The Powderhorn Ski and Ride School is excited to announce some great deals, special programs and fun events for this season! Look through the list below and find the program that is right for you. There is something for everyone, whether you telemark, ski or snowboard, ages 4 and up.Reservations are highly recomended for all Special Programs and all lessons in both the Children's Learning Center, and Ski & Ride School.
To make reservations, please call or email:
Daily Sentinel Learn to Ski or Ride Season Pass Series:Are you a first-time skier or rider? If so, there is no better deal on the mountain for you! Designed for first timers ages 8 and up, you must be new to either the sport of skiing or snowboarding and ready to commit to three lessons. At the end of these lessons, you'll have a great foundation and be able to take your new skills all over the mountain. Best of all, when you complete all three sessions, you will get a FREE season pass for the rest of the season!
Think about it: you get three lessons, you learn a new sport, and you can come back and practice, improve and have fun as many days as you want with your free season pass! Like we said, there's simply no better deal!
*This is a full day Group Lesson with an hour break for lunch.
Lessons run from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm.
December 20-22, 2013 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) OR
January 2-4, 2014 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Saturday Series:January 4, 11, 18, 2014
Sunday Series:January 5, 12, 19, 2014
|PRICING||Before December 10, 2013||After December 11, 2013|
|Adult Program (18 +): Includes lesson, lift and rental||$299||$320|
|College (12 credits undergrad & 9 credits grad)||$299||$299|
|Youth/Pre-Teen Program (8 - 17): Includes lesson, lift and rental||$249||$269|
Multi Week Youth Programs
For our Freeriders and Powdercats programs, we are happy to offer Free Transportation from Grand Junction along with our Season Long Rental Program! Please see below for details:
Transportation: Returning for the 2013-2014 Season - Rocky Mountain Orthopedic Association and St. Mary's Hospital are one again providing FREE bus service from Grand Junction to the resort every Saturday and Sunday during the 2013 - 2014 season. See below for information on pick-up times and locations.
|Gene Taylors, Fruita||7:15 am||5:45 pm|
|Doubletree Hotel, Grand Junction||7:45 am||5:15 pm|
|St. Kathryn’s Winery, Palisade||8:15 am||4:45 pm|
All times are apporximate, based on weather or road conditions
Rental Program: Rent Skis and Snowboards for the 2013-2014 Season from Powderhorn’s Rental Shop. Rates are $99 for well-maintained, used equipment and $139 for new Rossignal equipment. For more information, please click here.
Powdercats and Freeriders, share the same schedule:
February Series: 1, 8, 15, 22
March Series: 1, 8, 15, 22
February Series: 2, 9, 16, 23
March Series: 2, 9, 16 ,23
FreeridersFreeriders is a four-week program for kids ages 8-12 who are ready to learn to ski and ride the whole mountain. With an emphasis on fun and safety, parents will know their kids are in good hands, while the kids will be having the time of their lives learning with friends! Freeriders is designed for children who ski and ride green to black.
Freeriders begin on January 4th, 2014 and continues each Saturday and Sunday through March 23th, 2014 with 3 four week sessions. Kids can sign up for as many sessions as they would like. Discounts are available for multiple sessions. What could be more fun?
Freerider clinics begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and conclude at 3:00 p.m.
Freerider clinics do not include lift tickets or season passes.
|Before December 10, 2013||After December 11, 2013|
|4 Week Freeriders Program||$199||$210|
Buy additional series and receive a 10% discount
Powderhorn's marquee program for kids, Powdercats is a four-week skill advancement series for children ages 5-8. The clinics emphasize skill improvement, fun and safety while exploring the whole mountain. Powdercats is not appropriate for first-time skiers or riders and all Powdercats must exhibit the ability to stop before the first lesson. But be prepared! After graduating from Powdercats your little skier or rider is just going to want to go, go, go!
Powdercats begin on January 4th, 2014 and continues each Saturday and Sunday through March 23th, 2014 with 3 four week sessions. Kids can sign up for as many sessions as they would like. Discounts are available for multiple sessions. What could be more fun?
The Powdercats program runs from 1:00pm - 3:30pm each day.
Powdercats program does not include lift tickets or season passes.
|Befor December 10, 2013||After December 11, 2013|
|4 Week Powdercats Program||$199||$210|
Buy additional series and receive a 10% discount
Women's WednesdaysAttention women of winter! If you ski, ride or telemark, we want you to join us, the women of the Ski and Ride School for our annual Women's Wednesdays series. This clinic series is taught by women for women and is sure to take your skills to the next level in a no-pressure, fun-filled environment.
Clinics run from 9:30 - 12:00
Lunch is from 12:00 - 1:00
February Series: 5, 12, 19, 26
March Series: 5, 12, 19, 26
|Clinic (includes lunch)||$59.00|
|Lift Tickets/Rentals||Discount Lift Tickets and Rentals available|
Signed up for the Women's Wednesdays series and have a little one aged 3-7? Do they want to come ski, too? Now they can with our Mom & Me Group Lessons! To sign your little skier or snowboarder up for a half day or full day lesson, please call the Children's Learning Center at (970) 268-5700 ext. 2093 or email email@example.com to make a reservation.
MOM & ME
|Lesson||Rental||EZ Lift Ticket||Lesson Price|
|Full Day (10-12)-(1-3)||$10.00||$10.00||$40|
Telemark ClinicsTelemark skiing is very popular at Powderhorn! If you've been inspired to take up Nordic downhilling or you want to improve upon your existing skills, join the Ski and Ride School for one or more tele clinics! These one-day clinics are open to all levels of telemark skiers, beginning to advanced.
New this season! Play hookey and come on up to get your tele on every Tuesday this season.
January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 4, 11, 18, 25
Saturday SeriesOnce a month get together with your fellow freeheelers and take your skiing to the next level!
January 18 (Telefest, see details below)
|Clinic (includes lunch)||$59|
|Lift Tickets/Rentals||Discounted lift tickets and rentals available|
Young at HeartOne of the most popular programs at Powderhorn, Young at Heart is back again for 2012-2013! If you're a skier or rider, over age 50, come join us every Thursday to ski with friends and a guide from the Ski and Ride School. Groups are divided by ability, with an emphasis on fun, camaraderie and ski time! Stay after the lifts close for the weekly apres ski party in the Sunset Grille.
Young at Heart begins on December 20th and continues every Thursday until the mountain closes in spring.
Sign in by 8:40 a.m. Group go out promptly at 9:00 a.m.
|Time||Sign in at the Ski & Ride Center desk by 8:40am, groups go out promptly at 9:00am|
|Apres Ski Party||$8.00|
TelefestTelefest 2014 will be held on January 18th.
The Ski and Ride School is excited to be sponsoring the ever-popular Powderhorn Telefest! Join telemark skiers from across Colorado for our Teleclinics, Uphill/Downhill Polka run and don't forget your costume! We will have local vendors on-site to demo the latest equipment! Not to mention, all our sponsors will be donatng gear for our Telefest Raffle! Don't forget about our After-Tele-Party where we will have hors d'oeuvres, 2 drink tickets, Live Music, Costume Contest and Raffle!
What is an Uphill/Downhill Polka Run?
Bring your Skins or Snowshoes and be prepared to trek up, down, and around to find our Polka Boxes! Each box is filled with random articles of clothing. You must dress yourself with one of these items before you can trek onto the next box! Whoever is the BEST DRESSED (clothing items may be incorporated into your already present costume), will win a prize!
Registration for Uphill/Downhill Polka Run: 8:30-12:00
Uphill/Downhill Polka Run: 8:30-4:00
Lorin Walker Madsen & The Hustlers: 3:30-5:30
Costume Contest, Polka Run Awards, & Raffle: 4:30
|Clinic:||$75.00 (includes, Party, T-Shirt and Raffle Tickets)|
|Uphill/Downhill Polka Run||$5.00|
|Additional Raffle Tickets||$5.00|
More Information You Need (i.e.. The Fine Print)
You can reserve lessons by calling (970) 268-5700 ext. 2080. Reservations are essential for all Powderhorn Special Programs. Reservations are subject to product availability and products may sell out at any time. Day-of reservations will be accommodated as space and time allow. No other discounts apply to these programs and events and they cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.
Special programs must cancelled by 2 p.m. the day prior to the first day of the program, not during the program itself.
All activities begin promptly at their designated times. Please allow a minimum of 60 minutes to arrange for equipment rentals and arrival at your designated meeting place. As a courtesy to on-time skiers, we are not able to accommodate late arrivals. Refunds will not be issued.