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Learn to Ski or Ride in Lake Tahoe

26 Dec 2018
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January is Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month

Have you ever wanted to ski or snowboard!? Well now is your chance! January is the 11th Annual Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month across the country, and nearly all of the Tahoe ski areas and resorts are offering special promotions and programs to make it easy for people to learn a new winter sport. Guests visiting in January will find package deals on rentals, lift tickets, and professional instruction, and Tahoe Getaways is offering special deals on accommodations in January. With all the new snow we've already had, January is THE perfect time for family & friends to get out on the slopes for the first time & take advantage of all the great deals & discounts!

New in 2019 is a special National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Day Celebration, which falls on January 11, 2019. The organization is hoping to set a new record for the most beginner lessons in one day. The current record is 6,000 - help us make history!


Tahoe Learn to Ski Packages: 

Several of our ski resorts will be offering discounted packages including rentals, lessons, and lift tickets! See below for information on First Time Skier Packages at the following Resorts:

  • Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows: Learn to ski for just $119 at Alpine Meadows Monday – Friday*, Ages 13+, all season long. The First Time Lesson Package includes a beginner lift ticket, equipment rental (skis, boots, pool, or snowboard, boots), and a 2.25 hour beginner lesson. *Holidays excluded.
  • Homewood: For just $69, Sunday through Friday, non-holiday, first-timers will receive a half-day lesson along with all-day equipment rental (helmet not included in package but avaliable at an additional cost) and beginner lift ticket - It's everything you need to make your first turns on snow! Purchase your package 2 days in advance to take advantage of this special deal!
  • Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area: Tahoe Donner is offering $49 learn to ski packages which includes an all-day lift ticket, rental equipment, and a 1.75 hour group lesson (for ages 7 and up). AND, if you take your lesson on January 11, you'll receive a second FREE lift ticket to be used at a later date in the year. This offer is only for the first 200 first-time ski and snowboard participants on January 11.

Tahoe Learn to Ski Lodging Deals: 

Of course, you are also going to to need some place to stay and ideally one with a bubbly hot tub to soothe those tired muscles too! Start planning your trip to Lake Tahoe now with Tahoe Getaways and receive special deals on stays of 3 nights or more in January. Just use Coupon Code: LEARNTOSKI

** Sorry MLK Weekend and a very small selection of homes are excluded***