LEARN TO SKI/RIDE DEALS
Our ski areas have the program to meet your learning needs for skiing and riding. Please note that these are the offers for the 2017/18 season. We will update with information for 2018/19 as the season approaches.
At Bretton Woods, you can start your day with a fun and easy introduction to the sport of skiing or snowboarding with the Red Carpet Learn to Ski/Burton Learn to Ride program. The package includes ski or board rental, a group lesson and unlimited access to the Learning Center Quad. Offered daily at 10 am and 1 pm.
Each new skier or rider who completes their lesson will receive a special Explore the Woods Discount Card. The cardholder will receive a 10% discount at resort retail outlets and a 20% discount on rentals, lift tickets and ski school lessons for the remainder of the 2018-2019 ski season. In addition, the cardholder will have the opportunity to purchase a 2019-2020 Bretton Woods season pass for 20% off the early season price. Additionally all Explore the Woods cardholders will be invited to the Season Passholder BBQ in March 2019!
The Snowsports School at Cannon Mountain is certified by Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA), and we are nearly 100 ski instructors and 20 snowboard instructors strong. Our staff ranges from National team members to level 1 certified instructor along with new trainees.
First Timers Package, including lifts, lesson and rentals is $78.00. First Timers Package is only available Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays: 10:00am, 11:30am & 1:30pm.
Cranmore Mountain Resort
Cranmore’s Get Skiing or Riding gets first-timers age 13+ feeling confident on snow with Terrain Based Learning. Lesson packages include rentals, a lower lift ticket, and a two-hour lesson.
Children ages 4-14 can learn to ski or ride with our award-winning KidsRule Camps. Full day and half day lessons are available. New for 2017-18, book a non-holiday, Saturday KidsRule Camp and add a half-day on Sunday for $50.
Great Glen Trails
Every Monday*, Wednesday and Thursday in January we are offering our Learn-to-Ski lesson package for FIRST TIME skiers for just $29! (regularly offered at $49). This package includes ski, boot & pole rentals and a beginner lesson lasting 1 hour and 15 minutes.
* Except January 21, 2019
How to get this deal:
- Call us at (603) 466-3988 to reserve your lesson time at either 10:00 am, 11:30 am, or 1:00 pm to guarantee your Learn to Ski price of $29. Minimum age is 6 years old.
Gunstock Mountain Resort
Our Beginner Package includes Lower Mountain Lift Ticket, Rentals, and a 2-hr Lesson. Night Sessions this year include complimentary “Quick Tips” lessons from roaming instructors—if you’re looking to improve on some skiing or riding skills, take a couple of runs with an instructor and get some free pointers!
Season Pass holders save 50% on group lessons, 25% on private lessons, and 25% off Children’s Center lessons (child must be season pass holder).
Jackson Ski Touring Foundation
Get 4 and Go! Package - Sign up for the Get 4 and Go! package program and here's what you get for only $199.00: 4 lessons (2 group and 2 private with free skiing for the rest of each day after your lesson. Lessons can be 4 consecutive days or spread out over the season.); 4 days of our new rental equipment including a chance to experience our amazing top of the line performance equipment during your 4th lesson; 4 days to practice the broad range of techniques introduced by your instructor. Upon completion of the 4th lesson, you get a Certificate of Achievement and a Season Pass for the remainder of the season!
King Pine at Purity Spring Resort
Our popular 1-2-3 Ski and 1-2-3 Snowboard packages are back for another season! 1-2-3 packages are geared for first-timers and include rentals, lessons and lift tickets. When you learn is up to you--take one now, one in a couple of weeks and one later this season. Upon completion of all 3 lessons, you will receive a pass good for 50% off tickets, lessons, and rentals for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. (this pass is non-transferable). The 1-2-3 learning package includes 3 All-day lift tickets (beginner lifts on day 1 and All-lifts tickets on your 2nd and 3rd day), 3 group lessons 3 days of rentals (skis, boots and poles OR snowboard and boots), 50% off tickets, rentals, and lessons upon completion of all 3 lessons! Visit us for more details.
Loon Mountain Resort
Beginners who enroll in the First Class Beginner’s Weekend program at Loon will be treated to a weekend-long learning experience that includes a FREE pair of HEAD skis, bindings and boots - and a private slopeside learning lounge.Loon’s Learn-to-Ski or Ride packages are another great learning option. Offered for ages 14 & up, each package includes a novice lift ticket, equipment rentals, and a group lesson. Loon also offers a variety of camps and programs for kids as young as 3 and up.
Loon Mountain Resort XC
Explore Loon's cross-country trail system at your own pace and leisure. Get a 1 1/2 hour guided tour with basic instruction, shuttle service, rentals and an all day pass for $66 Available weekends/holidays at 10:00a or 1:00p. Reservations recommended.
Mount Sunapee Resort
The Start Here & LOVE IT program provides adults (ages 16+) with the best equipment, instructors, mindset, and deals to learn how to ski or snowboard so you can explore the mountain all season long! Redeem your three Start Here days any time during the 2018-2019 season. Days do not have to be redeemed on consecutive days.
Mount Sunapee's Learning Center also features many lesson programs designed to help teach your children how to ski and ride safely while having a blast at the same time. Check out our Children's Lesson Programs to learn more about Mount Sunapee's many fun programs and amenities designed to help teach your children the fundamentals of skiing and riding in a fun and exciting environment.
Pats Peak has some great programs that will help new skiers become lifetime skiers.
Their STARTER SPECIAL is $89 for the first time skier ages 6 and up. Includes Beginner Group Lesson, Rental Equipment, and Full Day Lower Mountain Lift Ticket (8:30am-4pm). This is the package that enters you in the Passport Program, an award winning, all inclusive, designed for Beginners one-time program per person for someone NEW to skiing/riding.
With the Passport Program, purchase 4 Starter Special Packages on 4 separate days for $89 each (total: $356), and on the 4th day, receive a FREE PATS PEAK UNLIMITED SEASON PASS and FREE DAILY USE OF RENTAL EQUIPMENT for the remainder of the season! Plus, receive 50%-Off additional Group Lessons. Good for ages 6+.
The Passport Program Plus is valid for (4) Skier Starter Special Packages for $349. On the 4th day of the program, participants receive a FREE PATS PEAK UNLIMITED SEASON PASS, FREE ELAN SKIS WITH BINDINGS, ski shop discounts, and 50%-Off additional Group Lessons. Participants must be 18+ years old and the program is limited to two participants per household.
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Pine Hill Ski Club New London
Pine Hill XC Ski Club offers lessons for $35. For more information call 603-526-6772.
Purity Spring Resort XC & Snowshoe Reserve
Our First-Timer Nordic Learn To Package includes one group lesson, a nordic trail pass, a full day of rentals (skis, boots, and poles) First-Timer Package for all ages 6+ is $44.
Ragged Mountain Resort
Bebe Wood’s Free Learn to Ski & Ride for Free. 3 Lessons, Lift Tickets, and Brand New Rossignol Rental Equipment: ALL FOR FREE! If you thought that learning to ski or snowboard was something you could never accomplish or afford, Ragged Mountain Resort has some great news for you! Our new Bebe Wood’s Free Learn to Ski & Ride Program makes it fun and easy for anyone over the age of 7 to learn without any risk to your wallet.
Waterville Valley Adventure Center
Learn how to cross-country ski in a friendly group setting. If you've never savored the Nordic experience, we can help you get started, with Group (3 or more) Learn to Ski packages that include lessons, rentals, and trail fees for only $51.