For those that live and breathe the mountain lifestyle. When you reach an advanced level, improvement comes in smaller increments and it requires a coach who really knows you, your skills and your goals to be able to bring out the best in your skiing/riding.
We select only our very best coaches for these programs to provide that high level of quality and consistency.
Non-Competitive Programs: Coaching programs with a broader scope designed to offer variety as well as skill development. Does not include competition support.
Competitive Programs: Coaching programs with a specific overall focus and coaching and support for competition participation.
For a detailed comparison of all our Coaching and Multi-week Programs as well as handy FAQs for parents checkout this guide;
SKI & SNOWBOARD AGES 12-15
Ever wondered what it takes to be an instructor, patroller or even a snowcat operator? This program is for advanced skiers and riders who are looking to combine coaching for expert skiing and riding with experiences and challenges that go beyond regular lessons. See behind the scenes at the resort, discover a deeper respect for the mountain environment and gain transferable skills and knowledge that can extend into life outside the mountains.
|Ability Levels||Advanced only|
|Days||Weekend and holiday days|
|Duration||Up to 12 days|
|Times||8:45/9:45am to 3:15pm|
|Date Options||Select from a calendar|
|2018-19 PROGRAM||AGES 12-15|
|Mountain Leadership Program||$369|
Prices include tax. Prices are for lesson only and do not include lift access or rental equipment. Discounted Season Passes are available upon purchase.
Participants may select up to 12 days from a calendar of available key weekend and holiday dates. Each day includes optional early morning skiing/riding followed by a morning spent skiing/riding with and shadowing a professional instructor and their youth class. After lunch with us they would then head out with their coach in the afternoon for training and skill development. For specific dates or more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
As well as training on high level skiing/riding skills in all conditions and environments, our curriculum will cover topics like backcountry skills and awareness, leadership skills, and equipment care. Participants will also get to ‘go behind the scenes’ and spend time learning about resort operations. Our program over the years as spent time shadowing patrollers and the avalanche dog handlers, enjoying a tour of the lift engine rooms or a snow-cat, assisting the terrain park crew or receiving some basic instructor training.
To determine if the Mountain Leadership Program is the right fit checkout our Family Guide to Seasonal Programs
SKI & SNOWBOARD AGES 7-18
Reached the top? D-Team is our freeride and freestyle program for the most advanced skiers and riders looking for intensive, specialized training with support and coaching for those working towards local and national competitions. The program schedule coincides with the Western Washington USASA competition circuit which will offer local freestyle events for D-Team aged kids to participate in. Choose from available Saturday, Sunday or Friday Night dates.
In addition to the training dates, Early Season Coaching can be added to offer an opportunity for athletes to get a head start on the season and as an optional warm up to the program. New participants must pass a pre-program evaluation. Athletes can sign-up for a specific program or purchase an Unlimited Passport to participate in as many of the days as they wish.
WEEKEND 8-WEEK PROGRAM
|Ability Levels||Advanced Only|
|Days||Saturday OR Sunday|
|Times||9:00am - 2:00pm|
|Saturday Dates||January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2|
|Sunday Dates||January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3|
|D-Team Saturday/Sunday (Ages 7-18)||$749|
FRIDAY NIGHT 6-WEEK PROGRAM
|Ability Levels||Advanced Only|
|Times||6:00pm - 8:00pm|
|Friday Dates||January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15|
|D-Team Friday Night (Ages 7-18)||$199|