Learn to Cross Country Ski - Skate Technique
$59 for REI Members
$79 for non-members
- Minimum age 13
- Group size 5 people
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, 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.
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An on-site snowmaking system maintains reliably good snow conditions for most of the winter. Natural snow trails extend for 15km when the weather permits. 2.5km of trails in the snowmaking area. Snowmaking trails are lit for night skiing. Get a great workout after work! Expert grooming for both skate- and classical skiing.