Arctic Valley Ski Team

The Arctic Valley Ski Team is the ski racing and ski education arm of the Anchorage Ski Club. We provide a variety of youth programs for participants ranging from ages 6 to 18 & commitment levels ranging from Multi-day Full Competition to weekly Recreational Ski Programs.

 

 

 

 

AVST Sponsor

Is the premier sponsor of the 2020/2021 Arctic Valley Ski Team!

 

 

 

 

Mighty Mite, FreeRide & AVST Programs

 

AV Freeriders

Saturdays @ Arctic Valley 11:00am to 4:00pm
Program Cost: $500

  • 1 Day Program
  • Fitting for ages 7-14
  • Staffed with experienced Paid and Volunteer Coaches
  • Program operates from 3rd weekend of December to 1st weekend of April
  • Approximately 4 practice days will be at other venues (Alyeska, Skeetawk)
  • Focus is on fundamentals of skiing development, rooted in freeskiing - 90% freeskiing, 10% gate training.
  • Courses and drills are occasionally set to help athletes become better skiers and build fundamentals

 

 

  • It is highly recommended that athletes practice riding the T-Bar and Arctic Valley area before Day 1 of Freeriders practice

 

  • Lift passes and Anchorage Ski Club Membership not included. $75 late fee applied NOV 1st

 

 

Arctic Valley Mighty Mites

Saturdays @ Arctic Valley 10:30am to 3:30pm
Program Cost: $375

  • 1 Day Program
  • Fitting for ages 7-14
  • Staffed with experienced Paid and Volunteer Coaches
  • Program operates from 1st weekend of January to 1st weekend of April
  • Focus is on fundamentals of skiing development, rooted in ski racing - 50% gate training, 50% free-skiing
  • It is highly recommended that athletes practice riding the T-Bar and Arctic Valley before Day 1 of Mighty Mites practice
  • Anchorage Youth Ski League (YSL) race participation is highly encouraged - staff will be fully allocated to YSL race days, and there will not be practice at Arctic Valley on these YSL race days
  • YSL race fees included. Lift passes and Anchorage Ski Club Membership not included. Late fee applied NOV 1st.

 

AVST (Arctic Valley Ski Team) (U-12, U-14, U-16, U-19)

Saturdays & Sundays @ Arctic Valley
Program Cost: $2000

Our premier race training program, for kids who want to compete in races at the USSA level. Coached by experienced former racers.

  • Gate Training at Arctic Valley Saturday & Sunday 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM & 12:30 PM - 3:30PM, respectively
  • An experienced, Full-Time Development Coach is dedicated to the AVST race group
  • Experienced Paid and Volunteer Coaches assigned to assist Full-time Development Coach
  • Video upload and analysis
  • Personalized race equipment sourcing, fitting and tuning education assistance
  • On snow as early as possible, to 2nd weekend of April
  • Focus on Elite level racing technical development - 90% gate training, 10% freeskiing
  • Dryland commences first weekend of October, 2x per week, until on snow
  • USSA race license, lift passes and Anchorage Ski Club Membership not included. Late fee applied NOV 1st.

Wed/Thur/Friday Gate Training available at $40 daily rate, or $500 season rate

  • Mid-week Gate Training is at Hilltop, Hillberg and Alyeska

 

 

 

 

 

We are a volunteer-based program. Interested in helping?

We need the following:

  • Paid Coaches (with ski racing experience) 2-4 days per week
  • Volunteer Coaches (with or without ski racing experience) 1-2 days per week
  • Parent Coaches (no racing experience needed, just a love to ski) 1-2 days per week
  • Volunteers In General (Lodge Moms/Dads, Admin, Parent liaisons) 1-2 days per week

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Luke Clement 907-230-1149

Arctic Valley Ski Team/
Anchorage Ski Club Board Member
avst@arcticvalley.org