January Specials

 

Ski and snowboard areas throughout the U.S. offer special learning programs for beginners during January - Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. Of course, lessons are available from professional instructors all winter long. 

This page features samples of these programs. Scroll down! For more information, use our Find Resorts and Find Gear menu tabs. We also post updates on our Facebook Page and our Twitter feed @learn2skiboard. 

Check out our First Day Faces program if you are a first time skier or snowboarder. 

Midwest

Michigan   MSIA

Discover the wonderful world of Michigan Snowsports...at equally wonderful prices!  Ski facilities across the state have joined together to offer exciting and affordable beginner downhill, cross-country and snowboard packages.  You’ll receive a beginner lesson, equipment rental, a beginner area lift ticket or trail pass, plus next fall, you’ll receive a packet with a ski shop bonus coupon valid for $20 off a purchase of $100 or more.  The cost is $20 to Discover Michigan Cross-Country Skiing, and $35 to Discover Michigan Downhill Skiing or Snowboarding.
 
“Discover Michigan Skiing” is offered January 2 - 31, 2015. Twenty-four ski areas across the state honor this program.  For more information or to sign up, visit goskimichigan.com. 

Ski Brule - Learn To Ski or Snowboard … FREE!

FREE?  Yes, absolutely FREE to first timers ages 10 & up.  Learn To FREE includes lift, lesson and rental.  Programs begin January 9 and advanced (minimum 24 hours) reservations are required as space is limited.  To make reservations, call 800-362-7853.

  • Learn To Ski FREE Friday
  • Learn To Snowboard FREE Friday & Wednesday

Learn To programs are taught through station teaching which means you start at Station 1, and as you successfully complete the station, you move onto the next station until you’ve successfully completed all stations.  Upon successful completion of the stations, your instructor will sign your progress card which you’ll then exchange for a daily lift ticket to enjoy the rest of your day on the mountain.

The day of your reservation, go to the Rental Center with your Learn To Confirmation (mailed to you) and confirmation number to check in at the Rental Center registers. You will receive your progress card and rental form, then pick up your equipment, and Station 1 begins outside the Rental Center slope side exit door.  The Rental Center opens at 8:00 A.M., the lesson beings at 9:00 A.M. and instructors will remain on the slopes until noon.  Participants must check in at the Rental Center no later than 9:45 A.M. as the last group of participants will begin the lesson at 10:00.

Ski Brule | 397 Brule Mountain Road, Iron River, MI  49935 | 1-800-362-7853 |  www.skibrule.com

Boyne Mountain - 1/4/15 to 1/31/15

 

Let’s start with a disclaimer: we’re biased. We happen to think skiing and snowboarding are ridiculously fun.  So much fun, in fact, that it seems almost criminal not to share our passion. And that’s why, each and every January, we host Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month – a time when novice skiers and riders can give our favorite sports a whirl without breaking the bank.  Learn to cross country ski for just $20, and learn to ski or snowboard for $35.  All-day rental equipment and beginner area lift ticket included.  Advanced reservations are required and be sure to mention LSSM at the time of your reservation.

 

To learn, call the snow pros at the Boyne Mountain SnowSports Academy at 231.549.6056.

For complete event details, visit boynemountain.com.

 

Boyne Highlands - 1/4/15 to 1/31/15

 

Tradition. It’s what sets Boyne Highlands apart. But tradition only thrives when it’s shared – and that’s why we’re proud to celebrate Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month each and every January. We welcome guests of all ages to experience the fun of snowboarding and skiing firsthand with the skilled staff at the Boyne Highlands SnowSports Academy. With specially-priced ski and snowboard lessons, you’ll learn the right habits from the start – and get a jump on what may just turn out to be a lifelong passion. This program is open to everyone ages seven and up – but space is limited, reservations are required, and you must mention LSSM when you make your reservation. 

Pricing is just $20 for learn to cross country ski, and $35 for downhill and snowboarding lessons.

Once you get started, you’ll never see winter the same way again.

For complete event details, visit boynehighlands.com or call 800.462.6963.

 

Treetops Resort

 

  • School Card – A ten punch card valid for any midweek day after January 1st.  In addition to getting a lift ticket with this card, students can also receive a $5 rental and $5 lesson each time they come out. Visit www.treetops.com or call (888) TREETOPS.    

Snow Snake 

Snow Snake is committed to providing new skiers and snowboarders a great learning experience.  Dedicated to this commitment, Snow Snake is increasing the beginner hill terrain and installing a Magic Carpet® this year. 

Snow Snake is offering a free group beginner ski and snowboard lesson every Sunday in January.  Also, Snow Snake will offer an affordable 5 week ski or snowboard After School Program for students in grades 3-8 beginning in January.  After completion of the program, all students have the opportunity to Bring A Friend for a discounted rate on Super Bowl Sunday. For details go to snowsnake.net.  

"When it comes to learning to ski and snowboard in Central Michigan, Snow Snake is the place to be!"  

Marquette Mountain Adventure Center

Discover the adventure of skiing and snowboarding! Whether it's your first day on the snow or you're looking to take your skiing or riding to the next level, let one of our professional instructors help you achieve your goals in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. Our coaching will help you experience the rewards that attract so many to the lifelong sports of skiing and snowboarding. Marquette Mountain's PSIA member Ski & Snowboard AdventureCenter offers the latest in ski and ride technique, and advanced instruction is available for those looking to master difficult terrain and snow conditions. Looking to find the best snow and the hidden lines on the mountain? Let one of our knowledgeable instructors be your guide. Don't risk having a bad experience letting your buddy teach you to ski or ride. Go to a Marquette Mountain pro!

Rockies 

  UTAH  - Learn to Ski or Ride in Utah during the month of January for $45    ski utah

Alta Ski Area

The First-Time Skiers Learn to Ski Program is a great way for children and adults who are first-time skiers to get started. Choose up to 4 days of discounted lessons and rental packages. Enrollment is limited and reservations are required. Call now to reserve your space. Details :$45 per day; (up to 4 days); 2-Hour Lesson; All Day Rentals (skis, boots & poles); Discounted All Day; Beginner Lift Tickets

Complete all 4 sessions and earn discounted skiing for the rest of the season!; $15 One-Time Registration Fee at the Alf Engen Ski School; 801-799-2271

Canyons Resort

First Time Skiers and Snowboarders ONLY

$45 for full day lesson, beginner area lift ticket and rental equipment

  • Ages 4-6: Cats Program
  • Ages 7-12: Carvers Program
  • Ages 13+: Learn to Ski/Learn to Ride

Available January 5-31st, not available Martin Luther King Weekend 1/17-1/18

Spots are limited and reservations are required.  435-615-3449

Must bring proof of Utah residency.

Deer Valley Resort

Ski Utah “Learn to Ski” Program Date: Saturday, January 31, 2015

Program: Ski Utah Learn to Ski Program – First-time local skiers only. A local is defined as anyone with a current Utah driver's license. Without a Utah driver's license, a photo ID accompanied by a current Utah property tax form, Utah utility bill or Utah business paycheck stub will be accepted

Venue Location: Deer Valley Resort
Clinic Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Maximum: Limited to the first 55 registrants Participants: First-time skiers (never, ever skied before)

Age: Participants must be 13 years or older. Anyone under 18 years, a parent or guardian must sign a ski Rental Agreement and Acknowledgement of Risks Agreement the day of the program, prior to the start of clinic.

Cost: $45 for the package, per participant ($15 for a lift ticket, $15 for ski rental equipment and $15 for the clinic)

What is included in your package: Ski lesson (clinic), lift ticket, ski rentals and locker/basket check storage. Helmets are optional and available at no additional charge.

What to Bring/Wear: Appropriate ski attire (pants and a jacket), gloves, goggles/sunglasses and sunscreen.

Reservations: Must be made prior to January 29, 2015, by calling Deer Valley Resort at 888-754-8477 or 435-645-6648, referring to “Ski Utah Learn to Ski Program.” One lesson (clinic) per participant. A valid credit card is required for all reservations.

Check-in Time: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Anyone checking in after 8:30 a.m. is not guaranteed a lesson and will not be able to receive the discounted lift ticket or ski rentals.

Check-in Location: Snow Park Lodge, lower level Basket Check area. There will be Deer Valley Skier Services and Marketing representatives meeting the group and making sure participants know where to go for lesson and lift ticket.

No-show and Cancellation Policy: Must cancel before 5 p.m. (MST) two days prior to start of the program; otherwise, a No-show/Cancellation fee of $45 per reservation will be charged to the credit card provided.

Snowbasin Ski Resort

Learn to ski or snowboard for $45 this January. The beginner package (LittleCat Package) includes LittleCat Ticket, 2-hour Group Lesson, and Basic Rental Package.   Standard Little Cat Package rate is $89, so this is a 49% savings.

Learn and Earn Package for first time skiers – $299 for 5 lessons, 5 rentals, 3 beginner lift tickets, 2 all mountain lift tickets and a season pass for the remainder of the season once all 5 lessons are completed. This package is blacked out during the holiday periods.  http://www.snowbasin.com/instructions-rentals/group/#/earn/ 

 

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort 

Adults: Ages 13 and up - for first time skiers and riders only; Jan. 4-31; afternoons only - 1:30-4:00
Price: $45 (regular price $110)
Meeting Location: Chickadee Bowl
Includes 2.5 hr afternoon lesson (2.5 hrs), Chickadee lift ticket and rentals.
Must pre-register a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Subject to availability.
Must request this program when registering.
Learner will receive a “Learner’s Permit Pass” with a photo.
Entitles the learner to five additional discounted adult group lessons ($65 instead of $110) subject to availability.
AND five additional days of skiing for half price!
The Learner Permit is good for the rest of the current season only and is not transferrable. One per guest.
Children & Youth Afternoon Adventure: Ages 7-12 - for first time skiers and riders only.
Jan. 4-31; afternoons only - 1:30-4:00
Price: $45 (regular price $110)
Includes 2.5 hr afternoon lesson (2.5 hrs), Chickadee lift ticket and rentals.
Must pre-register a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Subject to availability.
Must request this program when registering.
For First Time Skill Level 1 Red; Reservations recommended: (801) 947-8222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
Learn to Ski or Snowboard for $45! Offer is valid for Utah residents. Beginners only, one time use. 
January 5-31, 2015 excluding 1/9, 1/16-19, 1/23 and 1/30
Afternoon group sessions only, 1:00pm-3:15pm.  Rentals are available after 12:15pm.
Reservations can be made by calling 801-536-5730 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Reservations must be made at least one week in advance.  
 
Brighton
 
Brighton Resort is offering ski and snowboard intro packages for $45!
Packages include a 2-hour morning or afternoon lesson, an all-day ski or snowboard rental and a full-day learner lift ticket. Promotion starts January 5 and ends January 31. (Excluding MLK Weekend Jan 17th-19th)
To take advantage of this offer go to brightonresort.com and print out the " LEARN TO SKI/SNOWBOARD MONTH" voucher and redeem it at any ticket window on the dates listed. Voucher will be posted at the beginning of January. 
 
Lesson times are at 10:15 AM and 1:15 PM Plan for up to 30 Min to get fitted for rental equipment if needed.

COLORADO

vailVail 
  

Vail Mountain is offering a 3-day beginner series including lesson and lift ticket (for ski or snowboard) at $340. Vail's regular 1-day beginner lesson is offered at $205, so guests taking this 3-day experience are getting a significant discount. Basically, buy the 3 day package for the price of less than 2 days. This offer is good during the month of January and also other winter months. 

 

For details, go to Vail.com

 

Arapahoe Basin Free one run lessons on select Sundays in December, January and February.

First time lesson Super Sundays will also be available in January and February for special prices.

For more information go to arapahoebasin.com

 

Powderhorn

 

powderhornmrlogoOur package is for any skier from ages five years old and up. Newcomers can take three full-day lessons - including a lift ticket and equipment rental, during any three days throughout the season. The cost is $149. After completion of the program, the graduate of the program will be awarded a Graduate Card that allows 50% off any future lessons, lift tickets and equipment rental for the remainder of the season. Snowboard lessons will be offered starting for ages seven years old and up and includes the same graduate incentives.

 

Granby Ranch

 

Get on the Snow - $199
Complete two ski or snowboarding lesson days and graduate with a “GOTS” season pass to Ski Granby Ranch, as well as a 20% discount coupon valid for a retail merchandise purchase. Get on the Snow is for level one, never-ever beginners ages 10 and up.
Granby Ranch’s January offer is: Complete two days of lessons and ski and ride FREE for the rest of the season with a complimentary season pass;Lessons do not have to be on consecutive days; the Program only available to never-ever skiers and snowboarders; Each guest may enroll only once; the program is not valid with any other offers or promotions; No discounts are offered for having equipment or passes; Black out dates apply; Reservations are required. Web info posted soon at  www.granbyranch.com

 

 

NEW MEXICO   Ski New Mexico

 

KOAT 7 in cooperation with Ski New Mexico and nine (9) of its resorts are pleased to again join the nationwide efforts of “Learn a Winter Sports Month” this January.

More than 5,000 children have benefited from the KOAT Kids Learn to Ski & Snowboard program-- now entering its fifth year. For $40.00 per day, participating children age 6 to 12 receive a lesson, ski lift ticket, and all equipment rentals. It’s an affordable way for children to learn a winter sport. The program starts on Jan. 1, 2015 and runs through Jan. 31, 2015.

Reservations are required and are being taken from January 1, 2015 through January 31, 2015. Those wanting to make a reservation must contact the desired resort directly. Participating resorts are:

Alpine

Angel Fire Resort: 575-377-4320
Pajarito Mt.: 505-662-5725
Red River Ski Area: 575-754-2223
Sandia Peak Ski Area: 505-242-9052
Sipapu Ski Resort: 800-587-2240
Ski Apache: 575-464-3600
Ski Santa Fe (call starting January 2): 505-992-5084

Taos Ski Valley: 575-776-2291

 

Nordic

Enchanted Forest: 575-754-611 

IDAHO        skiRockies    Ski Idaho

 Silver Mountain Resort

Silver's January "Learn to Package" is simple:  Take a day off and begin to learn a life time sport for only $39.  Package includes lift, lesson and rental for $39. Offered mid-week only, for ages 13+, prospector lift only. Holiday Mondays are excluded.  Call 866.344.2675 for more information.  

 

Link for more information:  www.skinwrockies.com/learn-a-snowsport-month

 

 

Lookout Pass- Mullan, ID

 

Sign up your ski or rider for the Lookout Pass Famous Free Ski School.  FREE skiing lessons for boys & girls age 6-17 and FREE riding lessons for boys & girls age 7-17 on EVERY SATURDAY MORNING from January 10th through March 14th, 2015 for beginners and intermediates.  Sign up by January 24, 2015.  Learn more at skilookout.com/famous-free-ski-school

   

Pacific Northwest 

Washington    skiRockies

Mt Spokane

 

For January only learning to ski or ride is easy with the EZ-Ski 1/2/3 Learn to Ski or Snowboard package for only $99!  That’s everything you need to learn to ski or ride, including three days of lift tickets, rental gear, and lessons for ages 13 and up.  Our EZ-Ski First Tracks package for ages 7-12 will be discounted to just $129!  This package also includes three days of lift tickets, rentals, and lessons, the first of which is an all-day lesson to optimize learning and progression.  BONUS!  Those who purchase an EZ-Ski package in January will receive a season pass for the remainder of the season for just $99! You can find these January Learn To Ski & Snowboard Month deals at http://www.mtspokane.com/humansdonthibernate

 

OREGON  SkiOregon Logo 2011a

Timberline
 
Discover Program - The Two-Day Linking Turns Guarantee
Price: $99
First time? Discover fun! We’ve built our Discover Program to introduce you to our favorite sport and recreation. This great value will bring you up to speed on the basic concepts of skiing or snowboarding, and ensure that you’er starting off on the right foot.  This program includes two 2-hour group lessons (on 2 separate days - need not be consecutive)., rental gear, and lift tickets for our Bruno’s Beginner Area.  If you aren’t able to link turns on our beginning terrain at the end of your second session, you can come back at no charge until you can, no matter how long it takes! We pride ourselves on excellent instruction and coaching, and 90% of our guests are able to link turns by the end of their second session.
 
Timberline
  
Kids Club
Ages 4-12
Rates: Multiple packages are available
Our dedicated staff will provide your youngest skiers and snowboarders with lessons specially designed for their age group while providing supervision from check-in to check-out, full-day or half-day. The Timberline Kids Club offers safe and fun learning experiences for all abilities. Your kids will love the magic carpet in our private learning area.  Parents: Get out on the mountain too! Receive a 20% discount off any group lesson for yourself during the time your child is in our Kids Club.
 
More details available at:  www.timberlinelodge.com/learn

Mt Hood Meadows 

3 Time Passport - $139 (age 13 & older) / ($99 purchased in advance @ SkiHood.com)

Includes three days – Southside lift ticket, 2 hour lesson and equipment rentals each day. Any three days, no reservations required.

  • The 3 Time Passport can be purchased at select Hood River lodging properties for just $99. It’s a great way to use a winter vacation to learn a sport you’ll enjoy a lifetime!

3 Time Night Passport - $99 (age 13 and older)

Includes three evenings – 3 – 9 PM Southside lift tickets, 2 hour lesson and equipment rentals each day. Any three nights (Wednesday – Sunday evenings), no reservations required.

One Day Beginner Package - $75 at the ski resort (age 13 and older)

Includes a Southside lift ticket, 2 hour lesson and equipment rentals. Purchase these lessons online in advance for $65. Adult Lessons

  • A second two hour lesson can be added for just $20.
  • The one day beginner package can be purchased at Costco in the Portland area for just $49.
  • From opening through December 19 Meadows offers a 2 for 1 adult beginner special for ages 13 and older. It must be purchased online @ SkiHood.com by December 15.

Night Beginner Package - $50 (age 13 and older, offered Wednesday – Sunday Evenings)

Includes a Buttercup 3 – 9 PM beginner lift ticket, 2 hour lesson and equipment rentals.

Twilight Kids Club $80 age 7 – 12 / $90 age 4 - 6

Twilight Kids Club is offered Saturdays and Sundays. Parents receive 1 free adult 3pm – close lift ticket for each child enrolled in Twilight Club. Kids are supervised from 3 PM – 7 PM with a two hour on snow lesson offered in between. Dinner is included for the kids. Equipment rentals are just $20 for kids in the Club.

Youth Daily Lessons Age 4 to 14

Mt. Hood Meadows offers kids lessons every day - presented in 2 hour (half day) or 4 hour (full day) formats. Kids are grouped together by age and ability and coached by our best PSIA Certified Instructors.

For more information visit the resort website www.SkiHood.com or follow: facebook.com/MtHoodMeadows, Twitter @MtHoodMeadows and Instagram @MtHoodMeadows. 

Pacific Coast

CALIFORNIA  California Snow

Heavenly 

Heavenly’s offering for January includes 2 days for the price of 1 at $179. 

-          Includes:   2 days of  Half day lesson, Slope Access Ticket, Rentals

-          10am or 1:15pm

-          California, Gondola, or Boulder Ski & Ride Schools

-          Must be taken consecutively

Contact info Coming Soon. 

 

 

Southeast        SSAA

North Carolina   

Cataloochee

Make this YOUR January to learn to ski or snowboard at CATALOOCHEE. Beginning January 5, 2015 and ONLY available online, Cataloochee will offer a special $49 beginning lesson, lift and rental package for persons age 6 and above. Lessons last 1 3/4 hours. This offer is valid any non-holiday Monday through Friday during the month of January. Go to Cataloochee.com.
 
 
Virginia
 
Bryce Resort
 

This three-part package is available for first-time skiers and snowboarders ages eight years and older. The package includes equipment rental, a 1 1/4 hour group lesson, and a carpet lift/slope use ticket. First-time Ski & Snowboard Packages are restricted to the beginner area; however, after three hours of skiing/riding, the ticket may be upgraded to a chair lift ticket. Weekday upgrade is $10, weekend & holiday upgrade is $20. The lift ticket is good until the lifts close. At this time, this package is not available for online pre-registration.  Go to the Bryce Resort web site for details. 

Mid-Atlantic 

 PENNSYLVANIA  psaa

Ski Roundtop

$49.00 Learn to Ski and Snowboard packages every Thursday. Enjoy our award winning learn-to programs and save up to 40% off retail rates. 

Our Learn to Ski and Snowboard Programs, in combination with the Mountain Passport have been recognized as one of the best in North America.  Please select here to visit our Learn to Ski and Snowboard Guide with all of the information you need to make your introduction to winter fun a great one!

All of our Season pass holders get a free Learn to ski/board package to give to a friend.
  

Liberty Mountain

Learn to Ski or Snowboard during the month of January for only $65. This package includes a lift ticket, rental equipment and a first time group lesson. All Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month packages must be purchased online at www.shawneemt.com.
 

1. Early Season Special - $49 Learn To Ski or Snowboard Packages

Our Award Winning Learn to Ski and Snowboard Packages for ages 8 and up are only $49 everyday of the week from Opening Day through December 23, 2014! Your package includes everything you need for your first day on the snow.

  •   An open to close lift ticket good on the First Class Quad and the Dipsy Quad plus our moving carpet lift - you only pay for lifts you will be able use your first day!

  •   Ski or snowboard rental equipment - including men's, women's and kid's specific Burton Snowboard gear!

  •   A one-hour class lesson. You'll learn to turn, stop, and ride a lift or your money back, guaranteed!

  •   When your lesson is complete, you have the option of purchasing your very own Mountain Passport Card,

    entitling you to outrageously great deals designed especially with you, the beginner skier or boarder in mind!

    After you complete your Learn To lesson, you will be eligible to purchase our Mountain Passport for $49. This will give you your next visit free, as well as 40% discounts on lift tickets and rental equipment and FREE lessons for the remainder of the season!

2. $49 Thursdays in January!

Learn To Ski or Snowboard Packages for everyone ages 8 and up are only $49 on Thursdays (Except 1/1/2015) in January! Mom & Dad...we’ll even toss in half price PlayCare* with purchase of a ‘Learn To’ Package!

  •   $49 Learn to Ski & Board packages are valid for an all day beginner lift ticket.

  •   Packages include a beginner area lift ticket, rental equipment and a ‘First Time’ lesson.

  •   *PlayCare is only available until 5pm. Reservations are required for PlayCare – please call 717-642-8282.

  •   Upon completion of your First Time lesson, you will be eligible for the Mountain Passport.

  •   Make it a getaway! Learn to Ski/Snowboard & Stay Packages are available every Wednesday in January – only

    $99 per person (tax not included) – get all the details on the web!

    After you complete your Learn To lesson, you will be eligible to purchase our Mountain Passport for $49. This will give you your next visit free, as well as 40% discounts on lift tickets and rental equipment and FREE lessons for the remainder of the season!

3. Make it a getaway! Learn To Ski/Snowboard & Stay Packages are available at the Liberty Hotel every Wednesday night inJanuary! Just $99 per person! (taxes not included)

  •   One night lodging in the Liberty Hotel (minimum double occupancy)

  •   Hot Breakfast voucher for each guest.

  •   The Learn to Ski or Board Package as outlined above (for 2 people ages 8 and up).

  •   Ski and Stay Package rates are per person/ per night. Minimum double occupancy required. Package must be

    paid in full and in advance. Additional people ages 12 and over will be $10 per night, kids under the age of 12 are free in the room. If they are not participating in the $49 Learn To Program their lift and rental tickets would be available at the standard hotel 10% discount off retail rates. Call for a reservation - 717-642-8282 x3300

 

Liberty Bring A Friend Initiatives

1. Help a friend learn for FREE! (A Liberty Mountain Season Pass and Advantage Card holders can introduce a friend for Free!)

Advantage Card and Season Pass holders can bring a friend for a Special FREE VIP Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package! Available opening day through December 23, 2014, and Tuesday through Friday for the entire Month of January, 2015!

  •   Daily Package availability is limited – pre-registration is required by calling the Liberty Ski & Board School Desk at 717-642-8282 x3317. Please call between 9am and 5pm

  •   Pass or Card holder must accompany First Time Friend to the Ski & Board School Desk

  •   Friend will receive a LTS ticket and be assigned an instructor

  •   Instructor will accompany First Timer to rental shop, then out to snow for lesson

  •   Mountain Passport would be available for qualifying friends (true first timers who completes the lesson)

    After the first time participant completes their Learn To lesson, they will be eligible to purchase our Mountain Passport for $49. This will give them their next visit free, as well as 40% discounts on lift tickets and rental equipment and FREE lessons for the remainder of the season

2. Mountain Passport Bring a Friend for Free - Coupon included in Mountain Passport Booklet, (so new Mountain Passport holders can introduce a friend)

Who better to encourage someone who has never tried than someone who has just tried it themselves for the first time and was successful! New owners of the Mountain Passport Card are new skiers and snowboarders who have had enjoyed their first days on the snow and are enthusiastic about their experience – we want to encourage them to bring a friend to share their new sport with!

Bring a Friend! Passport holder gets free lift ticket when a friend buys a Learn To Package!

  •   Passport holder must be present at the ticket window with the friend purchasing the Learn To Package – coupon is removed from their book. The friend must also be present to take possession of Learn to Package.

  •   This offer is not valid in conjunction with the Mountain Passports holders All Mountain Package visit.

  •   Offer is for lift ticket portion of purchase only, it does not include rentals.

  •   Coupon is only valid for the same time period the Mountain Passport is valid (coupon cannot be redeemed after

    passport expires).

    Liberty Mountain Resort & Conference Center * 78 Country Club Trail * Carroll Valley, PA 17320 www.libertymountainresort.com * 717-642-8282 

 

Ski Shawnee

Learn to Ski & Snowboard Package
$65 - Lift, Rental & First Time Lesson

Learn to Ski or Snowboard during the month of January for only $65. This package includes a lift ticket, rental equipment and a first time group lesson. Purchase your Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month package online.

Bring a Friend Package
50% Off Your Lift When You Sign-Up a Friend

Introduce a friend to skiing or snowboarding and get a discounted lift ticket. All you need to do is register your friend or family member for a First Time Package at the Ski School Desk, accompany them when they check in and you'll receive 50% off your lift ticket valid for that day. Valid midweek, non-holiday (Mon-Fri).

Learn to Ski or Snowboard during the month of January and purchase your package online at  www.shawneemt.com.
 

  

Jack Frost/Big Boulder

Our package for January Learn to Ski will be every Tuesday a $25 beginners package to include lift, lesson and rental for $25 for anyone 8 and over. This does not apply to our SnowMonsters Children’s Program. Check the web site for details at http://www.jfbb.com

 

Montage

Montage Mountain is celebrating with 1/2 price beginner lesson packages! Lessons are available for ages 6 and up for skiing or snowboarding. ALL LSSM Packages must be purchased on the Montage web site 48 hours prior to the date of use.

LSSM Beginner Lesson Schedule Sundays (January 4, 11, and 25)

  • $35 Age 6-10: 10am
  • $45 Age 11+: 10am, 12pm 
Mondays (January 5, 12, and 26)
  • $35 Age 6-10: 10am, 1pm
  • $45 Age 11+: 10am, 12pm, 2pm 
Tuesdays (January 6, 13, and 27)
  • $35 Age 6-10: 10am, 1pm
  • $45 Age 11+: 10am, 12pm, 2pm 
Please click here to learn more about Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month! 
* ALL LSSM Packages must be purchased 48 hours prior to the date of use. 
Bring a Friend

Whitetail

$49 Thursdays (Excludes January 1, 2014)
Learn to Ski/Board Beginning January 8, 2014

We specialize in teaching beginners everything they need to know to be successful. Our skilled instructors have introduced thousands to the joys of skiing and snowboarding.

Our Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package, coupled with our Mountain Passport, has been recognized by the industry as one of the most successful programs for introducing newcomers to the sports.

Read all about our First Class Learn to Ski & Snowboard Package and Mountain Passport Program. Read below for some additional offers available only in the month of January. Visit our First Timer's Guide to learn what you need to know before hitting the slopes! 

Learn to Ski or Snowboard Packages for everyone ages 8 and up are only $49 every Thursday, beginning January 8th and running the entire month of January! Mom & Dad, we will even toss in FREE Child Care with purchase of a 'Learn To' Package!

  • $49 Learn to Ski & Board packages are valid for an all day beginner area lift ticket. No reservation needed!
  • Packages include a beginner area lift ticket, rental equipment and a 'First Time' lesson.
  • Child Care is only available until 5pm. Reservations are required for Child Care - please call 717-328-9400.
  • After completing your First Time lesson, you will be eligible for the Mountain Passport. (Available for true first timers over the age of 8 who complete the lesson). See the Whitetail web site for details. 

 

Big Bear

Ski Big Bear specializes in teaching children and adults the skills to ski and snowboard.  We have developed excellent skiers and boarders since 1976 and we would love to teach you and yours this wonderful sport.  Come join us on the Wednesdays and Thursdays in January (excluding 1/1/15) and take advantage of our discounted Learn to Ski/Snowboard program.  The cost is $55 for ages 8 and older.  It includes:

One (1) Full Day Magic Carpet Lift Ticket

            One (1) Full Day Rental including helmet

            One (1) 1-hour Group Lesson

Already know how to ski/snowboard??  Bring a friend who purchases the discounted program above and receive 25% off your lift ticket for the day. Let’s not hibernate this winter……Let’s get out on the snow!!! Go to http://www.bcmountainresort.com

 

New England

VERMONT  skivermont

Ski Vermont

In the spirit of spreading the love of winter to new enthusiasts, the majority of Ski Vermont's  member resorts will be offering $29 beginner lesson during the month of January, excluding Holiday periods. The beginner package includes equipment rental as well as a lesson with a professional instructor (lesson duration varies by resort) and access to the beginner terrain. Due to the deeply discounted price, Ski Vermont will only offer one beginner package per person. Go to skivermont.com.

Smugglers' Notch 

Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s learn-to-ski or snowboard week January 4-11, 2015 includes free rental equipment and group lessons for entry level or beginner skiers or riders staying three nights or longer on the resort’s ski and stay package priced at $119 per night/adults and $89 per night/children 3-17 years old. Go to smuggs.com

 

Jay Peak

  

Jay Peak makes the beginner experience as intuitive and fun as possible. It starts with a complimentary two-hour group lesson with every rental package. The lessons are offered three times a day to guarantee time on snow with a professional instructor.

 

And for the third year in a row, all beginner lessons are taught through terrain-based learning. Terrain-what? It's a learning technique that utilizes sculpted snow in the beginner area to help in the learning process. The resort uses a mini-halfpipe, rollers, banked turns and more to create an environment where the terrain helps guide the skier or rider so they can progress faster and focus on having fun. With the terrain helping, students can relax, learn faster and not be afraid of falling. Go to Jay Peak Resort for details. 

  

NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Ski New Hampshire

Most New Hampshire ski areas are offering a $29 Alpine and $19 xc packages (rentals, lesson, limited lift ticket or trail pass). The oofer extends throughout January. Details will be available soon andthose interested will be directed to contact individual venues (either by phone or web) to find out what lesson times are available and sign up directly. Details will be posted at skinh.com.  

 

NEW YORK   sany

ISKINY - Ski Areas of New York

Iskiny is presenting Learn To Ski or Snowboard deals not just for the special January LSSM promotion but all season long. Look for a special section on www.iskiny.com highlighting LTSS programs by region.  We expect over 30 ski areas to participate.  Each will feature one or more deals” 

Also, Iskiny's Kids Ski Free and Learn to Ski Free program is available for the 2014-2015 season. Third and fourth graders from all states and Canada can participate. Go to www.iskiny.com for more information. 
 

Holiday Valley - Ellicottville, NY  

Explore Our Mountain Beginners Package: $60 during the day, $40 at night.

Holiday Valley is offering a beginner 1.5 hour lesson with rental equipment and lift ticket for beginner's area (magic carpet, handle tow and Creekside quad). Boot fitting, and explanation of how to use the equipment is available. The program is available to those age 12 and up. Night lessons originate in the main rental shop and lesson is 1 hour.

Link to package: http://www.holidayvalley.com/explore-our-mountain/snowsport-lessons-beginners-guide

Special January Package:

Holiday Valley has two offers.

1) “Bring a Friend” - Buy one Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package and get the second package free, age 6 and up. 

2) Stay at the Inn at Holiday Valley midweek during the month of January and get a free learn to ski or snowboard package for all beginners in the room, age 6 and up. Available for up to 2 adults and 2 children. Includes continental breakfast and use of indoor/outdoor heated pool and hot tub. Lodging nights include Sunday through Thursday, excluding January 18, 2015.

Link to package: http://www.holidayvalley.com/explore-our-mountain/snowsport-lessons-beginners-guide

Package Price: $60 for two people

 

 

 

 

 

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