Beginner’s Guide to Skiing 

How to Learn to Ski 

It’s fun and easy to learn how to ski. In this Beginner’s Guide to Skiing video series, get simple tips from ski instructor Eric Lipton as he explains what to expect before you, your children, or friends ski for the first time. Be sure to watch all the videos. Share them on your social channels and tag people you know who want to learn to ski! 

Video 1: Learn About Ski Gear (4:02)
See how a ski works, learn what socks to wear, see how to put on your boots and skis, and watch how to carry your skis. 

Video 2: Basic Movements on Snow (2:37)
Watch these basic movements to learn how to get around on your skis, pick up your ski pole, and get up from a seated position.

Video 3: Getting Around on Skis (3:12)
See how to turn your skis, how to stop on your skis, and how to get on and off a chairlift.

Taking a lesson is the best way to learn how to ski, so go with a pro! Visit the Take a Lesson page for more tips or watch more videos

Have fun, and see you on the slopes!