A group of professional athletes sponsored by Black Diamond gathered at Brighton, Utah, recently to teach skills clinics to intermediate and advanced skiers on everything from skiing steeps to telemark skiing to using an avalanche beacon. We were there to get some pointers.
SKI Magazine contributing writer and author of Total Skiing Chris Fellows - a well-known ski instructor and director of the North American Ski Training Center - and his world class coaching staff will be hosting a week-long ski training camp at Portillo, August 12-20.
This summer, pro freeskier Elyse Saugstad will be guiding two-week-long summer ski camps in Las Lenas, Argentina. You’ll stay in a five-star hotel and spend 10 days skiing with Elyse. Afterward, you’ll spend three days wine tasting in Mendoza. We spoke to Elyse about wine and untracked South American powder.
Women’s skiing is on the rise. With stars like Ingrid Backstrom, Grete Eliassen, and Rachael Burks, inspiration is plentiful. This winter, from Switzerland to British Columbia, women’s specific ski camps are expanding and the opportunity for female skiers to ski faster, jump bigger, and stomp harder are available everywhere. The following are some of our favorites. –Molly Baker