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New Adventure First-Time Packages Provide Excitement and Fun for those Discovering the Slopes

MT. HOOD, OR (Immediate Release) – Mt. Hood Meadows has introduced the sports of skiing and snowboarding to more Oregonians than any other ski resort. Mt. Hood Meadows knows the excitement that those new to skiing and snowboarding feel as they get ready to try the sport for the first time. Boasting the largest and most accredited PSIA-Certified ski school in the northwest, the pro instructors at Meadows simplify the learn-to-ski and snowboard process for eager first-timers. The training program led by knowledgeable and patient instructors is designed specifically to keep those new to the mountain at ease thanks to a relaxed and fun learning environment. But beginner success lies largely in the lessons’ step-by-step process, where participants are given the time to master each phase in the progression before moving on.

New Adventures at Meadows typically begin in the Fun Zone, serviced by the “Ballroom Carpet” a fully enclosed over the snow conveyer that makes going up hill as much fun as schussing back down. The conveyer relieves the fatigue, fear and frustration often caused by the traditional rope tow used at other ski areas, keeping new adventurers more fresh and ready for fun.

After some introductory sessions on the gentle terrain of the Fun Zone, New Adventurers advance to the Buttercup lift and the beginner slopes it services. Meadows instructors accompany New Adventurers throughout the entire learning process, helping them to foster a passion for skiing and riding.

New Adventure Packages include a Buttercup beginner lift ticket, equipment rentals (skis, boots and poles or snowboard and boots) and instruction. The packages represent a savings of 50% or more off the individually priced components, making them the best value and most affordable way to discover the sports on the mountain.

3 Time New Adventure Passport (for ages 13 and older) $99 / Night Package: $75

Meadows most popular discovery program is the 3 Time Passport, due to its flexibility and affordability. Purchasers can select any three days they choose, to continue their New Adventure experience. The package includes lift tickets (Buttercup beginner ticket first two days, all mountain lift ticket third day), equipment rentals and instruction (2 hour group lesson each day).

1 Time New Adventure Package (for ages 13 and older) $60 / Night Packages: $29

The package includes a Buttercup beginner lift ticket, equipment rentals and 2 hour group lesson.

  • Purchase the day package online in advance for just $50!
  • Upgrade the day package to include a 2nd 2 hour group lesson for just $10 more!

Private Lesson New Adventure Package $120

These one-on-one sessions allow individualized instruction with our pros to really start you off fast. It’s a one hour private lesson and includes a Buttercup beginner lift and equipment rentals for the entire day. You can extend the private lesson for just $55 / hour.

  • Add a friend to the New Adventure Private Lesson Package - $90
  • Arrange an instructor in advance by calling 503.337.2222 ext. 1222

4 Time New Adventure Package (for ages 13 and older) $160

Meadows offers multi-week packages in January and February on consecutive Saturdays or Sundays in January or February. So these New Adventurers come up once a week, which builds skills and advances progression. The package is also available on Meadows popular midweek adult bus programs (bus fare is extra), offered consecutive Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays in January and February.

The Package includes lift tickets, equipment rentals and 2 hour lessons on all four days – the first two days includes a Buttercup beginner ticket, day 3 and 4 includes all mountain lift tickets.

For details call 503.659.1256, or contact one of the many neighborhood Group Organizers that bring buses to the mountain.

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