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A longtime favorite ski resort in Colorado, USA is Winter Park Resort.  They have a fantastic ski school with classes (both group and individual) for all age groups and abilities.  There is a huge variety of terrain at Winter Park, spread over 2 large peaks, meaning that you will always have somewhere new to try as your skiing ability improves.  It is also conveniently located only 70 miles from Denver.

Best resorts to learn to ski

Winter Park Resort is famous for having the best ski school facilities for disabled skiers in the world.  This is one of the few places with a dedicated ski school designed specifically to meet the needs of disabled skiers.  They have guides for blind skiers and modified skis to suit other physical disabilities so that everyone can enjoy the wonderful freedom of skiing.  You will regularly see inspiring paralympians in training as you ski around Winter Park.

When it comes to learning to ski in Europe, Austrian ski schools have a deserved reputation for being some of the best in the world.  Many of the leading ski schools throughout Europe and North America have actually been founded by Austrians who are well-respected for their teaching styles and professionalism.

One of the most highly regarded Austrian ski schools is the Alberg Ski School which operates out of the St Anton ski resort.  Alberg has more than 300 experienced ski and snowboarding instructors, who speak a variety of languages.  They offer group or private lessons for all ages and ability levels.  This is set in one of the most diverse and spectacular winter sport settings in the world which enables the instructors to tailor their lessons to perfectly suit the progress of his or her students.  

You can also take part in specialized training courses at Alberg ski school that will help you to improve a certain aspect of your skiing or boarding.  For example, you may wish to get better at racing or become more confident at exploring off-piste areas.  Professional instruction in these areas can really help you to extend yourself and make your ski holidays more fulfilling.       

Good resorts to learn to ski

Gurgl-Obergurgl, Austria   Gurgl-Obergurgl, Austria
This is absolutely one of the best resorts to learn to ski. The instructors are top of the line and do not let the student advance without having completely mastered basic skills. The area has an old world charm which makes it perfect for families with new skiers.
Chatel, Portes du Soliel, France   Chatel, Portes du Soliel, France
Chatel is an area within the largest ski resort in the entire world. The instructors are world class level skiers. Because of its size, the beginner trails are many and there are numerous others for higher levels of skiers.
Glenshee, Scotland   Glenshee, Scotland
Glenshee is the best ski resort for instruction in the area. The ski school is focused on beginner levels of skiers. It is inexpensive and packages make for even better deals. Glenshee has the biggest lift system in all of the UK so beginners won’t get bored waiting to ski.
Kranjska, Slovenia   Kranjska, Slovenia
Kranjska is a small resort close to the Italian and Austrian borders. It is very family conscious and beginner oriented. The runs are long and wide which provides the new skier with a thrilling yet safe experience.
Telluride ski resort   Telluride, Colorado, USA
Telluride has some of the most experienced instructors in North America. The ski school is reasonably priced and the packages make for some sweet beginner deals. Although a great place for the new skier, Telluride will also prove to be challenging for experts as well. No one will be bored at Telluride.


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