Women's Wednesdays, ages 13+: $300
1:00 - 3:30pm Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28 and February 4 and 18, 2015 (6 days, 2.5 hrs/day) (price does not include lift tickets or equipment rentals)
It's about being out with friends and making new ones in these afternoon clinics designed specifically for women and taught by women instructors. These snowboard or ski clinics will cover moguls, powder, cruisers, or whatever your group requests, and will help you take your riding to the next level in a fun, non-competitive environment. (For instruction in a co-ed group, see JACK'S PACK or SHREDDERS below.)
Shredders ages 13+: $300
1:00 - 3:30pm Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21, 28 and February 4 and 18, 2015 (6 days, 2.5 hrs/day) (Price does not include lift tickets or equipment rentals)
Blue to black (and possibly double black) snowboard breakthroughs. These Snowboard clinics will cover moguls, powder, cruisers and freestyle. Take your riding to the next level!
Jack's Pack ages 13+: $300
1:00 - 3:30pm Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5 and 19, 2015 (6 days, 2.5 hrs/day) (Price does not include lift tickets or equipment rentals)
Blue to black (and possibly double black) breakthroughs. These ski clinics will cover moguls, powder, cruisers, and will help you to take your skiing to the next level. This clinic is led by Jack Sciacca,the Director of Instuction at Monarch.
Strictly Racing ages 13+: $300
1:00 - 3:30pm Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5 and 19, 2015. (6 days, 2.5 hrs/day) (Price does not include lift tickets or equipment rentals)
Are you wanting to get faster in the Town Challenge? Here's your best oportunity at Monarch. These clinics will focus on developing racing skills and tactics. Improve starts, finishes, edge changes and line selection while developing friendships with your fellow competitors.
Free Heelin' Fridays, ages 13+: $300
1:00 - 3:30pm Fridays, January 9, 16, 23, 30 and February 6 and 20, 2015 (6 days, 2.5 hrs/day) (Price does not include lift tickets or equipment rentals)
Our telemark clinics have been described as a "dance party on snow." Come find out what all the hoopla is about. All levels of telemark skiing are welcome.
Women's Edventures, ages 13+: $170
9:45 - 2:30pm Saturday, January 10 and 9:45 - 12:15pm Sunday, January 11, 2015. (Price does not include lift ticket or equipment rentals) (includes clinic, lunch on Saturday and a group photo)
Women's Edventures is a day and a half program designed for women who wish to ski/ride with more confidence in their abilities and aquire new skills to facilitate their enjoyment of more challenging terrain. This program will address the concerns of women who ride green to blue terrain on a regular basis. Enjoy the camaraderie of learning in a supportive environment with other women.
Please register for this program at least 48 hours in advance of the first program day by filling out the
Required Release Form forms completely, and dropping it off at the Reservations desk in the Rental & Lesson Center, or send to either
1 Powder Place
Monarch, CO 81227
What to Expect, and Other Program Information
Please meet Monarch staff in the Lesson Meeting Area located north of the Rental & Lesson Center. Groups will be formed near the "Yellow Butterfly" sign.
Arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. The first 15 minutes will be used to check-in students and create lesson groups. Participants must be dressed and ready to participate. Participants should take care of personal needs before each session begins.
What to wear
The participant should wear warm layers of clothing under a waterproof jacket and pants. Warm waterproof mittens or glove, a warm hat and one pair of warm socks is recommended. Wool or synthetic clothing is preferable to cotton garments as cotton absorbs water and does not hold body heat. Eye protection is a must. Goggles and a helmet are also strongly recommended.
Equipment rentals are not included in the price of the program. If the participant does not have their own equipment, arrangements for rental equipment can be made through the Monarch Rental Shop. Please click here to link to our RENTAL EQUIPMENT page for cost and reservations.
Whether renting equipment or using your own, each participant should arrive to the program with the appropriate, modern equipment, sized and adjusted by a professional according to the participant's specifications. If renting, please allow extra time before the start of each class to pick up and size your equipment.
Refunds: Monarch does not offer refunds or make-ups for missed program days. If a student does miss a program day for any reason they will be eligible for a half price two hour private.
There are no make-up days for bad weather, including snow, cold or wind. Severe winter weather is a likely possibility on all program days. Please plan accordingly and make decisions best for your family's situation. For tips on proper winter dressing please see the information below.