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January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Ski Areas Can Help You Get on The Snow for the First Time With Special Offers

WHITE HAVEN, Pa-  January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month on the slopes of Pennsylvania and PA ski areas are celebrating by offering big discounts to new learners.

Tens of thousands of winter enthusiasts migrate to the slopes in the Keystone State every week to ski and snowboard on trails that offer something for everyone. You can have cruising comfort in a fantastic setting or the excitement of a downhill course. If you don't know how to ski or snowboard, you're missing out on that exciting experience!

It’s easier and more affordable than ever. For the month of January, the 21 member resorts of the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association will offer $5 discounts on already low midweek “Learn A Snow Sport” packages. These special tickets include a first ski lesson, rental equipment, either skis or a snowboard and a lift ticket for use on any of the beginner areas. This offer can be found HERE.

In addition to that offer, member ski areas have individual offers that can help you join in the fun!


Blue Mountain
On select dates in January, Blue Mountain is offering a $35 First Time Lesson Package, a savings of 50%.

Read Full Offer Here

Camelback Mountain Resort

$36 Learn to Package, online only at skicamelback.com, includes:
1 Open to Close Beginner Lift ticket
1 Open to close equipment rental and 1 group lesson.

Package will be available throughout the month of January beginning January 2, 2014.  Package is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.  Lesson times will be 10am, 2pm and 6pm.   
The only blackout day is Sunday, January 19, during MLK.

Read Full Offer Here

Jack Frost/Big Boulder
Learn to Ski/Snowboard Package includes lift lesson and rental Monday-Thursday during January excluding MLK Monday.
$45 Online, $65 Window

Liberty Mountain
1. $39 Thursdays All January

2. Make it a getaway!
Learn to Ski/Snowboard & Stay Packages are available at the Liberty Hotel every Wednesday night in January!   Just $90.00 per person! (taxes not included)

3. Bring a Friend!
Help a friend learn for FREE!
(Season Pass and Advantage Card holders can introduce a friend!)
Advantage Card and Season Pass holders can bring a friend for a Special FREE VIP Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package! Available opening day through December 23, 2013, and Tuesday through Friday for the entire Month of January, 2014!

Read Full Offer Here

Montage Mountain
Learning is easy, fun, and affordable!  January is Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month and Montage Mountain is celebrating with 1/2 price lesson packages!  Lessons are available for ages 6 and up for skiing or snowboarding.

Read Full Offer Here

Roundtop Mountain Resort  
Winner of the 2011 Conversion Cup recognizing the best program for introducing new skiers and snowboarders to the sport. Every Tuesday in January, their Learn to Ski and Snowboard packages for ages 4 and older are only $39.00, that's up to a 55% savings. All new skiers and snowboarders who complete their first timer's lesson may purchase a Mountain Passport. The Passport entitles the holder to a complete package for their next visit, 40% off lift tickets and rentals for subsequent visits and one FREE class lesson per visit.

Visit their website for details.

Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain
Ski Big Bear will be highlighting the Ski Big Bear Learners' Permit. This is a beginner program. It will include a lift ticket, rental equipment and a group lesson for 3 Sundays in January excluding Martin Luther King Weekend Sunday (1/19/14). The cost for a Junior Permit (ages 6-12) is $145 and an adult permit (ages 13 and above) is $165.

Read Full Offer Here

Whitetail Resort
$39 Wednesday!
Learn to Ski or Snowboard Packages for everyone ages 8 and up are only $39 every Wednesday the entire month of January! Mom & Dad, we will even toss in FREE with purchase of a 'Learn To' Package!

$39 Learn to Ski & Board packages are valid for an all day beginner area lift ticket. No reservation needed!  Packages include a beginner area lift ticket, rental equipment and a 'First Time' lesson.
Child Care is only available until 5pm. Reservations are required for Child Care - please call 717-328-9400.

Read Full Offer Here


Check out our complete Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month Page.


Core Facts

  • January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, an iniative aimed at increasing participation in snow sports and spreading the exciement of skiing and snowboarding to new learners.
  • A number of Resorts in Pennsylvania have special offers designed to help new learners get on the snow. They can be found here HERE.
  • For the month of January, the 21 member resorts of the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association will offer $5 discounts on already low midweek “Learn A Snow Sport” packages. These special tickets include a first ski lesson, rental equipment, either skis or a snowboard and a lift ticket for use on any of the beginner areas. This offer can be found HERE.

 The $5 Midweek Coupon can be used at any of the Pennsylvania ski resorts listed below. 

1. Alpine Mountain, Analomink | www.alpinemountain.com 

2. Bear Creek Ski Resort, Macungie | www.bcmountainresort.com

3. Big Boulder, Blakeslee | www.jfbb.com

4. Blue Knob Ski Area, Claysburg | www.blueknob.com

5. Blue Mountain, Palmerton | www.skibluemt.com

6. Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville | www.skicamelback.com

7. Eagle Rock Resort, Hazleton | www.eaglerockresort.com

8. Elk Mountain, Union Dale | www.elkskier.com

9. Hidden Valley, Hidden Valley | www.hiddenvalleyresort.com

10. Jack Frost Mountain, Blakeslee | www.jfbb.com

11. Liberty Mountain, Carroll Valley | www.libertymountainresort.com

12. Montage Mountain, Scranton | www.montagemountainresorts.com 

13. Mystic Mountain at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington |www.nemacolin.com  

14. Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry | www.skiroundtop.com

15. Seven Springs Mtn. Resort, Seven Springs | www.7springs.com

16. Shawnee Mountain, Shawnee-on-Delaware | www.shawneemt.com

17. Ski Big Bear, Lackawaxen | www.ski-bigbear.com

18. Ski Denton, Coudersport | www.skidenton.com

19. Ski Sawmill Family Resort, Morris | www.skisawmill.com

20. Tussey Mountain, Boalsburg | www.tusseymountain.com

21. Whitetail Resort, Mercersburg | www.skiwhitetail.com



"“We’re thrilled that our ski areas have united to offer an affordable "Learn to Ski and Snowbaord" program that will open the door to the wonderful world of skiing for many winter enthusiasts, throughout the entire season.”

Linda Irvin, Director



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Company Info - About Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association

The Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA), consisting of member ski areas statewide, is a non-profit association that was developed to promote and serve the Pennsylvania Ski Industry. PSAA works to encourage participation and enjoyment of skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and cross country skiing in Pennsylvania.

For more information on the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association visit www.SkiPA.com or call (570) 443-0963



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