Leadville X-Country Ski Classes
Has x-country skiing sparked your interest but you aren’t sure where to start? Are you looking to get an amazing work-out and learn a new winter sport? Colorado Mountain College in Leadville is offering more x-country ski classes this winter, due to popular demand. To see if one of these Leadville X-Country Ski Classes match up with you, read the skinny on the each class offered at Colorado Mountain College:
Intro to Skate X-Country Skiing – CMC Leadville, Mineral Belt Trail, Cost $50; Offered January 28th & 29th, 3-5PM OR February 7th, 11AM-1PM
Skate skiing is a fun and exciting way to add speed to cross‐country skiing for the ultimate winter workout. This class is designed for skiers who are familiar with classic cross‐country skiing technique but will be customized to the needs of the group. We will cover the basics of skate skiing including weight transfer, poling, timing, and the fundamental techniques needed to navigate different types of groomed terrain. You will need to bring your own skate ski equipment and dress warmly.
To register, call Mary at 719-486-4292. Use Syn number 89447 or 89449
Intro to Classic X-Country Skiing – CMC Leadville, Mineral Belt Trail, Cost $50; Offered Saturday January 31st, 11AM – 1PM
Enjoy the outdoors, fresh air, and the quiet of the trails while having fun on “skinny” skis. Cross country skiing is the perfect way to maintain your fitness or get into shape during the long winter season here in Lake County! This course is designed to teach beginner skiers the basics of classic cross country skiing technique. Participants will learn to kick and glide, double pole, and how to ski up and down hills safely and in control. You will need to bring your own equipment and dress warmly.
To register, call Mary at 719-486-4292. Use Syn number 89448
Advanced Beginner Classic X-Country Skiing – CMC Leadville, Mineral Belt Trail, Cost $50; Offered February 9th & 11th, 3-5PM
If you would like to confidently head out on a longer distance cross-country ski tour or would like to sign up for your first Leadville Loppett and have either participated in an Intro to Classic X-Country Skiing course or are otherwise comfortable with the basics of classic x-country ski technique, this is for you! We will discuss proper preparation and gear needs for touring or citizen racing, continue to fine-tune basic classic techniques, and do lots of skiing!
To register, call Mary at 719-486-4292. Use Syn number 89641