Learn to Cross Country Ski - Classic Technique

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$69 for REI Members

$89 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 13
  • Group size 10 people

Join your experienced REI Outdoor School instructor for a lesson in Cross Country Skiing - Classic Technique. Get in on the sport that continues to attract aspiring athletes, adventurers 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.

  • 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.

What to bring with you

Map image of Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit - Nordic Trail System

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This venue requires that participants pay a parking fee of $10 for in-state WI plates and $13 for out-of-state plate. Please be prepared to bring cash with you day of to pay for parking. There is an additional fee of $11 for a trail day-pass, in which REI will pay for day of. No need to purchase your own! If you have any questions, please contact us: Monday-Thursday 9AM-4PM or Friday-Sunday 8AM-10AM @ 1-877-819-3810 or by email at chicago-os@rei.com. - All of these are monitored mailboxes