EAGLECREST SKI AREA

FREERIDE PROGRAM

JUNEAU SKI CLUB FREERIDE PROGRAM

The JSC Freeride program is designed for all-mountain skiers and snowboarders ages 12 and up who want to improve their skills, train, and compete in a local and/or national freeride events.

With a local, year-end comp tentatively scheduled for ~March 14 at Eaglecrest as the backdrop, JSC coaches will guide athletes and emphasize skills necessary to navigate and successfully perform at the competition.

The JSC FreeRide program is a new offering at Eaglecrest. Regardless of the snowpack or lift service, the Freeride program will find snow to train and play on. While you’re at it, team members will learn more about their home mountain and develop their backcountry skills and knowledge.

FREERIDE TEAM

$300 Ages 12+ (Birth year 2008 and earlier)

  • January 4 – March 14

  • Saturdays 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

  • JSC membership fee & Eaglecrest lift tickets not included

  • Accepting athletes that are able to ski or snowboard the entire mountain with competence.

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WEEKLY TRAINING

  • Improve skiing/riding technique in all snow conditions

  • Adapt to quickly changing terrain and conditions

  • Understand how weather, terrain, and snow conditions affect skiing/riding and safety

  • Assess terrain and conditions safety, adapt and manage terrain selection to maximize safety

  • Improve air awareness and airborne tricks

  • Read and navigate terrain, including assessment of specific lines based on land-features and safety consideration

  • Skiing/riding gullies, steeps, drops, varying snow conditions and gnar

  • Skiing to competitive freeride criteria including line choice, control, fluidity, technique and style

  • Developing mental strength and fortitude to compete

  • Evaluating weather and snow conditions

Kyle Paddleford
Coach

Nathan Ord
Coach

Bruce Griggs
Coach

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