Growing up in the mountains of Colorado I started skiing around four or five but my daughter is a 'beach girl' and has never even seen snow (she's not a fan of the cold).
So I was very excited to take her to keystone Resort for her very first time skiing.
I knew the best option for her was beginner ski school. It's an all day lesson with lots of breaks for hot chocolate and even lunch.
I was a little worried she would get cold and want to quick or just become to tiered and frustrated. BUT to my amazement she loved it and wanted another lesson the next day! I knew this excitement was a result of the wonderful instructors at Keystone. Also there's Kidtopia which has tons of events each day for kids (and parents) to participate in.
On the third day we all skied together (on the bunny course) and I was blown away by how well my daughter could ski after only two lessons. Next year she wants to try snowboarding. I told her we would be at the same level since I've only snowboarded once and I didn't do so well.
The reason I wanted my daughters first "snow/ski' experience to be at Keystone was due to all the fun activities there are there.
Including ice skating, tubing, snowshoeing and sleigh rides.
We all created lasting memories and can't wait until next year!
Keystone Resort was kind enough to comp one day of lessons, lift tickets plus tickets for ice skating and the sleigh ride but as always, all opinion are completely my own.