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New Skiers and Boarders

 

Your snow adventure begins HERE!

 

 

Our Learn to Ski and Board programs get you moving on the easy slopes, familiar with the equipment and building a passion for Snowsports under the guidance of Hotham’s best instructors.  Hotham has three designated areas for beginners; Hotham Central, with easy walk-on slopes for adults at the Summit. Big D Kids Snowzone and our newest edition Dinner Plain for adults and children aged 6+.


  

Brand New Day

10 September 2016

Brand new to skiing and snowboarding?

Learn to ski or snowboard at Mt Hotham on Saturday 10 September with a fully-hosted mountain experience for people brand new to snowsports. 

For just $59, you’ll get everything you need to start you skiing and snowboarding; a full day beginner lift pass, full day lesson, hire of skis, boots, poles or snowboard and boots, plus ski pants and jacket, helmet and wrist guards. All you need to bring is goggles, gloves and warm, comfortable base layers for under your ski pants and jacket. Morning coffee, lunch and an après drink is also included.

A beginner package usually costs $99 at Hotham, and similar packages at other mountains would typically cost more, plus additional rates for equipment hire. 

Brand New Day is open to anyone aged 15 or over who has never skied or snowboarded before. Places are limited to 100 guests, so book online now to secure your spot. 

Please note: your Brand New Day lift pass is only valid for use on chairlifts when accompanied by your instructor.

Brand New Day starts at 8am with a welcome coffee at Chill Bar in Hotham Central. 

Brand New Day passes are only available through Hotham's estore online.

For more information please contact our Ski & Ride School on 03 5759 4450 or snowsports@hotham.com.au

 

Tips

After you book your Brand New Day place, we will send you information about getting to Hotham, what to bring and where to meet.  In the meantime, check out our tips here to get you started:


 

 

First Time Advantage Learn to Ski/Board Package

This is our premium product! Available to anyone 15 years and above who have never ever skiied or snowboarded before. With the advantage of a smaller class size and a maximum of five students,  gives you more individual attention when learning to ski or snowboard. This package is ideal for a family wanting to learn together.

  • Package includes:¬†Beginner Lift Pass and 2-hour beginner lesson
    Beginner Lifts include: Summit Quad & Trainer | Big D | Road Runner | Playground
  • Lesson times:¬†10am daily | 11 June - 25 September¬†
  • Bookings:¬†not required, please arrive at the Ski & Ride School Hotham Central 10 minutes prior to lesson start time.¬†
    *This program is available for a one off purchase only.
  • Purchase:¬†Ski & Ride School Hotham Central |¬†Not Availiable Online

Price:

  1 day
Per person $155

Please add $5 to prices if you do not have your own Snowpass card


 

Learn to Ski and Snowboard Program

Hotham Central & Big D

The Learn to Ski and Snowboard package is available all season.  It has been designed specifially for beginners who have never skiied or snowboarded before.  Its a great way to learn the basics and builds skills and confidence out on the snow!

Hotham has easy, designated areas for beginners with easy walk-on slopes for adults at the Summit and a whole area for Kids at the Big D Kids Ski & Ride School.

Adult and teen Learn to Ski and Snowboard lessons

  • Package Includes: 2 hour Group Lesson and 1 day beginner lift pass
    Beginner Lifts include: Summit Quad & Trainer | Big D | Road Runner | Playground
  • Lesson times:¬†25 June to 4 September: 10am and 1.30pm lessons¬†
    11 June to 24 June: 10am lessons only and 5 September to 25 September: 10am lessons only 
  • Lift Access:¬†Multi day products must be used consecutively. From day 3 lift access is no longer restricted.
  • Bookings: not required, please arrive at the Ski & Ride School Hotham Central 10 minutes prior to lesson start time.
    *This program is available for a one off purchase only.
  • Purchase: Ski & Ride School Hotham Central, Big D and all Hotham Tickets and Hotham Sports Rental outlets¬†| or save time and¬†purchase online
  • Save $$$:¬†Full time tertiary students get 50% off our learn to ski/board package (offer only avaliable for purcahse at the resort with presentation of full time student card). ¬†See more

 2016 Prices

  1 day 2 day 3 day* 4 day* 5 day*
  LL   LLH LL LLH  LL  LLH  LL  LLH LL  LLH
Adult  $99 $172 $196 $321 $375 $549 $516 $700  $635 $829
Teen (15-17) $69 $125  $136 $232   $265 $399 $363 $507 $448 $602

*You graduate to a full mountain lift pass on day 3.
LL - Lift pass & Lesson | LLH - Lift, Lesson & Rental
All lift and lessons are loaded onto a RFID Snowpass card.  Please add $5 to prices if you do not have your own Snowpass card.

 

 

 

Kids Learn to Ski and Snowboard lessons

  • Package Includes:¬†Half Day - 3 hour Group Lesson and 1 day beginner lift pass | Full Day - 5 hour Group Lesson and 1 day beginner lift Pass
    Beginner Lifts include: Summit Quad & Trainer | Big D | Road Runner | Playground
  • Lesson times:¬†Half Day - 11 June to 25 September 9.30am - 12.30pm | Full Day 25 June - 11 Septeber
  • Bookings: not required, please arrive at the Ski & Ride School Big D no later than 9.15am on the day of the lesson.
    *This program is available for a one off purchase only.
  • Purchase: Ski & Ride School Hotham Central, Big D and all Hotham Ticket and Hotham Sports Rental outlets| or save time and purchase online

2016 Prices

  Half Day  Full Day
Child (6-14) $69  $99

All lift and lessons are loaded onto a RFID Snowpass card.  Please add $5 to prices if you do not have your own Snowpass card. 

 

 

Staying at Dinner Plain?  We offer Learn to Ski lesson in Dinner Plain too, Click HERE to find out more. 
 


Helpful information

  • If you need to rent equipment allow 1 hour to do so¬†
  • Gloves and goggles are not able to be rented, we highly recommend you supply your own.
  • Please arrive at Hotham Ski & Ride School 10 minutes prior to the start time of your lesson¬†
  • Get you off to the right start with these simple yet effective skiing and snowboarding tips.¬†

 


For all lesson enquiries please contact Hotham Ski & Ride School:

Visit Hotham Central, Great Alpine Road, Mt Hotham
Phone 03 5759 4450
Email snowsports@hotham.com.au