Introduction to Cross-country Skiing - Seattle - 2015

Cross-country Skiing Course

Intro to Cross-Country (Classic) Skiing - AM

Introduction to Cross Country Skiing - Seattle - ONE DAY

Info
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Start of learn to cross country (XC) ski in this full day clinic! This 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 class for novice XC skier to start with. Completion of the class prepares you to ski confidently and stylishly on beginner groomed XC trails. The class is 9:30 - 2:30 and is taught by PSIA instructors on groomed trails and will cover the basics: classic striding, going up hill, and handling easier downhills. The class is taught on groomed trails our of the Crystal Springs Snow Park on 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

A list of gear and other preparations will be sent about 6 days before the class.  Layered winter clothing,a very small pack (fanny pack?), skis, boots, and poles are required.

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.