New Hampshire Offers New Lesson Deals, New Contest During January

NEW DEALS & NEW CONTEST ANNOUNCED FOR JANUARY LEARN TO SKI & SNOWBOARD MONTH

NORTH WOODSTOCK, NH, JANUARY 2011 – During January, Ski NH and its 37 member resorts are participating in a national program to introduce guests to the sports of skiing and snowboarding.· Highlights of the second half of this month’s celebration include a new learn to ski & snowboard contest, and exclusive deals on learn to ski & snowboard packages at Ski NH areas.

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Visitors to SkiNH.com can enter to win learn to ski or snowboard weekend getaways and packages.· The grand prize is two days of beginner lessons at King Pine and two nights’ accommodations with breakfast at Purity Spring Resort in East Madison.· The second place prize is a 3-day Mountain Magic learn to ski or snowboard package from Gunstock Mountain Resort, with one night’s accommodations. Third place prizes include learn to ski or snowboard packages from Cannon Mountain, Pats Peak, Cranmore, Bretton Woods, Granite Gorge, Crotched Mountain, Ragged Mountain and Loon Mountain; Mountain Coaster rides at Cranmore; and a backpack from The North Face. The contest runs from now through February 6 and winners will be notified the second week of February.··

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Every day of the ski season, New Hampshire’s ski areas offer specially-designed learn to ski and snowboard programs to introduce new people to the sport. But during January, there are many special programs offered that are not available any other time of the season.· Among these offerings, guests will find awards after the completion of a learn to ski or learn to snowboard lesson (free lift tickets & rental equipment, free season passes), two-for-one specials, and January-only savings of up to 40% on learn to ski & snowboard packages.· Guests can visit SkiNH.com’s January Learn to Ski page for full details & offers.

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“Skiing and snowboarding are a great way to get outside and enjoy winter with family and friends,” said Alice Pearce, president of Ski NH.· “As our slogan says, ‘Humans Were Never Meant to Hibernate.”

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Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month is a program taking place across the United States that features special offers making it easy and affordable for people to learn to ski, snowboard, cross country ski or snowshoe, and for current skiers & snowboarders to enhance their skills by taking lessons from professional instructors. ·Nationally the program is being promoted by Glen Plake, Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month’s official spokesperson.· Plake, with his infamous mohawk, is one of the world’s most recognized skiers and ambassadors of the sport.· New Hampshire’s Bode Miller is an Ambassador of the program; Miller is one of the most successful American alpine ski racers in history.

To learn more about Ski NH’s Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month events and New Hampshire’s 37 downhill and cross country resorts, visit www.SkiNH.com.


Ski NH is the statewide association representing 37 alpine and cross country resorts and more than 200 lodging and guest service properties in New Hampshire.· For more information on ski areas, lodging packages, and winter events at Ski NH resorts, call Ski NH at (800) 88-SKI-NH (800-887-5464) or visit the Ski NH website at www.SkiNH.com.· For statewide media relations assistance, visit the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism’s media room at http://visitnh.gov/media/ or contact Mr. Tai Freligh at 603-271-2343, option #2.



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