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All Terrain Pioneers Freestyle

2019 All Terrain Pioneers (ATP) Freestyle

This 8-session skiing and snowboarding freestyle program will focus on introductory terrain park skills and etiquette in a non-intimidating, safe environment. First airs/grabs, 180’s, flatland tricks, first jibs and park safety are all part of the series content.

ATP–Freestyle is open to children and teens, ages 8 to 17, who are comfortable with all green terrain, riding chairlifts and are starting to explore blue slopes and venture into terrain parks. **Previous experience with terrain parks is not required, but your Pioneer must, at a minimum, be independent on all Green terrain, confident riding the chairlift and able to ski or snowboard all day.

Program Highlights:

  • 80% focus on introductory freestyle elements –first jibs/airs/grabs and terrain park safety 

  • 20% focus on all-mountain skills – steeper terrain, bumps, trees, NASTAR, carving, mountain etiquette, and more

  • Specific scheduled class content guarantees progression throughout the winter

  • Your child will develop as an independent snow slider, build skills for the entire mountain, and make new friends

 

2019 All Terrain Pioneer Rates

Does not include lift tickets or rentals.

Session

2019 Dates

Rates
Sundays January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 24
March 3
$416

Skills Assessment Day: Saturday, December 15, 2019

SESSION #1: 9:30 am – 11:30 am

SESSION #2: 1:30 am – 3:00 pm

  • Choose one session to attend
  • Your Pioneer will take a few runs under the watchful eyes of our Senior Instructors to ensure that they are placed in the appropriate skill level group
  • Assessment Day is only for skiers and boarders who are already independent on Green runs or higher, linking turns and confidently riding the chairlift.  If your child is not at this current skill level, they do not need to attend Assessment Day
  • Assessment Day is only for weekend Snowburners and ATP participants.  You do not need to attend the Assessment Day if your child is taking part in a weekday Snowburners session
  • Skills Assessment Day Meeting Place is at the Columbine learning area, between Lifts 7 and 9

How to Register

You can register online until December 1, 2018. Space is limited and classes are filled first come, first served. Please contact Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School by email – purgschool@purgatoryresort.com with any questions about the ATP Program.

If your child is 10 years or younger, be sure to add their FREE Power Kids season pass during checkout! Learn more.

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Program Information

  • All participants must have a valid season pass or lift ticket. Please make sure your child has their pass/ticket attached to their jacket/pants/helmet for every session

  • Ski and snowboard tickets/season pass, rental equipment and lunch are not included with registration fees

  • Fully functional and proper sized equipment is required. All ski equipment must have current DIN bindings, metal edges and brakes. Non-DIN bindings are not acceptable. All snowboards must have bindings, metal edges, a P-tex base and a safety leash. Your youth must also use real snowboard boots; winter boots are not acceptable. Please contact Purgatory Sports if you have questions about equipment

  • **There is a minimum skill level standard expected to participate in this program. If your child does not demonstrate appropriate on-snow skills, they will be directed to a different program session for the day, and remain in that group until the participant is at a level where they can rejoin ATP**

  • Pre-registration is required

  • Up to 60 minute break for lunch each day

  • There will be no classes held over President’s Day weekend – February 16-18, 2019

  • There will be no class/group changes after the second week of the series

  • We make every effort to keep the same Instructor with their group for each session, but cannot guarantee it

  • A minimum enrollment of 4 students in the same discipline, with the same ability level is required in order to form a class

  • There are no refunds or make-up days for missed sessions

  • Gratuities for Instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture