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Holiday Valley's Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic 2024

Your Turn Women's Ski Clinic at Holiday Valley Resort

Holiday Valley Snowsports School is featuring the 10th annual YOUR TURN women's clinic on Wednesday and Thursday, January 24 and 25, 2024 led by Lisa Ballard, a widely acclaimed coach and ski racer and assisted by several of Holiday Valley's finest women instructors. Intermediate skiers who can ski the blue squares through advanced skiers who want to take their skiing to the next level will benefit from this clinic. The clinic will begin at 8AM with registration and breakfast. Pre-registration is advised as attendance is limited. Questions, call 716-699-3506. 

Cost of the clinic will be announced soon. It includes 2 days skiing with Lisa and the other instructors, video analysis, equipment info, demo equipment, continental breakfast and lunch both days, door prizes, and dinner on Wednesday followed by a presentation to help you ski with more confidence. Did we mention fun? You'll also meet other women with similar goals on the slopes and have a great time getting better!

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Clinic Schedule:

Clinic Schedule

The clinic will include a continental breakfast each day, talks about ski equipment and proper boot fitting, 2 lunches and one dinner, plenty of skiing with Lisa and HV Instructors, video analysis of each participant, demo equipment and door prizes! Lodging and lift tickets are not included, but are available at special rates. Here's a tentative schedule, that is subject to change as needed.

Here's the plan: 

Wednesday, January 24th 

8-8:30AM Sign-in and breakfast - Explorer / Maple Leaf Room 

8:30-9:30AM Presentation on “Trends in Women’s Ski Gear”. Select demo skis. 

9:30-11:30AM Ski with your group and your instructor. Have fun! 

11:30AM-12:30PM Video analysis - Explorer / Maple Leaf Room 

Noon-1PM Lunch - Explorer / Maple Leaf Room. Select new demo skis. 

1-3:30PM Ski with your group and your instructor. Have more fun! 

3-4PM Return demo skis. Video analysis – Explorer / Maple Leaf 

5:30-6:30PM  Presentation on building confidence on the slopes. 

7-8PM Dinner - Private Room at John Harvard's 

Thursday, January 25th

8-8:30AM Breakfast - Explorer / Maple Leaf 

8:30-9AM   Presentation on "Gates 101". Select demo skis. 

9-10AM Meet at the GS course to inspect it and run it in sections with Lisa 

10AM-Noon Ski the GS course as much as you wish, then head onto the rest of the mountain with your instructor. 

Noon-1PM  Lunch. Select new demo skis. 

1-3PM  Ski and have fun in a specialty clinic of your choice. 

3-4PM Return demo skis. Door prizes and wrap up - Maple Leaf / Explorer. 

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Holiday Valley Mountain Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road
Ellicottville, NY 14731
United States

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