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Learn a Snowsport at Beech Mountain Resort

Learn to Ski for Free

Free Beginner lessons offered Monday-Thursday (non-holiday) with purchase of rental equipment. Offer Valid for ages 8 and older.

The professional ski and snowboard instructors at Beech Mountain Resort have a wealth of experience combined with a sharp focus on customer service. Whether you want to master more advanced techniques, or try skiing or snowboarding for the first time, our team of experts can customize lessons to suit all ability levels.

Group and Private Lessons
Group Lessons:
(Ages 8 and older)
Private Lessons:
(Ages 4 and older)


begins at 8:30am and is located in the Ski & Ride School building. A slope pass and equipment are required to sign up for group and private lessons.

Lessons Times:
Every day: 9:30am / 10:30am / 11:30am / 1:30pm / 2:30pm / 3:30pm
Fri, Sat and Holidays: 9:30am / 10:30am / 11:30am / 1:30pm / 2:30pm / 3:30pm / 6:30pm

Youth Learning - Ski

Snow Kamp Ages 3-5

Cost $ 110 per child

Includes: Snacks, Equipment, Slope Pass, Lunch, Breaks, Supervision

Snow Kamp provides a positive and fun first-time experience for kids ages 3-5. The program provides all day childcare, combined with an introduction to a winter wonderland of activities. Your child can play and, when ready, receive quality coaching from our team of trained instructors. It’s a three-phase lesson plan all about safety, fun and instruction.

We offer a gentle learning curve designed to provide fun on and off the snow, and a NEW magic carpet right outside the door! This program is a great way to familiarize your child with the mountain, and it includes lunch and snacks.

First Traxx Ages 6-14

Cost $ 95 per child

Includes Instruction, Equipment, Slope Pass, Helmet, Snacks, Breaks, Lunch, Skills Evaluation

First Traxx is an all-day ski program for students. Whether it is their first time on skis, or they are already skiing the entire mountain, kids will benefit from this expert instruction. Students are grouped based on age and ability level with a focus, as always, on safety, fun and instruction.

Note: Students aged 6-14 who want to learn to snowboard should sign up with The Burton Snowboard ‘Learn to Ride’ School.

Pre-registration is recommended for Snow Camp and First Traxx. Registration is only possible in person from 3:30-4:30 on Friday and Saturday and everyday during the holiday period at the registration desk in the Ski & Ride School building.

Daily registration for all instruction programs begins at 8:30 and is located in the Ski & Ride School building

Youth Learning - Snowboard

Burton Learn to Ride Center

Whether you’re a beginner or progressive rider, you're never too old to learn new tricks. With hands-on lessons from the best-trained instructors, anyone can experience the fun and excitement of snowboarding. Burton’s ‘Learn to Ride’ program makes getting on a snowboard fun and easy. With high-quality gear made specifically for beginners, the best hands-on instruction and a low pressure learning environment, our goal is to get everyone up and running before they know it!

More info at The Burton Snowboard ‘Learn to Ride’ School.

1007 Beech Mountain Parkway
Beech Mountain, NC 28604
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