Skiing is like riding a bike. They say that once you learn, you never forget. But what they don’t tell you about riding a bike is that even when you know how, mistakes can happen. You may forget to signal turns in traffic. You may neglect your safety gear. Or you may hit a bump … Continue reading Miss The Mountain? Return To Learn To Ski At Wachusett
Let’s address the elephant on the mountain: There is no perfect age to start skiing. Let this be your mantra—whether you’re in elementary school or you remember going to elementary school with Jimmy Carter—you’re ready to start learning the ropes and enjoying the slopes! Learning to Ski as a Child It’s pretty common on the … Continue reading The Perfect Age To Start Skiing/Snowboarding: Your Age! (Part 1)
Here at Wachusett, we love our beginner skiers and snowboarders. There’s something infectious about the excitement of getting out on the mountain for the first time, and there’s nothing better than getting a group of friends together to gear up and tumble down the slopes—on your feet or otherwise! We like to think of your … Continue reading New To Skiing Or Snowboarding? Your Adventure Is Just Beginning!
The summer’s done and the weather is cool down, which means one thing: Ski season is on its way! To kick off the unofficial beginning of the fall, let’s talk about what you’ll need to get yourself ready for the ski season. First and foremost on your checklist? Your season pass! Get Your Pass Early … Continue reading Your Season Passes: Is It Better To Buy Early?
We skiers/riders are a special group of people. Other people (summer lovers) think we're crazy for voluntarily (and happily) heading out into the cold, but really, we’re just a passionate bunch who love to get geared up, head out into the cold and have the best kind of day - a day on the slopes! … Continue reading Get Paid to Ski or Snowboard!! No, Really!
You used to love skiing. Road tripping with your friends, gearing up, and spending all day tearing down the mountain. What happened? Well, if you’re like most of us, life happened. But now they are back, baby! You got a bit older and responsibility started weighing heavy on you. Maybe you started focusing more on … Continue reading Return to Learn: Your Ticket to Getting Back on the Slopes
We've been getting a lot of attention lately and we're really grateful and super proud to be a part of all the good stuff happening around New England. The mountain is here for you, we like to look at Wachusett as a way to beat the winter blues! A place to go when you need … Continue reading We Love It When The News Is Good News (And We’re In It)!!
You made it through your first few sessions, and you’re starting to feel confident on the snow. You might not be ready for a Black Diamond run just yet, but you spent a few days on your butt, and you’ve learned a few things in the process: how to turn, stop, and do some basic maneuvering.
It’s tough to stay in shape when the air is cold and the days are short. It takes just about everything you have to make it through the workday, and when you’re done, you’re much more interested in relaxing in your warm home rather than lacing up your running shoes and heading out into the … Continue reading Why Skiing Is The Perfect Way To Stay Active and Fit Through Winter
So, you want to try your hand at skiing! Or maybe you’re interested in snowboarding? Either way, you made a great choice! There’s nothing as exhilarating as getting outdoors and zipping down a mountain with the sun on your face. But let’s be real for a second—we know why you’re really here. You’re new to … Continue reading Day 1: What to Expect Your First Day on the Slopes