Where . . . Carlisle Snowsports Club, Carlisle

What . . . The 50-metre dentex main slope, complete with moguls and floodlights, is accessed via a rope tow and is used for lessons and club sessions. There is also a freestyle slope with a rope tow, two main kickers (three-metre gap) with a perma-snow landing, a wall ride with perma-snow landing, a nine-metre rail, hip jump, quarter-pipe, and plenty of mobile boxes.

Adult and children's lessons are available in groups or private with fully qualified BASI and CASI instructors. Advanced skiers and boarders can sign-up for freestyle tuition and ski racing. Lessons include equipment hire.

The centre is open 10 a.m. to 8-9 p.m. Monday to Sunday.

Other amenities . . . The club house offers the latest ski and snowboard equipment for hire. There is also seating, a changing room, toilet facilities, and a snack bar.

Prices . . . An adult ski lessons costs £12 with equipment

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