Learn To Fly Junior Development Team
The Learn To Fly (LTF) program is designed to build all mountain skiing skills, camaraderie with teammates, on-mountain etiquette and overall a love for the sport. LTF focuses on improving participant’s technique and comfort level on all types of terrain, and in all snow conditions. For over 20 twenty years the Learn to Fly program has been developing in young skiers a love of the sport and life long skills for winter recreation enjoyment.
Ages: 7 - 12 (age 7 as of 12/31/12)
Height: 48" minimum at time of registration.
Learn To Fly
Skill Level: Applicant athlete must be able to effectively communicate with coaches without parent assistance; put on their boots, get their skis on and use ski poles; put on their helmet, goggles, gloves and jacket with minimal assistance; with their skis on, stand and move around without falling on a slope; ski in a gliding (small) wedge, preferable open parallel and stop without falling; load/unload Ponderosa, Galena, Northwest and Zephyr chairlifts without assistance, ability to ski Kit Carson, Lakeview, Ramsey’s, Mine Train, Double Down, Sunrise Bowl, Silver Dollar, and Bonanza with minimal stops.
- Unlimited Mt. Rose Season Pass
- 1 weekend training day per week with coach (Sat or Sun) for program duration. (see Calendar)
- Skills Challenge Series
- BONUS HOLIDAY CAMP Jan 3 & 4, snow & weather conditions permitting
Program starts weekend of Dec. 8-9
Finishes March 16 & 17
Program does not meet 12/22-12/23, 12/29-12/30, 2/16-2/17
9:30 - 11:30 On Mountain
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch (unsupervised)
12:30 – 3:00 On Mountain
Uniforms: $80 uniform required; will be available through NYSEF
Helmets: Required during training, competitions and when skiing in uniform (not included).
Releases: Click to download the Safety Release Packet.
Guest Services Office:
Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm daily
Phone (775) 849-0704 ext.215
Fax (775) 849-9080
Mt. Rose-Ski Tahoe
Attn: Team Falcons
22222 Mt. Rose Hwy.
Reno, NV 89511