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Learning from a Mountain: Grit and Resilience

Whether it’s awakening early enough to be at the mountain by 9 a.m., keeping track of and carrying one’s own gear, or standing up from a precarious fallen-down position without assistance – these types of challenges help children acquire essential skills such as responsibility and perseverance. But also much more. I’ve brainstormed more than 20 …

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Learn to Ski Programs Make It Easy for Kids and Parents

There are quite a few options for introducing your kids to skiing or snowboarding, ranging from teaching them yourself to taking advantage of group or private lessons or other special programs that resorts offer. Out of all of the options, the 5th Grade Passport and the EZ Ski/Ride 123 programs promoted locally by Ski the …

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For The Love of The Sport: The Lookout Pass Free Ski School

At Lookout Pass, they are passionate about introducing kids to “the wonderful winter world of skiing and riding.” The greatest example of this is their Free Ski School, which is entering its 77th season and has worked with more than 60,000 kids. “If we don’t find ways to get youth involved in the sport of …

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