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Tamarack Lodge & Resort PO Box 69
Mammoth Lakes, California, USA 93546
Tel: +1 760 934 2442
Reservations: 1 800 MAMMOTH
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Youth Programs

Gliders and Avalanche 2014

Download the Gliders and Avalanche Info Sheet, Registration Form,  Liability Release and Medical consent to sign up today!


The Tamarack Gliders and Avalanche Programs continue it’s tradition to provide  a fun way to encourage children from 5-14 to enjoy the sport of cross country skiing. Through games and creative activities, children learn skiing skills as they explore trails in the winter wonderland of the Lakes Basin.  Treasure hunts, obstacle courses, games of tag and tree skiing are the means by which our qualified Tamarack instructors coach the Gliders and Avalanche Teens.  All groups are split by age and ability. Nine weeks of cross country excitement starts in Janaury.

Kinder Gliders (age 5) uses games and activities to introduce little folks to the basics and fun of cross country skiing.  Learning to “chart their kilometers” gives positive incentive to expand their endurance.
Class meets Fridays at 2:00pm for one hour. Cost is $90*
January 10, 17, 24 and 31; February 7,14, and 28; March 7 and 14.


Gliders (age 6-11) will follow our traditional glider program of fun on snow, combined with skill building and kilometer skiing.  Choose either the Friday sessions or the Sunday sessions.

Classes meets Fridays from  3-4:30pm or Sundays 2-3:30pm  Cost is $90*
Friday classes:    Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31; Feb. 7,14 and 28; March 7 and 14.
Sunday classes:  Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26; Feb. 2, 9 and 23; March 2 and 9. 


Super Gliders (age 6-11)  NEW this season, the Super Gliders meet three times a week for extra instruction, time to play on snow and to add up the kilometers. Super Gliders is limited to 10 kids.  Tuesdays they will  ski as a group from 3-4:30pm with Super Glider Coach Dave.  Fridays and Sundays they will be integrated into the traditional age appropriate glider groups.  Cost is $170*

Tuesday classes: Jan. 7,14, 21 and 28; Feb. 4, 11 and 25; March 4 and 11.
Friday classes:    Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31; Feb. 7,14 and 28; March 7 and 14.
Sunday classes:  Jan. 5, 12, 19 and  26; Feb. 2, 9,and 23; March 2 and 9. 

Avalanche Program

Avalanche Teens (age 11-14, middle school) REVISED this year, Avalanche is for teens who have graduated from the Glider program and love cross country skiing for joy of it.  The program gives them the opportunity to socialize with others their age, improve their health and continue to enjoy cross country skiing in the great outdoors.  Avalanche teens meet on Sundays at 1:30 p.m. for 2 hours.  

Cost is $90*
Sunday classes: Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26; Feb. 2, 9, and 23; March 2 and 9. 


*Glider and Avalanche programs include rentals, trail pass and instruction for nine weeks. Parents are encouraged to come out and ski with the kids, especially the younger ones.  Parents skiing and assisting the class get free rentals and trail pass.  A discounted package is offered for parents not assisting the class and wishing to ski on their own.  Glider kids can come early or ski late at no extra charge on glider days, but if they come on a non-glider day will pay the student rate for rental and a trail pass and regular prices for parents.


Cross country skiing is fun in all kinds of weather, but in case of a severe storm, a session may be cancelled.  Please call the Snow and Trail report for notice of cancellation:  760-934-2442 ext. 7 or ext. 8 to speak with a ski center instructor.


The clothing worn for cross country skiing is different than for alpine skiing.  Cross country skiing is an aerobic sport and it is possible to become quite warm while exercising on snow.  Multiple layer clothing are preferable to a single heavy snowsuit.  Recommended clothing includes fleece jackets, nylon windbreakers and pants, and wicking type long underwear. Hats, mittens or warm gloves and sunglasses or goggles area a must.  Don’t forget the sunscreen. 


Tamarack Lodge is part of the Mammoth Mountain Lodging Collection, distinctive properties that make up the largest collection of year-round accommodations available in Mammoth Lakes, California.
163 Twin Lakes Road / PO Box 69
Mammoth Lakes, Ca., USA 93546
Reservations: 800.MAMMOTH / 800.626.6684 / International 760.934.0745
Front desk: 760.924.2442
Tamarack Lodge and Resort  |  163 Twin Lakes Rd.,  Mammoth Lakes,  CA 93546  |  (760) 934-2442