Cross Country Ski NY – Ladies Ski Programs 2015

New to Cross Country Skiing?  Most all cross country ski areas offer lessons for adults and children, and some go a step further with women specific programs and lessons.  Here’s a rundown of current programs.

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[fusion_tab title=”Lapland Lake XC-Ski Center”]LAPLAND LADIES LOVE TO SKI! 100% Snow Guarantee! These incredibly popular, fun programs are exclusively for women, taught by women. Join us for one, two or all three sessions! From 9:30am – 2:30pm first-timer through intermediate level female skiers, grouped by ability, will receive instruction in classic technique (January 24 and February 21) and in skate ski technique (March 14), enjoy lunch with an equipment & clothing discussion, participate in a social group ski and group wrap-up with hot beverage at the end of the day. The programs are led by Lapland Lake’s PSIA-certified instructors Sherry Dixon, Susan Henriksson, Jan Mares & Terry Ross.. Cost for each five-hour program is $50 including facility use pass, lunch, and discount coupon for equipment. Cost of rental equipment, if needed, is additional. Minimum age to participate: 18. To ensure space, please pre-register. Website | 518.863.4974 [/fusion_tab]
[fusion_tab title=”Garnet Hill Lodge XC-Ski”]Garnet Hill Ladies Tea & Ski Day: Wednesday’s beginning Jan 7th at 9:30 am Lady’s Tea & Ski Day Program is tailored just for women. Ski in small groups with an instructor to polish your technique, get more enjoyment from the sport and learn new skills. The program will cover all Nordic Skiing techniques. Choose your preference (classic & skate weekly; 3 backcountry mornings planned) and equipment is included at no charge! Enjoy an old fashioned cup of tea & home baked scones at 9:30 AM while you complete your lunch order (including Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten Free selections of soup, chili or salad with a sandwich). The lessons begin at 10:00am. Return for lunch at 11:30am and then get back out on the trails after lunch to practice your new skills. You deserve to take time for Ladies Day! $30 Per Session Pre-registration is a must for 6 week program! $150.00 per person for any 6 weeks Website | 518-251-2150[/fusion_tab]
[fusion_tab title=”Mt. Van Hoevenberg”]Snow Angels combines all the fabulous elements of a team under the enthusiastic eye of experienced coaches. Sessions will meet at Mt. Van Hoevenberg and work in skill-based groups of women. Coaches will guide you through the goal and skill of the day, always working to build your knowledge, skill and condence. The goals and skills practiced each week will be the same regardless of your ability, however, the way in which they are taught will vary group to group. You are in control of the group in which you choose to ski. Some days you may want more of a challenge and others more intensive instruction. For our advanced skiers, we will ofer more specific training and support related to performance skiing. All of our skiers will be supported if they choose to ski in the 12.5 km Challenge or the Signature Lake Placid Loppet.  Thursdays and Saturdays 10 to Noon Sign up at the ticket desk and for more information email:
Starts January 3rd at Mt Van Hoevenberg and continues to the Lake Placid Loppet
Two Days a week $199 One Day a week $125 Drop In $15
Coaches: Erika Kahkonen, Kris Cheney Seymour and special guest coaches.  (518) 523-2811 [/fusion_tab]