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There are four different programs that make up the All Mountain Teams at Bear Valley . This group of youth to adult participants will have the opportunity to experience all aspects of the mountain including a variety of terrain, park features and varying snow conditions. All Mountain teams are ideally suited for intermediate, advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders of all ages that are looking to improve their skills in a team environment. The All Mountain team coaches have a fantastic year planned for all teams. Among them you will find PSIA and AASI certified instructors, ex-racers and coaches with years of experience in skiing, snowboarding and teaching various levels of skills on all types of terrain. Depending on the team that fits you or your young athlete, a progression program will be followed to ensure each athlete works on specific goals. Whether its training to compete in Giant Slalom or Slopestyle, or just looking to conquer that trail you thought was out of reach on a powder day, Bear Valley has a team to fit you. Please use the overviews provided below to decide what is the best team for you or your family member. If you have specific questions, please contact our All Mountain Team Coordinator at aaronj@bearvalley.com.

Youth All Mountain “Devo” Ski/Board (All Mountain Terrain, Freeski and Snow Safety) : ages 6-13 The All Mountain team for youths is ideal for skiers and riders who are ready to enjoy the Mountain and improve their technique in a social environment. This is the ideal program for riders and skiers that want to get more experience on the mountain with a professional. Youth All Mountain participants will work on a variety of skill development in all snow conditions, terrain, safety, building confidence and fun. In addition, all mountain participants will have the opportunity to be introduced to freeski features and elements, skier/boarder cross course techniques, and exposure to running gates. This team requires a minimum skill level of “high beginner to intermediate” skiing or riding.

Training for Youth All Mountain Team begins Dec. 22, 2012 and will take place every other weekend through March 24, 2013. Christmas Training Camp dates will start on Wednesday, December 26 and will continue daily until Monday December 31 which will be a half day. Training sessions run from 9:30-11:30 AM and 12:30-2:30 PM each training day. All training dates and times are subject to change due to weather and snow conditions.

Training Dates:
December 22-23; 26-31*
January12-13; 26-27
February 9-10; 23-24
March 9-10; 23-24
* Dec. 31 will be morning session only (half-day)

Updates will be posted on the website at www.bvsef.org.

All Mountain “Access” Team: ages 13-18 Bear Valley is proud to introduce the ultimate team program that will give intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders a “backstage pass” to the mountain. This teams’ focus will be on improving overall skiing/snowboarding technical skills while expanding snow safety awareness and sidecountry exposure. Along with having a dedicated coach and fluid curriculum based on a skiing/snowboarding skills progression, the team will spend six days with a Mountain Adventure Seminars (MAS) guide devoted to a mountain skills progression. The technical skills progression is designed to take current abilities to the “next level” in a confidence building, fun, group atmosphere, while the mountain skills progression will open the door to snow safety awareness, avalanche equipment (beacon, probe, shovel) training, and sidecountry access via lift and a snowcat excursion . Each participant will have the opportunity to become a well rounded, informed, all mountain skier/ rider in an environment that reminds them why they wish they were doing this everyday!!. This team requires a minimum skill level of “high-intermediate” skiing/ riding.

Training for All Mountain “Access” Team begins Dec. 22, 2012 and will take place every other weekend through March 24, 2013. Christmas Training Camp dates will start on Wednesday, December 26 and will continue daily until Monday December 31 which will be a half day.Training sessions run from 9:30-11:30 AM and 12:30-2:30 PM each training day. All training dates and times are subject to change due to weather and snow conditions.

Training Dates:
December 22-23; 26-31*
January12-13; 26-27
February 9-10; 23-24
March 9-10; 23-24
* Dec. 31 will be morning session only (half-day)

Updates will be posted on the website at www.bvsef.org.

 

Adult All Mountain Ski Team: (ages 18+) This is the ultimate program intermediate and advanced adult skiers that want to boost their skills, venture  to more challenging terrain with a trained and professional instructor. As many of you know,Bear Valley is infamous for its powder stashes, chutes and steeps and what better way to learn the mountain and perfect your skills then joining this program. Each participant will set specific development goals and objectives and work with their coach to improve their skiing technique. This team requires a minimum skill level of “intermediate” skiing.

Training for Adult All Mountain “Alpine” Team begins January 12, 2013 and will take place every other weekend through March 24, 2013.  Training sessions run from 9:30-11:30 AM and 12:30-2:30 PM each training day. All training dates and times are subject to change due to weather and snow conditions.

Training Dates:
January12-13; 26-27
February 9-10; 23-24
March 9-10; 23-24

Updates will be posted on the website at www.bvsef.org.

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