Beginners Tips

Getting Started on skis


Beginner Skier Survival Guide

Hi, my name is Janis and I’m one of Rick’s students. I started to learn to ski at 37 years of age, so I still remember what it was like to be a beginner skier. I’ll try to get together a few tips and some articles that will help new skiers by answering some of the questions they may have about learning to ski.

  1. What are the rules for snow skiing?

  2. What do I do in an emergency?

  3. How to carry skis

  4. How do I dress to snow ski?

  5. Getting Outfitted for your first trip

  6. What to buy for my first time skiing?

  7. What to expect

Coming Soon....


  2. FIRST LESSON - what do i need to do

  3. How to carry ski boots


  5. Sharpening Skis Yourself


Watch our how to videos for tips to help you get started ...

stay tuned :-)

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