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We all know when it comes to getting families to the slopes, moms are invaluable. But we are more than just the folks who pack the lunches and wipe the noses, we are also outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. In an effort to connect women with programs to develop both skills and friendships, Momtrends will be maintaining a list of women-centric ski and snowboarding programing throughout the country.

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Alaska Ski & Ride Events for Women

Alyska Women's Wednesday Ski & Snowboard Clinics.  Enjoy the camaraderie of a women-only clinic as you noticeably improve your skiing, snowboarding skills. Now is your chance to get out for some fresh air and exercise this winter! The atmosphere is relaxed and supportive. The emphasis is outcome-oriented and student centered with plenty of challenge and fun. In order to fit your schedule best, you have the option to do either a 2-day clinic or the full 4-day clinic in each session. The 2-day clinics are held the first 2 Wednesdays of each session. Clinics run in three sessions and start January 5th, 2022.

Get more details here www.alyeskaresort.com/product/womens-wednesday-clinics/

California Ski & Ride Events for Women

Palisades Tahoe Women of Winter Clinics. Join an Intermediate/Advanced or an Expert group. Check-in at 9am at the Ski & Snowboard Sales and Rental Center to purchase. Meet at 9:15am at the Ski & Snowboard Meeting Area near the base of the Funitel. Rate $90 with advanced booking. More details here.

Women of Winter Camp Palisades Tahoe. Explore No California's legendary terrain with like-minded women. This camp sells out quickly. Included:

  1. 3 full days of skiing with companionable women in a supportive and inspirational environment
  2. Explore the best terrain suited for current conditions
  3. Priority lift line access which means more time on the slopes
  4. Lunch each day, boot fitting and ski selection guide, apres ski social events, video review and lesson summaries

What you'll learn

  1. Tactical tips from our ripping female instructors to maximize your ski experience
  2. Skills and techniques designed for women to enhance all mountain skiing
  3. An understanding of skiing to build your confidence to explore our legendary terrain

Get more details here https://squawalpine.com/skiing-riding/women-winter-camp

Colorado Ski & Ride Events for Women

Telluride 3-Day camp. This no-frills weekend camp is focused on ski improvement. Session 1: Jan 28-30, 2022, Session 2: Mar 4-6, 2022

  • $700.00 without lift ticket and $850.00 with lift tickets
  • Intermediate through advanced skiers
  • 3 days expert instruction by our leading women instructors
  • Assessment of alignment and ski equipment
  • Video analysis of your ski technique

Meet at the base of chair 4 in Mountain Village. The entire group will ski together in the morning and based on skier profile as well as ability on the snow, smaller groups will be determined before lunch. The rest of the 3-day camp, coaches will provide activities and drills to help you improve and give you suggestions on where you should practice your newly developing skills and where to challenge yourself.

You’ll be skiing in a small group setting with like-minded and like-skilled skiers who share similar goals. Instructors leading the groups are women who have taught for many years at the Telluride Ski Resort who will base all teaching on the Professional Ski Instructors of America core principles:

  • Stance – balance fore and aft and side to side.
  • Steering – actively turning both feet.
  • Edging – increasing or decreasing the amount the ski is on edge.
  • Pressure – increasing or decreasing the amount of weight applied to the ski.

Get more details  tellurideskiresort.com/specialty-camps/#WOMEN'S%20WEEKEND

Snowmass Women's Edge 4-Day program. For ages female skiers and snowboarders 18 & Up. Ability Level: Intermediate to Expert. Hours: 10 am to 3 pm, Please plan to arrive at your lesson meeting area at least 15 minutes before start. 4-Day Program, Monday through Thursday, January 10 – March 7, 2022

Includes: Lessons and Thursday afternoon après ski party with group

Meeting Location: On the first day, meet in Snowmass Base Village Plaza. Groups may choose to travel to other mountains for remaining days in program. Meeting locations will be determined in advance with your group and Pro. $789 with advanced purchase

Get more details www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/lessons/womens-edge

Ms. Mondays at Wolf Creek.  Ms. Mondays are a packaged deal with a discounted lift ticket, 2-hour morning lesson and rental. Jan. 10, 31, Feb. 28, 2022

The morning lessons will be for women looking to start a new sport all the way up to refining your existing technique. All of the lessons, for all ability levels, will be taught by an excellent, qualified female instructor. $60 Adult Lift Ticket/$41 Senior Lift Ticket/ $43 two-hour lesson. Geared towards beginner to advanced levels

Get more details: wolfcreekski.com/special-clinics-programs/  

Connecticut

Enjoy the camaraderie and support of women skiers with 5 weekly lessons. Develop skills and improve technique and expand your comfort zone and advance your skiing skills while gaining confidence on the mountain. Choose a morning or night program and join a group of women skiers of similar ability, goals and objectives. After the program ends, your Lift Pass is valid for lift access on your program day or night through the end of the season!

Ages 18 & older, any skill level, skiers only

Get more details: https://skisundown.com/programs/adult-programs/womens-club/

Best Women's Ski Events for Friendship and Learning

Massachusetts

Catamount: Catamount Mountain Resort offers Women's Wednesdays, a series of supportive and challenging ski and snowboard clinics for women, taught by PSIA/AASI-certified instructors. Program starts January 5th (with the exception of February 23rd, during the President’s Week holiday period),

The two-hour clinics are tailored to address each individual's experience level and aspirations, from those just starting or restarting to those wishing to improve on steeper terrain in all conditions. The program includes video analysis of participants’ skiing and riding and a complementary hot beverage. 

Get more details: https://catamountski.com/winter/lessons-camps/womens-wednesdays

New Hampshire

Cannon Women’s Ski Program. $50 per session, drop ins welcome. Instructor Patty Harrington, PSIA level 3 Alpine Instructor with over 45 years of experience in snowsports instruction will focus on improving your skiing skills whether an intermediate looking for a breakthrough or advanced skier seeking more challenge. Bring a friend or meet new friends and build your confidence in a fun and supportive atmosphere all while enjoying what Cannon Mountain has to offer. Every Saturday.

  • Intermediate Skiers 9:45am - 11:45pm Intermediate skiers able to ski blue terrain. Focus will be on skill improvement that will break your plateau and boost your confidence in skiing on a variety of blue and black terrain and snow conditions.
  • Looking for more challenge? Then join our afternoon Advanced level group.
  • Advanced Skiers 1pm - 3pm Accomplished skiers who explore the entire mountain will hone their skills in all conditions and terrain, including powder, bumps and trees as weather allows.

Get more details here www.cannonmt.com/ski-ride/adult-clinics

Crotched Mountain. Women's Program on Wednesdays: This 5-week program from 9:30am-noon on Wednesdays includes a complimentary breakfast, indoor activity, and working on the mountain with instructors.  Starts January 18th, 2022.

For more information, call (603) 588-3668 or visit www.crotchedmtn.com/plan-your-trip/ski-and-ride-lessons/products/Local-Womens-Ski-Program

Gunstock. Ladies Love Winter. Join other like-minded ladies for this women’s-only (ages 16+) program where you will learn new techniques, tackle your fears, gain confidence, and ski like a girl! Skiers only, with ability levels from Lower Intermediate through Advanced. Bring your equipment, money for drinks at après, and season pass or lift ticket. The cost is $219 for the two days and includes lunch.

Dates:

  • 1/27 - 1/28
  • 2/28 - 3/1
  • 3/19 - 3/20

Get more details here: www.gunstock.com/on-snow/lessons/ladies-love-winter/

McIntyre Ski Area. Women of Winter – Monday Morning Ladies Group. 5-week women’s specific ski and snowboard program. Time: 10:00am – 12 noon

Monday – beginning Jan 3, 2022 (1/3, 1/10, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7)

There will be no class on Jan 17th due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Cost for all 5 weeks of lessons: Lessons: $245/Rentals: $90/Helmet: $25

Get more details here: www.mcintyreskiarea.com/product/adultprograms

Pat's Peak. Women's Only Wednesday Clinic (WOW) offered on Wednesday mornings for seven (7). Beginning January 5, 2022.

Meet for a Continental Breakfast at 9am in the Sleigh Room along with an exciting morning discussion, designed around the needs of the participants of the program. $299

Then head out onto the slopes for lesson clinics taught by women! To end the morning, enjoy lunch with your instructor.

Topics for WOW Program include:

  • Skiing/Snowboarding Fears And Risk Factors
  • Yoga, Skiing/Riding Exercises and Nutrition
  • Strength and Power
  • Stance and Balance
  • Physical and Psychological Gender Differences
  • Confidence Building
  • Equipment and Boot Fitting
  • Video Analysis to Enhance Basic Skills and Improve Personal Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Guest Speakers
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Get more details: www.patspeak.com/Lessons-Rentals/Womens-Only-

Whaleback Mountain: Women's Ski Clinics, 5-week programs,  designed for the adult looking to meet new people, improve their skills and become a more confident skier. Taught by Whaleback’s professional female instructors, these clinics will take you to the next level! Open to adults, age 18 and over. $280 per person.

  • Two 5-week sessions to choose Sundays 2-4pm :
    • Beginner/Intermediate: Sundays 2-4pm from January 9-February 6
    • Intermediate/Advanced: Sundays 2-4pm from February 13- March 13

Get more details: https://www.whaleback.com/womens-ski-clinic

New York

Whiteface Mountain: Women’s ski clinic with instructor Lisa Ballard and two-time Olympic medalist Andrew Weibrecht. This exciting experience will help you to improve your skiing while taking in the breathtaking terrain at New York’s premier ski destination, Whiteface Mountain. This ski clinic will also serve to inform you about all the latest ski trends and new women’s ski gear. The event is based out of the Mirror Lake Inn in nearby Lake Placid. Dates: January 7-9, 2022.

Here is an overview of what the package includes:  

  • Welcome Reception with Lisa and Andrew
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Presentation: Trends in Women’s Ski Gear
  • Ski all day with Lisa and Andrew. Demo ski gear.
  • Apres-ski party and “Boot Camp” (Video Analysis and presentation on how to have comfortable, warm ski boots that perform correctly for you!)
  • Specialty clinics all day with Lisa and Andrew- moguls, steeps, powder, “firm snow” (Depending on conditions)
  • Demo ski gear. Video analysis.
  • Apres-ski party. Door Prizes!

$542.00 per day, based on single occupancy.

Get more details: /www.mirrorlakeinn.com/our-package/your-turn-womens-ski-clinic/

Utah Ski & Ride Events for Women

Snowbasin Divas on Snow 3 total days of great coaching. Includes early gondola access with 1 hour of on-mountain time prior to the public each day and a season-ending luncheon (Price does not include lift pass, daily lunch or rentals.) $499. Three sessions, Session 1 starts January 6th.

Alta Women’s Intermediate-Advanced Ski Camps.  Alta Lodge teams up with top instructors from Alta’s Alf Engen Ski School for these popular Women’s specific camps which offer three days of skiing, four nights of lodging, great food, and camaraderie.

Ski sessions include morning and afternoon on-snow instruction in a fun and supportive environment. In similar-ability groups, you’ll focus on fundamental skiing skills to improve speed control, confidence, and efficiency, allowing you to access and enjoy more of Alta’s world-famous terrain.

This program brings together fellow female skiers looking to improve their skiing and enjoy a fun ski vacation. It is geared towards intermediate to advanced skiers who meet or exceed the following skills:

Skill requirements-Consistently use parallels turns. Confidently ski blue more difficult terrain at the flow traffic (you are comfortable cruising blue groomed runs!). Ready and excited for an introduction to off-trail skiing.

Includes:

  • four nights lodging, breakfasts, and dinner
  • three full days of ski instruction
  • three days Alta lift tickets
  • high-end demo skis; boots available if needed
  • two buffet lunches
  • yoga class (optional)

$2,750 per person, double occupancy, standard room

$3,551 single occupancy, standard room

2022 Women’s Intermediate – Advanced Camp Rates:
January 23 – 27, 2022
Arrival: Sunday, January 23
Departure: Thursday, January 27
Ski Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Jan. 24-26

March 6 – 10, 2022
Arrival: Sunday, March 6
Departure: Thursday, March 10
Ski Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, March 7-9

Get more details here www.altalodge.com/ski-adventures/womens-intermediate-advanced-ski-camps/

Sundance 

Grab your friends and head up to Sundance for a day of fun as you improve your skiing and snowboarding skills. Our Ladies Day Clinics are tailored for women who want to improve their skiing or snowboarding skills, or learn how to ski or snowboard for the first time in a fun and friendly group atmosphere. Groups are organized based on ability levels, beginner to advanced. The ladies groups are lead and taught by our top ski and snowboard instructors who create a safe and enjoyable learning environment for everyone.

Find out more: www.sundanceresort.com/winter-activities/ladies-day-ski-clinics/

Vermont Ski & Ride Events for Women

Sugarbush Women's Discovery Camps. Levels 4 and up; skis are sometimes parallel, wedge or stem when uncomfortable, starting to explore easy blues. Includes video analysis, group meals, après ski parties and optional ski demos all included in the cost of the program.

Weekend camp: January 22-23 (Saturday and Sunday), 2022

Weekday camp: March 7-8 (Monday and Tuesday), 2022

 Get pricing and details here.

Stratton 

The Green Mountain Women is a ski and ride group just for women. Meet fellow snow sports enthusiasts and have some fun exploring ski and snowboarding techniques on the various terrain Stratton has to offer. The Green Mountain Women ride days will be guided by outstanding women instructors from the Stratton Mountain Snowsports School. A season-long membership will allow you to join any Monday or Wednesday session, beginning on January 3 and ending in March. Instructors will develop a season long program to improve your skiing and riding skills all while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow women riders. The groups will be small, supportive and collaborative as you explore fundamentals and new techniques to help you become a more dynamic skier or snowboarder.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays from 9am-12pm, non-holidays
  • Small groups
  • Program begins Jan 3 thru March 30
  • $399 for the season. Daily drop-in rate of $59

Get more details: www.stratton.com/plan-your-trip/seasonal-programs-camps/green-mountain-women

Women's Midweek Camp a camaraderie driven ski and snowboard camp designed for women. During this two-day camp, you'll be split up into small groups designated by pace, desired terrain, and goals for the camp. You'll begin each morning at 8am with a group meet-up, coffee and a continental breakfast. At the morning meeting the group will discuss the day's plan and mountain conditions, stretch and boot up, then hit the snow. Stratton Mountain Sports School's incredible female instructors will lead groups on the snow from 9am to 3pm on what could be the best two days of skiing and riding of the season. When the day is over, look forward to discounts at First Run, the Stratton Training and Fitness Center, fitness classes, and much more. You may opt in to a group dinner February 8th at Firetower.

  • $480 for the two day camp
  • February 8-9, 2022
  • 2 days skiing or snowboarding
  • On snow 9am to 3pm with 1 hour lunch break
  • Continental breakfast and lunch provided both days
  • One day admission to the STFC and fitness classes
  • First Run will offer free ski demos, and discounts on boot fitting, tuning, and select products.
  • Lift line privileges

Get details: https://www.stratton.com/plan-your-trip/seasonal-programs-camps/women-on-snow-midweek-camp

The Women's Rossi WE RISE Camp. This year Mountain Sports School is partnering with Rossignol to supercharge your skiing and riding skills in a supportive, fun environment with other like-minded women. Led by a Rossignol Ambassador Claire Challen and Stratton’s top instructors, you’ll have on-snow opportunities to learn, challenge yourself, try new gear, and connect in an inviting and empowering environment.

During this two-day camp, you'll be split up into small groups designated by pace, desired terrain, and goals for the camp. The camp begins on Friday evening with a social outing to meet your female instructors and fellow female snow adventurers. Each day on snow will begin at 8am with a group meet-up, coffee and a continental breakfast. At the morning meeting the group will discuss the day's plan and mountain conditions, stretch and boot up, then hit the snow.

WE RISE mission

“It’s our goal to encourage all women, whatever their age, skill level, or background, to get outdoors and into the mountains. To feel the exhilaration of sliding on snow no matter the application. To create a positive and inspiring community where women across the globe can interact, offer advice and share ideas. A gathering place for women everywhere, and We Rise is our rallying call.”

  • $580 for the two day camp
  • February 11-13, 2022
  • 2 days skiing or snowboarding
  • On snow 9am to 3pm with 1 hour lunch break
  • Continental breakfast and lunch provided both days
  • One day admission to the STFC and fitness classes
  • First Run will offer free ski demos, and discounts on boot fitting, tuning, and select products.
  • Lift line privileges

Get details: www.stratton.com/plan-your-trip/seasonal-programs-camps/women-on-snow-weekend-camp

Wednesday workshops: $189 for the day. On snow 9am-3pm with 1 hour lunch break. www.stratton.com/plan-your-trip/seasonal-programs-camps/woman-workshop

Okemo Women's Adventure Program. Dedicated WAA coaches to improve your skiing or riding. Bring your ski pals along or meet new on-mountain friends. This program features hours of comprehensive coaching from Okemo's world-class instructors.

Two-Day Adventure Dates ($522):

  • Feb 3 - 4, 2022 (Thursday & Friday)
  • March 3 -4, 2022 (Thursday & Friday)

Three-Day Adventure Dates ($590):

  • January 26 - 28, 2022 (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Get more details here https://www.okemo.com/plan-your-trip/ski-and-ride-lessons/category/womens-alpine-adventure.aspx

Mad River Glen’s Women’s Clinics. Coached by women to help your technique, tactics and attitude in conquering Mad River’s Legendary Terrain. Eight (8) 2-hour Lessons on Thursdays, Beginning January 6th, 2022 ($189)

More camps available and more details here: https://www.madriverglen.com/womens-only-2/

Wyoming  Ski & Ride Events for Women

Jackson Hole does offer women's ski camps. Elevate your skiing and confidence to the next level with our top women coaches and headlining pro-athletes. We hope you can join us for this amazing opportunity in Jackson Hole! Camp groups are based on ability and goals. Personalized coaching is a focus with a ratio of 5 campers per coach. Minimum participant age is 18 years. Limited spaces are available. They sell out fast. www.jacksonhole.com/elevate-womens-camp

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