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Snowboarding New England in January?

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1. Posted by EddieSpecs (Budding Member 28 posts) 11y

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Where can I learn to snowboard on the East Coast USA in January? Being from Ireland, I don't see much snow, and I'd love to get the chance to learn to snowboard. I've got anything up to a week to spare to learn.

Looked online, but not much jumping out at me. Any links or suggestions?

2. Posted by globalgirl (Full Member 64 posts) 11y

Vermont has great snow.

3. Posted by evilflair (Budding Member 5 posts) 11y

I would suggest learning to skateboard first, the priciples of balance are as close as one can come to snowboarding with no snow.

4. Posted by john7buck (Respected Member 458 posts) 11y

A few places to google:

Stowe, Vermont
Killington, Vermont
Okemo, Vermont
Sugarbush, Vermont
Stratton, Vermont
Mount Cranmore, New Hampshire
Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Sugarloaf, Maine
Sunday River, Maine

Or you skip all of that and come to out West where it's much better!

5. Posted by EddieSpecs (Budding Member 28 posts) 11y

excellent. I'll check all that- thanks..

6. Posted by coldwarspy (Travel Guru 1108 posts) 11y

Hey Eddie
Most peeps go to Vermont. theres a Burton Store there and im sure they offer affordable deals on hiring out and even day training to get u started.

7. Posted by EddieSpecs (Budding Member 28 posts) 11y

thats cool. I'm definately heading to Vermont... better practice my rolling