Intermediate Skate Skiing Course - Seattle - 2016

Cross-country Skiing Course

Intermediate Skate Skiing - PM

A three-week course for skate skiers wanting to improve their technique and learn to climb hills.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

Have you mastered the skills you were exposed to you in your beginner skate ski lessons? Do you want help improving your skating technique and ability to climb hills? This three-week intermediate skate skiing course will review the fundamentals and help you master the different skating techniques on varied terrain. Taught by PSIA-certified instructors on groomed trails. 

Prerequisites: Seattle Mountaineers Intro to Skate Skiing Course or equivalent skate skiing experience. 


  • January 9, 12:15 to 2:30 PM
  • January 23, 12:30 to 2:30 PM
  • January 30, 12:30 to 2:30 PM

If one of the field trips needs to be cancelled due to poor conditions there is a make up class scheduled on Februay 6 from 12:30 to 2:30 PM.

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 January 6 will incur a $15 fee.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intermediate Skate Skiing - PM
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 30, 2016
Registration closed Jan 6
6 participants
1 instructor
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
Required Equipment
  • Skate 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.