Open Trails Information
Introduction of the Commercial Pass Pass Partnership Agreement

Improve your snowboard skills, build confidence and explore the mountain.

Our friendly and experienced international instructors will ensure you enjoy a fantastic lesson experience here at Rusutsu Resort. Whether you are a first-time snowboarder or a seasoned enthusiast, the Rusutsu Resort instructors will help ensure you have fun, stay safe, and achieve your goals. Select from a range of lessons options and times to suit your needs.

Private Snowboard Lesson (1-4 People)Advance Reservations

Private Snowboard Lesson (1-4 People)
Session Lesson times Price (tax included)
6hours 9:00 - 16:00 87,000 JPY
5hours 10:00 - 16:00 79,000 JPY
4hours 9:00 - 13:00 67,000 JPY
3hours 9:30 - 12:30
13:30 - 16:30
55,000 JPY
2hours 14:00 - 16:00 47,000 JPY
2hours 16:30 - 18:30 47,000 JPY
Suitable Age
Ages 4 and over
1 to 4 people
・01/03/2024(Fri.) - 31/03/2024(Sun.), Prices will be discounted to the cheaper 2023-24 Spring Rate.
・This is the fee for one instructor.
・An unsupervised 1-hour lunch break is included in the 5- and 6-hour lessons.
・Priority lift lines! Enjoy more time skiing and less time waiting with priority access to the lifts!

How to book online
  • Skill Level
    • Level 1
      First time
      Never snowboard before.
    • Level 2
      Can slide and stop on heel side.
    • Level 3
      Can turn heelside to toeside and toeside to heelside on easy terrain.
    • Level 4
      Can link turns on intermediate terrain.
    • Level 5
      Can link turns on advanced terrain.
    • Level 6
      Comfortable on all terrain riding a range of snowconditions e.g. powder chopped snow.
  • FAQ
    • Do you accept same-day bookings?
      Yes. It's possible as long as there is a vacancy. Bookings are accepted until 30 minutes before the lesson, as long as the participants are fully prepared to start (clothing, rental, lift pass etc.).
    • Where do the lessons take place?
      Rusutsu instructors conduct lessons on all three Rusutsu mountains. Your Instructor will guide you to the most appropriate terrain, for your skill level.
    • Can I choose an instructor?
      You can select your instructor. Please note that we may not always be able to meet your request.
  • Precautions

    Please note the following cancellation policy will apply to all bookings:
    ・Up to 30 days before your lesson (prior to payment): 0%
    ・Up to 7 days before your lesson: 10%
    ・Up to 72 hours before your lesson: 30%
    ・Within 72 hours before your lesson: 100%
    *Cancellation policies will be enacted when there is a booking adjustment that results in an overall package price reduction.

    ・For guests new to Rusutsu and first time (level 1) customers. Please sign-in at the international school reception desk at least 30 minutes before the lesson starts. In peak season, we encourage guests to sign-in the day before their first lesson.
    ・Costs of equipment rental and lift tickets are not included in the lesson fee. Please complete rental procedure and purchase the appropriate lift ticket before your lesson starts. (Lift tickets are not required for guests taking level-1 classes for the first two hours.)
    ・Please note, the school reception desk, rental stores and lift ticket offices are all located in different locations. Please allow for sufficient time. ln peak season rental stores will be crowded, we recommend allowing plenty of time to rent equipment.
    ・If you are running late for compelling reasons, please be sure to let the international school reception team know. Guests taking the monorail from The Westin are advised to allow for additional time.
    ・If the lift services are suspended due to inclement weather, the lessons may be modified or cancelled. Even in poor weather conditions, the lessons take place as long as there are two or more lifts in service.
    ・Any cancellation based on customers' discretion may be subject to a cancellation charge.
    ・Please note that the reception phone tends to be busy right before the lessons begin.
    ・Students are expected to be proficient in English as the lessons are provided in English. The lessons are not available in other languages.

Contact us

Rusutsu Resort
International Snowboard School

Operating Period 25/11/2023 - 31/03/2024

Reservation Desk Hours 8:00 - 17:00

Phone. +81-136-46-3526


Ext. 7042 (From Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention)

Ext. 4-7042 (From The Westin Rusutsu Resort)