Introduction to Cross-country Skiing - One Day - Seattle - 2015

Cross-country Skiing Course

Intro to Cross-Country (Classic) Skiing - AM

A one day introduction to cross country skiing, for beginners and newer skiers.

Info
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Begin to learn to cross country (XC) ski in this one day! If you can't take the 3-week course, this day will get you started on the right track.  The class is designed for new skiers or skiers who want to learn the basic skills of cross country (XC) ski technique. Whether your goal is ski logging roads, groomed ski trails, or the untracked backcountry, this is the clinic sill get you started.  The class consists of three cross country ski lessons taught by PSIA instructors on groomed trails and will expose you to the basics: classic striding, going up hill, and handling the downhills.

The class is 9:30-2:30, with a lunch break.

The class is taught on groomed trails at sno-parks in the Snoqualmie Pass/I-90 corridor. A sno-park permit with groomed endorsement is required for each parked vehicle. For more information, go to: http://www.parks.wa.gov/winter .Participants supply their own ski gear. Options including gear purchase at retail shops or ski swaps, or rental at various rental locations.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Intro to Cross Country Skiing AM
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Registration closed Jan 15
4 participants
1 instructor
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 23, 2016
Registration closed Jan 15
4 participants
1 instructor
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
Roster
Required Equipment

An equipment list will be sent prior to the class, but XC skis, boots, poles and outdoor winter clothing is required.  Narrower, lighter skis will be easier for learning.

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.