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Picture perfect day for the eclipse viewing party! Apr 08, 2024
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Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Bretton Woods Events

Bretton Woods Ski School is closed for the season

Learning to ski or snowboard can be a life-changing experience. Join countless others who have taken their first slide through a lesson with a Bretton Woods instructor. From group lessons to private lessons, many of our professional instructors are PSIA and AASI certified, bringing you the highest quality standardized instruction. Whether you're first stepping into a pair of boots or you're looking to dial in and build on your current skill set, our instructors are ready to provide a more personal and tailored lesson experience for your needs. And trust the pros, learning from friends and family can often be problematic because of comforts in the relationship and lack of instructional knowledge. For more information, please contact the Bretton Woods Ski School at 603-278-3303.

 

Are group lessons available?
Yes, we provide group lessons on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and select holidays at 10am and 1pm for children and adults.

Can I get a group lesson for my children?

We offer a 2-hour morning group lesson and a full day lesson for ages 4-10 years-old. Check-in is at 9:45am and lessons start 10am on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and select holidays.

 

Does a full day lesson include lunch?
The full day program includes lunch.
 

Do lessons include rentals and tickets?

Lessons do not include rentals and tickets. You can purchase these in advance online on the Bretton Woods eStore.

Where do lessons meet?
All lessons meet on snow at the Ski School Meeting place at the base of the Learning Center Quad.

Are you offering the race competition programs? 
Yes, we are offering all (U8 through U18) of our competition programs for the 2023-24 season as well as the Edge 2 Edge Race program and the Trailblazers program for those young skiers looking to develop all-around ski skills. 

Are you offering adult seasonal programs this year? 
No, Bretton Woods is not offering adult seasonal programs this season.

Are equipment rentals available this season?
Yes, ski and snowboard rental equipment are available this season as well as snowshoes, Nordic equipment and fat-tire bikes. All rental equipment must be purchased in advance online and will be available on the Bretton Woods eStore.

Is a gratuity for my instructor included?
Gratuity is not included. It’s at your discretion.  

 

What is my level of skiing or riding?

Skiers

Red Zone:
This is my first-time skiing.
I am working on turning and stopping.
Red skiers must be able to turn and stop in a wedge on the easiest trail. before moving to learning center green.

Green Zone (Learning Center Quad):
I am turning and stopping on the easiest green trails.
Learning Center Green skiers must be able to ski in a wedge and stop on all the green trails before moving on to mountain green zone.

Green Zone (Mountain):
I am comfortable on all green trails working on basic turns.
Mountain green skiers must be able to ski in a wedge and start to match (parallel) skis at the end of the turn on all green trails on our mountain before moving on to the blue zone.

Blue Zone:
I am skiing parallel on blue trails.
I make some turns in a wedge.
I make some turns parallel.
Blue Zone skiers must be skiing parallel on all blue and some black terrain at different speeds and turn shapes before moving on to the black zone.

 

Black Zone: 
I am comfortable skiing parallel on all black trails.
I am starting to challenge myself with bumps and tree skiing.

Snowboarders

Red Zone:
This is my first-time riding.
I am working on turning and stopping.
Red riders must be able to slide, stop and make turns on both toe and heel side on the easiest trail before moving to learning center green.

Green Zone (Learning Center Quad):
I am stopping and linking turns on the easiest of green terrain.
Learning center green riders must be able to link toe and heel side turns and stop on all green trails before moving to mountain green.

Green Zone (Mountain):
I am comfortable on all green trails working on basic turns.
Mountain green riders must be able to link a variety of turns on all green and some blue terrain before moving to the blue zone.

Blue Zone:
I am riding mostly blue trails. 
I am using a variety of turn shapes to control my speed.
I am challenging myself with some black trails.
Blue zone riders must be able to ride all blue and some black terrain at different speeds and turn shapes exploring terrain elements and freestyle movements.

Black Zone:
I am riding a variety of black trails (bumps, trees and steeps).
I am exploring the basic movements of freestyle.

 

What is PSIA/AASI?

Many of our ski and snowboard instructors have gone through a thorough training and exam process to be PSIA and AASI certified, bringing a high level and standard of consistent competency to your lesson. PSIA and AASI certification validates the knowledge and professionalism of an instructor from the world' top snowsports education association.

  • PSIA stands for Professional Ski Instructors of America.
  • AASI stands for American Association of Snowboard Instructors.
  • PSIA/AASI is an educational organization that certifies instructors.
  • A certified instructor assures that you will receive high quality instruction that addresses your personal needs.
  • These passionate instructors, combined with our world-class snow and grooming, are the reason Bretton Woods consistently tops the who's who of East Coast skiing and riding.

Want to get a jump start on your lesson before you arrive? Check out these video series!

Beginner's Guide to Skiing

Beginner's Guide to Snowboarding

For more questions or information, please contact Ski School at 603-278-3303.