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Call 435-654-2002 or visit soldierhollow.com for more information.
Another Winter Trails Day event is being held at the North Fork Park in Liberty from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Special deals being offered at Utah ski resort during the national “Learn to Ski Month” in January. Check the resort website or call for details and limitations.
Alta Ski Area » A first-time skiers package (four two-hour lessons, four beginner lift tickets and four days rental equipment) is being offered for $239. Enrollment is limited and reservations are required - 801-799-2271.
Brian Head Resort » First-timers can get a $45 beginner lesson (two-hour lesson with rental and restricted lift ticket). If participants want to continue with lessons, they can take two intermediate sessions for $45 each. Upon completion, participants can buy a season pass for half price.
Brighton Resort » Ski and snowboard intro packages are $49 and include a two-hour lesson, all-day rental and a day learner lift ticket. Visit www.brightonresort.com for more information.
Canyons Resort » The Lucky 13 promotion includes a $13 beginner lift ticket ($13), first time Learn to Ski or Snowboard lesson ($13) and equipment rental ($13). Call 877-472-6306 or 435-615-3449 for details.
Deer Valley Resort » Open to local first-time skiers, Deer Valley is holding its “Learn to Ski” program Jan. 25. The total cost is $39 per participant (lift ticket, rental and clinic). The clinics, limited to 55 people, will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Reservations must be made before Jan. 23. Call 888-754-8477 or 435-645-6648 and refer to “Ski Utah Learn to Ski Program” for information.
Park City Mountain Resort » The StartNOW program is open to first-time skiers and includes five days of lift tickets, equipment rental, lessons (four days) for $40 a day. Visit pcmr.com/startnow or call 800-545-8112 for more information.
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort » The Learner Permit Program is open to skiers or riders 13 and older and include a 21/2-hour lesson, lift ticket and rental equipment for $50. Participants are eligible for five discounted adult group lessons and five additional days of skiing for half price. A similar program is offered for ages 7 to 12.
Solitude Mountain Resort » For $165, first-time skiers or snowboarders get three half-day lessons, equipment rental and day beginner lift tickets. Call 801-536-5730 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Sundance Resort » Skiers and riders can get a 21/2 hour lesson, rental and day lift ticket for $75.
Wolf Mountain » Get a lift ticket, two-hour group lesson and rental for $39. Two bounce-back tickets are available for $10 off the next two packages.
Source: Ski Utah
www.ogedennordic.com" target="_blank">Ogden Nordic Winter Trails is putting on the event, which will feature a chance to try demo gear, take part in a cross-country ski clinic or go on a snowshoe tour. A trail pass donation of $6 is requested.
And if downhill and Nordic skiing still are too daunting, perhaps you could consider snowshoeing. There are a variety of options for learning snowshoeing or taking a hike on the snow.
People who don’t have their own snowshoes can rent them from the park. Registration is required. Call 435-654-1791 or email Kathydonnell@utah.gov for more information.
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