For women who list "be a better skier" and "build confidence" to their New Year's Resolutions, Ingrid Backstrom and Jessica Sobolowski-Quinn are hosting the ultimate women's weekend ski camp aimed at accomplishing both of those goals. The camp will also showcase world famous Squaw Valley and help women feel more comfortable skiing the entire mountain.
The camp is open to expert skiers, ages 13 and up. Campers receive unparalleled coaching from the world's top women big mountain skiers. A videographer films each participant during Saturday's session so women can gain a visual perspective of their skiing strengths and weaknesses prior to heading out for day two.
What: Unparalleled women's ski clinic led by the world's top women big mountain skiers. For women who want to improve their skiing and confidence on the mountain in a fun, pressure-free environment.
Also available is video filming on the first day so women can gain a visual perspective of their skiing strengths and weaknesses prior to heading out for day two.
Ingrid and Jessica are excited to team up with WOW (Women of Winter) and have one WOW instructor per group along with your big mountain coach. The WOW clinics are a great way to get ready for the Next Level Camp.
Who: Next Level is limited to experts due to the goal of the camp. Please feel free to call or email about ability questions.
When: January 7th and 8th, 2012.
Where: On the slopes of Squaw Valley, with the ski-in/ski-out Squaw Valley Lodge as the host hotel for meeting area, yoga, breakfast / lunch and video analysis. Special Next Level Clinic lodging rates are available at Squaw Valley Lodge. Group reservation details are below.
Cost: $495 without lift tickets. With lift tickets for Saturday and Sunday: $633
Description of the day: We will meet at 7:30AM each morning. Sherry McConkey, once again, will have a morning yoga session that focuses on getting your mind and muscles ready for the day. Breakfast is served from 8:15-8:45AM. Groups will hit the hill at 9am – 12pm where we will take an hour for lunch. 1pm -4pm groups will meet again and ski until mountain closing. On Saturday, immediately following group skiing, Ingrid and Jessica will host the video analysis day with beverages and appetizers.
Questions: Call 530.412.1031 or email: [email protected]
Registration Information: Email Jessica @ [email protected] for registration and pay instructions.
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About Ingrid and Jessica
Ingrid has podium in numerous freeskiing contests and filmed for various ski movies including 8 Matchstick Productions films. She climbed and skied Denali this past June as part of a team with The North Face, and after spending the past season traveling everywhere from Japan to Greenland to Chile, she looks forward to skiing KT more this season. Her coaching experience includes co-ed and women's camps throughout the West and in South America for the past 7 years.
Jessica Sobolowski-Quinn has been in over a dozen ski movies. Jessica has ton's of first descents in the Chugach Mountain Range where she spends 3 months every spring guiding and running Points North. She is a mom to Kinley Drake Quinn and calls Squaw Valley her home. She hosts "Alaskan Ladies" at Points North Heli (PNH, www.alaskaheliski.com), which she owns and operates with her husband.