JANUARY LEARN TO SKI & SNOWBOARD MONTH
Many New Hampshire ski areas are celebrating Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month each January by offering discounted lift, lesson and rentals beginner packages for downhill skiing and riding, and trail pass, lesson, and rentals beginner packages 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.
Each resort's availability and restrictions for programs vary, so you should click on the resort links listed below and/or call the resort of your choice for availability and additional information. Remember – these programs are 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!
The Ski NH January Learn-to Deal
$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!
Cranmore Mountain Resort - For the month of January, reserve a Get 1 Skiing or Snowboarding lesson any non-holiday, Sunday-Friday, and get a 2-hour introductory lesson, a Beginner Basin lift ticket, and rentals for just $39.
Cannon Mountain - $39 lift, lesson and rentals beginner package for downhill skiing and riding. This special is for First-Time Skiers or Snowboarders Ages 13+. Lessons available Saturdays & Sundays at 1:30pm, advanced reservations are required. Call the Snowsports School at (603) 823-7722 x787.
Gunstock Mountain - During the month of January, Gunstock is participating in the Ski NH Learn to Ski & Snowboard promotion and offering our Beginner Package at a special rate of $39. The offer is available Tuesday thru Thursday throughout the month of January. Participants must be ages 6 and older.
King Pine Ski Area - King Pine Ski Area will be offering a limited amount of $39 beginner lessons during the month of January, excluding holiday periods and weekends. Please call Guest Services at (603) 367-8896 to book your lesson today!
Gunstock Outdoor Center XC - During the month of January, Gunstock Outdoor Center is participating in the Ski NH Learn to Ski & Snowboard promotion and offering our XC Beginner Package at a special rate of $19.
Loon Mountain - Learn to ski or snowboard at Loon with this exclusive offer. For just $39, you get an Afternoon Group lesson, full rental combo (includes boots, bindings, skis/snowboard and helmet) and a Beginner Area lift ticket January 6–10, 2019. Reservations are required and this offer is subject to availability. Call 1-800-229-LOON to reserve.
Pats Peak - $39 Starter Special Package: "First Timers" Ages 6+ can purchase a $39 Starter Special Package, which includes a Beginner Group Lesson, Rental Equipment, and Full Day Lower Mountain Lift Ticket (8:30am-4pm). Offer is only available on Mondays (not available on 1/21/19) and Tuesdays (not available 1/1/19) during the month of January 2019.
Waterville Valley - Learn to ski & ride at Waterville Valley for $39! This first-timers package includes a lift ticket, a lesson, and beginner rentals. Limited lessons available on January 11, 28 & 29, 2019 as well as February 2 & 3, 2019.
Other January Learn to Ski & Snowboard Deals
Black Mountain - Black Mountain offers a “Learn to Ski and Snowboard” package for $39 that includes a 1.5-hour group lesson, equipment rentals (excluding helmets which can be rented for an additional $5), and a Rope Tow Lift Ticket, which is good for our Rope Tow Beginner area. Participants can upgrade to an All Day ticket good for all lifts for an additional $20. The lessons are available at 10 AM or 1 PM on Friday, January 11th.
Black Mountain also offers FREE skiing for children 5 and under every day, and a “Tot Lesson” package for $60 that includes a 1-hour private lesson, equipment rentals (excluding helmets which can be rented for an additional $5), and a lift ticket.
Bretton Woods - For the entire month of January Bretton Woods is offering $89 Learn to Ski & Ride Lessons (includes beginner ticket, lesson & rentals Sundays through Fridays; except Learn to Ski & Ride Free Week (Jan. 6-11 see below). Participants will receive a Explore the Woods Card loaded with a $50 credit for a return beginner or intermediate lesson.
Bretton Woods Learn to Ski & Ride Free Week - Sunday through Friday, January 6th through the 11th, Bretton Woods will offer complimentary (visit website for details) first-timer Learn to Ski or Snowboard lessons! Learn to Ski or Snowboard Lesson includes equipment rental, Learning Center lift ticket valid for the day of the lesson and participants will receive an Explore the Woods Discount Card that includes a $50 credit toward a return beginner or intermediate lesson package.
Bretton Woods XC - Sunday, January 6th through Friday, January 11th is Learn to Nordic Ski Free Week. Reservations are required and must be made 24 hours in advance as space is limited. Nordic lessons are offered daily. Please call the Bretton Woods Nordic Center at (603) 278-3322 to make your reservations, all packages are based on availability.
Great Glen Trails XC - Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in January they are offering a Learn-to-Ski lesson package for FIRST TIME skiers for just $29! This package includes ski, boot & pole rentals and a beginner lesson lasting 1 hour and 15 minutes (Except January 21, 2019).