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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

Raising Rippers: Tips For Teaching Snowsports To Kids


Keeping it fun at Shawnee Peak. (Shawnee Peak/Facebook)

As a skier who taught two sons to ski and then had the youngest son and a grandson take their first lessons in children’s programs, I know there is no one best way or age for all children to learn a snowsport.

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Get It On In Rockies: January Is Learn to Ski and Ride Month


All New Mexico resorts have discounted lessons. (Ski New Mexico/Facebook)

Ski and snowboard resorts all want more people on the slopes, and one way is to introduce newcomers to the sport.

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No Hibernating During Learn To Ski And Snowboard Month


Happy faces during Learn To Ski and Snowboard Month. (Mt Brighton/Facebook)

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and resorts in twenty-six states already are offering more than 100 special offers for beginners who want to learn the sports.

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January: The Month To Give Skiing, Snowboarding A Try

January: The Month To Give Skiing, Snowboarding A Try

Group lessons at discounted rates call newbies to the slopes (PSIA/Facebook)

Organizers of the Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month like to say that “Humans weren’t meant to hibernate.” Instead, they should be out hittin’ the slopes with a professional ski or snowboard instructor.

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Ski, Snowboard Ambassadors Of The Year Named

Ski Ambassador of YearAri Gutman, a physician from Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, has been named the Ski Ambassador of the Year for the Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month)/Bring a Friend initiative. Dr. Gutman took his two sons, Jonathan (14) and Matthew (13) to Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania for lessons and entered the Bring a Friend Challenge.

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Join Attempt To Break Guinness Record For Largest Ski/Snowboard Lesson Friday

Ski Liberty FamilySki and snowboard resorts nationwide are ready to attempt setting The Guinness Book of World Records for the largest ski and snowboard lesson Friday, Jan. 8 at 160-plus locations. It’s also the kick off for Learn To Ski and Snowboard Month.

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Pennsylvania Teacher Wins 'Being-A-Friend' Photo Contest

First Day Photos winnerJackie Engvaldsen, a Head Start pre-school teacher from Beach Lake, Pa., has won the First Day Faces photo contest organized through the Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month)/Bring a Friend initiative. Jackie submitted her photo “Never Too Young” of her daughter Ashlyn who is 16 months old in the winning photo.

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Idaho Science Teacher Named Snow Sports Ambassador Of Year

Cindy Rust Snow Sports AmbassadorCindy Rust, a science teacher at Post Falls High School in Post Falls, ID (and a snowboarder), has been named the 2015 Snow Sports Ambassador of the Year by the organizers of the Learn to Ski and Snowboard (Month)/Bring a Friend initiative. Rust was the first runner up to last year’s winner Scott Kolts of Dahlgren, IL.

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Sugarbush Offers Programs For First-Timers Through Life-Timers

Sugarbush instructionThe First-Timer-to-Life-Timer program at Sugarbush, Vt. is part of the resort’s continuum of programs that allows them to custom tailor each guest’s learning experiences to meet their needs and goals.

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Governor's Council Sponsors $10 Beginner Ski/Snowboard Packages For Vermont Kids

Learn To Ski VermontWhat can $10 get you these days? How about a beginner ski or snowboard lesson for a Vermont child, including rentals and a lift ticket?

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