Skiing in the West

Our favorite places to go skiing, from Tahoe to Telluride--plus some secret tips to take with you to the slopes

10 reasons to try skiing this season

Think skiing’s too cold, too crowded, too expensive? These solutions will have you itching to hit the slopes this season

Free lessons
Photo by Brown Cannon III; written by Rachel Levin

Free lessons

The excuse: “Lessons are too pricey!”

Solution: How does free sound?

Look for midweek clinics, like the women-only ones at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Thursday at Mt. Rose–Ski Tahoe in Nevada. From Dec 8; free with Thu lift ticket or $10 for season-pass holders; skirose.com

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