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Lake Tahoe Early Season Jumpstart

Early Season Jumpstart, Lake Tahoe December 4-5, 2016 Location: Sugar Bowl, CA Price: $595  (includes lift tickets) Getting as much mileage and coaching as you can early in the season will set you up for a great winter. Ski with more confidence and fluidity before the season peak. This course focuses on refining fundamentals and building up your technique to ski with more efficiency all over the mountain.  NASTC’s handpicked coaches will take your through a step by step progression…

Big Sky – Early Season Skiing

Big Sky, Montana Dec 13-15, 2016 In Big Sky, you will discover a skiing spirit as wild and big as the terrain. This is big mountain skiing at its best, you will be inspired and challenged during your week here with NASTC. Big Sky is an ideal mountain to stretch your limits and build strong off-piste skiing skills. Your trainer will work with you to strengthen your skill blending, tactics, and show you how to choose your line. You will…

AIARE 1 & 2 – SOLD OUT

Dates: January 13-15, 2017 and February 18-20, 2017 SOLD OUT Skier or Rider Level: 6-9 (strong intermediate to expert) Price: $425 Each year more skiers are venturing into the backcountry lured by the opening up of resort boundary lines and the promise of pristine powder fields and underpopulated terrain.  However, with more access the risk has never been greater, and the need to know basic safety protocols, rescue techniques, avalanche hazard awareness and management are essential to survival and having a great…

Alta-Snowbird, Big Mountain Skiing Skills Camp

Big Mountain Skiing Skills Camp – Alta/Snowbird JANUARY 8-13, 2017 TRAVEL DAYS: Sunday January 8 and Friday January 13 (or Sat Jan 14) SKI DAYS: Alta January 9-11 and Snowbird January 12-13 Alta can be described simply as the ski addict’s number one destination. We could have a list a page long of all the reasons why every skier needs to go to Alta, instead we are just going to let you experience it all yourself. There is no doubt…

Kicking Horse, BC – All-Mountain & Heli-Skiing Adventure

  Dates: Jan 29-Feb 4, 2017 Jan 29 and Feb 4 – travel days The dream trip for every serious skier and powderhound! Kickinghorse is one of those destinations that is talked about in hushed whispers because those that have been there want to brag about it but don’t want to spread the word in case too many people hear about it. This resort is one of British Columbia’s true skiing gems, typically off the beaten path for most skiers…

AIARE Avalanche Safety Education – Level 2

Dates: Feb 23-26, 2017 Skier or Rider levels: Strong intermediate to advanced Price: $595        The level 2 course is a 4-day program that provides backcountry leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This is an advanced avalanche safety course. The focus is on analyzing snow stability and avalanche hazard. This course also includes the introductory and prerequisite components for the professional progression: the level 3 certificate. The Level 2 builds from the introductory…

Andermatt, Switzerland – Steeps and Powder Skiing Camp

  February 11-18, 2017 CANCELLED FOR LACK OF SNOW IN ANDERMATT. RESCHEDULED FOR FEB 9-17, 2018 Off-piste/All Mountain adventure skiing was born in Switzerland. Improve your technique in the steeps, powder and other off-piste conditions and terrain in the idyllic setting of the Swiss Alps. Explore a unique destination, and eye-opening experience, while receiving personalized coaching from some of the best instructors and coaches in the industry. You will have a memorable skiing experience and your skiing will improve tremendously….

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows SOLD OUT

Dates: March 6-8, 2017 SOLD OUT Skier levels: 6-9 Price: $1025 Includes: instruction in a small group setting (5 or fewer), 3 days lift tickets, tech talks, and a group dinner This year is an exciting time to do the NASTC Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows course as Squaw Valley will be hosting a Women’s World Cup GS and Slalom race. With the NASTC clinic taking place three days prior to the start of World Cup races, we will get front row…

Iceland Viking Ski Expedition

Iceland Viking Ski Expedition SOLD OUT, BOOKING NOW FOR 2018 May 3-11, 2017 Price:  $6995 w/double occupancy cabin Includes:  Lodging in Isafjord (one night), sailboat, guide, meals & instruction. The Iceland ski expedition aboard the Aurora sailboat launching from Isaforjd is a real life changing experience. More than just bagging new peaks and first time ski descents, it is a journey of appreciation of beautiful landscapes amid the huge fjords, amazing wildlife and rare marine mammals. The experience goes beyond skiing pristine…