunds are given.
  • Reservations postponed within the 7 day to 48 hours prior to the 9am lesson check-in will be charged a $50.00 postponement fee. Within the 48 hr time frame lessons are forfeited. No refunds are given.
  • In the event of Interstate 90 closures or closures of The Summit at Snoqualmie, we will automatically postpone the lesson reservation and contact you to reschedule with no fee.
Nikwax

Brown Bear Car Wash supports The Summit SnowSports School in creating a life-long love of skiing and snowboarding. For more about Brown Bear or to find a location visit brownbear.com.

Triple Play

Beginner Lesson Package for ages 13 and up - Summit Central

The SnowSports School at Summit Central offers beginner lesson packages for walk-up guests only. Similar to our famous "EZ2 Learn" program, the new offering at Summit Central includes lessons, rentals, and lift tickets all for one low price. Our beginner program at Summit Central will have you hitting the slopes with confidence! For an even more guided experience we recommend reserving a First Class package at Summit West.

Includes:

  • Three beginner group lessons - 1hr 45min each
  • BEGINNER lift tickets (for visits 1 & 2)
  • One all-mountain lift ticket (for visit 3)
  • Rental equipment package (skis/boots or snowboard/boots)

Options:

  • Multiple Weekend and Holiday start times: 9:30am, 11:15am, and 1:45pm
  • Multiple Weekday start times: 9:30am, 1:45pm

Visit One: "Red Level" - Flat Terrain, we'll get you comfortable in your equipment.
Visit Two: "Yellow Level" - Magic Carpet slope, we'll get you sliding down the hill with a grin on your face.
Visit Three: "Green Level" - Take your new found skills and passion to the Green runs and Lifts.

 

Price - $179

Please register for the Triple Play Beginner Package in the Rental Shop at Summit Central.

 

Triple Play Graduation Pass

Complete all three plays and join the millions of Americans that call themselves a skier or snowboarder! By completing all three plays you're set on a successful path to becoming a skier or snowboarder. To make sure your new adventure is super affordable and easy we offer all Triple Play graduates a spectacular deal to continue experiencing their new found passion through the whole season. The Pass includes:

Grad Pass Benefits

Season Pass

Rentals

Lessons

Retail

17-18 L-T-D Pass

17-18 Rental Season Pass

1hr Private Lesson
25% off Spring CWL programs

25% off in Retail Shops

TRIPLE PLAY GRAD PASS - JUST $249

Consecutive Week Lesson (CWL) discount applies to March West4 program and Central6 Spring program only.

 

Single Lesson Package Option

Includes one beginner or intermediate group lesson package for skiers and snowboarders that don't have the availability to take advantage of the three day Triple Play program at Summit Central.

  • One 1.75hr lesson experience with multiple lesson start options (same start times as Triple Play)
  • One lift ticket
  • One rental package (skis/boots or snowboard/boots)

Beginner package includes ticket for beginner lifts only, intermediate package includes all-mountain lift ticket.

Beginner Price: $109 | Intermediate Price: $129

Please register for the Triple Play Beginner Package in the Rental Shop at Summit Central.

 

Details:

  • Lift tickets are valid until close for each lesson visit.
  • Rental equipment must be returned by closing each visit.
  • The program must be purchased at Summit Central rental shop.
  • Summit Central beginner lessons are valid every day of the season during regular operations at Summit Central.
  • Not valid at Alpental.
  • Participants do not need to come two days in a row, and you cannot complete two days of lessons in one day.
  • Beginner lessons are non-transferable and are valid during the season of purchase only. Reservations are not necessary, nor accepted at Summit Central.
  • Minors need a parent or guardian signature for their liability/equipment release.
  • Prices subject to change without notice

Check in: Each visit, please plan on a arriving at least one hour prior to the start of your lesson time.  Check in early at the Summit Central Rental Shop.

The Summit SnowSports School Features Burton LTR Equipment and the HEAD boot, binding, and ski system.  Learning to ride or ski has never been easier with Burton LTR and Head LTS equipment. We help you get your equipment and get it on properly, making it easy to learn!

Please note: All rental equipment requires a valid credit card on file for pick-up.

Nikwax

Brown Bear Car Wash supports The Summit SnowSports School in creating a life-long love of skiing and snowboarding. For more about Brown Bear or to find a location visit brownbear.com.