January 21 AM Intro To Cross Country Skiing


This 2.5 hour on snow lesson is a great option for those who would like a quick intro to classic cross-country skiing. You will learn the fundamental skills needed to get started in the great sport of XC skiing. Get pro tips on equipment, and learn balance, coordination, and timing.

January 21 2024, 930am – 12pm

5 in stock

SKU: 1.4 Category:

-Taking place in the City of Calgary at Confederation Park Golf Course. We will meet adjacent to the driving range parking lot at 3204 Collingwood DR NW Click HERE for a map

- Please come prepared with classic-style cross-country skis, poles, and boots. If you do not own skis you are able to rent equipment close to Confederation Park at the University of Calgary Outdoor Centre, Norsmen Calgary or Lifesport in Bowness.  Dress for moving your body as this lesson will be active.

- Lesson Runs 9:30 AM - 12 PM

-Cold weather policy xc skiing is a very active activity and you can ski and stay warm at colder temperatures. We will run lessons down to -20 so please dress appropriately for the weather.  Recommended to dress in layers, so you can regulate your temperature more effectively. Instructors keep you moving to stay warm.

We recommend coming prepared with:

  • wool or synthetic insulating layers (avoid cotton fabrics which absorb water and stay cold)-
  • shell or softshell jacket (to break the wind)
  • shell or softshell pants (waterproof)
  • gloves or mitts that will shed snow
  • toque and neck warmer
  • backpack (that fits all of your equipment)
  • packable down or synthetic insulating jacket
  • extra mitts / gloves
  • sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm with SPF
  • snacks
  • 1-2 litres of water or hot drinks (in water bottle or thermos)
  • If doing mountain programs a Kananaskis Pass
  • extra warm layers and spare mitts
  • change of clothes to leave in vehicle for the end of the day

Questions please contact info@tothewoodstraining.ca


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