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January Is Learn To Ski & Snowboard Month

Learn To Ski and Snowboard month Bring A Friend And Win

Contact: Ken Rider
Director of Marketing & Sales
Grand Targhee Resort
(o): 307-353-2300 x 1312
(c): 208-201-1060

Grand Targhee Resort Announces New Learn to Ski & Snowboard Program

(Alta, WY – December 31, 2012)  January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and Grand Targhee is pleased to announce their new 1-2-3 Start Me Up To Ski Free Package. “Learning to ski and snowboard can be a daunting task, but Grand Targhee wants to make you a lifelong skier or rider,” said Mark Hanson, Grand Targhee’s Director of Ski & Snowboard School. “With Targhee’s 1-2-3 Start Me Up Program you’ll, become a season skier or rider in no time. It’s simple,” he added. Guests who purchase and complete the ‘1-2-3 Start Me Up’ package get a season pass good for the remainder of the 2012/13 winter season!

Grand Targhee has a dedicated Kids Fun Zone and beginner area complete with natural mountain features to improve your skills and get you ready to tackle the whole mountain. Targhee’s professional instructors make learning to ski or snowboard safe, fun and challenging.

Grand Targhee’s Start Me Up Package is based on three learning sessions and includes a two-hour group lesson, a Shoshone lift ticket and a full day standard gear rental package per session. To qualify for the 1-2-3 Start Me Up To Ski Free, guests are required to purchase the full package and will receive the season pass on the completion of their third lesson. This program is only available to beginner skiers and riders who have never held a Grand Targhee Resort season pass.

1-2-3 Start Me Up Package:

  • Adults (ages 15 and over): $267
  • Juniors (14 and under): $237

Grand Targhee also encourages current participants to bring a friend or family member along for lessons and take the Bring a Friend Challenge. "Taking the Challenge" simply means that you invite and help enroll at least one newcomer to a beginner lesson or lesson package provided by a professional instructor. You can win prizes from Challenge sponsors for helping to enroll newcomers even if you are one yourself. You can enter more than once by introducing several different newcomers.


Grand Targhee Resort is a year round mountain resort situated on the western slope of the Tetons in Alta, Wyoming, accessible only through Teton Valley, Idaho. Tucked among spectacular Teton views and national forest land, Grand Targhee is an intimate summer getaway for adventure-seekers, with miles of lift-accessed hiking, running and mountain biking trails, renowned music festivals and a variety of activities in a pristine high alpine environment. During the winter, the abundance of light powder snow (more than 500 inches annually) and virtual lack of lift lines creates an uncrowded skier and snowboarder paradise, continually recognized for great snow, genuine western hospitality, scenic beauty and excellent value. A leader in environmental resort practices, Grand Targhee Resort has twice been honored with the prestigious Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence, most recently in 2011.  For more information, please visit our website at

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