LEARN TO CROSS COUNTRY SKI or IMPROVE YOUR NORDIC TECHNIQUE
Lander Valley High School skiers are conducting ski clinics for the community on Saturday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 16.
These clinics are available to all ages and abilities in either classic or skate techniques. You are invited to come and improve your skate stride, classic glide or try out skis for the first time. If you are new to the trails at Beaver Creek and want to see what they are like—come for a guided tour!
January 12 – 10am till noon at Beaver Creek Ski area
January 26 – 10am till noon at Beaver Creek Ski area
February 16 – 10am till noon at Beaver Creek Ski area
Cost: Donations will be accepted to help skiers attend the USSA Cross Country Junior Nationals Championships in Alaska, March 2013
Ski rentals are available at Gannett Peak Sports.
The Lander skiers train all year long in hopes for qualifying for the High Plains District team and a chance to compete on a national level. Come improve your Nordic skiing while showing your support for our Lander High Plains skiers.
The clinic on Saturday January 12 will be held at Beaver Creek. Later clinics may be held at the Lander Golf Course if conditions improve.
Beaver Creek Ski area directions: Beaver Creek trails are about 22 miles from Lander, about a 30 minute drive depending on conditions, up the South Pass Hwy 28 toward Atlantic City. The parking area is on the right (West) side of the highway. Plan to arrive at the parking lot around 9:30 to allow time to walk to the trails and sign in. Be prepared for windy, winter conditions. Dress in warm, synthetic layers (preferably no cotton). Registration next to the kiosk opens at 9:45 a.m. Water will be available.
For more information contact: aaustin, or highplainslvhs