VAIL - January is Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month, and several resorts across Colorado are celebrating with deals.
Ski areas and resorts in 34 states have special offers to get children and adults out on the snow and taking lessons from a professional instructor.
The Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month website, www.skiandsnowboardmonth.org, provides a list of states with locations where there are learning programs. The site helps those new to snowsports with information on getting started. It also includes tips for those who want to improve.
Tracy Gallagher hosts the "Travel Detective" on PBS and nationally syndicated travel shows. She says all ski resorts, both in and out of Colorado, are excited to welcome newcomers to the sport.
There is also a special winter sweepstakes that gives viewers a chance to win a free vacation at a Wyndham Vacation Rentals property.
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