Woolly’s Birthday! A Winter Carnival at Canyon

Woolly celebrates his birthday next weekend at Canyon Lodge. No one I’ve asked really knows how old Woolly is, perhaps he is shy about his age. Anyhow, Mammoth Mountain is putting on a Winter Carnival at Canyon Lodge over the weekend to celebrate. Activities include, sled rides, snow mobile rides, performing artists, face painting and […]

Kids and Skiing 101: The Ski School Day

Ski School for children is a great way for them to learn about skiing, make friends and have fun. But what actually happens during the day? The Ski School Day Here I’m talking about the lessons I give, some other instructors may do things differently but at the end of the day the kids should […]

Kids and Skiing 101: What terrain to ski

In this post I’m going to look at where you should take your kids skiing based on my experience as a ski instructor. In my job I often have the pleasure of teaching skiing to children. Safety, fun and learning are the three main principles of my lessons and are directly impacted by the terrain […]

Kids and Skiing 101: When to Start

This is the first post in a series I am going to write called Kids and Skiing 101. Taking your children skiing can be daunting, especially for the first time, but it can also be very rewarding. Skiing should be fun for the whole family so hopefully if you take your children skiing you will […]