Skiing Lessons / Clinics
How to Choose a Ski Lesson Program
What type of ski lesson program should you look for? The biomechanics needed to turn and steer the skis down the mountain are uniformly taught throughout the ski industry, and can be quickly learned and implemented. Choose a ski program that incorporates these techniques into their lesson programs.
Learn to Ski
Do you want to learn to ski? Here's an overview of what you'll need to learn to ski, along with step-by-step information on how to learn to ski.
Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is an industry initiative organized by the National Ski Areas Association, the Professional Ski Instructors of America, the American Association of Snowboard Instructors, SnowSports Industries America, the National Ski Patrol, numerous state and regional resort associations, rep associations, retailers and the...
Skiing Instruction Videos
Need help learning to ski? The following free skiing instruction videos are available exclusively from About.com and will help you with getting on and off a ski lift and a magic carpet and learning skiing basics so you can get started on the ski slopes.
Skiing lessons - who needs skiing lessons, who provides skiing lessons, skiing ability levels, and why professional instruction is important.
Cross Country Skiing Lessons
What is included in a first cross country ski lesson, including what to wear, what you'll learn, body position, turns, strides, uphill and downhill.
A mogul camp or clinic is like any other specialty learning experience. It is extended learning and practice in an immersion style. The mogul camp I attended at Killington Ski Resort consisted of five hours a day on the snow or in the bumps for two days on a Saturday and Sunday.
Summer Ski Camps
The ski season doesn't have to end in the spring, and for skiers who partake in summer ski camps, it doesn't! Summer ski camps, offered in North America, South America, and Europe, provide a secure environment where campers can refine their skills while enjoying the summer snow. Here is a list of summer ski camps.
Women's Ski Clinics
Many ski resorts offer women's only ski clinics that are targeted to female skiers looking to improve their technique. Women’s ski camps foster a strong sense of camaraderie while allowing female skiers to build upon their skiing skills and their confidence in a comfortable environment. Here's more information on women's ski clinics.
Women's Ski Tours
Women's ski tours offer women a chance to get away and take some time to truly hone in on their skiing skills. These women-only ski vacations focus on improving technique in a safe and supported environment - and of course, having fun and making friends, too! Here a selection of women's ski tours in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
How Much Do Ski Instructors Make?
Information on ski instructor salary and wages.
How Much to Tip Ski Instructors
How much should you tip your ski instructor? Find the answer here.
How to Become a Ski Instructor
Are you interested in becoming a ski instructor? If you’re passionate about skiing, and want to share your knowledge with other people, it might just be the job for you. Here’s more on how to become a ski instructor.
Cross Country Skiing Lessons
Information on cross country ski lessons, including renting and fitting equipment, and lesson offerings for beginner skiers.
Skiing Deer Valley Resort's Steeps and Stashes Clinic
Two days of skiing in Deer Valley Resort's first ever Steeps and Stashes Clinic with stance, balance and alignment analysis, video analysis and test-ski equipment, along with a get-acquainted social.
Deer Valley Steeps And Stashes Photo Gallery
Photo tour of Deer Valley's Steeps and Stashes clinic.
Killington Specialty Ski Experiences Program
Killington Resort in Vermont has launched a series of Specialty Experiences giving skiers and riders a chance to ski and ride with well known professionals.