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Please read the following programming descriptions carefully.

Due to low demand, group lessons are discontinued for the remainder of the season. Private lessons, First Timer Packages, and Night School are available February 22 - April 4, 2021.

All participants and instructors will be required to wear masks when closer than 6 feet. Guests will be able to ride the lifts with their travel group only. When in a lesson if no one from their travel group is present they will ride the chairlift by themselves. Adults can ride the lift with their children while their child is in a lesson, if needed. All participants in Snow Sport University programs will be required to adhere to the
Vermont State Travel Guidelines. Participants are also required to fill out a release form online at smuggs.com/ssuattestation

To book online go to www.smuggs.com/bookfun or call 1-800-523-2754.

First Timers

First Timer Ski or Snowboard Program

The First Timer program at Smuggs is for every first-time skier or snowboarder (age 5 through adult). To purchase your First Timer Program, you must preregister by calling 1-800-523-2754. Space is limited, call soon.

Each day of the First Timer experience includes:

   • Full day Morse Mountain lift ticket
   • 2 hour beginner (levels 1 & 2) group lesson, 10:00 am or 1:00 pm daily
   • Ski or snowboard rental equipment with helmet

Available daily: Not available during Holiday Periods (Dec. 26, 2020 - Jan. 1, 2021; Jan 16-18, 2021; Feb. 13 - 21, 2021). December 11, 2020 - April 4, 2021

Rate: Only $109 per day. For best results we recommend three consecutive days but this is not required.

Special First Timer Vermont Resident Pricing!
Lift, Lesson, and Rental Equipment - only $69 per day.
To book an SSU Lesson or Program call 800-523-2754.

Where should I go when I arrive at the resort?

Upon arriving at the Resort, bear right at the main entrance and follow signs to park at 3 Mountain Equipment (3ME). Please arrive early enough to allow us to outfit you with your rental equipment prior to the start of your lesson. Make sure you have preregistered by calling 1-800-523-2754.

When and where are my lessons?

2 hour beginner (levels 1 & 2) group lessons meet at 9:45 am and start 10:00 am or 12:45 pm and start at 1:00 pm daily. They meet at the Snow Sport University greeting area at the base of the Village Lift at Morse Mountain.

Once you have been fitted for your equipment the 3ME staff can assist you with finding the pathway to the Greeting Area at the base of the Village Lift at Morse Mountain.
Smugglers' uses hands-free RFID technology at all of our mountain lifts. A personalized Notch Card is required and available to purchase for $5 plus tax. Once purchased this reusable all-season card will have the option to reload online for various products and at our point of sale locations. For more information, visit smuggs.com/notchcard
Snow Sport University is proud to be a member school of the Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors.
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