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Recent Stories about Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Baby Steps: A Mother’s Guide to Snowboarding After Birth

Baby Steps: A Mother’s Guide to Snowboarding After Birth

February 15, 2024

There’s something transformative about trying something again for the first time after having a baby. Whether it’s as “simple” as your first stroller walk around town after getting out of the hospital or getting back on skis or snowboard for the first time since the baby arrived, nerves are natural, even if it’s something that … Read More

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Learn-to Terrain at Vermont Ski Areas: Southern Vermont

Learn-to Terrain at Vermont Ski Areas: Southern Vermont

January 25, 2024

This is part of the series about learn-to- ski terrain at Vermont ski areas to help parents find the best place for their family to embrace snow sports. Head here for more learn-to tips. I’m discovering that every day of toddlerhood is a learning experience – for both my toddler and myself. From new words … Read More

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Ski Season Checklist

Ski Season Checklist

November 24, 2023

Snowfall, opening days, ski racing! It may not quite feel like it in your neck of the woods yet but winter is here in Vermont. Are you prepared? If not, we got you covered with our quick and easy ski season checklist to get you and your family winterized.  Ski and Snowboard Gear Hard goods … Read More

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First-Timer Snowboard Lessons at Stratton

First-Timer Snowboard Lessons at Stratton

March 1, 2023

Welcome to Stratton My daughter, Aria, was stoked and maybe a little nervous about her first-timer snowboard lesson at Stratton. Her nervousness was squelched quickly upon checking in at Stratton’s Welcome Center. If you’ve never been to Stratton (or are new to any mountain), the welcome center is a great place to start your journey. … Read More

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What’s the Best Age to Teach My Kids to Ski?

What’s the Best Age to Teach My Kids to Ski?

January 11, 2023

What’s the best age to teach my kids to ski or snowboard? This is easily the most common question parents ask us. The answer isn’t so easy, though. There are so many variables. A lot depends on you as a parent, your kids’ natural propensity for sliding on snow, where you live, how often you … Read More

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Learn-to Terrain at Vermont Ski Areas: Northern Vermont, Part 1

Learn-to Terrain at Vermont Ski Areas: Northern Vermont, Part 1

January 8, 2023

Teaching children how to ski and snowboard is no easy gig. That’s why we should leave it to the professionals. (Head here for lesson tips.) That said, even when kiddos get lessons, as parents, you will still spend plenty of time on the learn-to-terrain or the “bunny hill” of a resort during the first years … Read More

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Learn to Ski and Ride Deals in Vermont

Learn to Ski and Ride Deals in Vermont

January 7, 2023

Do you dream about becoming the next Lindsey Vonn or Bode Miller? No? Me neither, but I did dream about a family pastime that would get us outside all winter long. Skiing and snowboarding are two great wintertime options that are multi-generational and can become life-long sports. When my kids were little, I pictured days … Read More

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Learning to Ski at Bromley

Learning to Ski at Bromley

February 2, 2022

“Pizza? I LOVE pizza slices!” Aria said as we loaded up the car in preparation for our trip to Bromley Mountain in Vermont. After explaining to her that the “pizza slice” was a teaching tool she’d likely hear at her ski lesson, not a lunch option, my 6-year-old daughter was still excited to dive into the adventure … Read More

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Achieving Ski and Snowboard Lesson Success, Part Two

Achieving Ski and Snowboard Lesson Success, Part Two

January 15, 2022

Part Two: Day-of lesson tips.  Congratulations! You’re halfway there. You made the smart decision to sign up your children (or yourself) for ski and snowboard lessons. Now it’s the big day. Keep the day fun and carefree by knowing what to expect. Let’s look at some the most common ski and snowboard lesson questions you … Read More

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