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Group Lessons

Children's Lessons
Age 5 to 8
Children's Lessons
Age 9 to 12
Group Lessons
Age 13+

Group Lessons - Options for Ages 5 to 8:

Wolf Creek Ski Area has group lesson options available for children ages five and older for both skiers and snowboarders. Little shredders can be any ability level! Classes and terrain management are based on skill set. Lessons include a full-day, all-mountain lift ticket. Have a child under 5 years old? Don’t worry; Private Lessons are available to all ages!

Ski & Snowboard School Director: Mike Crandall

Full Day: 10am–3pm

*includes lunch & snacks

Morning Half Day: 10am–12pm

Afternoon Half Day: 1pm–3pm

WOLF PUPS For SKIERS (ages 5 to 8)
Full Day:
$134
Half Day:
$104
Ski Rental:
$19
*Located in Wolf Pup Building
WOLF RIDERS For SNOWBOARDERS (ages 5 to 8)
Full Day:
$171
Half Day:
$141
Ski Rental:
$29
*Located in Boarder Dome
WOLF PUP HOLLOW LOCATED UPHILL FROM WOLF CREEK LODGE, NEXT TO THE NOVA LIFT

CHILDREN’S LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE TICKET OFFICE

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*Reservation restrictions apply during peak periods

Group Lessons - Options for Ages 9 to 12:

Wolf Creek Ski Area has group lesson options available for children ages nine to twelve for both skiers and snowboarders. Class options for this age group are dependent on ability level. Looking for one-on-one instruction? Don’t worry; Private Lessons are available to all ages!

Ski & Snowboard School Director: Mike Crandall

1st Time - Beginner Lesson Options

Morning Half Day: 10am–12pm

Afternoon Half Day: 1pm–3pm

1st Day Beginner Lynx Package For SKIERS - $94
  • Two hour lesson – choice of a.m. or p.m.
    • Afternoon upgrade available
  • Courtesy Coaching when not in lessons
  • All-day access to Lynx Lift 
  • Skiers will learn:
    • How to glide in a wedge
    • Come to controlled strops
  • Check out Wolf Creek's Ski School video
Lynx learning center
LOCATED BEHIND SKI RENTAL SHOP
1st Day Beginner Nova Package For SNOWBOARDERS - $104
  • Two hour lesson – choice of a.m. or p.m.
    • Afternoon upgrade available
  • Courtesy Coaching when not in lessons
  • All-day access to Nova Lift 
  • Snowboarders will learn:
    • How to heel-slip
    • Come to controlled strops
  • Check out Wolf Creek's Ski School video
SKI SCHOOL MEETING AREA
LOCATED UPHILL FROM PROSPECTOR GRILL

CHILDREN’S BEGINNER LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE TICKET OFFICE

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*Reservation restrictions apply during peak periods

More than Beginner Lesson Options

- HOT SHOTS -
SKIERS & SNOWBOARDERS

Full Day: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

-  $129

*does not include lunch

Morning Half Day: 10am - 12pm

-  $99

Afternoon Half Day: 1pm - 3pm

-  $99

Beginner Group Lessons Options for Ages 13+

Wolf Creek Ski Area has excellent beginner group lesson options available for skiers and snowboarders ages thirteen and older. Class options are broken out between never-ever, first time on the snow lessons and a refresher, follow-up to first day beginner lessons. Need more than a refresher? Don’t worry; Private Lessons are available to intermediate and advanced skiers and boarders!

Ski & Snowboard School Director: Mike Crandall

1st Time - Beginner Lesson Options

Morning Half Day: 10am–12pm

Afternoon Half Day: 1pm–3pm

1st Day Beginner Lynx Package For SKIERS - $94
  • Two hour lesson – choice of a.m. or p.m.
    • Afternoon upgrade available
  • Courtesy Coaching when not in lessons
  • All-day access to Lynx Lift 
  • Skiers will learn:
    • How to glide in a wedge
    • Come to controlled strops
  • Check out Wolf Creek's Ski School video
Lynx learning center
LOCATED BEHIND SKI RENTAL SHOP
1st Day Beginner Nova Package For SNOWBOARDERS - $104
  • Two hour lesson – choice of a.m. or p.m.
    • Afternoon upgrade available
  • Courtesy Coaching when not in lessons
  • All-day access to Nova Lift 
  • Snowboarders will learn:
    • How to heel-slip
    • Come to controlled strops
  • Check out Wolf Creek's Ski School video
SKI SCHOOL MEETING AREA
LOCATED UPHILL FROM PROSPECTOR GRILL

CHILDREN’S BEGINNER LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE TICKET OFFICE

BUY NOW
*Reservation restrictions apply during peak periods

Learn to Turn - Follow-up Beginner Lesson Options

Morning Half Day: 10am–12pm

Afternoon Half Day: 1pm–3pm

Learn to Turn Package For SKIERS - $124
  • Two hour lesson – choice of a.m. or p.m.
    • Afternoon upgrade available
  • All-day access to Lynx, Nova, Raven, Elma & Charity Jane Lifts 
  • Skiers will learn:
    • To make turns on green terrain
    • Control speed
SKI SCHOOL MEETING AREA
LOCATED UPHILL FROM PROSPECTOR GRILL
Learn to Turn Package For SNOWBOARDERS - $134
  • Two hour lesson – choice of a.m. or p.m.
    • Afternoon upgrade available
  • All-day access to Nova, Lynx, Raven, Elma & Charity Jane Lifts 
  • Snowboarders will learn:
    • How to link turns on green terrain
    • Control speed
SKI SCHOOL MEETING AREA
LOCATED UPHILL FROM PROSPECTOR GRILL

Private Lessons

One-on-One Personalized Lessons:

Wolf Creek Ski Area offers a great alternative from group lessons that is more personalized and in-depth. Private Lessons are available to all ages and ability levels, for both skiers and snowboarders, however skiers and snowboarders cannot be mixed into one lesson. At time of reservation, requests can be made in regard to the focus of the lesson. Reservation and pre-payment is required. Private Lessons are non-refundable.
INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE LESSONS
A.M. 1-hour:
$125
P.M. 1-hour:
$115
Additional Person
$65 per hour
*Lift ticket & rental NOT included
GROUP PRIVATE LESSONS (2 to 5 People)
A.M. 3-hour:
$555
P.M. 3-hour:
$515
Full Day 5-hour:
$780
*Lift ticket & rental NOT included

Private Lessons are Available by Calling:

970-264-5835
*Reservation restrictions apply during peak periods

Specialized Clinics & Programs

Upcoming Special Clinics at Wolf Creek Ski Area

ms. mondays

January 9, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
January 30, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
February 27, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
April 3, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Ms. Mondays are for the ladies interested in a packaged lesson and lift ticket deal.
$107 for adults & $88 for seniors (65+)

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TUESDAY TURNS & TECHNIQUE SERIES

January 24, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
February 7, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
March 8, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
April 4, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday Turns is a lesson/lift ticket combo open to skiers and snowboarders looking to get into the sport up to refining existing technique.
$107 for adults & $88 for seniors (65+)

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FOREVER YOUNG CLINICS

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
Boomer Skiers & Boarders who interested in a packaged lesson and lift ticket deal.
$107 for Boomers (50-64) & $88 for Boomers (65+)

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CAMP ROBBERS – CHILDREN’S SKIING SERIES

Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
Children 5 to 8 years old, four-week skiing series to introduce children to the sport or build on existing skill set.
$402 for Non-Season Pass Holders
$288 for Season Pass Holders

Poster Coming Soon!

School Program for Local School Districts

Call 970-264-5835 to Inquire

Contact & Hours

General Contact Info

Address
WOLF CREEK SKI AREA
P.O. BOX 2800
PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO 81147
Email
WolfCreekSki@WolfCreekSki.com
Phone
(970) 264-5639
Snow Report
1-800-SKI-WOLF
Ski Patrol Dispatch - FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY
(970) 264-4325
Social Media

HOURS OF OPERATION

Normally lifts are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; however there are periods of time when this schedule does not apply. The public may see lifts opening at 9:00 a.m. early season or during a big storm cycle.
Please check the conditions page to confirm lift hours
RAVEN LIFT
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
ALL OTHER LIFTS
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
TICKET OFFICE
8:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
HALF-DAY TICKETS
12:30 P.M.
RENTAL SHOPS
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
TREASURE SPORTS
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
NOEL SPORTS
9:00 A.M - 4:00 P.M.
BASE AREA EATERIES
8:30 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
CONTINENTAL ESPRESSO BAR
8:30 A.M - 3:15 P.M.
ON-MOUNTAIN EATERIES
11:00 A.M - 3:15 P.M.
PATHFINDER BAR
11:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.

Employment

Wolf Creek Ski Area is hiring full-time, part-time and peak period employees for the 2022-2023 ski season!
View current job openings and complete an application.
Open Positions