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U10/U12 Cross Country

All SSWSC programs are subject to change due to Covid-19. Program start and end dates, times, schedules, and structure may be adjusted. If necessary, programs may be interrupted or cancelled. We will communicate any changes to all families who have registered.

Cross Country U10/U12 (ages 8-12)

This program is designed for children who wish to explore the enjoyment of cross country ski training and racing. Skiers participate in physical conditioning activities and learn the basic cross country techniques. Competitive opportunities are available and encouraged through Rocky Mountain Nordic (RMN) Races, Steamboat Cup Series, and the Sven Wiik Cup Race Series.

  • Participants need cross country ski equipment (classic and skate) and a Youth XC ski pass to Howelsen Hill and the Touring Center
  • RMN membership included in fees
  • Participants will need a U.S. Ski & Snowboard competitor membership for RMN races


Tuesdays and Thursdays starting October 8, 4:00-6:00pm at Howelsen Hill


Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-6:00pm, and Saturdays 9:00am-noon, at Howelsen Hill or the Touring Center

Training will transition to on-snow as soon as sufficient skiing terrain is open

Last day of training is March 14


$1,450 plus $200 refundable work deposit