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Ski & Ride School

From total first-timers to seasoned vets, Jay Peak’s Ski & Ride School will help you have the best days on snow. Jay is known for its phenomenal terrain; beautiful open glades, world-class tight trees and chutes all blanketed in more snow than anywhere else on the East Coast. But it doesn’t stop there. Our specialized beginner areas, freestyle terrain parks, cruising blue runs, steep trails and glade system with beginner tree runs are sure to keep you busy.

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WHAT LEVEL AM I AT JAY PEAK?

Skiing and riding is about having fun – and being safe while doing it. This guide will help you understand your skiing/snowboarding ability and what level to sign up for. Keep in mind that these are general guidelines to help us plan for what’s coming to the program. There is also an evaluation period on snow to help tighten up the group divisions.

First timer lesson

First Timer

Skiers
I've never skied before

Riders
I've never snowboarded before

Beginner ski lesson

Beginner

Skiers
I can turn left and right in a wedge on green trails and/or in the moving carpet area.

Riders
I'm familiar with my equipment, I work on both heel-side and toe-side edges in the moving carpet area, and/or green trails.

This is our most popular group and features several different sub-levels once grouped out on snow.

Intermediate lesson

Intermediate 

Skiers
I make parallel turns on blue terrain and ski upper mountain trails.

Riders
I make heel-side and toe-side turns down blue and easier black terrain. I’m confident riding some upper-mountain trails.

Advanced Lesson

Advanced 

Skiers
I have skied at Jay Peak and can make parallel turns on all black terrain/glades.

Riders
I have ridden at Jay Peak exploring black terrain, glades and park.

For the safety of you or your child, please do not rank as an Advanced skier/rider if you have never been on Jay Peak terrain. Keep in mind that 1% of our travelling guests ski and ride at this level.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

LIFT PASS

A lift ticket is required to access any Jay Peak terrain, including our 300ft moving carpet, even in a lesson. Don't have a Ski & Stay lodging package? You can purchase at check-in. 

EQUIPMENT

We have Burton, Elan and Rossignol equipment specifically designed to make the experience easy and fun for beginners and beyond. Children (ages 4-12) enrolled in our kids program can be outfitted with gear when dropped off for their lesson at a discounted price of just $30/day. Beginners ages 13+ may be interested in our Beginner Packages and anyone else can grab gear from the main Rental Shop on Stateside base.

CLOTHING

Dress in layers so you will be prepared for changing weather conditions. Jay Peak is known for it’s snow, cold temps and wind, so bring a backpack or bag if you’re bringing extra clothes for your child. Labeling everything with the child’s name is always a great idea as well.

Base Layers

  • Long underwear, preferably polypropylene, polyester or wool/polyester blend
  • Ski/snowboard socks that are made of wool or polyester

MID LAYERS

  • A turtleneck or long sleeve shirt
  • A sweater or fleece vest/jacket
  • Thin puff vest/jacket (down)

OUTER LAYERS

  • Ski or snowboard jacket and pants that are waterproof, warm and comfortable
  • Gloves or mittens
  • A hat that covers your ears
  • Goggles and helmet are a must
Lessons
(802) 988-2737

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