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Adult Lessons

Mens group lessons learns how to ski moguls

Lesson Info

Availability is limited. Advanced reservations and payment are required. Reservations can be made up until 2pm the day prior to your desired lesson time.

CostHalf-day am – $129
Half-day pm – $99
Skill LevelLevels 1-6 Beginner & Intermediate
You’ll be matched with other skiers or riders of a similar ability level. We strive to keep class sizes to a maximum of 5. For advanced lessons (levels 7-9), those looking to focus on specific skills or looking for a private experience for their friends and family, please refer to our Private Lesson options and pricing. Click here to find out your level!

What to Bring

Skis or Snowboard
Fully Functional & properly fitting gear is necessary. Find rentals here.
(required for ages 12 & under, and highly recommended for all)
Appropriate Clothing/Gear
Neck gaiter, goggles, socks, snow pants, non-fleece mittens/gloves, hand warmers.
Sunblock & Lip Balm
It helps to apply these on kids prior to drop-off.
Water and snacks

  • Adult group lessons meet at the beach area of Purgatory Resort
  • Adult group lesson meets at the top of the Purgatory Express lift
  • Adult group lesson stops mid mountain to gather the entire group
  • Ski instructor lead her group down fresh corduroy

The fine print

On snowy days, please allow adequate time to get to the resort ahead of your scheduled lesson. We recommend leaving Durango 1-1.5 hours ahead of lesson on days where road conditions are not clear. Check the Snow Report for updated road conditions before heading to the resort.


If you are unable to make your morning lesson and would like to move to the afternoon, please swing by the Ski & Snowboard School desk (located in the Village Center building) or forward email confirmation to [email protected] with a brief explanation of the reason for rescheduling.


Within 48 hours of the lesson purchase, you are eligible for a 100% refund paid to the payment device used to purchase your lesson. Lessons are not refundable or transferable on the date valid. Cancellations and refunds must be made by emailing [email protected].

Gratuities for instructors are not required, but are an appropriate and appreciated gesture.