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Lake Tahoe

Summer/Fall Rock Climbing

We are still climbing! We offer guided lessons on Donner Pass (10 min above Truckee) until its snowing or just too cold! If you’d like to book your private or group lesson, text or call us now: 530-386-2102 or email jenny@skinastc.com 2017 Rates PER PERSON: Half-day Lesson: timing extremely flexible in late summer/fall (usually 9-1P) 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…

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…

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,…

AIARE 2 (Rec 2)

February 23-25, 2018 Price: $595 Location: Truckee, CA The AIARE Rec 2 course is now a 3-day (formerly 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 snow safety professionals, that’s the new AIARE PRO 1 and 2 path. The focus in the Rec 2 is on analyzing snow stability and avalanche hazard. The…

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows

Dates: March 5-7, 2018  Skier levels: 6-9 Price: $1525 incl 2 nights lodging at Squaw Valley Lodge, instruction in a small group setting, 3 days lift tickets, tech talks, and group dinner Price: $1125 incl instruction in a small group setting (5 or fewer), 3 days lift tickets, tech talks, and group dinner (no lodging incl) 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…

Intro to Backcountry Skiing in Tahoe

This intro day is chock full of information, and chock full of fun skiing! We all love skiing at the resorts with high speed quads whisking us to the top of the mountain for quick runs. But what about those crowded weekends when you want to be alone in the woods, earning your turns, and enjoying untracked well past 9:05AM? Before you go out, you need to have the skills and safety know-how or you’re endangering yourself and others. NASTC’s…