Ski Clinics

Do you want to learn how to skate ski efficiently? If so, we invite you to sign up for a clinic!

Second Ascent in Ballard is now renting Nordic gear! Please check them out first as they are our preferred Nordic partners. 

Beginner's Clinic - Skate 101: Saturday, Jan. 7, Sunday, Jan. 15 2:00-4:30 p.m. 
Additional date/time was added due to demand. All details and registration info. are the same as in the registration packet below except the time! 

This is an introductory clinic for those of you who have no or very little skate skiing experience, or if you have some experience and want to improve your basic skills. We will concentrate on learning the V1, and cover Nordic skiing basics. Meet at the Hyak Sno Park Residence on the Northeast side of the Hyak Sno Park parking lot (look for signs). The clinic runs from 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Please fill out the registration form below and send it and the fee to be received by the Friday before the clinic. Or, contact Marla at marlajh@aol.com and bring the registration form and the fee with you to the clinic. You may also pay using Pay Pal button below.

Skate 101 Registration Form

Intermediate's Clinic - Skate 102: Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 

This clinic is for more advanced skate skiers who want to learn the V2/V2-alternate and transitioning for flat terrain skating. We offer optional video-analysis to all participants. Meet at the Hyak Sno Park Residence on the Northeast side of the Hyak Sno Park parking lot (look for signs). The clinic runs from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Please fill out the registration form below and send it & the fee to be received by the Friday before the clinic, if you have not already filled it out for the Beginner's Clinic this season. You may also pay using Pay Pal button below.

NOTE: If you have taken the Beginner's Clinic, please send an email to marlajh@aol.com to indicate you plan to attend, print off the waiver, sign it and bring it and the fee with you to the clinic. 

Skate 102 Registration Form

Hills, Hills and More Hills Clinic: By request only*

This clinic is for anyone who has already taken at least the Beginner's Clinic (V1) (preferably the Intermediate Clinic as well) who wants to work on climbing hills! We will cover climbing and descending techniques, transitioning and more. If you are interested, please contact Marla for more details at marlajh@aol.com to indicate you plan to attend, print off the waiver, sign it and bring it and the fee with you to the clinic. Or, pay using the Pay Pal button below.

Intermediate Skate 102 Clinic- Jan. 23, 2016If you have not attended a Beginner's Clinic in the past with us, please send in a registration form from (see link under the Beginner's Clinic above) in advance to be received by the Friday before the clinic, or bring it with you to the clinic.

Location: TBD  

*NOTE: Additional clinics may be scheduled if there is sufficient demand. If you desire individual or group private instruction, please contact Marla at marlajh@aol.com to make arrangements. 

Updates regarding status of the clinics (i.e., cancellations due to road closures/weather, etc.) will be posted here.

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