Free lift for practicing all the beginner skills to teach others.
Drive: I-15 north, east 9000 s, up Little Cottonwood Cyn to Alta Ski Resort at the end of the road, lower parking lot. Meet in front of the Ski School.
Downhill Skiing Clinic - ski down to the free Snow Pine lift. Discuss 6 ski techniques:
getting into skis, sliding/getting up from a fall, wedge stop, wedge turn, hands on
outside turning leg, bringing uphill ski in during turns (optional - skiing backwards)
Gear: Downhill skiis, poles, boots, helmet, long sleeve synthetic shirt, liner pants, ski pants, ski coat, gloves, hat, goggles, sunscreen
Rentals: Downhill ski package ($17 BYU Outdoors Unlimited, $18 with helmet UVU
Outdoor Adventure Center)
Helmet ($6 BYU Outdoors Unlimited)
2 - 3 pm - Review ski techniques
3 - 4 pm - Teach and practice skiing backwards