This program is designed for skiers who wish to focus on improving their cross country skiing skills and fitness for participation at an increased competitive level. Skiers engage in physical conditioning activities, develop a technical base of knowledge and build upon physical skills to improve their cross country skiing. Ample opportunities are available for testing physical fitness and skills through Rocky Mountain Nordic races, Steamboat Cup events, and Steamboat Nordic Race Series.
Equipment requirements: Cross country ski equipment for classic and skate
Trail pass information: Participants should purchase a Steamboat Nordic Valley Pass
Competition information: Participants compete in Rocky Mountain Nordic (RMN) Junior National Qualifiers, Steamboat Nordic Race Series, and Steamboat Cup Series
Licensing requirements: Participants will need a U.S. Ski & Snowboard (USSS) General Membership for Rocky Mountain Nordic races. RMN membership is a required add on to the USSS membership and is paid for in the USSS registration process2022/23 DATES, TIMES AND LOCATIONS: September 13-March 18
Dryland Training: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 4:00-6:00pm starting September 13 at Howelsen Hill.
On-Snow Training: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 4:00-6:00pm at Howelsen Hill* and Saturday 9:00-12:00 through March 18 at Howelsen Hill*.
*Some training sessions will take place at other cross country centers in Steamboat, check emails and the calendar.
2022/23 PROGRAM FEE: $2,975, plus $300 refundable work deposit
See the Scholarship page for more information on program fee scholarships, including the one-step EZ Scholarship.
For more information on the SSWSC work deposit program click here.
Email Brian Tate, Cross Country Program Director