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Alpine Camps

The Stratton Mountain School Alpine program is proud to offer on snow camps at the very best venues around the world.  These camps are designed for our enrolled SMS student-athletes and follow a learning progression that has been developed by the SMS Alpine Coaching Staff.  As a premiere US Ski and Snowboard High-Performance Center and Development Site, our camps operate at the highest standards in ski racing.

Registration for camps is via a link provided by the Alpine Program Director. For questions about which camps are right for you, please work with your group head coach and make a plan! 

 

2019 Preparation Camps


Mammoth Mountain

Date: May 5-13,  Mammoth Mountain, CA

Group: U16 and U19 Alpine Athletes

Camp Goals: 6 days on snow with a focus on GS and SG fundamentals.  This camp will include a combination of free ski drills, gate training and big mountain skiing.

 

Mount Hood

Date: June 10-22,  Mt Hood, OR

Group: U16 and U19 Alpine Athletes

Camp Goals: 9 days on snow with a focus for SL and GS fundamentals.  This camp will include a high volume of SL drill courses and fundamental work while building on the GS skills from Mammoth Camp.

 

Saas Fee

Dates: Aug 7-23 (U16), Aug 7-20 (U14)

Location: Saas Fee, Switzerland

Group: U14 and U16 Alpine Athletes

Camp Goals: 9 to 12 days on snow with a focus for high volume GS and SL gate training and free skiing.  This camp puts our SMS athletes along side the best skiers in the world. It is common to be training side by side with the European Nationals Teams who also train in Saas Fee this time of year.  In addition to the glacier training, there is ample time for hiking, ropes course, alpine slide and many other great adventures in the Swiss Alps.

 

 

El Colorado, Chile

Date: Aug 7-23 El Colorado, Chile

Group: U19 Alpine Athletes

Goal: 12 days on snow with a focus for SG/GS/SL gate training and free skiing.  Chile offers winter snow and full length training runs for our SMS athletes. SMS has been traveling to El Colorado for years now and the training experience has been excellent.  This camp gives our athletes a competitive edge as they prepare for FIS Racing.

 

Hintertux

Date: Nov 3-19 Hintertux, Austria

Group: U16 and U19 Male Alpine Athletes

Goal: 12 days on snow with a focus for GS and SL race preparation.  Austria has been a tremendous training venue for our SMS athletes. Both exposing them to the ski racing culture of Austria and providing them with quality high volume training that cannot be found in the USA this time of year.  This camp has our athletes ready compete upon their return to SMS.

 

Stubai

Date: Nov 3-19 Stubai, Austria

Group: U16 and U19 Female Alpine Athletes

Goal: 12 days on snow with a focus for GS and SL race preparation.  Austria has been a tremendous training venue for our SMS athletes. Both exposing them to the ski racing culture of Austria and providing them with quality high volume training that cannot be found in the USA this time of year.  This camp has our athletes ready to compete upon their return to SMS.


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