Alpine Level 1 Prep Course - A-Basin

On-line registration is not available for this event at this time.
Note: You must be a PSIA-RM Member and be logged in to register for events
Registration Deadline: 10/23/2019 Members and candidates with disabilities (whether physical or cognitive), who are considering applying for a certification exam must contact the Steamboat Springs office at least four weeks in advance of the scheduled test or exam to provide notice of their requested reasonable accommodation and to discuss their situations before the registration deadline date. Requests for accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

This event has been taken offline, please submit a paper application to the office via email or fax if you wish to register.

Whether you are new to the industry or you are an experienced pro and want to get better at teaching beginner skiers, this course is designed to prepare you for elements of the Level 1 Assessment.  Spend 2 days on-snow exploring aspects of teaching, movement analysis and skiing demonstrations for the beginner zone.   This entry level, discounted course will boost your skills and resume when looking to land that first industry job.  Completion of the Level 1 e-learning module will be required before attending this clinic.

*THIS COURSE IS REQUIRED, if you are not affiliated with a ski school or have not gone through a new hire training clinic at a Snowsports School.

There will be an online E-Learning moduel (LMS) that you must complete at least 72 hours before the start of the on-snow certification. Click this link for directions on how to complete the LMS: http://www.psia-rm.org/e-learning-module-lms

Suggested Reading Materials at Level 1:

  • Teaching Snowsports Manual
  • Alpine Technical Manual

Purchase these and other educational materials online HERE

Event Materials can be downloaded at the following link under the 'Alpine Level 1' section: http://www.psia-rm.org/education/alpine/reference-materials

Check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. in the upper level of the A-Frame.

Helmet Policy/Recommendation: When attending PSIA-AASI events hosted at Vail Resorts (VR), all participants and clinic leaders will maintain the use of a helmet while sliding or riding.  Participants who do not abide by this policy will not be allowed to participate in the RM event until they can comply with the policy.  VR owned resorts within the Rocky Mountain Division are Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Crested Butte. For all other event locations, helmets are highly encouraged to best role model professionalism and safety within the industry.

Please know that you will be asked:

  • To sign a Release of Liability at the event check-in before participating in the event.
  • Bring your employee pass if you are employed by the host area. Lift tickets are generously donated by the host area for those not employed there.
  • Please be sure your equipment meets current safety and DIN specifications.

 

Alpine Level 1 Candidates must complete the online e-learning module (LMS) at least 72 hours before attending the Level 1 Exam. If the LMS is not completed at least 72 hours before the start of the on-snow exam, participants will not be able to attend the event and will forfeit your payment. Click this link for directions on how to complete the LMS: http://www.psia-rm.org/e-learning-module-lms/

 

Directions: Check this link for directions to A-Basin: http://www.arapahoebasin.com/ABasin/mountain/guest-info/getting-here.aspx

Check road conditions! If Hwy 6 over Loveland Pass is closed, expect an additional 45 minutes’ drive time. Road conditions: http://www.cotrip.org/map.htm

Check the weather! The base area elevation at A-Basin is 10.780’. Dress accordingly. Weather: https://opensnow.com/dailysnow/i70

A-Basin Snow report: https://www.arapahoebasin.com/snow-conditions/

Lodging Discount Information: PSIA receives a 15% discount through choice hotels - www.choicehotels.com- follow the steps below to make a reservation. Must make reservation online to receive discount.

Steps to Book Online:

  • www.choicehotels.com
  • On sorting page, select destination / and input dates
  • Click on "Special Rates" and then select "special rate/corp ID" 
  • Enter 00224550 and confirm PSIA
  • Click on "Find Hotels"
  • From there, select desired hotel and proceed as a normal check out (discount will be applied)

 

When
November 14th, 2019 8:30 AM   through   November 15th, 2019 4:00 PM
Location
A-Basin
A-Basin, CO
United States
Contact
Phone: 9708798335
Email:
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee + Late Fee $ 160.00
You must be logged in to register for events. Please log in. Late registration fees typically take effect 3 weeks prior clinics or 4 weeks prior to exams. The registration fee above reflects this pricing policy.
Event Specific Details
Event Accounting Code 2-4000-4-62
Event Category Alpine
This event is a prerequisite for...
CEUs 12
General Prerequisites PSIA - AASI Membership
Adaptive Prerequisites
Alpine Prerequisites
Alpine Freestyle Prerequisites
Children Prerequisites
Cross Country Prerequisites
Snowboard Prerequisites
Telemark Prerequisites
Admin & Staff Only No

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