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Ski & Snowboard School at Beaver Creek

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Address: Beaver Creek Resort, Vail, CO
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+1 970-476-9090
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Center for cross-country ski rentals, trails and for snowshoeing equipment....

Center for cross-country ski rentals, trails and for snowshoeing equipment.

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Vail Ski School is the Best!

We enrolled our son in ski school for two days. He loved the small group, ski lessons, and how much he advanced; he asked to stay for a 3rd day. His instructor knew how to make... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
LoveVailSkiing
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enrolled our son in ski school for two days. He loved the small group, ski lessons, and how much he advanced; he asked to stay for a 3rd day. His instructor knew how to make it fun for the young group, keep it safe, advance their skills, and have them begging for more! I would definitely recommend ski school,... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My 7 year old daughter was in a group lesson Dec 2016 practicing skidding and stopping up on the mountain. She got trampled by another instructor leading a long line of "singing teenagers". His ski got under her jacket, scraped her back, and caused a big abrasion. He did not stop to help her, and in addition, the ski school... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We probably just had a sub par instructor, but even though this was a first time adult snowboarder class, I was clubbed with more experienced snowboarders, which was not fair for anyone, plus we had to go down a steeper hill than is reasonable for a first timer, so it was just really scary and overwhelming. There was zero time... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Impressive group of instructors who do care for your kids and got my little guy riding blacks and trees. They are patient and knowledgeable. My lil guy always was happy to leave us and run off with his teachers.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Michael Callejo did such a wonderful job. Highly recommend requesting him to teach your children ages 7 to 14. He is know as the gentle giant and works well with kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have never skied in my life and was extremely nervous. My instructor Randy was excellent, he gave each of us in the class individual attention and made sure we were all comfortable before moving us to the next level. Also the ladies working in the Ski School office (Cindy & Michelle) are wonderful they helped me get into the... More 

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Houston, Texas, USA
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have put many children and now adults into this ski school. Sure they complain .... my legs hurt. My feet are sore. Well that's skiing. But they never ever complain about the Instructors or their treatment. If you are thinking about ski school, come here. We did, over and over again.

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South Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Our family of 4 Floridians (ranging from 14 to 40) took the full day beginner adult group ski lessons and the half-day first-timer snowboard lessons during the Winter Storm Selene. It was a bit challenging with so much snow (although it made for softer falls), but it was beautiful and enjoyable. Our ski instructor, Jim, was so helpful and patient.... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

After just three days of snowboard school, my son was tackling the blue slopes with no problems at all. Howie is a wonderful instructor!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Private lessons have gone sky-high but the max 3 is a good deal - 3 people total and if only you show up, you will have your own instructor. If you can pay for a private, ask for Barb Krichbaum - she has been around 30 plus years and she can get beginners and experts onto skis for a very... More 

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