Sharpen your skills or gain new ones at local ski resort camps, clinics and classes. Only a few clinics are highlighted here, but for full listings (including children’s classes) visit the resorts’ websites.
Teen Freeride Camp (Dec 26–30, Feb 18–24) For expert teen skiers ages 13–17. Get coaching on expert terrain and daily video assessment. No commitment to a specific number of days required. $120 per day and includes lunch. alta.com
Alta Lodge Powder Tracks (Jan 7–12) Spend a weekend learning how to make skiing powder easier, faster and more fun. This four-day, all-inclusive clinic includes five nights lodging at Alta Lodge, breakfasts, dinners, four days of instruction with lift tickets and high-end demo rentals. altalodge.com
Wild Women Ladies’ Specialty Clinics Skiing and snowboarding lessons offered. Each clinic is just $45 and includes a light breakfast, group lesson and lunch. Lift tickets not included. skithebeav.com
Get Better Ski/Snowboard For teenagers and adults ages 13 and older that have skied or snowboarded at least once. The half-day package includes a full-day lift ticket, full-day equipment rental and a 1.5-hour lesson. brianhead.com
Women’s Day Camp (Fridays; Dec 9, Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9 or Mondays: Dec 12, Jan 9, Feb 13, Mar 12) Improve your skills while enjoying girl time at this half-day lesson and lunch for just $55. Add a full-day pass for just $20.
Senior Workshop (Fridays; Jan 6–20) For people 50 years and older taught by senior instructors. $155 and includes a full-day lift pass, a light brunch on the first morning and a social following the last class. brightonresort.com
Steep Skiing Camp (Feb 3–5, Mar 2–4) This 3-day clinic, led by World Extreme Skiing Champion Brant Moles, focuses on getting you to ski steeper, more technical terrain safely and confidently. $529. Lift tickets not included.
Pure Powder Workshop Develop skills to enjoy powder skiing. This 2.5-hour workshop is for intermediate and advanced riders ages 15 and up. Lift ticket not included. thecanyons.com
Mahre Training Center Ski Camps (Dec 9–11, Dec 12–16, Jan 6–8, Feb 5–9, Feb 10–12) These sessions, conducted in part by Olympic medal winners Phil and Steve Mahre, provide skiing fundamentals to all ability levels. Includes daily instruction by Deer Valley’s top ski instructors, indoor sessions and video. deervalley.com
Learn to Ski /Snowboard For first-time skiers and riders! Program is five hours of on-snow learning and includes lesson, lift ticket and rental. $75 per skier or boarder. skieaglepoint.com
Park City Mountain Resort
Ski College (Dec 5–9 or Dec 12–16) Spend five days learning with a resort pro. During this time, you’ll make permanent changes to your technique. Participants grouped according to ability.
Women’s Snowboard Camp (Jan 27–29) Ride with female coaches in a group of women only. For beginners and experienced riders. Participants are grouped according to ability. parkcitymountain.com
SheSkis Women’s Clinic (Tuesdays; Jan 10–31, Feb 7–Mar 6) Taught by and for women. Women instructors match similar abilities together and work on technique. Each half-day lesson concludes at the Yurt for après ski fun. $275 and includes lift tickets. powdermountain.com
Snow Divas Workshops Three- and five-session workshops help women build confidence and skills to tackle the slopes. Instruction is by women, for women. Available for all ability levels in January and February.
High Flyers Program (Sundays in Jan 8-29, Feb 5-26 and Mar 4–25) Instruction by men for men. Experienced instructors challenge participants with three-hour ski clinics. Five clinics for $270. Lift tickets not included. www.snowbasin.com
SheRide (Feb 3–5) Snowboarding women’s weekend, coached by women. Learn to tackle steeps, negotiate trees, whisk through chutes and bury your body in powder. For all skill levels. $850.
Sidecountry Camp (Jan 20–22, Feb 10–12) Explore untracked sidecountry trails while following procedures for leaving the ski resort with a pack, avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel. Camp fees include guiding and coaching, early mountain access, video and apres-ski activities. $425. snowbird.com
Back Tracks Guided Backcountry Tours Guides accompany groups of 2–10 skiers or boarders into areas just outside of the ski area boundaries for an all-day excursion. Tours include lift ticket, lunch and backcountry equipment. $199 per person. skisolitude.com
Ladies Day Specialty Clinics (Tuesdays or Thursdays; Jan and Feb) Ladies learn to ski or snowboard, or just improve their skills. $180 and includes a lift ticket. Kids can be enrolled in a program that takes place at the same time. sundanceresort.com
Wolf Creek Utah
Get on Board Learn to ski or snowboard with this beginner’s lesson package, which includes three group lessons, rentals, lift tickets and an unlimited season pass upon completion of the lessons. $200. wolfcreekutah.com