Introduction To Skate Skiing - Seattle - 2015

Cross-country Skiing Course

Intro to Skate Skiing Clinic

Introduction To Skate Skiing - One Day

Info
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Introduction to Skate (XC) Skiing
(One-Day)

Skating on skis: Fast, exhilarating, and a great workout. Designed for the novice or beginning skate skiers, the class cover basic skating techniques and movement patterns to get you gliding effortlessly down the trail. This is a one-day intensive class (9:30-2:30) designed for XC skiers who want to learn the basic classic XC skiing techniques.

Taught by PSIA instructors on groomed trails out of the Crystal Springs Snow Park on the Snoqualmie Pass/I-90 corridor   A Snow Park perit with groomed trail endorsement is required for each parked vehicle  For more info go to: http://parks.wa.gov/winter/.

Previous skiing experience either XC or alpine is required for this fast-track learning experience. Potential participants without previous skiing experience are encouraged to complete the Introduction to Cross Country class prior to starting to skate ski.

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 Skate Course - class
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 9, 2016
Registration closed Jan 8
11 participants
1 instructor
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 16, 2016
Registration closed Jan 6
12 participants
1 instructor
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 30, 2016
Registration closed Jan 6
12 participants
1 instructor
Intro to Skate Skiing Clinic
Erling Stordahl
Sun, Feb 7, 2016
Registration closed Feb 3
0 participants
1 instructor
Roster
Required Equipment

A list of gear and other preparations will be sent about 6 days prior to the class.  Skate skis, boots, skate poles, a very small pack, layered winter clothing, and a lunch to eat in the car is required.

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.