If you've been thinking of taking up skiing or another winter sport, this is the week to make it to New Hampshire and Vermont, as both states are offering free lean to ski and ride opportunities as part of the national Learn a Snow Sports Month. (
There's a limited opportunity to sign up in
Both promotions run through Sunday.
For more information on getting started, check out our tips for first-time skiers.
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.