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U6 Meister, age 5

U6 Meister is a development program for participants who are ready to ski in a group that combines alpine skiing and cross country classic skiing. Athletes experience both cross country skiing and alpine skiing with skill development, games, and skiing adventures. Fundamental skiing skills and skiing as a group are introduced in an encouraging and fun way. All skiers must be able to stop and turn by themselves on alpine skis before the start of the program. Skiers must be ready to ski without their parents and willingly leave the meeting area with their coaches. We welcome parent volunteers to help as lift riders on Sundays. Participants must be 5 years old by December 31, 2022.

  • Minimum requirement: Ability to stop by themselves on alpine skis
  • Participants need alpine ski equipment including helmets (ski poles not required) and waxless cross country ski equipment including skis, boots and poles.
  • Low cost cross country equipment rentals for this program are available through the Steamboat Ski Touring Center (970) 879-8180
  • Participants must have a ski pass to Steamboat Ski Resort and a cross country trail pass to Howelsen Hill
  • Enrollment for this program will reach capacity. Register early.

Sundays, 9:00am-12:00pm, January 8 – March 5 at Steamboat Resort (exact times may change due to drop-off/pick-up locations)
Wednesdays 4:15-5:30pm January 4 - March 1 XC at Howelsen Hill

2022/23 PROGRAM FEE: $875

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Questions about this program?
Email Ali Givnish, Winter Youth Programs Director

Ali Givnish