Ski & Snowboard News / All-women's ski and snowboard classes start now
Jan 05, 2016 08:20AM
● By Harriet Wallis
photo: Harriet Wallis
Women love to learn among women and with women instructors.
No men allowed! Resorts offer consecutive weekly sessions for women only. But
hurry. Register now. Most sessions start right now.
Some resorts' programs are for beginners through experts while others cater to intermediates and above. Some have programs for snowboarders as well as skiers.
Here's a roundup.
Alta's Ladies Day program meets 6 consecutive Thursday mornings. It's for intermediates and above. $540. Alta also offers advanced ski camps. http://www.alta.com/the-mountain/clinics-and-camps/women#alta-ladies-day
At Brighton's Women's Workshop you can choose 4 consecutive Wednesday or Thursday mornings. Workshops start now and again in February. Separate workshops for skiers and snowboarders. $290 includes an all-day lift ticket. http://www.brightonresort.com/services/ski-school/adult-lessons/#adult_workshops
Deer Valley calls its program Women on Wednesday. It meets 5 consecutive Wednesdays and is for advanced skiers and above. $790. It also holds at Women's Weekend in late January. $620 for three days, Friday through Sunday. http://www.deervalley.com/WhatToDo/SkiSchool
Park City Mountain invites women to its ski camp or its snowboard camp scheduled for February. $360 lesson only. $586 with ticket. http://www.parkcitymountain.com/ski-school/specialty-products.aspx#/WomensCamp
Powder Mountain's long running SheSkis program is 4 consecutive Tuesday mornings. $300 includes lift ticket. And busy women might prefer just a 1-day session. $95 includes lift ticket. http://www.powdermountain.com/en/lessons-rentals/womens-clinics/
At Snowbasin, the women's program is called Snow Divas. It meets 4 consecutive Thursdays from 10 – 3 p.m. $399. https://www.snowbasin.com/lessons-rentals/adult-lessons/
Snowbird's Womens Wednesdays is for intermediate through advanced skiers only. It meets 4 consecutive Wednesdays in January. The program repeats in February. $380.
Solitude's Women on Wednesdays meets on 5 consecutive weeks for morning sessions. The program is for advanced beginners through experts. $335 includes the lift ticket. http://skisolitude.com/winter-activities/snowsports-academy/adult-lessons