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Adult/Junior Start Me Up Package

Ages 6 Years & Up - Beginners Only

If you are just learning how to ski or snowboard, then our Start Me Up Package is perfect and affordable. Our professional instructors, dedicated learning area, and beginner specific equipment will grow your confidence and skills.

    Product LESSON TIMEs Price HOW TO BOOK

    Junior Full Day

    AGES 6 - 12 YEARS

    9:30AM – 3:30PM

    LUNCH INCLUDED

    $229

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    Junior AFTERNOON HALF DAY

    AGES 6 - 12 YEARS

    1:00PM – 3:30PM  $169 Book Now

    Adult MORNING HALF DAY

    AGES 13 YEARS & UP

    10:00AM – 12:30PM  $189 Book Now

    Adult AFTERNOON HALF DAY

    AGES 13 YEARS & UP

    1:00PM – 3:30PM 

    $189

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    Quick Notes

    • Prices do not include tax
    • Package includes: Lesson, full day rental equipment and full day beginner terrain access.
    • Targhee Card is not included and must be purchased separately at the time of booking.
    • Standalone and Start Me Up group lessons are offered for ages 6 and up only.
    • Visit our Child Private Lessons and Child Care pages for lessons for children ages 3 to 5 years.
    • Available disciplines: Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding.
    • Visit our Adult/Junior Private Lessons page for Nordic and Telemark Skiing.

    How to Book

    We are very excited that you will be joining us for Ski & Snowboard Lessons. Before you start the booking process online or through our reservations team at 307-353-2300 ext1, please gather the following information for each skier/snowboarder:

    • First & Last Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Discipline
    • Ability level
    • Height, Weight & Shoe Size
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Sign our Winter Activities Liability Waiver

    Please email this information ahead of time to reservations@grandtarghee.com to expedite your booking process through the call center.

    Check-In

    Please check-in 30 minutes in advance at the Rental Shop with a photo ID and credit card to collect your equipment and beginner terrain access. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult, parent, or guardian to sign the rental agreement. The Rental Shop is located on the lower level of the Rendezvous lodge.

    Once you are all geared up, meet your instructor at the Group Lessons Meeting Area next to the Climbing Wall to complete the check-in process and lesson meet and greet. Please sign our Winter Liability Waiver in advance. Skiers and snowboarders must be dressed, geared up and ready to start the lesson. All students must have lift ticket or season pass ready.

    Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to sign a release form if it has not already been completed online.

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellations made at least 72 hours in advance will be charged a $25 processing fee per lesson. Cancellations made within 72 hours of service date, or no shows will forfeit the total cost of the lesson. Every effort will be made to reschedule individual lessons with 72-hour advance notice, change is subject to availability. An additional fee may apply for lesson changes.

    AGE POLICY

    Please understand and respect our Lesson Age requirements as they are in place for the health and safety of our staff and our guests. Please note: if you misrepresent your child’s age purposefully or by mistake, the lesson you booked will be treated as a ‘day of cancellation’ which means the entire lesson fee is forfeited, unless we are able to rebook the lesson as an age-appropriate option.

    ABILITY LEVEL

    LEVEL 1: FIRST-TIME BEGINNER

    Beginner Bears
    First-time skier or snowboarder. Never been on skis or a snowboard.

    LEVEL 2: BEGINNER CARPET AREA

    Carpet Bears
    Students have skied or snowboarded once or twice but have not mastered stopping, turning, or the chairlift. Likely riding the Papoose Conveyor, but not riding the chairlift yet.

    LEVEL 3: NOVICE

    Cruzin' Coyotes
    Students are skiing or snowboarding on green slopes and riding the Shoshone chair lift. Students are able to stop independently. Snowboarders are exploring linking turns, and skiers are linking basic turns.

    LEVEL 4: INTERMEDIATE

    High Flying Eagles
    Students are mostly parallel skiing or linking turns snowboards on blue slopes. Building skills on tougher blue slopes.

    LEVEL 5: ADVANCED

    Fred's Shredders
    Students ski and ride confidently on blue and black slopes, on and off-trail. Skiers are making strong parallel turns. Snowboarders are linking turns confidently. Can vary turn sizes and are competent in various snow conditions.

    Our shuttle schedule has changed. You can find the latest schedule here