Three ski mountaineering events are planned for next week, intended to help community members learn more about the sport and welcome the 2021-22 ski season.
A social event hosted by the Summit Ski Mountaineering Club will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26 at the Highside Brewery in Frisco. This event will allow those interested in participating in ski mountaineering through Team Summit to meet and talk with others in the community who are passionate about the sport. Team Summit will offer a free drink to those in attendance.
On Wednesday, October 27, Team Summit will host an information kick-off meeting for the youth ski mountaineering team, which is coached by Jaime Brede. The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Team Summit Human Performance Center at Copper Mountain Resort. Those interested for more information on the meeting are requested to contact Brede at [email protected].
Finally, at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, the Summit Endurance Academy will be hosting a free transition clinic at the Breckenridge Recreation Center, aimed at teaching skiers how to make the most of their days on the slopes by switching more effectively from skinning to skiing. and back.
“The hope is that by hosting these events people are starting to get excited about skiing uphill this winter,” said Brede.
Brede also noted that she is actively recruiting children to join the Team Summit ski mountaineering team for the 2021-22 season.
“Mountain skiing offers you the challenge of pushing yourself to ski fast uphill and downhill,” Brede said of the sport’s pull factor. “It also allows the kids to have fun with friends and lets you go out of bounds to ski adventurous terrain that you don’t usually ski. “
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