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Niseko, Japan 2018

This is NASTC’s 4th visit to this land of the rising sun and endless pow….a perfect training venue for you. Advanced intermediate, advanced, and expert skiers welcome! Niseko is truly THE powder skier’s paradise.  Niseko may as well be a synonym for snow, as it never stops snowing here.  Niseko is located in Hokkaido, the northern most island of Japan and it lies just southwest of the city of Sapporo.  Niseko’s fortunate location allows it to receive the winter storms…

Rock Climbing Pricing/Book Now

If you’d like to book your private or group lesson, text or call us now: 530-386-2102 or jenny@skinastc.com 2018 Rates PER PERSON: Half-day Lesson: usually 9-1pm but timing can be flexible, just let us know when you want to climb! 1 person: $275 2 people: $210PP 3 people: $150PP 4 people: $120PP 5 or more: $115PP Full-day Lesson: (9:30am-4:00pm) 1 person: $450 2 people: $255PP 3 or more $195PP Two-hour Lesson:  usually 9-11am, 11-1pm or 2-4pm but timing can be flexible, just…

Lake Tahoe Early Season Jumpstart

Early Season Jumpstart, Lake Tahoe December 3-4, 2017 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 11-13, 2017 (travel days: Dec 10 and home either Dec 13 late or 14 in the morning) 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…

AIARE 1 (REC 1)

Dates: January 13-15 2018 and February 17-19 2018 Skier or Rider Level: 6-9 (strong intermediate to expert) Price: $450 New this year, AIARE (The American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) has created both a recreational and a professional path for avalanche education providers. As a provider for almost 10 years, NASTC offers the “AIARE Rec 1” and “AIARE Rec 2” courses for the general public and the Pro 1 for professional instructors, patrollers, and guides.   If you are a pro,…

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: Feb 4-10, 2018 Feb 4 and Feb 10 – 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 the…

AIARE 2 (Rec 2)

Dates: Feb 23-26, 2018 Skier or Rider levels: Strong intermediate to advanced Price: $595        The AIARE Rec 2 course is a 4-day program that provides avid backcountry skiers and riders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This is an advanced avalanche safety course for the general public. This is not for professionals, that’s the new AIARE PRO 1 and 2 path. The focus in the Rec 2 is on analyzing snow stability and…

Andermatt, Switzerland – Steeps and Powder Skiing Camp

  MARCH 24-31, 2018 (Easter is April 1st this year) 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. Step away from mainstream in beautiful…