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North Lake Tahoe: learn to ski and snowboard weekend

November 28, 2012|By Brian E. Clark
  • Six North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are hosting a learn to ski or snowboard weekend in December.
Six North Lake Tahoe ski resorts are hosting a learn to ski or snowboard weekend… (Hank de Vre )

If you’re a novice who’s interested in skiing or snowboarding at North Lake Tahoe on Dec. 8 and 9 and want to start with a lesson rather than having a friend or spouse teach you, consider this:

Six resorts will host their annual Learn to Ski and Board Weekend those days. The event is designed for beginners, costs only $30 and includes an all-day beginner lift ticket, group lesson and gear rental.

First-timers can choose from Alpine Meadows, Boreal Mountain Resort, Granlibakken Resort, Homewood Mountain Resort, Squaw Valley and Sugar Bowl Ski.  Several resorts also will offer guests savings good on a return visit.

Reservations aren’t required, but participants should arrive early. Lesson packages can be purchased at each individual resort the day of lessons. Students should contact resorts directly for resort-specific information.

Some restrictions apply. Resorts not open Dec. 8 and 9 may offer a Learn to Ski Weekend later in the season.

Info: For more information about the Learn to Ski and Board Weekend, North Lake Tahoe ski resorts, events, activities and other winter offerings, check out Go Tahoe North. And for the best bargains, including lodging, go to the website’s Cool Deals, which is updated daily.

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