challenge aspen instructors

Challenge Aspen, in partnership with the Aspen Skiing Company is able to provide those with disabilities private lessons at a discounted rate.  Our private full and half day lessons include a PSIA Adaptive Certified Instructor, all equipment and a lift ticket, and in some cases an adaptive assistant. We also have trained adaptive assistants that can accompany individuals that just need a little more support, by offering buddy-supported skiing for full or half days. The adaptive assistants are not certified to instruct, but are experienced skiers and snowboarders and possess the training needed to assist those with disabilities.

Reservations are required for both lessons and buddies. Though we do take walk-ins, there is no guarantee we will have instructors or buddies available on late notice.

PRIVATE LESSONS (one-on-one)

All private lesson rates include an Aspen Skiing Company adaptive-certified pro, equipment, and lift ticket.

Full-day $335 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Half-day $235 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Buddy support is only for participants that are experienced skiers and snowboarders. In order to qualify for buddy support or visually impaired guiding, the skier or snowboarder MUST be able to prove they are at least an intermediate skier or rider. A lift ticket and rentals are not included in the support or guide rates, but participants are eligible to purchase a discounted lift ticket and discounted rentals.

Full-day $95 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Half-day $80 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.