SNOWMASS VILLAGE - The Snowmass Cross Country Center is offering beginner and intermediate skate-ski lessons Saturday for $10. Lessons for beginner and intermediate skate skiers will be at 10 a.m. and noon. Rentals also will be $10 and can be picked up within the hour before the lesson.
Veteran instructors will teach the lessons for skiers. Lessons will last one hour and include information on basic technique, edging, turning, stopping and more. There will be one beginner and one intermediate session at each time, and these will be limited to 10 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Snowmass Cross Country Center staff will offer tips on waxing and good routes around the center for skating or classic technique.
Cookies, hot chocolate and tea will be available as well as soft drinks and food for sale. Rentals include poles, boots and a selection of Madshus and Fischer skis. Discounted rentals will not be offered separate from the lesson.
The Snowmass Cross Country Center is on Clubhouse Drive in Snowmass Village. For more information, call 970-923-5700.