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Snow Sports/Northstar - March 1-2, 2013


Like to Ski or Snowboard?

Sign up for this activity to get a chance to Snow Ski or Snowboard at the Northstar Resort!

  
   

What: A day of Snow Skiing or Snowboarding

Where: Northstar Resort near Lake Tahoe
When: Fri/Sat, March 1-2, 2013
Who: Scouts
Cost: $150/scout, $114/young scout, $183/adult, including equipment rental, lessons are additional.  (See below for more detail.)
Where: Northstar Resort near Lake Tahoe
When: Fri/Sat, March 1-2, 2013
SIC: Andrew Aguilar
SMIC: Jun Kim
Activity Coordinator: Curtis McAllister 




Details

We’ll leave LAUMC Friday night, at about 5 P.M., drive to Rocklin, CA,and spend the night at a motel there. We’ll arise (very) early Saturday morning, get breakfast at the hotel, and then drive the remaining 89 miles to Northstar (about one hour, 45 minutes). Northstar is a large resort with plenty of trails for every skill level. We’ll ski or board all day and then depart from Northstar for home at about 5:00 P.M.. We should arrive Saturday night at LAUMC at about 9:30 P.M.


FAQ  
  • Do I need my own equipment?
              No.  Equipment (Ski’s, boots, poles, and snowboards) is available for rental
  • Do I need my own (warm) clothes?
              Yes
  • Do I need a helmet?                        
              Yes! Yes! Yes! (available for rent at the resort)
  • Does the price include everything?
              Price includes lodging on Friday night in Rocklin (near Sacramento),
              breakfast at the motel, one full-day Lift Ticket,
              and rental equipment (ski or snowboard, boots, helmet, and poles).  
              Scout will need to bring money for meals on Friday evening, Saturday noon, and Saturday evening.
  • Is the cost less if I have my own equipment?
              Yes, the cost is $50 less if you have your own equipment and your own helmet.
  • Can I take lessons?
              Yes, lessons are available for an additional cost.  See below.
Cost Detail

Here's the cost breakdown depending on your age, whether or not you rent equipment, and whether or not you take a beginner lesson.


Young Scout Scout Adult

(11-12 yrs) (13+ yrs)
with Equipment $114 $150 $183
w/o Equipment $80 $100 $133
Beginner Lesson +Equip $152 $152 $156

Other lesson options are available, so please contact the Activity Coordinator, Curtis McAllister, if interested in pricing.

Form & Payment Status



Skill Level Definitions  (Use for signup)

Ski Levels


1 - FIRST TIME SKIER
Your child has never been skiing before. 

2 - NOVICE
Your child has skied once and is still trying to make wedge-like movements.
Your child has skied once or twice before and can make a wedge stop.

3 - CAUTIOUS NOVICE I
Your child can make linked wedge turns.

4 - CAUTIOUS NOVICE II
Your child can ski mostly Green runs and finish turns with skis in a parallel stance.

5 - CONFIDENT NOVICE
Your child can mostly ski parallel on Green and Blue runs.

6 - INTERMEDIATE
Your child can ski parallel all of the time on Blue groomed runs.

7 - CONFIDENT INTERMEDIATE
Parallel skiers in this category ski all the Blue runs and some groomed Black runs.

8 - ADVANCED
Your child can ski Black runs but have difficulty skiing them consistently with style.

9 - ADVANCED/EXPERT
Skiers in this category enjoy the challenge of Black terrain and runs.

Snowboard Levels

1 - FIRST TIME SNOWBOARDER

Your child has never snowboarded before.
GOAL: Sideslip with direction change on the heel side or toe side.

2 - NOVICE
Your child has snowboarded once or twice and can sideslip on toe side or heel side.

3 - CAUTIOUS NOVICE I
Your child can perform a falling leaf in both directions.

4 - CAUTIOUS NOVICE II
Your child can turn in both directions with confidence and speed control.

5 - CONFIDENT NOVICE
Your child can link turns with less skidding and increased speed.

6 - INTERMEDIATE
Your child is confident on intermediate terrain and is linking turns consistently with precision.

7 - CONFIDENT INTERMEDIATE
Your child can ride all Blue runs, some groomed Black runs and feel confident on smaller jumps.

8 - ADVANCED
Your child snowboards Black runs but has difficulty riding them consistently with style and rhythm. Can do basic tricks and ride the half-pipe.

9 - ADVANCED/EXPERT
Your child enjoys the challenges of an all mountain experience and terrain.


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Curtis McAllister,
Jan 14, 2013, 7:23 PM
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Brent Browning,
Feb 27, 2013, 2:50 PM