Vail has many excellent ski instructors, why take a private lesson with L.S. “Butch” Mazzuca?

There are dozens of reasons to take a private lesson with Butch, but let’s focus on just three of them.

  1. You’ll have fun!
  2. You’ll become a more proficient skier and use less energy.
  3. Butch keeps it simple—let’s face it, skiing is not rocket science—but you need to know the basics; you’ll soon understand why skis do what they do and how you can control them more effectively.

Here are two important questions you may want to ask yourself before heading to Vail for a ski vacation.

  1. What do I want from my skiing experience?
  2. How will I know when I’ve received it?

Butch will help you answer these questions.

Butch is a local’s local; if you need assistance with boot-fitting, choosing new skis, picking the perfect restaurant or shopping for a special gift, Butch is there to make you ski vacation an exceptional experience.

"I moved up two levels in one day - Butch was outstanding!"

Karen L., Stamford, CT

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
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Karen L., Stamford, CT

"I moved up two levels in one day - Butch was outstanding!"
"Butch was exceptional; his instructions were clear and easily implemented."

Melissa F., Atlanta, G

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Melissa F., Atlanta, G

"Butch was exceptional; his instructions were clear and easily implemented."
"Without Butch's help I would have skied green runs only and felt bad about it later."

Katy B., Los Angeles, CA

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
2019-08-05T19:16:15-06:00

Katy B., Los Angeles, CA

"Without Butch's help I would have skied green runs only and felt bad about it later."
"He made me feel secure."

Barbara W., San Antonio, TX

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
2019-08-05T19:14:00-06:00

Barbara W., San Antonio, TX

"He made me feel secure."
"I didn't realize how much I had learned until the next day."

Dr. John C., Chicago, IL

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
2019-08-05T19:15:00-06:00

Dr. John C., Chicago, IL

"I didn't realize how much I had learned until the next day."
"Butch gave me the confidence to ski all of  Vail Mountain."

April J., Chattanooga, TN

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
2019-08-05T19:12:44-06:00

April J., Chattanooga, TN

"Butch gave me the confidence to ski all of  Vail Mountain."
"I love my instructor, we had fun!"

Elizabeth M., St. Paul, MN

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
2019-08-05T19:14:25-06:00

Elizabeth M., St. Paul, MN

"I love my instructor, we had fun!"
"The best ski lesson that I've had in 20 years, I will request Butch again."

Bob C. Lake, Tahoe, CA

L.S. "Butch" Mazzuca
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Bob C. Lake, Tahoe, CA

"The best ski lesson that I've had in 20 years, I will request Butch again."
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A day on the mountain doesn’t stop there.

  1. Safety protocols are emphasized from the moment you start your day.
  2. Did you know that a few simple adjustments will make practically any boot more comfortable and effective to improve your skiing almost immediately?
  3. You’ll learn how to steer clear of situations that can put you “over your head” and then what to do about it when you end up there anyway.

Everyone receives a lesson plan at the beginning of the day, a summary review at the end of the day and an individualized ‘tips list’ for the next day.

Member of PSIA, Professional Ski Instructors of America