Wrightwood, CA (January 9, 2016) — Mountain High joined multiple winter resorts across the U.S. on Friday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Lesson. The event, in conjunction with January’s “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month,” encouraged first-time skiers and snowboarders of all ages to learn a new winter sport.
Out of 174 who pre-registered to take part in lessons at Mt. High, 97 completed the class. Mt. High was one of more than 160 venues that joined efforts to help set the Guinness World Record on Friday.
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The current record for world’s largest ski lesson (both single and multiple venue) is 594 and 500 for world’s largest snowboard lesson (both single and multiple venue).
Skiers and snowboarders can follow all the action daily at Mountain High through its online network of live cameras.
About Mountain High
Mountain High is Southern California’s closest winter resort, located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles and Orange County. Mountain High Resort consists of three separate mountains: West Resort, East Resort and North Resort. Mountain High offers a wide variety of lifts and trails, a world-class terrain park, an outstanding winter sports school and the region’s largest tubing area. Night skiing and snowboarding are available seven nights-a-week during peak season and snowmaking covers more than 80% of the slopes. Mountain High, the first resort to open in Southern California for the past 19 years, operates from mid-November to mid-April. Visit www.mthigh.com for more information. Mountain High is an equal opportunity service provider operating under an Angeles National Forest special use permit.