Skiing and snowboarding are great winter sports that the family can do together becoming a lifetime sport. The appeal of skiing and snowboarding can be summed up in one word: exhilaration. For some, it’s the exhilaration of arcing crisp turns down the mountain or stomping a trick in the terrain park. For others, it’s the exhilaration of wending one’s way on a forest trail made magical by new snowfall. And for most, it’s the exhilaration of spending time—alone or with family or friends—doing something that is physically fun while in fresh air of a mountain environment. Learning the proper way to ski or snowboard is important. It is the path for you to achieve you goals, develop confidence, and enjoy whatever they strive to master—on snow.
Each member of PNSAA offers professional instructors to help you learn and excel – whether it is your first time or you are a long-time participant who wants to improve in an aspect of your skiing.
Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in January encourages children and adults to learn by taking lessons from professional instructors. It also challenges current skiers and snowboarders to improve their skills through lessons. Ski and snowboard areas throughout the Northwest offer reasonably priced turnkey lesson programs during January as part of this initiative. Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is an industry initiative organized by state and regional ski associations, leading snow sports media outlets, rep and retailer associations, the Professional Ski Instructors of America, the American Association of Snowboard Instructors, United States Ski and Snowboard Association, SnowSports Industries America, National Ski Patrol and National Ski Areas Association.
The National Bring a Friend Challenge: We ‘challenge’ current skiers and snowboarders to bring newcomers to the snow and help them sign up for lessons from professional instructors – and not just during January!