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Max 4 Instruction

Improve your skiing in the comfort of a small-group setting with a maximum of four students per group. Our popular Max 4 ski lessons emphasize constructive techniques to help new and experienced skiers achieve better skills. Skiers are grouped by ability, comfort level and lesson goals.

Advance reservations are recommended for Max 4 lessons, especially during busy periods and holidays (December holidays, Martin Luther King weekend, Presidents' Day week and the month of March). Please note: Lift tickets are not included in the lesson price.

Receive personalized attention and individual feedback in a small-group setting. This is our unique alternative to a large-group lesson. Ski Instructors focus on technique and skiing goals to assist skiers in achieving better skills. Participants are grouped by skiing ability, comfort level and lesson goals. Max 4 lessons can be booked in advance and are sold daily on a space-available basis. Maximum of four students per group. Must be 18 years and older to participate.

2015-2016 season rates

Max 4 Morning - $175 (First-timer through Advanced Beginner ability zones only)

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Max 4 Afternoon - $175 (All Ability Zones)

1 to 4 p.m.

Please note: Max 4 lessons will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes to organize. We are unable to accommodate or refund late arrivals. During non-holiday, non-peak periods, 16 to 17 year-olds may participate in this program.
(See Teen Escape section)

Ski Ability Zones: Please refer to this ski ability chart when selecting a lesson
First-timer (FT) Never skied before or unable to stop in a wedge on easiest of green trails
Beginner (BG) Wedge skiers able to stop and starting to match turns on green runs
Advanced Beginner (AB) Can link turns with mostly parallel skis to control speed; can stop when desired on all green and easy blue trails
Intermediate (IN) Open parallel turns showing a variety of turn shapes on blue terrain; beginning to carve
Advanced (AD) Can carve more than skid; parallel turns on all blue and double blue terrain and starting to explore groomed black terrain
Expert (EX) Can vary turn size and shape as desired to control speed; can perform dynamic skiing in almost all conditions/terrain with confidence

Guest Service

For more information and reservations, please call or email
Skiers Services Reservations at:

888-754-8477 | 435-645-6648


Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Make the most out of your day by taking your skiing to the next level with Deer Valley’s Gold Standard of Instruction. Professionally-trained instructors provide personalized attention, engaging and educating students of all ages and abilities while creating meaningful experiences and long-term relationships.