Industry Press Release

Getaway Trips and Product Prizes Available for Anyone Who Helps Newcomers Sign Up for Beginner Ski or Snowboard Lessons This Winter


Bring a Friend Challenge Starts December 1, 2014 

Washington, DC (November 18, 2014) — Ski/Snowboard areas and numerous snow sports industry product suppliers are offering a variety of trips and product prizes for anyone who helps newcomers sign up for beginner lessons from professional instructors this winter. The Bring a Friend Challenge kicks off December 1, 2014 and runs through February 28, 2015. It is the third year for the program.

Those who help just one beginner sign up for lessons are considered “Ambassadors of Snow Sports”. They must enter the Bring a Friend Challenge to qualify for prizes. Someone will be selected the Ambassador of the Year and will win a season pass (2015-16 winter), a jacket from The North Face, gloves from Seirus, undergarments from Polarmax, goggles from Zeal and a $250 gift voucher from

Topping the list this year are several “Getaway” packages at resorts that are close to larger metropolitan areas and are drivable. The packages (for two) include two nights lodging, lift tickets for two days and lessons.

Two locations in Pennsylvania are Sever Springs, near Pittsburgh, and Liberty Mountain Resort, near Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC.

Further north, Killington is offering a Getaway package. It is drivable from the New York metro area and Boston.

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