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Is your child looking to improve their skiing skills? Is your child interested in learning about ski racing? If so, this is a great group for you! The focus is on having fun on the mountain while helping each child develop into stronger skiers. The evenings will be spent skiing together as a group with a low athlete to coach ratio. Athletes will working on drills to develop a strong foundation and eventually will progress into running ski race courses. This program runs one evening a week. Participants must be able to ride the chair lift and be comfortable skiing down blue trails. 

  • We have three session options available.
    • Mountain Explorers, Team Polar Bear - Tuesday evenings 5:30-7:00PM at Tyrol Basin
    • Mountain Explorers, Team Penguin - Thursday evenings 5:30-7:00PM at Tyrol Basin
    • Mountain Explorers, Team Reindeer - Both Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7:00PM at Tyrol Basin
  • Programs runs throughout January and February, 9 week program total. First Tuesday is January 2nd and first Thursday is January 4th. All three programs ending the last week in February.
  • A high level of support from a professional experienced coaching staff. All coaches are registered USSA (United States Ski Association) coaches that have been background checked and are continually seeking education to improve their coaching skills.
  • A low athlete to coach ratio.
  • Athletes that enjoy this program may be interested in trying our Wisconsin Junior Racing program in the coming season(s).
  • Helmets are mandatory. For help with equipment, please see parent resource section. 
  • If your child is comfortable skiing on own down blue trails but still needs chair lift assistance, please contact us and we can discuss if this program is the right fit. 
  • Program cost: Tuesday or Thursday Teams $180, Tuesday and Thursday Team $350 (+$20 US Ski & Snowboard Membership Fee, see note below)

what to expect

  • All Mad Alpine members (no matter what program) are required to have a license with US Ski & Snowboard. For Mountain Explorers you are required to have a  "General Membership" of $20. The USSA General Membership provides benefits including insurance and discounts. Please sign up for the USSA membership prior to signing up for Mad Alpine. Register here.