The Alta Race Team (ART) is an introductory racing program for skiers age 8 – 11, consisting of 13 Sundays with 4 additional races on Saturdays. The goal of ART is to introduce young skiers to the personal development and excitement associated with alpine ski racing. ART participant's skiing will consist of approximately 50% gate training, 25% drills and 25% directed free skiing with a coach. Terrain skied will be approximately 25% Green, 50% Blue and 25% Black. The primary skills emphasized are gliding fast on gentle terrain and carving arcs on moderate terrain. More challenging terrain is used sparingly in the lesson plan to enhance skills, boost comfort zone and create excitement.
ART racers will participate in five, local, age group, Youth Ski League Races. YSL is the USSA introductory race series for this age group. These races will take place on 4 Saturdays and 1 Sunday. Skiers may only have birth years 2002–2005. Parents are responsible for transporting their racer to the races. A parent is required to remain at the race through the day. Race Entry Fees are included in the ART Registration Fee. Race day lift tickets and USSA Racers License are not included and are additional.
Cost:$1,400 season pass sold separately. Additional fees apply*
Head Coach:Scott Mathers