I want to Discover Snow!

Now... where do I start?

It can be daunting trying a new sport or visiting a new ski area, so we want to make your experience as easy and hassle-free as possible. Here you'll find some tips to have a safe and fun day in the mountains.


  • Mountain Safety - Know the Code
    • Staying safe is the first step to having a day worth repeating. Go to this page to learn Your Responsibility Code to ensure that you and your loved ones can enjoy skiing and snowboarding for years to come.
  • Learn the Lingo
    • The Brave Ski Mom compiled a list of terms to help you navigate the slopes. Check out Kristen's website for more tips on how to discover snow with your family.
  • Get more expert advice
    • REI has one of the most comprehensive expert guides to snowsports. Check out the video below, and go to their website for even more resources on necessary gear, what to wear, and how to make the most of your day.