VAMPS Class Descriptions
Advanced skate group, focusing on racing technique and training. This group is pushed hard and is expected to be ready for anything. Intervals, time trials, relay races, mock racing situations will all be part of the AMPS. Not for the faint of heart! Racing is part of the plan.
Upper intermediate skate group- wanting to be pushed, perfect their technique, do some intervals and time trials, and have some adventurous skiing. Most in this group enter the local races as well as races in the inter-mountain area.
This class invites 60 year olds and older and Skate technique. We’ll be working on uphill and downhill efficiency as well as agility drills and confidence building exercises. Video included. Be prepared to have some FUN in this class.
Intermediate Skate group focusing mostly on technique with an emphasis on skiing in all terrain in all conditions- uphills, downhills, corners, icy snow, are all part of the Tramps bag of tricks. BMT is well within the Tramps reach.
SCAMPS Classic-4 weeks
Advanced beginner through lower intermediate classic skiers. Students will progress through the basics of classic skiing, waxing their own skis, and learning how to use classic skiing as a mode of enjoyment, fitness and fun. Diagonal stride, double pole, kick double pole will become automatic in Scamps.
SCAMPS Skate-4 weeks
Advanced beginner through lower intermediate skate skiers. Students will progress through the basics of skate skiing and learning how to use skate skiing as a mode of enjoyment, fitness and fun. They’ll be learning to perfect their V1, V2, V2 alt as well as learning to ski in all types of terrain. Many in this group do the BMT.
This class will recommends low – intermediate and above ability levels and skate technique is preferred. We’ll work on agility drills, uphill efficiency, and downhill prowess. This class will provide a solid workout. Video included.
Skiers can expect to focus on proficiency of glide, “attacking” all sorts of terrain and discovering how much fun classic skiing can be. Skin skis are great, waxable are fine in good ski conditions.