5 Family Ski Tips for Awesome Ski Days


5 Family Ski Tips to Make Your Next Ski Day Awesome

Everything is awesome when you’re spending the day on the slopes, but when you bring the whole family along, a few helpful tips go a long way to make your ski day better. Watch this video for five family ski tips from Lego that cover navigation, lift lines, chairlifts, and breaks. The video’s acted out by cute Lego characters so you can actually get your kids to watch it before heading out.

Once you’re prepped, load up the kids, your season passes, and your new ski and snowboarding gear, then head for the hills. See you in the mountains!

family ski tips

Tip #1 – Grab a map, agree to your goals for the day, and remember to pace yourself. Some people head right for the black diamonds, but a real pro warms up before cutting loose on the tougher runs!

family ski tips

Tip #2 – Wait your turn at the lift and try not to step on anyone’s skis. And, don’t forget to mind those ski poles!

family ski tips

Tip #3 – The mountain is beautiful, so enjoy your ride on the lift, but give yourself enough time to be prepared to exit. The lift waits for no one!

family ski tips

Tip #4 – Your fellow skiers and shredders want to keep moving! If you need to stop, move to the side of the slope.

family ski tips

Tip #5 – At the end of the day, make time to unwind at the lodge. Recap your favorite moments and celebrate each other for a great day of active fun, but don’t be that space hog in the lodge; we’re friends on the slopes.


About Author

Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.

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