We are an organization of skiers and snowboarders so we may seem a bit biased on why you should ski or snowboard, but really we just want to share with everyone why we’ve fallen in love with these winter sports and why we think you will to.
Do you remember taking a ski or snowboard lesson with your school or your family? Or maybe your friends helped you out, or you just struggled to figure it out by yourself, shying away from a formal lesson. Lessons may once have seemed a necessary evil to gain access to the ski area. But most snow sporters don’t realize that learning and teaching have changed.
Your first day out at a ski and snowboard area can seem a little overwhelming, but we’ve got your back! Here is a little overview of what you can expect on your first day on the slopes. We’ve covered everything you need to know! From parking, purchasing tickets to lunch it’s all here!
Most items that you are going to need on your first trip down the slopes are already Canadian winter essentials, but check out our list to make sure you’ll stay comfy during your first trip to a ski area.
Here’s a chance for Canadians to discover more about skiing and snowboarding! All winter long…participating ski areas in Canada offer Discover Skiing and Discover Snowboarding discount packages to newcomers or lapsed skiers/snowboarders to the sport. Discover great deals on lift tickets, ski and snowboard lessons, and equipment rental packages. Beginners. This is your opportunity to try skiing and snowboarding in a fun, inexpensive environment.
Check out our ski area search to find not only what ski areas are near you but also for great information like ski area details, statistics and even what services and programs they offer. Our ski area map is a great tool to help you plan your next ski vacation.