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Adaptive Private Lessons

Adaptive Private Lessons

Adaptive lessons are taught daily at 12 PM and 2 PM (two hours) by reservation only. During peak season, a 10 AM session is also available. Our mission is to help skiers with disabilities develop new skills and build self-confidence. We strive to create an atmosphere which produces positive physical, psychological, and therapeutic results.

All our adaptive instructors are PSIA members and trained in adaptive ski techniques.

Lessons Include:

  • Private instruction
  • A lift ticket
  • Adaptive equipment and standard ski equipment rental. Stand Up Lesson lessons use standard equipment, the guest will need to book a 1 day rental when booking the Adaptive Lesson.

We serve students with a variety of disabilities including:

  • Visual Impairment
  • Auditory Impairment
  • Amputees
  • Post-polio
  • Spina bifida
  • Birth defects
  • Paralysis/Paresis
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cognitive disability


  • Students must be over the age of 5.
  • Students must be able to “hold head upright” through jerking motions.
  • Students must maintain breathing on their own.
  • Maximum weight restrictions:
    185 lbs. to participate in a “sit down” program.
    195 lbs. If totally independent when self loading device as a “sit down” participant.
    200 lbs. to participate as a “stand up” skier.

Types of Lessons

We offer various adaptive options to meet our students’ needs here at Angel Fire Resort. Please take a moment to look over the following options and indicate your first preference on the application. Please note, we reserve the right to modify the lesson at the instructor’s discretion.

What to expect during your private lessons

2020-2021 Pricing | Reservation Required – No Walk Ups Sold

Pricing does not include tax. Reservation requires 72-hour notice.
To reserve a lesson, call (800) 633-7463

Lesson Duration1 Person2 People3 - 4 People
1 Hour
(3 Year Olds)
1 Hour
(On the hour)
Level 3+
2 Hours
(10 AM, 12 PM, or 2 PM)
3 Hour Morning
(9 AM)
3 Hour Afternoon
(1 PM)
3 Hour Combo Saver
(1 Hour at 9 AM
2 Hours at 12 PM with same instructor)
1 Hour
Early Bird
(9 AM)
1 Hour
Sunset Special
(4 PM)
2 Hour
Sunset Special
(4 PM)
Stand-Up Adaptive
(Includes lift ticket,
does not include equipment)
Sit-Ski Adaptive
(Includes lift ticket and equipment)

Reservation requests are accepted on a first-come, first–serve basis. Only complete applications are accepted. Applications are approved after eligibility, payment and instructor availability have been confirmed.



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