Basic Cross-country Skiing Course

Badge

Basic Cross-country Skiing Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Basic Cross-country Skiing Course.

Description of skills

The holder of this badge has successfully completed our Basic Cross-country Skiing Course, and/or has demonstrated proficiency in the following skills:

    • Proper gear, clothing, and ten essentials
    • Classic techniques, including diagonal stride, herringbone, and snowplow
    • Going up hill
    • Controlled descent down hills
    • Confidently ski beginner to intermediate groomed trails

WHAT DOES THIS BADGE ALLOW ME TO DO?

Those who hold this badge can participate in cross country ski trips.  Learn more about these kinds of trips in the activity overview or search for upcoming activities. Please check with your trip leaders about the experience needed for the trip you anticipate joining. 

HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

Courses

Complete our Basic Cross-country Skiing Course.

equivalency

This badge is only for course graduates. We do not offer equivalency because this badge is not a prerequisite requirement for any of our activities or other courses.