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We Don't Teach Women to Turn ... We Teach Women to Ski and Ride!

"Dear #bestclassever ~...thought I should let you know that I have accomplished my goal of skiing with my son this year. I am in line for the first lift up and taking the last lift up all the way up and down the mountain here at Snowmass.

Each of you helped me achieve this goal. My older brother that lives in Snowmass for 50 years said he enjoyed skiing with me & my son is pretty impressed. My classmates, you all gave me the knowledge and encouragement I needed to push myself.

Two more blue bird days ahead for us. According to the tracker app, we skied 30 miles today."  

~ 2017 Ski-Away Member

We all need some

Fresh air... Friends...


W.I.N (What I Need) time this winter! 

That's the spirit and attitude that we take in approaching the upcoming season.  We are doing EVERYTHING possible to offer a safe, fun program this winter. Our Ski-Away "box of chocolates" will look different this year with added health & safety sensitivities, protocols, and significantly increased expenses relative to our transportation.  However flexible we'll need to be in approaching the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 era... One thing we know for sure ~ we're ALL eagerly anticipating sharing community with our skiing sisterhood on the slopes!  

Founded in 1971, Ski-Away is proud to be the longest-running women's traveling alpine program in the country.  Not only do we offer a great way to enjoy our Minnesota winter ~ ~ our supportive teaching environment encourages women to improve their skiing and riding skills at their own pace and comfort level.

Our amazing staff of women's instructors is an integral part of the Ski-Away legacy.  We are a GOLD MERIT SKI SCHOOL ~ ~ All of our instructors have been certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America / American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI).  With years of experience both locally and at national resorts, the staff at Ski-Away live up to a reputation as some of the very best ski, snowboard, and race teachers in the Twin Cities.

From our welcoming introductions for beginners... to refining All-Mountain tactics... to getting faster in the race course...there is a spot for everyone.  

It's going to be a great winter ~ ~ and, we look forward to skiing with YOU!

                         ~ Lezlie Pinske

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We're making plans for 2022!


Alpine Lesson Series Program (subject to a COVID-19 revised format)

Thursdays, January 6-February 10, 2022

February 17th  (Woodhill Country Club)

Make up day/if needed: February 24th 


Tuition Cost: $500


Please refer to the "REGISTRATION!"  &  "COVID-19 Info." pages on this website for Alpine Lesson Series program details & policies.


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