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Beginner Skate Ski Clinic – February 16, 2020

Registration for all Mountain Festival events close 48 hours ahead of time. Participants for each event are emailed at this time with tour location, etc. Please remember that all events are held in and around North Lake Tahoe but exact specifics will be shared 48 hours ahead of time to assess snow quality and safety.

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Available 13 Refundable Deposit $25

Venue

Tahoe XC
925 Country Club Dr
Tahoe City, CA 96145 United States
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Website:
https://tahoexc.org/
Led By:

Ben Grasseschi


Description:

If you have never had a skate ski lesson, or want to refine your technique, this event is for you! In our skate ski clinic, you are assured to learn a plethora of skills from nordic guru Ben Grassechi, former Far West Nordic coach and the executive director of Tahoe XC. This event is open to both beginner and intermediate skiers.
Participants should possess their own skate skiing equipment or rent from Tahoe XC. If you are in need of rental equipment please show up at least 30 minutes ahead of time. Come and see why nordic skiing is the winter rage with runners, cyclists, and winter enthusiasts that don’t frequent the downhill ski resorts. Please note that a valid trail pass must be purchased from Tahoe XC in order to pariticipate in this event.

** Kindly disregard below language regarding avalanche safety protocol – this is not needed. **

Equipment Requirements:

  • Skate Ski Equipment (boots, skis, poles)
  • Valid Trail Pass

IF YOU DO NOT FIT THIS CRITERIA PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER!

Discounted demo equipment will be made available to registered participants via email by mid January. ​
Participants must possess their own avalanche safety equipment (beacon, shovel, probe, pack) and requisite backcountry touring gear (skis, splitboards, bindings, boots, skins, poles, etc.) Please no snowshoes, metal-edge (fish-scale) touring equipment, or dogs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be in generally strong aerobic condition but this is open to anyone interested.

IF YOU DO NOT FIT THIS CRITERIA PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER!

Sponsored by Tahoe XC

*PLEASE NOTE! In the spirit of inclusivity we are limiting participants to four tours. This does not include workshops, Backcountry Basics, etc. Registration for most events requires a deposit, which varies from $25-$100, that is refunded upon participation. Cancellations are not allowed after February 1st and all calendar adjustments prior to February 1st are subject to a $10 adjustment fee. Any excess garnered from the cancellation policy will be donated to Protect Our Winters and the Tahoe Backcountry Alliance.

**Please also note that you will be sent a complete equipment list for each individual event by the middle of January. Additionally, if you have registered for any backcountry tour you will be contacted 72 hours prior to the tour with the exact location. This is irrelevant if your chosen tour stipulates a location, but for others we want to assess the snow and avalanche conditions for others closer to the event. The goal is to show you the best time possible which requires a decision closer to each tour.

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Beginner
Cross Country Ski
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