Adult Snowboarding Camps

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Postby zip » Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:12 pm

Did anyone go to a camp this summer? I'd love to hear about your experience.
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Postby PamelaDare » Wed Aug 22, 2007 11:22 pm

I know it is early yet but has anyone heard of any adult 'camp programmes being offered yet?

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Are there similar camps in the Winter?

Postby bobsims » Thu Aug 23, 2007 8:23 am

OTHGI - The Over The Hill Gang International - is a nation-wide membership organization for older skiers and snowboarders. They just opened their winter program for the year which starts with a couple of week-long clinics, one for men at Vail the first week in December, and one for women the details of which I don't remember. OTHGI's trips tend to cost more than corresponding ski club trips, but they offer some by-skill-level guided group time. See www.OTHGI.com.
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Postby John » Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:38 pm

I'm merging another thread into this one, so here's the relevant passage from the now-defunct topic:

Windells (www.windells.com) runs a snowboard/ski/skateboard camp almost all year 'round on Mt. Hood in Oregon. They have sessions running from 5 to 10 days. They take kids, teens, adults. Much instruction with supposedly really expert staff. All levels welcome, even rank beginners. Visit their site & ask for a brochure.

Here's the potentially cool part: Groups of 10 or more can get their own session, supposedly designed just for them, and maybe a discount. Might be possible to get a GOT snowboard session mid or late summer.

There's also
Dave Murray
http://www.skiandsnowboard.com/

High Cascade
http://www.highcascade.com/

Freeride camp at Jackson Hole
http://www.jacksonhole.com/info/ski.ac.sbfreeride.asp

Whistler
http://www.pro-ride.com/index.cfm

and

http://www.campofchampions.com/home.asp?camp=sb

Steep and Deep at Jackson Hole
http://www.jacksonhole.com/info/ski.ac.steepboard.asp


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I received an e-mail from High Cascade, which I am passing along here:

This is Ryan with High Cascade Snowboard Camp. I am e-mailing you to inform you and your readers that our 2009 Adult camp dates and Signature Session guests have been announced:

June 15-23
(Session 1)
With Signature Session Guests:
Darrell Mathes
Andreas Wiig
Tara Dakides


August 8-15
(Session 6)
With Signature Session Guests:
Todd Richards
Austin Smith
Leanne Pelosi

For further information and pricing visit our website http://www.highcascade.com

Located at the base of Mt. Hood, Oregon, High Cascade Snowboard Camp offers all-inclusive summer snowboard camps for both youth and adults (age 9 and up). Professional coaching, over 27 acres of private snowboard parks, unlimited demo equipment, video analysis, private skateboard parks, trampolines, whitewater rafting and more await you on Mt. Hood throughout June, July and August.


Regards,
-Ryan, High Cascade Snowboard Camp
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Postby PamelaDare » Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:51 pm

These groups are all for tricksters. Where can someone go to work on their skills to enable them to become better riders? Again, more about carving would be nice.....
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Postby dcdrumrider70 » Sat Apr 11, 2009 2:52 pm

I attended ProRide and they definitely have a freeride program. I thought it was a very good time. I learned much and it was a great way to up my skills in a fun way. They want at least intermediate level riders so if you are comfortable making turns on intermediate trails then you are good enough.

That said, their adult program is 18 and over and majority of the campers would be in the 21-30 age group. They try to keep the groups 4 campers to one coach but sometimes they go around in a group of 8 with 2 coaches.

For one week the on snow camp is 5 days. They started with 2 morning sessions on Monday and Tuesday, then two afternoon session Wednesday and Thursday and back to morning on Friday. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday were on Blackcomb and Wednesday and Thursday were on Whistler. You can ride before/after the session as you want and during the clinics you get lift line priority just like if you were in a ski school lesson with the mountain.

The best part of it for me was that I was able to explore the mountain. We had some nice snowfall that week so they showed us some nice powder stashes and tree runs that only the locals would know.

I would definitely go back again.
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Postby daysailer1 » Sun Apr 12, 2009 3:58 pm

PamelaDare wrote:These groups are all for tricksters. Where can someone go to work on their skills to enable them to become better riders? Again, more about carving would be nice.....


Possibly a Burton's Women's Camp? They are held around the country at various resorts and are for all ages, abilities, and styles.

http://www.myspace.com/burtonwomensltr
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Winter Park Ski & Ride School Adult Program
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