2017-18 InformationLearn to Ski & Snowboard Month logo

Many New Hampshire ski areas are celebrating Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month this January by offering a $39 lift, lesson and rentals beginner package for downhill skiing and riding, and a $19 trail pass, lesson, and rentals beginner package at cross-country ski areas. Taking a lesson your first time on skis or a snowboard can make all the difference in the world in terms of having a great experience, and our Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month special is a great and affordable way to try a new sport.

Plus, we'll also be adding deals for Bring a Friend Weekend on January 5-7, 2018 and for World Snow Day on January 21, 2018! Stay tuned. 

Each resort's availability and restrictions for this program varies, so you should click on the resort links listed below and/or call the resort of your choice for availability and additional information. Remember – this program is designed for Level 1 students - that is, people who have never been on skis or snowboards before. If you want to improve your skiing, lessons are available for all levels of ability!  

Click on the resort name to link to their Learn to Ski registration page or call the number listed to make your reservation. *We're still waiting on a few links from resorts, they'll be posted shortly!


Alpine Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Deals


Bretton Woods
$39 for ages 13+ during select periods throughout the month. Includes beginner day ticket, group lesson, and rental equipment. Learn to Ski Free Week is January 7-12, 2018. Advanced reservations required. 

Cannon Mountain
$39 for ages 13+ for the whole month. Includes one group lesson, equipment rentals, and a Tuckerbrook-only lift ticket. Advanced reservations required. 

Cranmore Mountain Resort
$39 for ages 13+ for non-holiday periods on Sunday through Friday. Includes a 2-hour introductory lesson, a lower mountain lift ticket, and equipment rentals. Advanced reservations required. 

Granite Gorge
$39 for ages 8+ on select weekends in January. Includes a one-hour group lesson, rental equipment for the duration of the lesson, and a beginner lift ticket. Advanced reservations required. 

Gunstock Mountain Resort
$39 for ages 6+ on Monday through Thursday, excluding January 15. Includes a 2-hour group lesson, rental equipment, and a lower mountain lift ticket. Advanced reservations required. 

King Pine Ski Area
$39 for ages 8+ during the month of January, excluding holiday periods and weekends. This includes equipment rentals, as well as a 10 am first-timer lesson and access to beginner terrain. Advanced reservations required. 

Loon Mountain Resort
$39 for ages 14+ from January 7-12. Includes a 3-hour afternoon group lesson, an all-day novice ticket, and rental equipment. Advanced reservations required.

Mount Sunapee Resort
$39 from January 6-8. Includes a 2-hour group lesson, equipment rental, and lower mountain ticket. Lessons are at 9:00am, 10:00am and 1:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, and 10:00am and 1:00pm on Monday. Lesson quantities are limited, 48-hour advanced reservations are required. Call 603-763-3564 to book. 

Pats Peak Ski Area
$39 for ages for ages 6+ on select Mondays, Tuesday, and Thursdays during January. Includes a group lesson, rental equipment, and a full-day lower mountain lift ticket. Advanced reservations required. 

Ragged Mountain Resort
Free for ages 7+ throughout January. Includes a 2-hour lesson, rental equipment, and a lift ticket. For just $20, you can keep the rentals and lift ticket for the rest of the day following your lesson. Advanced reservations required. 

Waterville Valley Resort
$39 for ages 7+ on select periods in January. Includes a 2-hour lesson, rental equipment, and a lower-mountain lift ticket. Advanced reservations required.

More to come!


Cross-Country Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Deals

Bretton Woods Nordic Center
$19 for ages 13+ on select periods through the month that includes an all-day trail pass and a 55-minute group lesson. Advanced reservations required. 

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation
$19 on Sunday through Friday for a day pass, rentals, and a group lesson. Advanced reservations required. 

More to come! 


Bring a Friend Weekend - January 5-7, 2018


Gunstock Mountain Resort
Every season passholder may bring one friend per day for 50% off the window rate for an all-day lift ticket, night session, or Outdoor Center trail pass.  (Link to come)

Ragged Mountain Resort
Refer a friend to the Bebe Wood Program and for each friend who completes their 3rd lesson, you'll earn $25 toward your 2018/19 season pass! Valid for up to 10 referrals.

Waterville Valley Resort
Alpine and Nordic passholders (including the White Mountain Superpass) will receive an extra discount on a day ticket or trail pass for a friend. Limit one friend per day. (Link to come)

More to come!


World Snow Day - January 21, 2018

As you develop your love of snowsports this month, join us in celebrating World Snow Day


Ski New Hampshire Weekend - January 27-28, 2018

In addition to deals for learning to ski or snowboard, January is also when we celebrate New Hampshire's rich skiing heritage with parties and giveaways. Learn more on our Ski New Hampshire Weekend page


NH ski areas have some fantastic learn-to-ski & snowboard programs, some of which provide perks like new skis and season passes. Check out more learn-to opportunities and deals here

Deals for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month are at the discretion of the ski area. Please head to each ski area's website for further details on their promotions.