Learn To Fly Ski

The Learn to Fly SKI LTF) program is designed for children ages 7 – 12 who are ready to take their intermediate/advanced skiing ability to the next level. Children in the LTF program will develop their all-mountain skiing skills and be introduced to basic racing techniques through a fun and challenging weekly curriculum designed to improve technique and confidence on all types of terrain and snow conditions. While progressing their skiing ability, athletes will learn on-mountain etiquette, build camaraderie with teammates, and cultivate an overall love for the sport. For over 20 years the Learn to Fly program has been nurturing the passion for skiing in children, giving them enjoyment for a lifetime of winters.

Required Skill Level: The ideal candidate for this program is a child ages 7 – 12 who can ski steeper intermediate and advanced terrain with minimal stops, including the following runs at Mt. Rose: Kit Carson, Lakeview, Ramsey’s, Mine Train, Double Down, Sunrise Bowl, Silver Dollar, and Bonanza.

Program participants must also be able to do the following:
•    Effectively communicate with coaches without parental assistance
•    Put on their boots and skis, and use ski poles
•    Put on their helmet, goggles, gloves and jacket with minimal assistance
•    With their skis on, stand and move around without falling on a slope
•    Ski in a gliding (small) wedge, preferable open parallel and stop without falling
•    Load/unload on the following chairlifts without assistance: Ponderosa, Galena, Northwest and Blazing Zephyr (Snowboard Ponderosa & Galena)

Ages: 7 – 12 (age 7 as of 12/31/16)
Height: 48″ minimum at time of registration

team details

Program Includes:

  • Premier Mt. Rose Season Pass
  • 1 weekend training day per week with coach (Sat or Sun) for program duration. (see Calendar)
  • Skills Challenge Series
  • BONUS HOLIDAY CAMP Jan 5 & 6, snow & weather conditions permitting

Calendar:

Program starts weekend of Nov 12, 2016 or Nov 13, 2016

Finishes March 11, 2017 or March 12, 2017

Program does not meet: Nov 26/27; Dec 24/25; Dec 31/Jan 1; Jan 14/15; Feb 18/19

 

Schedule:

9:30 – 11:30 On Mountain
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (unsupervised)
12:30 – 3:00 On Mountain

Uniforms:

$80 uniform required; available through NYSEF (Nevada Youth Ski Education Foundation)
UNIFORM Information

Helmets:

Helmets Required / not included ( HELMET SHOULD BE SNOW SPORT SPECIFIC )

Releases:

Click to download the Safety Release Packet.

 

Phone (775) 849-0704 ext. 221
Fax (775) 849-9080
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