What a Beginner Skier or Snowboarder Needs to Know: A Snowsports Glossary


Learn to Ski and Snowboard MonthJanuary is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM). During January, resorts everywhere offer discounted lessons and other great deals for beginners.


You can find a list of participating resorts on the LSSM website, along with more tips for making skiing and snowboarding your favorite winter activity!


Go to learntoskiandsnowboard.org


This season, Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is sponsoring the World’s Largest Ski and Snowboard Lesson on January 8, 2016. At 10:00 a.m. local time, take a lesson at your favorite ski area if you are a beginner and become a world record setter!

Go to largestskilesson.com or largestsnowboardlesson.com


LSSM also sponsors the Bring a Friend (BAF) Initiative. Introduce someone to snowboarding or skiing lessons, register for the Bring a Friend Challenge and you could win some great prizes. From Head/Tyrolia, Burton and The North Face.

Go to bringafriend.org for details and to enter.


Beginners who take lessons are urged to post on social media a photo of their experience using #firstdayfaces. We’ll give a prize for the “best” photo. The contest runs from December 1, 2015 to February 28, 2016.




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