2020/21

Ski Team

COMPetitive PROGRAMS

(TWO DAY:  SAT & SUN)


Lake League

Ages 9 to 16 years old as of December 31.

$2,100

Lake League

Program Tentative Start: December 5
Family ski dates (No Training): Dec 23rd to 27th

The Ideal Candidates for this program are athletes who are interested in pursuing competitive alpine ski racing. The Lake League program builds upon the basics and fundamentals of skiing as well as the introductory racing skills learned in the Shredders program. The 2 weekend day program allows time to personalize coaching to the needs of each individual athlete. Participants in the Lake League program will be introduced to various disciplines of competitive ski racing through the Tahoe League Race Series. Additionally, this program allows for the athlete to foster more independence on the mountain as more responsibility, knowledge, and maturity is expected of Lake League athletes. Additional midweek training may be available (as race schedules allow), dates will be posted on the Ski Team Calendar.

All Tahoe Race Series races will be U.S. Ski & Snowboard and Far West Sanctioned events. All athletes must hold a valid U.S. Ski & Snowboard and Far West Membership in order to compete in the Tahoe League Race Series with their home program.

Membership Required. Visit: US Ski & Snowboard Membership  

Program Includes

  • Premier Season Pass
  • Weekend training (Sat & Sun)
  • Early load speed & gate training by invitation race
  • Entry Fees for Tahoe League Races

Uniform

  • Team Jacket – Issued by Mt. Rose
  • Black Pants (not provided)
  • Helmets Mandatory  – Snow Specific (not provided)
  • Jacket Lease Included with registration fees
  • Jacket MUST be returned when the program ends

Program Athlete Prerequisites

  • Skis in an open parallel stance and can perform a hockey stop
  • Can ski proficiently on black groomed and ungroomed runs
  • Side slipping
  • Whirlybirds (flat spins) on Ponderosa Run and Kit Carson Bowl
  • Ski on one ski, both sides
  • Ski bumps in control
  • Pivot slips in a corridor
  • Athletes will ride with the bar down on all chairlifts

Far West

U12, U14, U16, and U21

$2,400

FAR WEST

Program Tentative Start: December 5
Family ski dates (No Training): Dec 23rd to 27th

The Competition Program is designed for athletes looking to maximize skiing and racing performance. Athletes will be part of a team environment with a core training progression based in Slalom and Giant Slalom racing. Athletes progressing and demonstrating sufficient skills will have the opportunity to move to Super-G and Downhill. Athletes in this program will be racing in the Far West USSA competition programs. Training at this level also provides excellent preparation for High School racing. Additional midweek training may be available (as race schedules allow), dates will be posted on the Ski Team Calendar.

Program Includes

  • Premier Season Pass
  • Weekend training (Sat & Sun)
  • Early load speed & gate training (to be posted on the Training Calendar as dates evolve)

Uniform

  • Team Jacket – Issued by Mt. Rose
  • Black Pants (not provided)
  • Helmets Mandatory – Snow Specific (not provided)
  • Jacket Lease Included with registration fees
  • Jacket MUST be returned when the program ends

Freeride

Ages 9 to 16 years old as of December 31.

$2,100

FREERIDE

Program Tentative Start: December 5
Family ski dates (No Training): Dec 23rd to 27th

The Freeride training program invites skiers to experience the exciting world of freeride skiing. Athletes will receive instruction on using the correct technique over all terrain types and terrain park features. Athletes will learn basic grabs and rotations (no inverts) over park jumps and sliding hard features including rails and boxes. Progressions start at entry-level on each feature.  Like all Ski Team programs, the Freeride Ski Program is based upon camaraderie, respect, mountain etiquette, and overall love for the sport. Athletes may compete in local events such as the Tahoe Junior Freeride Series (TJFS) and local rail jams. Events will be posted on our calendar as they are announced. Separate fees apply for those choosing to compete. Additional midweek training may be available (as race schedules allow), dates will be posted on the Ski Team Calendar.

Program ATHLETE’S Prerequisites

  • Skis in an open parallel stance and a hockey stop
  • Can ski proficiently on black groomed and ungroomed runs
  • Side slipping
  • Whirlybirds (flat spins) on Ponderosa Run and Kit Carson Bowl
  • Ski on one ski, both sides
  • Ski bumps in control
  • Pivot slips in corridor
  • Athletes will ride with the bar down on all chairlifts

Program Includes

  • Premier Season Pass
  • Weekend Training (Sat & Sun)

Uniform

  • Team Jacket – Issued by Mt. Rose
  • Black Pants (not provided)
  • Helmets Mandatory – Snow Specific (not provided)
  • Jacket Lease Included with registration fees
  • MUST be returned when the program ends

Additional Equipment: Freeride Skis – Twin Tips recommended (not provided)


Masters Racing

Age 21+

$1,500

Always learning, always improving, no matter the age.

Wednesday and Friday

The Mt. Rose Master’s Program is for adult ski racers who are looking to improve and their skiing and racing skills.  Athletes may participate in the Far West Masters USSA competitions.  For those choosing to compete, the athlete is responsible for individual fees. Meeting Area: Meet the Coach at the Blazing Zephyr 6 loading area at 8:30 am.

Drop in training available for $50. Purchase training ticket at Skier Services at the Winters Creek base area before meeting the group at the base of the Blazing Zephyr 6.

Program Includes

  • Premier Season Pass
  • Season-long training (Wednesday & Friday mornings)
  • Additional weekend training days available with Competition Team (when appropriate)
  • Early load speed & gate training by invitation

Uniform

  • Black Pants (not provided)
  • Helmets Mandatory – Snow Specific (not provided)

Ski Team Jacket Return

JACKET RETURN DAY

Saturday, September 26th, 9 am-3 pm
Main Lodge Locker Room

BY MAIL

If you’d like to simply return your jacket by mail, please provide the following  info

Tape or pin a note on each jacket to include:

  • Athlete Name
  • Jacket #

SEND JACKET TO:

Mt Rose Ski Tahoe
ATTN: SKI TEAM
22222 Mt Rose Highway
Reno, NV 89511

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