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Try Skiing/Riding for FREE this Week!

January 15, 2013

Regardless of what you’re shopping for, free is always an agreeable price. For first-time skiers and riders, the cost of today’s lift tickets can be shocking – never mind the price of instruction, rentals, or purchasing your own gear. But this is a discouraging way to be introduced to the sport. Instead, learn to love the sport purely for what it is, not based on its dollar-to-enjoyment value.

Now through Jan. 18, first-time skiers and riders in New Hampshire can take advantage of a risk-free opportunity to get on snow, while the resorts – including Waterville Valley! – pick up the tab.


First-time downhill skiers and snowboarders receive a free learn to ski or snowboard lesson, equipment rentals & lift ticket (valid for access to beginner terrain.) Participants must register with Ski NH to download a Learn to Ski & Ride Free coupon, then make a reservation with one of the following participating resorts.


Bretton Woods (age 13+)
Cannon Mountain (age 13+)
Cranmore Mountain Resort (age 13+)
Dartmouth Skiway (age 13+)
Granite Gorge (age 5+, Sunday only)
Gunstock Mountain Resort (age 6+)
King Pine at Purity Spring Resort (age 13+)
Loon Mountain (age 13+, Sunday-Friday only)
Pats Peak (age 6+, Monday-Thursday only)
Ragged Mountain (age 13+)
Waterville Valley (age 7+)

Not looking to jump into the full downhill experience? Start out with something a little tamer. This free week deal is redeemable at half a dozen cross country ski centers located throughout the Granite State. First-time cross country skiers receive a free learn to ski lesson, free equipment rentals & a free trail pass.

More info at

January learn to ski and snowboard free week at Waterville Valley, NH

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget.

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