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Great Musical Talent Coming Up at the Sitz!
July 25, 2016

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The Sitzmark Music Scene just keeps getting better and better this summer, and August is no exception.   Every Saturday night the Sitzmark holds FREE concerts at 10pm, featuring a new band each week.  The Good Time Travelers will be hitting [...]

Great Musical Talent Coming Up at the Sitz!,



Forest Fair After Party at the Sitzmark
June 30, 2016

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As we jump into the 41st Annual Girdwood Forest Fair, the quaint little town of Girdwood easily quadruples in size.     The Girdwood Forest Fair is a 3 day long family event that has become a yearly event, attracting people from all over Alaska. [...]

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Winter Dreamin’ – Season Pass Sale Ends June 30
June 28, 2016

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$999 Season Pass Sale. Purchase By June 30!  It may be the middle of summer but ski and snowboard fanatics everywhere always have snow on the back of their minds. Summer is great, it really is, especially in Alaska. The [...]

Winter Dreamin’ – Season Pass Sale Ends June 30,



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Determine Your level

ALPINE

Children Ages 3 & 4

 

Cub Never skied before
(Or has skied before but cannot stop independently)
Goals:  Have fun familiarizing with the mountain environment and equipment. 
Learn to slide and stop independently on easy green terrain.
                                   
Supercub I can stop or turn independently on easy Green Terrain
Goals:  Learn to link turns on easy Green Terrain

Note:  Some experienced Supercubs can already link turns on Blue & Green Terrain.

Children Ages 5 to 12 & Adults 13+

 

Level 1 Never skied before
Introduction and familiarization of beginner area and equipment.
Goals:     Learn to stand, climb, skate, stop and introduction to wedge turns easy Green Terrain
                                                  
Level 2 I can make wedge turns on easy Green Terrain
 Goals:   Makes controlled linked wedge turns on easy Green Terrain
   
Level 3 I can link wedge turns on Green Terrain
Goals:  Varied turn shapes and introduction to parallel turns
   
Level 4 I’m confident with beginner parallel turns on easy Blue Terrain
My skis start the turn in a wedge and end the turn parallel
Goals: Working on earlier matching of skis to advance the parallel turn
   
Level 5/6   I can make parallel turns most of the time, occasionally starting in a wedge. 
I use my poles in time with my turns, and I’m comfortable on all Blue Terrain.
Goals:  Master parallel turn on Blue Terrain with varied turn shapes
   
Level 7/8  I can ski parallel on all Blue Terrain in varied snow conditions
I can make short, medium and long radius turns.
Goals:   Introduction to bumps and Black Diamond Terrain.
   
Level 9 Ready to master all terrain and snow conditions
I am a strong skier and am able to make carved turns, in a variety of radius, on all groomed terrain. 
I can ski all off piste terrain with speed and confidence and using different turn types.

 


SNOWBOARD

Children Ages 5 to 7

 

Mini Rider I  Never been on a snowboard, or cannot stop independently
Goals: Have fun familiarizing with the mountain environment and equipment. 
Learn to slide and stop independently on easy green terrain.
                                                 
Mini Rider II I’ve taken a lesson before, I’m working on controlling my speed and turning on heel & toe edges
Goals: Learn to link turns on easy Green Terrain.

Note:  Some experienced Mini Riders can already link turns on Blue & Green Terrain.

Children Ages 8 to 12 & Adults 13+

 

Level 1 Never been on a snowboard
Introduction & familiarization of beginner area and equipment
Goals:

Learn to stand, climb, skate, stop and start to make direction changes on easy Green Terrain.

                                                      
Level 2 I have snowboarded before but I'm not comfortable riding on both my heel and toe edges and/or not linking heel side and toe side turns.
Goals: Linking turns with control on easy Green Terrain.
   
Level 3 Able to link turns on all Green Terrain
Goals: Working towards mastering varied turn shapes on easy blue terrain.
   
Level 4 Comfortable riding Blue Terrain
Goals: Working on mastering varied snow conditions, turn shapes, introduction to bumps & Black Terrain, master carving.
   
Level 5 Comfortable riding Black Terrain
Goals: Master varied snow conditions & bumps on Black Terrain.
   
Level 6 Able to ride the entire mountain in all conditions

Questions? Call the Mountain Learning Center at 907-754-2280 or reach us via email.
Mountain Learning Center Hours: Weekdays 9:30am - 4:30pm; Weekends 9am - 4:30pm



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