Learn to Cross Country Ski: Skate Technique

Winter

Description: Join your experienced REI Outdoor School instructor for a lesson in Cross-Country Skiing: Skate Technique. Get in on the sport that continues to attract aspiring athletes, adventures and winter recreationists. We will provide a comprehensive course that covers proper technique, stopping, turning and gliding across the snow. After our skill-building session we will take to the trails and apply our knowledge to varying terrain. Discover a great way to get outdoors and enjoy winter's wonderland with friends and family. Ski rental and ski pass included.

Skills you'll learn:

Instructors will cover basics of choosing and properly fitting boots and skis, basics of skiing, including starting, stopping, ascending and descending hills as well as safely falling.

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Learn to Cross Country Ski: Skate Technique Information

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LEARN TO CROSS COUNTRY SKI: SKATE TECHNIQUE

  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Learn to Cross Country Ski: Skate Technique Gear List

Gear to bring to class:

(Required)

  • Warm Hat
  • Energy Snacks
  • Warm Jacket - Down or Synthetic.
  • Warm Socks - Wool or Synthetic.
  • Warm Gloves
  • Daypack - Day pack large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Water Bottle
  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.

(Optional)

  • None

Gear provided by REI:

  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Cross Country Skis, Boots & Poles