January 9, 2009
Salt Lake City, UT- January is national “Learn-A-Snowsport” month declared by SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the national nonprofit association for snowsport suppliers. Utah resorts have created the following offers to make it easy and affordable for Utahans to play in The Greatest Snow on Earth.
Skiing and snowboarding are great ways to get off the couch this winter and achieve those holiday fitness goals. Fortunately, Utah is home to 13 world-class ski resorts, all waiting for riders young and old to come out and get lucky. Whether learning for the first time or simply brushing up unpracticed skills, these offers are the jackpot for people looking to ski or snowboard.
Locals can also enter to win a free beginners ski or snowboard lesson at a different Utah resort each day by logging on to www.myfoxutah.com, January 19th-31st. One lucky person will win each day.
Get lucky this January with one of the following great offers:
Learn to Ski
Where: Alf Engen Ski School at Alta Ski Area
When: January 3rd through February 14th, excluding January 18,19, 20, 21
What: Learn to Ski for first- time skiers
4 x 2hr class lessons
4 x ski equipment rentals
4 x beginner area lift tickets
How Much? $149
Ski Free After 3
Alta will continue with “Ski Free After 3” every day on Alta’s Sunnyside detachable triple lift. To participate in this year’s “Ski Free After 3”, skiers just show up at the lift at 3 p.m.
With the rental of a high performance package, the renter receives a Beaver Mountain t-shirt and $5 off an All-area day pass. Valid January 19-31, 2008, excluding January 21.
Learn to Ski or Snowboard Package: All-inclusive Package for just $79. Includes an All-Day Lift Ticket, All-Day Equipment Rental (ski package or snowboard package), and a 2 1/2 hour lesson. Please purchase your package at the Navajo Lodge Learning Center or call: 435-677-2047 for more information.
$13 discount on a lift ticket when purchasing a lesson. Offer valid January 19-31, 2008.
First timers can enjoy a $99.90 package including full-day lift ticket, rentals and group lesson. Offer valid January 19-31, 2008. To reserve your space, call 435-615-3449.
Deer Valley Resort
Date: January 26 and 27, 2008
Program: "Ski Utah Lucky 13"- First Timers and Locals only (Local is anyone with a current Utah driver's license. Without a Utah driver's license, a photo ID accompanied by a current Utah property tax form, Utah utility bill or Utah business paycheck stub)
Clinic Time: 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Check-in time: 7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Age: 13 and older
Maximum - Limited to the first 55 registrants per day
Cost: Free clinic, lift ticket and rentals
What is included in your clinic: Clinic, lift ticket, rentals and locker token or basket check
Must make reservations by calling 888-754-8477 or 435-645-6648 and mention "Ski Utah Lucky 13”. One lesson per person only please.
No Show Fee: $25 per person
Check in location: Snow Park lodge lower level basket check area. There will be a Skier Service Rep and a Deer Valley Marketing department rep meeting the group.
Park City Mountain Resort
Night ski or ride Park City Mountain Resort for $20 January 19 – January 31, 2008. Ticket is valid from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy terrain located off of PayDay and First Time lifts. Must show Utah ID or proof of residency.
Learn to Telemark Clinic
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Time: Clinic is offered from 5 to 7 p.m.
Cost: $25 for lift ticket and lesson. Telemark gear will be provided by White Pine Touring.
Details: Purchase lesson/ticket at the PayDay ticket Window and meet at the bottom of the PayDay lift at 5 p.m. Lesson will be taught on the First Time and PayDay lifts.
An evening beginner’s lesson 13 times in January. $28 will include a 2-hour lesson, rental and lift pass. Lessons begin at the Sundown Lift at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. January 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30.
When you purchase a Learn to Ski or Board lesson in January from Powder Mountain, you receive a coupon for 13% off a ski or board package at Canyon Sport Riverdale.
$39 for a learn-to-ski or ride package. ($13 for Little Cat lift pass, $13 for rental and $13 for Snowsports lesson). That makes it a LUCKY 13. Offer valid for 13 days beginning Jan 19 and ending Jan 31, 2008.
$130 for a regularly $145 program; includes two 2-hour lessons (same day), lift, and rentals. Chickadee lift only. Reservations requested, not required. Mention Lucky 13 for pricing. Valid Jan 22-31, 2008.
Lucky 13 Beginner Lesson & Lift at Solitude….$32.50
Learn to ski in the Greatest Snow on Earth, “true” beginner group lessons, first 13 participants to pre-register for an AM or PM lesson each day, receive a beginner lift ticket and a 2-hour group lesson for $32.50!
Phone 801-536-5730 to reserve your space.
Twilight mid-week skiing $13. Jan. 19-31, 2008. Call 801-223-4849 for more details.
First Timers special - Pay $13 for one, 2-hour beginner group lesson at Wolf Mountain. Offer valid from Jan 19 through Jan 31, 2008.
Call the Wolf Mountain Learning Center to make a reservation at 801-745-3511 and mention “Lucky 13”.
Ski Utah will also be joining in the fun by offering a ‘Ski Utah 13 Resort Logo T-shirt’ for $13 (reg. $18) when ordered between January 19-31, 2008. T-shirts may be ordered on www.skiutah.com.
For additional information on the Lucky 13 promotion, contact the individual ski resort, or log on to www.skiutah.com/lucky13.
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