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January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month nationwide, and there is no better place to experience the thrill of learning to ski or ride than in its original state. Vermont has some of the best instructors in the world, and plenty of terrain for those starting out. Learn to ski and ride month isn’t only for those who have never been on snow before. You too can learn a new snow sport through Learn to Ski and Snowboard month. Ski Vermont is once again offering a $29 package for beginners including a beginner area lift ticket, lesson and rental in January, 2015.

In the spirit of spreading the love of winter to new enthusiasts, several 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. One beginner package offer per person, for beginners only.

Locally, the following resorts are participating: Killington Resort, Pico Mountain Resort, Okemo Mountain Resort, and Sugarbush Resort. For a full list of participating resorts statewide, visit

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