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Sat, Jan 06



Guide Conference - Cross Country Skiing

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Guide Conference - Cross Country Skiing
Guide Conference - Cross Country Skiing

Time & Location

Jan 06, 2024, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Alta, Alta, UT 84092, USA


About the event

*All invited who wish to become a Mt Mama Guide


0800am -  Review ski techniques and uphill technique

0830-1000 am - XC trail

Drive: In front of Alf Engen Ski School, Upper Parking Area, Alta Ski Resort


Cross Country Skiing Clinic -  2 miles total. Start at Ski School.  Discuss sizing skiis and putting on poles. Demo double poling, diagonal stride, and gliding. Walk down to top of cross country area. Demo wedge downhill technique. Ski down. Demo herringbone, side-stepping uphill techniques. 

Gear: Cross country classic skiis, poles, boots, short and long sleeve synthetic shirt, liner pants, ski pants, fleece jacket, rain/wind jacket, gloves, hat, goggles, sunscreen

Rentals: Cross country ski package ($11 BYU Outdoors Unlimited, $12 UVU

Outdoor Adventure Center, $20+ Alta)

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