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Ski & Snowboard News / All-women's classes start soon

Dec 27, 2016 11:33AM ● By Harriet Wallis

photo: Harriet Wallis

All-women's ski and ride courses start in early January. They're an excellent way to improve your skills -- and improve your comfort level -- in a supportive group of women. And it's an excellent way to prepare for the season. Women enjoy the "no men allowed" classes taught by women instructors.

Most resorts have programs on 3,4,5or 6 consecutive Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. They might have slightly different names called: all-women's classes, lessons workshops, or sessions.

Camps, on the other hand, are held on consecutive days during the same week. Some camp packages include lodging.

Here's a synopsis and links to each resort's all-women's programs. Register now as space is limited.

Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon resorts

Alta has several programs. Ladies Day is 6 sessions that start Jan 12 for intermediate through expert skiers. $540. It also has week-long women's camps for advanced and expert skiers. And there's an AltaBird program at Alta and Snowbird. 

Brighton's Women's Workshops are 4 Wednesday or 4 Thursday sessions that start Jan. 18. Beginners through experts. $290 includes lift ticket.

Snowbird offers Women's Wednesday Getaway for blue and black skiers starting Jan. 4. $392.

Solitude's program is called Women on Wednesdays is 5 sessions. And yes, it's held on Wednesdays. $350.

Other resorts around the area

Deer Valley's program is called Women on Wednesdays with 5 full day sessions for advanced beginners through experts. Program starts Jan. 11. $825.

Park City offers Women's Ultimate 4 Ski Lesson during afternoons for casual women skiers. Pricing is $159 per lesson. You may schedule to suit you.

Powder Mountain calls its program SheSkis, but it's for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. Starts Jan. 10. $360 includes lift ticket. It also has a 1-day only price.

Snowbasin's women are called Ski Divas. The all day sessions of 4 lessons start Jan. 15. $399 with a grand finale lunch.

Sundance Ladies Day Clinics include 4 sessions and start Jan. 5. $260 includes lift ticket.