Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing Lessons

The Bolton Valley Nordic Center offers a wide variety of lessons and programs for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing.  Learn to ski or snowshoe, or tune your skills this winter with a Bolton Valley Nordic Instructor!

Take part in a private or group lesson for snowshoeing, traditional classic skiing, or skate skiing, or else join one of our FREE pop-up Sunday waxing clinics.

During Holiday and Vacation weeks we have special programs, lessons, and tours - check back for specific programming during holiday weeks.

2019 - 2020 Pricing:


2019-20 Lessons  
1 Hour Private (by appointment only - price does not include ticket)    $50
Each Extra Participant (by appointment only)  $25/per person 
1 Hour Beginner Group Lesson (price does not include ticket)  $25/per person 
Beginner Package (1 hour Group Lesson, rental and ticket) $50
$10 rental special available with lessons  

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Private Lessons

Book a 1-hour Private X-Country or Snowshoe Lesson Here

Group Lessons

Spend an hour with one of our professional ski instructors and learn the basics of Nordic Skiing. This lesson will get you on the right track to Nordic Skiing.

Beginner Package

Are you new to Nordic skiing? Then this package is the best place to start. Try our high quality, easy to use rental equipment and spend an hour with one of our professional ski instructors learning the basics of Nordic Skiing. Package includes a ticket, lesson, and rental (a $62 value for only $50!).

Group & Beginner Package Lessons are offered every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm.

SIGN UP HERE for Group and Beginner Lessons.

Free Nordic Technical Clinic Series*

For the 2018-19 Season, we'll be hosting free Sunday morning clinics from 9-10am every weekend.  This is a new pop-up series led by Nordic enthusiasts at Bolton Valley. We will focus on all things Nordic, from Waxing to advanced Classic and Skate techniques to get you enjoying the amazing terrain available to all Bolton Valley pass and ticket holders. The series may take place indoors, outdoors, or both depending on the weather and subject matter so please dress appropriately.

Just show up!  Every Sunday from December 16 through mid-March 2019 - it'll be a little something different each week.  Clinics will be held downstairs in the equipment rental area at the Backcountry and Nordic Center.

If you have any questions or need more information, email us at or call (802)-434-6876. For all lessons and programs please arrive 15-30 minutes early.