I LOVE to see events like this happening in my community!

I have so much to say on this topic that I don’t even know where to begin but I’ll just quickly hit the main point: winter sports are not accessible to most people.

Last year was my first time ever hitting the slopes as a newbie skier because I just couldn’t afford it growing up. I am fortunate to be in a place where I can now have this sport be part of my life but I still have to try and do it in the cheapest way possible.

While I am able to ski on a budget, winter sports are far from accessible to most people, with outrageous costs for every single aspect. The gear, the rentals, the lift tickets, the drive, the food, every single part of skiing and snowboarding is ridiculously expensive.

That’s why as soon as I saw this Facebook post from Mt Abram, I just HAD to share it with you all.

Ski for Free at Mt Abram

Mt Abram recently posted on Facebook sharing that they are partnering with L.L. Bean for a FREE SKI DAY.

I’m not just talking about a free lift ticket… I’m talking about free lift tickets, free rentals, free uphill passes, and free live music all day.

That is an INSANELY generous day!

As Mt Abram shares in the post, skiing and snowboarding are extremely expensive so they are hoping an event like this brings a lot of first-timers to the slopes and makes the mountain more accessible to everyone.

The FREE ski day will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 21, during most kids’ school breaks, so hopefully a lot of people are able to make it, especially those who may not typically be able to swing it financially.

Free Ski Day Sponsored by L.L. Bean

The event is sponsored by L.L. Bean, so you can expect to pick your tickets up at the mountain on Feb. 21 at the L.L. Bean boot mobile (you won’t be able to miss it!).

As with most things that are free, this is going to bring in a major crowd and may even be their busiest day of the year. So, as the Facebook post kindly shares, if you do partake in the free day you should expect delays and long lines but they will be doing their best to provide the best experience for everyone.

Just make sure you bring your patience with you and just be grateful that an event like this exists in our community. I hope those who have always dreamt of trying out a winter sport but haven’t been able to get the chance to do it this month at Mt Abram!

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