You can learn Skiing completely in 2 weeks! This has been tested on over 2,500 new skiers over the past two years. We have taken the exact techniques from several Okemo Mountain’s pro athletes will teach you here in one of the most popular Vermont Ski Resorts.
Lessons for All Ages and Levels.
YES! You can be absolutely UNSTOPPABLE on skis. By learning this system, you are going to take out frustration, the slow-trick learning, the falling, and the mediocrity.
Northstar at Okemo Mountain: Vermont's Pinnacle of Alpine Excellence
Nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains, Northstar at Okemo Mountain sets itself apart as Vermont’s premier destination for winter sports enthusiasts. When compared to other resorts in the state, Northstar offers a perfect blend of challenging terrain, family-friendly amenities, and a warm, inviting atmosphere.
Diverse Terrain: Varied slopes catering to all skill levels.
Family-Focused: Numerous family-friendly activities and programs.
Snow Quality: Consistent snow conditions and efficient snowmaking.
Scenic Beauty: Stunning views of the Green Mountains.
Weekend Crowds: Like many resorts, weekends can draw larger crowds.
Higher Costs: Some services and amenities may be on the higher end.
Best Areas for Different Skill Levels
Beginners/First-Time Skiers: Stick to the lower parts of the mountain, like the Green Ridge Trail.
Intermediates: Explore the varied blue runs on the main face of the mountain.
Experts: Challenge yourself on Black Ridge or the glades off the South Face.
Suggested Slopes for Different Occasions
Full Day Ride: Embark on a journey from the summit down through different faces.
Shorter Rides: Enjoy the Express Quad for a quick, satisfying run.
Specific Areas for Different Ages
Kids: The Okemo Snow Stars program and the playful Sachem Trail are perfect for young skiers.
Teens: The Jackson Gore area offers a mix of challenging runs and a vibrant atmosphere.
Seniors: Stick to the gentle slopes near the Solitude Express for a relaxed experience.
Skiing is one of the most amazing sports in the world!
Want to effortlessly fly down slopes through powder? Ski Lessons of Okemo Mountain teaches the 10-Point Learning System. A system recommended by the U.S. -Russian Consulate General.
Now is a perfect time.
Experience the thrill of an experienced skier.
Fun and Satisfaction are Guaranteed!
- Weight Distribution
- Learn How To Balance
- Downhill, Cruising, or Slalom
- How To Use The Board For Transportation and Bomb the Steeps
- Basic Maneuvers (Power slide, Fast Turns, Ski Turns, etc)
- Intermediate (Moguls, Glade technique, Pole Planting)
- How to Ride the Half pipe, Get air, Grind, and do Tricks
Tips from Locals - Must Know
Stay: Opt for the Jackson Gore Inn for slope-side luxury.
Park: Make use of the convenient parking lots close to the base lodge.
Lift Passes: Consider the Okemo Ultimate Pass for unlimited access.
Rent Gear: Head to the Okemo Base Lodge for high-quality rental equipment.
Eat: Savor local cuisine at Coleman Brook Tavern for a refined dining experience.
Drink: Try a Vermont craft cider or beer, such as Long Trail Ale.
Relax After Ski: Unwind at the Jackson Gore Inn’s spa for a post-skiing treat.
Party: Explore the vibrant après-ski scene at The Sitting Bull Lounge.
See: Don’t miss the breathtaking views from the Fire Tower.
Go with Kids or Teens: The Okemo Mountain Adventure Zone is a hit for all ages.
Best Location for Photos: The summit provides picturesque panoramas of the Green Mountains.
Must Visit for Seniors: Discover the fascinating history at the Black River Academy Museum.
Shopping: The Okemo Base Lodge has shops for gear and souvenirs.
Souvenirs: Bring home Okemo-branded gear or Vermont maple syrup for a sweet reminder.
Powderhorn Mountain Resort Address
77 Okemo Ridge Rd, Ludlow, VT
We meet outside of the base lodge for your first lesson. When ready, we take you down your first beginner trail.
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Okemo Mountain Investment: (Full equipment rental available)
Private Lessons (Offered at Okemo Mountain ) – From $87.50/Student/Lesson
Group Lessons From $69/Student/ Lesson