Lessons and Clinics

Whether you have never cross country skied or could use some fine-tuning, a lesson can make all the difference. Our Nordic Center has a team of friendly, PSIA certified cross country ski instructors that will introduce you to the sport or take your skiing to the next level!

$60 per person. We offer our Learn to Ski lessons every day at 9, 10:30, 12, and 1:30. The Learn to Ski lesson caters to people who are just beginning their lifetime of cross country skiing and would like to learn the basics of classic technique from a professional, knowledgeable instructor. Learn to Ski lessons may be reserved as a family, group, couple, or individual. Our Learn to Ski lessons are 60 minutes long and teach classic technique.

Learn to Ski

$70 per person. Private lessons are offered daily at 9, 10:30, 12, and 1:30. Catering to a wider range of ages, abilities and techniques, we encourage intermediate and advanced skiers, as well as those wishing to learn to skate ski, to consider reserving a private lesson. Private instruction may be reserved as a family, group, couple or individual. Private lessons are 75 minutes and teach your choice of classic or skate.

Private Lessons

$80 per person. These half day (2.5 hours on snow) clinics are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon. They are for skiers who want to improve their skiing technique and efficiency. Participants should be comfortable on skis, have the ability to get up some hills, and safely stop on downhills.  Clinics will focus on skills and drills and will feature video analysis. There is a 3 person minimum in each clinic.

Weekend Clinics

$90 per person. Whether you’re racing just to get to Aspen, beat a time goal, or have a great adventure with a friend, being fully prepared for the GT is crucial.  To help get you there, we offer group clinics and personal coaching with 5 time Skimo National Champion and 2018 Grand Traverse Champion Cam Smith.

Skimo School

All lessons and clinics are available by reservation only. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Equipment rentals and trail passes, if required, are an additional cost.

Cancellation Policy: Lessons cancelled 24 hours or more in advance will receive a full refund. Lessons cancelled within 24 hours will not receive a refund.

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PO Box 1269
Crested Butte, CO 81224

(970) 349 – 1707