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Popular Ski Schools for Sölden

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"Very nice instructors, my son loved going for the lesson every dsy"

Marta - January 1, 2019

Snowboarding Lessons for Kids "All-Inclusive" (9-15 years)

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"My private snowboard instructor was very patient with me and helped me overcome my fears on the slope. He constantly reminded me to be relaxed and have fun whilst teaching me to improve my technique. I would definitely recommend this!"

Mariska - April 4, 2019

Private Snowboarding Lessons for Adults

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Kids Ski Lessons "All-in-One" (4-10 years) - All Levels

Ski Schools in Sölden

Learn to ski in Sölden

Located only an hour away from Innsbruck, Sölden is one of Europe’s most famous winter & glacier ski resorts and is renowned for its après ski parties. Thanks to the Tiefenbach and Rettenbach glacier, the 145km of local slopes are snow sure from September to May.

Sölden is surrounded by 3 mountains that range above 3000m - the Gaislachkogel, the Tiefenbachkogel and the Schwarze Schneide - which offer endless pistes of all standards. The three peaks are accessed with modern cable car lifts, the panorama bridge and viewing platform at the top additionally offering an incredible and wide-ranging view over the ski resort.

Due to the resort’s ideal location, Sölden traditionally hosts the start of the Alpine World Cup, which takes place at the end of October. The Öztal Super Skipass covers the slopes and lifts within Sölden, plus all other slopes & lifts within the the Ötztal valley; Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Hochoetz-Kühtai, Niederthai, Gries and Vent: These six areas are interconnected, thanks to a free bus, and offer a total of 356km of pistes.

Ski lessons for beginners in Sölden

Ski schools in Sölden offer lessons for skiers aged 3yrs and above. Lessons last between 2,5-4hrs, depending on the ski school, and groups are arranged according to age & ability.

The very first lessons take place on the beginner slopes situated around the top of the Giggijoch lift. Here, the ski schools in Sölden teach their ski novices the first moves of the snowplough and glide, whilst the students familiarise themselves with their equipment.

The next step for beginners is to progress to slopes with a slight incline. If the snowplough and glide moves are steady, the snowplough turn is then introduced. Lessons firstly advance to blue slopes when the basic techniques are well established and the learners feel secure.

Ski schools in Sölden take their beginners with some previous experience directly to blue slopes, where the learners refresh their basic skills before beginning to work on parallel skiing.

Kids’ ski lessons in Sölden

Children from age 3yrs can begin to have ski lessons in Sölden. The youngest skiers learn their first moves on the kindergarten slopes, which are secure and colourful, with fun obstacles. These areas also have child-friendly lifts, so that little learners have a stress-free introduction to travelling with ski lifts.

Lessons for learners aged 3-4yrs last for 2hrs per day. The ski schools in Sölden offer lessons of different lengths for slightly older children; generally the lessons are either 2,5hrs or 4hrs per day.

First-time skiers start with learning the basic techniques of the snowplough and glide. Once the little ski novices have gained some confidence, lessons progress to slopes with a gentle incline. Here, the snowplough turn is introduced.

Ski schools in Sölden take young skiers who have skied before directly to slopes that suit their ability, whether blue, red or even black slopes. The lessons focus on improving posture and introducing other skiing techniques, such as parallel skiing or carving.

The ski schools in Sölden recommend the many red slopes around the Giggijoch and Rotkogljoch is ideal for practice and for working on technique after lessons. Both areas have various red pistes that end directly in Sölden village.

Ski hire in Sölden

Some ski schools in Sölden offer both ski and snowboard lessons that include equipment hire. The lesson prices are only slightly higher than for lessons without included equipment, the equipment is modern and well-serviced, and visitors can travel to the resort with less baggage. Additionally, there are 17 ski hire outlets within Sölden for others who prefer to rent their gear.

Sölden ski pass

Sölden offers various ski passes: There are three tickets for beginners; the Beginners Ticket Innerwald, the Beginners Ticket Giggijoch and the Minilift Tiefenbach Glacier. Each of these tickets can be bought for single days.

The ski pass for Sölden can be bought in various forms, from hourly day passes to multi-day ski tickets, flexible passes or season tickets. The Sölden ski pass valid for 1-2 days only cover the slopes directly in Sölden. Passes valid for 3 days or longer cover all of the slopes and lifts within the Ötztal ski areas.

The ski schools in Sölden will be happy to give more advice regarding which pass to buy for the relevant skiing level.

Ski lesson prices in Sölden

Ski schools in Sölden offer group and private ski and snowboard lessons. Many lesson packages have included equipment hire and the price is only slightly higher than for lessons without equipment. Some ski schools in Sölden also offer lessons with a lunch option. The prices quoted are the lowest price per season & lesson:

Kids ski lessons Adults ski lessons Snowboard lessons
Group incl. equipment from 50€//4hrs from 64€/4hrs from 65€/4hrs
Private from 60€/hr from 60€/hr from 60€/hr

The best ski schools in Sölden

Ski- und Snowboardschule Vacancia

Founded in 1990, the multilingual Skischule Vacancia team offers group and private ski and snowboard lessons, plus ski touring, ice climbing and telemark skiing adventures.

Meeting point: The Giggijochbahn top station.

CheckYeti customers reviews: beginner friendly, experienced, reliable

Ski- und Bikeschule Ötztal Sölden

The local Ski and Bike School team offers group and private ski lessons, plus private ski racing lessons in English and German.

Meeting point: The ski school meeting point at the Giggijoch lift top station.

CheckYeti customers reviews: beginner friendly, patient, kids friendly

Ski- und Snowboardschule SNOWLINES Sölden

SNOWLINES specialises in private ski and snowboard lessons. Instruction is offered in many languages.

Meeting point: Arranged individually.

CheckYeti customers reviews: experienced, patient, relaxed

Alpinschule Sölden

Alpine Ski School Sölden offers private ski touring and ice climbing lessons in English, German, Dutch & Russian.

Meeting point: Arranged individually.


The Alpinist team offers private ski touring and heliski adventures in English and German.

Meeting point: Arranged individually.

What makes ski lessons in Sölden special

Skiers looking for a challenge can set off on the Big 3 Rally, a 50km tour that covers the whole skiing area within a day. The Big 3 is signposted from the Giggijoch gondola and passes the Gaislachkogl top station, plus the two glacier gondolas. The tour is a strenuous 4hrs but offers exceptional views from various high points along the way.

For freestyling fun after lessons, the Area 47 snowpark provides a great mix of obstacles for all abilities, with rails, boxes, wallride and kickers and numerous other features. There’s also a funslope, a speed run and a giant slalom run nearby.

Electric music fans should head over to Sölden at the beginning of April for the parties and numerous music acts that fill the 2-day Electric Mountain Festival.


How do we find a suitable activity?

In every ski resort you will find an overview of all available offers. On the left side you have filters to quickly find the right offer. For example, you can search specifically for beginner ski courses for children in groups.

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Under the menu item "Select course date" in the upper left corner of the page you can select a desired start date. At the top of the search results you will find the offers for the desired start date. Below follow offers in a similar period.

How do we find group lessons or private instructors?

Group courses are marked with "Group". You can search specifically for group courses by selecting the "Group" filter under the "Category" menu item. Private teachers are marked with the inscription "Private". You can search for private teachers by selecting the "Private" filter under the "Category" menu item.

How do we find offers in our language?

Under the menu item "Language" you can select a desired language. Afterwards only offers will be shown where this language is available.

When should we book?

During the holiday weeks, ski and snowboard courses are usually fully booked. In order to make sure that there is still a place available in the desired ski or snowboard course, the motto is: the sooner the better.

How do we find our appropriate experience level?

Next to the menu item "Experience level" you will find a description of the individual experience levels. If you're still not sure, you don't need to worry. Simply choose the experience level that best suits your abilities. Before the first lesson of a group course, ski schools will assess your abilities so that you can be placed in the right group. In any case, private instructors will take your abilities into account on an individual basis.

How do we find offers including equipment?

All offers including equipment are marked with the inscription "Ski rental included". If you find the inscription "Ski rental optional" you can book the equipment for this offer. You will find offers including equipment faster if you select the filter "Ski rental including" under the menu item "Popular options". Depending on the provider, an offer including equipment contains: skis, ski poles, ski boots and helmet. You will find a detailed list of the included rental items in the respective offer description.

There is no offer including equipment, where can we alternatively rent equipment?

In a ski resort there is almost without exception the possibility to rent winter sports equipment. If you book via CheckYeti, you will receive discounts from our partner Skiset, where you can conveniently reserve your equipment online.

How many participants are usually in a group?

This depends on the ski school. Some ski schools have a maximum number of participants per group. You can find this information in the descriptions of the offers.

At what age can children ski or snowboard?

There is no fixed age limit here. Supported by specially trained children's ski instructors, children can already learn to ski playfully at kindergarten age. Depending on the children's level of motoric and social development, the ideal starting age is between 4 and 5 years. Occasionally there are children who can already learn to ski at the age of 3 1/2 years.

How many days should the lessons last for our children?

During the holiday weeks, children's ski courses for beginners usually start on Sunday or Monday. The program is designed in such a way that the best learning results are achieved when your children take part in the ski course throughout the week. So they don't miss the final event (race, etc.) and experience a great week with their group. For advanced children the learning success usually kicks in on the third day.

Is it better to put our child in a group lesson or a private tuition?

The group lessons are generally recommended for beginners. Learning together with peers is more fun. The children are not constantly in the focus and have the possibility to catch their breath between the individual exercises, while the other children are on it. In order not to underchallenge highly talented children, a private ski instructor is recommended.

Can we join our child with a private instructor?

Yes, that's possible. Some providers even offer special family offers. Otherwise, you can simply book a private instructor for children or adults and inform the ski school after booking that you would like to go together.