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Beginner goal: Getting started

1 of 3 Beginner goals
: Beginner
Summary:  Preparing for your first trip and what to expect when you get to the ski resort.

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Skiing should be fun--at every level of the sport. Starting out with some basic knowledge will make your journey considerably more enjoyable. This section contains a wealth of information for the new skier and you are well advised to work through it.

Our goal in this section is to learn about:

  • Trips to resorts.
  • How to select and handle equipment.
  • Moving on snow with your equipment.
  • Getting up after a fall.
  • Climbing hills.
  • Positioning yourself for that first "run."

Work sequentially through the topics and exercises in this goal:

Remember our overall goal--to have fun!

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