It’s never to early to start planning your winter fitness routine. Don’t settle for boring visits to the gym. Stay active and get outdoors with some of these exciting, calorie burning snow sports.
Ski school is perhaps one of the best phrases in education. Who wouldn’t love going to school outside, in the beautiful mountain snow, just to learn to ski … or snowboard? If you’re looking for great places to ski as family with a great ski school for your kiddos, check out these resorts.
In the race to see which ski resorts will be the first to open, the West usually gets all of the press. This year, to the surprise of many, Killington Resort in Vermont kicked off the ski season in North America on its opening day, October 19. Ski resorts around the nation are following in their tracks, and pushing for earlier openings. So if you’ve already got your gear waxed and you’re ready to hit it this year, here’s a list of the first ski resorts to open regionally across the nation.
Each ski season, it’s fun to see which region in the USA — and which ski area — will be the first to get their lifts spinning and their ticket windows open. This year, Killington Resort in Vermont nabbed “First Chair” for the East on its opening day, October 19.
If your family loves to use the time off of school and work around the holidays to have an incredible adventure, you can’t beat a family ski vacation over Christmas week. When you spend the week of Christmas hitting the slopes, you are guaranteed a white Christmas.
Copper Mountain offers a web of trails within its four distinct turfs. Along with free in-bounds cat skiing, the world’s largest Superpipe, night skiing and snow tubing, there’s much to get into at the resort. If you already sing Copper’s praises, this year’s upgrades will inspire you even more.
If you are planning on taking a skiing trip with your family in the near future, you could be thinking about investing in skis and other equipment for your trip. However, as you might already know, most ski resorts offer equipment rentals if you are interested in them. These are a few reasons why it’s generally smarter to rent your skiing equipment when you take a family trip.