January 15, 2018

Learn to Ski and Snowboard in January

Ski New Hampshire Weekend will cap off Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month on Jan. 27-28

The scoop: Ski New Hampshire kicks off Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month in January with discount lesson packages offered by ski resorts across the state, which will culminate in a statewide celebration of Ski New Hampshire Weekend on Jan. 27-28.

The details: There’s no better time to learn to ski and snowboard than in January. Skiers and snowboarders of all abilities agree that taking a lesson your first time makes a huge difference, and our Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month special is a great and affordable way to try a new sport. Offers include a $39 lift, lesson and rentals beginner package for alpine skiing and riding, and a $19 trail pass, lesson, and rentals beginner package at cross-country ski areas.

In addition, Ski New Hampshire members will be part of the national Bring a Friend Weekend efforts on January 5-7, 2018, as well as World Snow Day on January 21, 2018.

Note: Availability and restrictions for this program vary at each resort. 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!

About Ski NH Weekend: Ski New Hampshire Weekend celebrates the state's rich skiing heritage with special activities, parties, deals, and of course, amazing conditions at New Hampshire's alpine and cross-country ski areas. Prizes from The North Face, Elan, Bern, and more are up for grabs. Visit skinh.com to find out how you can enter our giveaway, along with details on what other resorts are offering that weekend.

Soundbites: “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month aims to break down the cost barrier by introducing those who have never stepped foot in a ski or snowboard boot to the sport towards the beginning of the winter. This allows first timers to develop of a love of snowsports through a proper lesson, and to continue to take advantage of New Hampshire’s many resorts and incredible conditions for the rest of the ski season,” says Karolyn Castaldo, Communications and Marketing Manager for Ski New Hampshire. “We’re excited to round out Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month by celebrating New Hampshire’s official state sport with the inaugural Ski New Hampshire Weekend.”

Links: Ski NH website, Ski NH weekend

Media contact:

Karolyn Castaldo, karolyn@skinh.com, 603.745.9396 x 205