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TAMARACK NORDIC WORKSHOPS

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Season-Long Coaching

Unfortunately we will not be able to offer our Nordic Workshops this season. Please check out our Customizable Training Package for lesson opportunities.

Enjoy the benefits of consistent, season-long coaching sessions this winter. Learn from a staff of qualified instructors that will share their technical expertise across the 4 specialty programs for Nordic skiers below. Each program is designed to up your skiing skills and enjoyment in both the classic (stride) and skating techniques.

Participants must be 18 or older. Minimum of 5, maximum of 7 participants. If you have a personal pod of 5-7 skiers please contact our team and we'll work to accommodate your group. No drop-ins this season due to COVID-19 protocols.

Equipment rentals are free on the day of each workshop and just $15 on non-workshop days. Participants also receive a 15% discount at Tamarack's retail shop, located inside the Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center Yurt.

Beginner Workshops

Beginner Workshops

Learn About Winter Fitness

Designed for skiers with limited or no cross-country experience, this program is perfect for those who would like to develop the confidence and skill for long-term skiing success. Skill development will progress from basic balance and gliding drills to specific techniques used in uphill, flat and downhill terrain. Conditioning, choosing the right ski equipment and waxing all will be addressed in this workshop.

BEGINNER REGISTRATION

20/21 Dates

Saturdays  |  9:30AM

  • January 23, 30
  • February 6, 20, 27
  • March 6, 13, 20

Tuesdays  |  9:30AM

  • January 19, 26
  • February 2, 9, 16
  • March 2, 9, 16

Schedule subject to change due to weather and/or instructor availability.

Cost | $299

Valid trail or season pass required for each class. Call 760.934.2442 for special season pass and day ticket pricing for students.

Dates & Price
Intermediate Workshops

Intermediate Workshops

Get Up Those Hills

Improve your skiing efficiency and have more fun by joining this program. This workshop will teach you the appropriate techniques for terrain and snow speed along with the importance of conditioning and waxing. Interested in ski racing? This is an opportunity to gain the skill and confidence for some of the local races.

Previous cross-country skiing experience is required (must have a functional diagonal stride and V-1 skate as well as the ability to control downhill speed). 

INTERMEDIATE REGISTRATION

20/21 Dates

Saturdays  |  9AM

  • January 23, 30
  • February 6, 20, 27
  • March 6, 13, 20

Tuesdays  |  9AM

  • January 19, 26
  • February 2, 9, 16
  • March 2, 9, 16

Schedule subject to change due to weather and/or instructor availability.

Cost | $299

Valid trail or season pass required for each class. Call 760.934.2442 for special season pass and day ticket pricing for students.

Dates & Price
Advanced Workshops

Advanced Workshops

Hone Your Skills

This program is perfect for the serious recreational racer looking to fine-tune their technique for increased efficiency and speed. Join other dedicated skiers in these intensive two-hour weekly sessions focused on technique and conditioning to get race-ready or just look good out on the tracks.

Previous experience in this program or "pretty good" technique in both skating and classic skiing on all terrain is required for participation at this level.

* Advanced Workshops meet at the Pack Station. *

 

ADVANCED REGISTRATION

20/21 Dates

Saturdays  |  9AM

  • January 23, 30
  • February 6, 20, 27
  • March 6, 13, 20

Tuesdays  |  9AM

  • January 19, 26
  • February 2, 9, 16
  • March 2, 9, 16

Schedule subject to change due to weather and/or instructor availability.

Cost | $299

Valid trail or season pass required for each class. Call 760.934.2442 for special season pass and day ticket pricing for students.

Dates & Pricing
Wednesday Fitness Workshops

Wednesday Fitness Workshops

Fitness & Fun

Join this weekly 2-hour class if you are seeking a fun and social conditioning session for your ski week. Classes will target skills, agility, terrain challenges, and all will offer a solid workout. Whether you are training for our local races or just looking for a way to ski stronger and better, this class offers 2 hours of fun and challenge. We will start with the basics while building fitness and skill as we progress through the winter.

This class is recommended to anyone at the intermediate or above skill level. A weekly email will be sent to all registered participants informing of the technique used for the next class.

FITNESS REGISTRATION

20/21 Dates

Wednesdays  |  9AM

  • January 20, 27
  • February 3, 10, 17, 24
  • March 3, 10

Schedule subject to change due to weather and/or instructor availability.

Cost | $299

Valid trail or season pass required for each class. Call 760.934.2442 for special season pass and day ticket pricing for students.

Dates & Pricing

Cross-country skiing is fun in all kinds of weather, but a session may get cancelled in a severe storm – please call for notice of cancellation.

Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center – 760.934.2442 

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