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First Timers Guide

Participating in snowsports opens a whole new world of possibilities to enjoy endless winter fun. But everyone agrees, your first experience at a mountain can be a bit overwhelming. We realize this, so to help make your first mountain experience enjoyable, we've put together this guide to help you navigate your first day on the slopes.

Below are some timely tips, some excerpted from a wonderful book, Good Things to Know About Gliding on Snow, written by Stu Campbell and Tim Petrick, a SKI Magazine book published by Mountain Sports Press.

This page is organized into three sections: