Intermediate XC (Classic) Skiing - PM - 2017

Cross-country Skiing Course

Intermediate Cross-Country (Classic) Skiing - PM

A three-week course for classic XC skiers wanting to improve their technique and learn to climb/descend hills.

Info
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Are you a graduate of the Introduction to XC Ski course and want to learn more? Are you an experienced Nordic skier who hasn’t taken a lesson in a while and wants to brush up on your technique?

This three-week course is designed to help you ski confidently with grace and style on more challenging terrain. It is taught by knowledgeable and friendly PSIA-certified instructors on groomed trails. You will refine your balance, glide, timing, rhythm, and power. Completion of the intermediate XC ski class provides the skill and confidence for skiing intermediate level and beyond groomed ski trails as well as the core basics for venturing off trail.

Prerequisites: Seattle Mountaineers Intro to XC Skiing Course or equivalent classic cross-country skiing experience. 

When: This class is offered at multiple times. Check the time carefully to make sure you are registering for the correct class!

  • Jan 29, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Feb 5, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Feb 12, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

If one of the field trips needs to be cancelled due to poor conditions, there is a make up class scheduled on Feb 11 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Where: Classes are held at the Sno Parks, east of Snoqualmie Pass. (See the required equipment list for a link to purchase the required groomed snow-park permit.)

Cancellations after Jan 25 will incur a $15 fee.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intermediate Cross Country PM
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Jan 7, 2018
Registration closed Jan 5
2 participants
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
Registration closed Jan 12
2 participants
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Jan 28, 2018
Registration closed Jan 26
2 participants
Roster
Required Equipment
  • Classic cross-country skis, boots & poles
  • Clothing suitable for aerobic winter activities
  • Groomed sno-park permit - one per vehicle
  • Optional: fanny pack or small hydration pack with water and snacks
Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.