The are a variety of ski camps and clinics throughout the nation offered each year. The following are a few that stand out to the SkiEnthusiast team for value or being unique. Women should take note of the rave reviews given for the women only specialty clinics designed and taught by women. Also check your local ski resorts for more camps of all levels and design in your area.
Killington’s Mogul Camp: This is one of the best values on the market. Ski Enthusiast has attended this camp several times and it has helped make tremendous improvements in my skiing technique. It is taught by top mogul coaches from the Perfect Turn Ski School. Jon Lamb, contributing author to skienthusiast.com, often teaches the most advanced ski clinics. Teaching terrain includes intermediate and easier slopes for those just starting out up to the world-renowned Outer Limits trail for the most advanced groups. The training is geared for all aspiring mogul skiers’ level 5 and better.
Killington’s Women’s Camp: This highly acclaimed program, for women, taught by women, is designed to help you master both the physical and mental aspects of skiing or snowboarding. Killington offers special 3-day and 5-day learning vacations for women to help you exceed your goals. The program features on & off mountain clinics, video analysis with personal feedback, tune, demo, & shop (special) discounts, Apre’ social nightlife, and more. Geared for women of level 3 & up.
Killington also offers All-Terrain and Race Ski Camps. To sign up and obtain pricing for any of these clinics visit Killington.com
Gordy Peifer’s Straightline Adventures – Big Mountain Ski Camps: Straightline Adventures ski camps at Alta, Snowbird, Alaska, and Chamonix are designed for aggressive skiers of advanced or expert ability. Ski legends such as Gordy Peifer, Chris Collins, Jeremy Nobis and Jim Conway are some the coaches for this camp. Included is personal instruction from our all-star team of coaches, personal video analysis, avalanche safety training by Jim Conway, slide shows from top photographers, nightly activities with coaches (appetizers and beverages included) and free demos of Rossignol skis. Visit site here.
Heavenly’s Three-day Women’s Adventure Programs: The three-day workshop includes: video analysis, an apres-ski wine and cheese party, and an evening “tech talk”. Class sizes are limited to a maximum of five creating a friendly, casual atmosphere. To make reservations, visit skiheavenly.com or call 1-800-HEAVENLY.
The Valdez Heli-Camps: The heliskiing and snowboarding opportunities found at Valdez Heli-Camps are second to none and offer much variety. Valdez Heli-Camps tends to attract a high caliber of skier/rider. Several of our groups visit us specifically for the steeper slopes that Valdez is famous for. The great benefit is found in the quality of a very unique and challenging skiing experience. One like you will find in no other place. Click here from pricing and availability.
Taos Speciality Ski Camps: Choose from Mogul Camp, Ski-the-Steeps, Ski and Snowboard Academy, Telemark Fiesta, and Build Your Own Weekend. Camps typically run Friday through Sunday afternoon with 8 – 10 hours of instruction total (varying on clinic chosen). Click here for more info.
Jackson Hole – Steep & Deep Ski Camps: Join a handful of other enthusiastic, energetic skiers on the “early” tram up to the top of Rendezvous Mountain each morning to get first tracks on some of the most extreme terrain in the United States. And, you will be skiing with, and learning from some of the most extreme skiers in the world (Tommy Moe sometimes joins)! For Advanced through Expert adult skiers (levels 8-9).
Jackson Hole also runs womens, backcountry, adaptive and race camps. For more information click here.