Intro to XC (Classic) Skiing - AM - Seattle - 2016

Cross-country Skiing Course

Intro to Cross-Country (Classic) Skiing - AM

A three-week course for novice or beginning classic cross-country skiers.

Are you interested in learning how to cross-country ski on groomed ski trails and logging roads?

This three-week course is designed for novice or beginner skiers. It is taught by knowledgeable and friendly PSIA-certified instructors on groomed trails. You will learn the basics of classic technique and how to go up and down hills. Completion of the class prepares you to ski confidently and stylishly on beginner to intermediate groomed XC trails.

Prerequisites: None. 

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

  • January 9, 9:15 to 11:30 AM
  • January 23, 9:30 to 11:30 AM
  • January 30, 9:30 to 11:30 AM

If one of the field trips needs to be cancelled due to poor conditions, there is a make up class scheduled on February 6 from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.

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
Intro to Cross Country Skiing AM
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 30, 2016
Registration closed Jan 15
5 participants
1 instructor
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Jan 7, 2018
Registration closed Jan 5
6 participants
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
Registration closed Jan 5
6 participants
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Jan 28, 2018
Registration closed Jan 5
6 participants
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.