With 27-percent beginner terrain and several designated “slow skiing” zones, the Deer Valley beginner skiing is at the top of the list; much like every other experience to be had there. Beginner skiers have tons of options from “learn to ski” areas to easy, breezy groomed runs perfect for meandering down and taking in the magnificent Wasatch views.
Deer Valley beginner terrain comprises a significant chunk of the total skiable acres, at 27-percent. At many resorts “slow skiing” zones are designated to “learn to ski” areas, but all beginner or green circle runs are marked as “slow skiing,” perfect for novices looking to explore the mountain and feel comfortable doing so. Beginner skiers at Deer Valley don’t have to worry about advanced to expert skiers zooming by at high speeds, which can be common at other mountains where beginner trails are scattered throughout the mountain. For long, easy cruisers check out Bandana off of Ruby Express lift, Ontario off of Quincy Express lift and Success of Silver Lake Express. For a windier, playful trail,head to Homeward Bound from the top of Sterling Lift which snakes around looker’s right side of the resort and provides some incredible vistas.
Deer Valley is all about personalized attention, from their complimentary ski valet and parking shuttle to their plush amenities, so it’s safe to bet that learning to ski at Deer Valley will not only be enjoyable, but you’ll feel at ease. Deer Valley ski school instructors provide an incredible customized experience in both their acclaimed private lessons and “Max 4” lessons, which never exceed four people, so you can learn the basics at your own pace. And once you’ve learned to make wedge turns and stop, Deer Valley has impeccably groomed easy runs all over the resort so you can explore the whole mountain