Choose a lesson program that fits your family’s budget and availability. Lots of options available ski mountains in the northwest Rockies.
Three ski and snowboard lesson programs for children and teens offered by Ski the NW Rockies Association affiliated mountains.
Meet Little Ripper Brighton Turcotte who both skis and snowboards at Silver Mountain Resort, along with his parents, who work for the resort.
Meet 6-year-old snowboarder Jaxson Hamm from Mt. Spokane. This little ripper can shred anywhere and keep up with any one.
Meet twin sisters, Penelope Picabo & Olivia Lokkee White, who ski and race at Lookout Pass, and have great advice for other children.
Meet Winter Sneva, a young skier from 49 Degrees North. She uses special skis made by Sneva MFG, the family business based in Spokane, Wash.
Next gen skiers and snowboarders keep the sport alive. Meet five little rippers who tear it up at Inland Northwest mountains.
What essential alpine gear for kids is needed for skiing/snowboarding and dressing little shredders for a day in the mountains.
Recommended runs at each of the Ski the NW Rockies mountains for beginner skiers/snowboarders–including Mt. Spokane, Lookout, Silver, and 49.