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1st Timer Learn To Ski

Learn to Ski Package cost just $75/day for 1st Timers. 
We are offering a SPECIAL $50 Learn-to-ski package from opening day through Dec. 18th. You get everything included in the $75 package for just $50 if you start your learning early in the season.  

1st Timers Learn to Ski Package Cost
Ages 4 & Up $75.00

$75 - 1st Timers LIFT, LESSON and RENTAL Ski Package

 Is a one-day beginners ski package which includes a beginner ski area only LIFT PASS, special 1st-Timers Group Ski LESSON plus RENTAL ski equipment. Skis specifically designed to make learning to turn, stop and negotiate the beginner ski slopes will be issued to you. The slightly beveled edges help you to turn and learn to skis easier. 1st-Timer Ski Lift Ticket, also called a beginner ski lift pass, provides access to the Paddy Wagon beginner lift and all 4 of our Learning Carpets, as well as the learn to ski terrain known as the base area or bunny hill; comprised of the Paddy's & Scooter beginner ski terrain. This is some of the best terrain for learning to ski close to NY City or CT.  Ski Butternut is the #1 place to learn to ski in the Berkshires!  

 On Weekends & over all Holidays 1st Timers SNOWBOARD LESSONS start at any of the following times:
9:30a / 10a / 10:30a / 11a / 12p. / 1p or 2p (as needed).  Midweek 1st timer packages start at 10:30a, 12:30 or 2p.
Get ready to have FUN and enjoy your 1st day learning to snowboard!   
On Weekends & over all Holidays 1st Timers LEARN TO SKI LESSONS start at the following times:
9:30a, 10a, 10:30a, 11a, 12p, 1p or 2p (as needed). 
Midweek 1st timer lessons start at 10:30a or 2p.
NOTE: Lessons for children ages 4 to 6 years of age will only go out at 10:30a and 2p every day.
Get ready to have FUN and enjoy your 1st day learning to ski! 

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$75 - 1st Timers LIFT, LESSON & RENTAL Ski Package will get you skiing quickly and it saves you money!

Remember  It takes 3 to 4 days on snow to really get the feel of skiing. This FUN winter sport is certainly worth the investment. After mastering the basics of the sport you can plan to enjoy a lifetime of fun on the mountain. You're here because you just expressed an interest in learned to ski. Don't stop there - make a plan to come back to Ski Butternut enough that first winter that you become proficient, and can enjoy all that the mountain has to offer with family and friends.  We've made your return trip affordable too.

$110 - All Mountain LIFT, LESSON & RENTAL weekend/Holiday Ski Package. Prices are lower for Jr's & kids. (Ideal for your 2nd, 3rd & 4th days out skiing on snow.)  This affordable beginner ski package includes everything you need to build confidence and keep progressing with your skiing skills. Our All Mountain Package includes an all-mountain LIFT TICKET, (this means you can go anywhere on the mountain your skills can handle - including the beginner trails from the mountains summit.), RENTAL ski equipment (skis, boots, binding and poles) and another Group Ski LESSON (at your ability level). Lessons are fun, they enhance your on mountain safety and they help you continue to learn and progress quickly.

Learning to ski takes time (like any sport). You need to become comfortable with the gear and the environment. Our professional ski instructors will help you build confidence and help you become proficient quickly. We encourage all beginner skiers to go at least three to four times their first season. After just 3 or 4 visits, provided you take a lesson, you'll be skiing from the mountains summit, smoothly linking turns & thoroughly enjoying your time on snow!

 TELL YOUR FRIENDS as it's much more fun to learn to ski surrounded by a group of your peers.  

Tell your friends the Ski Butternut 1st Timer LEARN TO SKI Package makes a great gift at only $75! And you can take advantage of our ALL MOUNTAIN LIFT, LESSON & RENTAL Pkg. to return and continue learning as often as you want for just $110/day over our Holiday Periods and $100 on Weekends or Midweek. Less for Juniors and kids.

Ski Butternut Ski School Director, Jay Barranger suggest that all 1st Timers commit to at least going 3 to 4 times their first winter.

 Making the commitment to go multiple times in your 1st ski seasons is by far the best way to learn to ski and progress quickly. 

How Good Is the Savings?


Weekend or holiday Adult lift tickets $60-$65, + Rentals $40, + Lesson $45 = $150 total for the day.
You get it all for just $75. That's right as a 1st time beginner just learning to ski you get it all for just $75.  

Then when you are ready to come back take advantage of our $110 All Mountain Lift, Lesson & Rental ski package. As you can see you'll still SAVE every time you return to Ski Butternut and take one of our Lift Ticket + Lesson + Rental packages.

With our talented and patient Ski School Instructors you are guaranteed to learn to ski.
Buy a $75 1st Timers - LEARN-TO-SKI voucher (in the form of a Gift Certificate) and give it as a GIFT!
A $75 Gift Certificate makes a supper gift for that special person in your life.
Ideal for someone who has never skied before and wants to learn how to ski or snowboard.
This $75 package is sold every day in Rentals. But if you want to give someone a Gift Certificate to cover the cost of this package you can order one by calling 413.528.2000 x111.

  • Each 1st Timers Learn-To-Ski GIFT CERTIFICATE costs $75 and is valid for one full-day of skiing with ski rentals and a specially designed 1st Timers group learn to ski lesson.
  • Use your GIFT CERTIFICATE any day this season - including weekends and or holidays.
  • Call the Office @ 413.528.2000 to purchase a $75 gift certificate. Or stop by the office when visiting the mountain.
  • An adult weekend Lift Ticket and equipment rental alone would cost you more. Plus you get a special beginners ski or snowboard lesson designed to teach 1st Timers how to enjoy the mountain and enbrace winter quickly.
  • You SAVE BIG - You'll receive $150 in value (Lift Ticket, Lesson & Rental equipment) for just $75.
  • So what are you waiting for. Make plans now to Learn-to-Ski and also make plans to come back to the mountain skiing 3 to 4 more times this winter.


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