Beginner's Area

Snow Trails Beginner’s Area is purpose-built for you to enjoy learning to ski or snowboard with gentle grade slopes and snow features, conveyor carpet lift rides, slow-moving double chairlift, and friendly instructors ready to show you around. Find Snow Trails tucked in the Possum Run Valley, just a short drive from Columbus or Cleveland, 1.5 miles off I-71 near Mansfield.

Discounted Packages: "Let's Get Started"

All Under One Roof
Experience Rental Center

The ski and snowboard equipment you need for a day of fun on the snow. All under one roof and located at the base of our Beginner's Area.

Ski and Snowboard Equipment Rentals

Hassle-Free Gear-Up
Gear-up hassle-free from self-service boot fitting to equipment sized and set just for you by your personal technician. Exit straight onto the snow of our Beginner’s Area and get to the fun right away.

Get Your Balance Before Going Uphill
The Terrain Based Learning Area at Snow Trails is specially designed for you to gain balance and build confidence on gentle rollers and short mellow ramps in this base area slow zone.

Too Soon For The Chairlift?
Rest Easy On Your Conveyor Carpet Lift Ride.

Slide onto this smooth conveyor carpet lift and relax as you glide just a short distance up the gradual grade of our First-Timers Ramp.

Young Skier on Conveyor Carpet Lift Ride at Snow Trails

Uniquely Fun
with Friends

Progress to this slow-moving Beginners Double Chairlift to access two additional slopes in our expansive Beginners Area.

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Personalized Lessons for You
Taught by friendly Instructors who will help you learn at a pace you are comfortable with. Simple to advanced techniques tailored to your ability level.

PRIVATE LESSON

Group Lessons:
Learn together. Laugh Together.
If you enjoy learning in group settings, this fun group atmosphere is for you. Watching and trying, establishing balance and picking-up on techniques to have even more fun on skis and snowboards.

Offered Daily: Group Lesson Times

Recent Beginners Area Blogs

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Snow Report Updated: 3/18/18  5:38PM

On-behalf of everyone here at Snow Trails, thank you and we look forward to another fantastic winter season of fun, events, and activities with you in the 2018-2019 Season. It is truly our passion to provide winter fun in Ohio, and we are thrilled to know you enjoy it! The many smiles, laughs, and memories made will last a lifetime - without a doubt! For this very reason, we will work hard this off-season to prepare our facilities, make improvements, and be sure our snowmaking system stays tip-top to be ready to deliver for you once again. Take care and we will see you then.

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Slope Hours Today:  Closed For Season
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Tubing Hours Today:  Closed For Season
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Snow Trails Ski Shop Hours:
 By Appointment
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Snow Trails typical season runs December thru mid-March. We will look forward to you joining us next season.

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Notes:
 We are looking forward to making snow again around Thanksgiving for the 2018-'19 Season!!
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