If you’ve ever wanted to get your friends, family or yourself on a pair of skis or a snowboard, January couldn’t be a better time to try it out. The nationally recognized Learn a Snow Sport Month is full of lift, lesson and rental packages throughout Utah, New Mexico and Colorado, making it extremely affordable for aspiring rippers of all ages.

Check out the deals in each state and sign up for one of the many programs available to first-time skiers and riders.