Mtn Development

Have fun improving your skills!

These programs are led by experienced, passionate coaches with the common goal of improving the confidence and skills of each participant, while having a great time on the slopes!

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

  • Partipants receive the personalized attention of working with the same coach each session.
  • Programs operate as scheduled, rain or shine, as long as the resort is open.
  • Lift access is not included. All participants must have a season pass or lift ticket to participate.
  • Programs are subject to minimum registration.If a program is full, doesn’t meet the minimum registration requirements or if the desired time frame is not available, we’ll contact each registered participant directly to ensure they can be placed in a program that works.
  • Duration: 10 weeks, starting January 4, 2020 (unless specified otherwise)
  • Days offered: Saturday OR Sunday
  • Hours:
    • Full Day: 9am - 12pm AND 1pm - 3pm) *lunch not included
    • Half Day: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Need more fun? We allow registration for multiple programs (different programs, multi-day, etc.) Just contact our Snowsports Director at snowsports@crotchedmtn.com or by calling (603)588-3668 ext. 228

TIGERS

This introductory seasonal ski program will ignite the passion for skiing in your child. Our energetic coaches work to develop skills using a games-based approach with a focus on fun.

  • Ages: 5 & 6 years
  • Discipline: Ski Only
  • Minimum skill requirement: Able to turn left and right on green terrain, stop on command, and have experience riding a chairlift

COMETS

This experiential learning ski program is a great way for youth to build their skills, boost their confidence and explore the whole mountain. Bumps, glades and racing brushes are all part of the fun. Our amazing coaches work with each participant to improve their skiing over the course of the season, all while having fun.

  • Ages: 7 to 13 years
  • Discipline: Ski Only
  • Minimum skill requirement: Able to turn left and right on green terrain, stop on command, and have experience riding a chairlift

ASTEROIDS

Ignite the passion for riding in your child with this all mountain, seasonal snowboard program. Coaches focus on developing all terrain skills, learning some introductory freestyle moves, and of course - FUN!

  • Ages: 7 to 13 years
  • Discipline: Snowboard Only
  • Minimum skill requirement: Able to turn left and right on blue terrain, stop on command, and have experience riding a chairlift

Mountain Development Trial/Add-On

For those looking to give Mountain Development a try, we are offering two sessions before seasonal programs begin! Already signed up for Mountain Development but want some extra days? Add on sessions for just $99 and get some development time during the holidays!

Mountain Development Specialty Programs

  • Duration: 10 weeks, starting January 4, 2020
  • Day each week: Saturday OR Sunday (Telemark = Sunday Only)
  • Times: 9am-3pm (Half-day programming not offered. Lunch not included.)

Future Stars

Future Stars is back! Interested in taking those skills to the next level before joining a school team or the race program but not quite ready for the committment required of higher level programs? Then Future Stars is the team for you. This program is geared toward young athletes that want to really hone their skills, learning to carve and turn on demand! Talk about fun!.

  • Discipline: Ski Only
  • Ages: 7 to 13 years
  • Minimum skill requirement: Left and right turns with confidence on blue terrain, stopping promptly on command and experience loading chairlifts.
  • Day each week: Saturday OR Sunday

Telemark

Explore the mountain doing all the things alpine skiers do but with the grace of the telemark turn. This is a great opportunity to learn a new way to enjoy the slopes.

  • Discipline: Telemark Ski Only
  • Ages: 7 to 13 years
  • Minimum skill requirement: Intermediate in alpine or nordic, new to Tele is ok.
  • Day each week: Sundays Only

Intro to Freestyle

If your child wants to explore bumps and jumps, plus all mountain skiing, then this is the program for them! Our coaches focus on proper technique while building you childs confidence on bump terrain and in the park.

  • Discipline: Ski Only
  • Ages: 7 to 13 years
  • Minimum skill requirement: Left and right turns with confidence on blue terrain and experience loading chairlifts.
  • Day each week: Saturday OR Sunday

Freestyle COMPETITION Program

This is a 16+ week competition program led by coach John Corbonneau. With a focus on moguls, jumping and park (slopestyle) training, athletes will be competing in various USSA events throughout the season. Coaches attend the competitions as well, and USSA membership is required. Being a competitive program, athletes must be committed to training.

  • Discipline: Ski Only
  • Ages: 8 to 18 years
  • Minimum skill requirement: Ski ALL Crotched terrain confidently.
  • Days each week: Saturday and Sunday

CONTACT MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT

If you have any questions about any of our programs, please contact our Snowsports Director, Tom Kirlin at snowsports@crotchedmtn.com or by calling (603)588-3668 ext. 240.