January is national Learn to Ski and Ride Month and resorts across the west coast are offering several ways to save in celebration. 

Homewood Mountain Resort in West Shore Lake Tahoe is offering $49 first-timer lesson/rental/lift ticket packages starting now, through the entire season. 

Stay at Kirkwood this month and save 50 percent on lodging or take advantage of their three for two lesson deal. 

Get pumped up to ski/snowboard by heading to Mammoth next week for the last halfpipe and slopestyle qualifying event for the Sochi Olympic Games Jan 14 - 19. Watch as the best in the world battle it out for a spot on the U.S. Snowboard Team.