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Learn from a World Champ at Crystal Mountain Jan. 11-12

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Want to learn to ski and about skiing from one of the best ever? Head north Jan. 11-12, when nationally renowned coach, former U.S. Ski Team Member and four-time U.S.S.A. Masters Circuit World Champion Lisa Densmore will host a Women’s Ski Clinic at Crystal Mountain, Jan. 11-12.

The two-day clinic for intermediate to advanced female skiers includes on-hill instruction from Densmore and Crystal Mountain’s top women instructors, video analysis, Elan premium demo equipment, professional boot fitting, lift tickets, breakfast, lunch and Saturday afternoon reception.

In addition to writing seven books and covering skiing for countless publications and broadcast networks, Lisa Densmore has also consulted ski gear manufacturers and resorts on women’s products and programs. On Saturday she’ll give a presentation covering women’s ski equipment, boot fitting and skiing trends and then another on Sunday focused on skiing gates.

Cost to attend both days of the clinic is $369 ($279 for Crystal Mountain Season Passholders). Those wishing to attend Saturday only can pay $229 ($184 for Crystal Mountain Season Passholders).

January is National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and Crystal Mountain has a number of opportunities to experience all that northern Michigan winter has to offer including:

Bring a Friend Lesson
Two people can get a two-hour private lesson for just $60 per person (same price as a single one-hour private lesson), Monday through Thursday throughout the month of January.

World Snow Day (January 19)
This annual event is an opportunity to get acquainted with winter sports like downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Crystal Mountain ski and snowboard instructors will explain to beginners what to expect when they hit the slopes. Learn about snowmaking and take a tour through a groomer plus other activities celebrating all things snow.

Family Sundays (January 5, 12, 26)
With lift tickets (1pm to close) $30 for adults, $25 for teens and $20 for juniors/seniors and rental just $15 this is an affordable way to get the whole family on the slopes. Plus, kids 6 and under eat dinner FREE at The Wild Tomato restaurant.

Bring a Friend Lift Ticket Special
Those new to the sport have an affordable way to practice their new skills Tuesday-Thursday. Buy one Open-Close lift ticket at the window and get one FREE for a friend.

About Lisa Densmore:
Lisa Densmore has been a highly regarded ski instructor and coach for over 20 years. A member of the U.S. Ski Team in the late 1970’s and a six-year veteran of the Women’s Pro Ski Tour in the 1980’s, Lisa has competed in ski racing for most of her life. Today, she is a standout on the master’s circuit, with 4 world titles and 76 national titles across all alpine disciplines. She has been the number one ranked skier in her age group and a member of the U.S. Alpine Masters Ski Team since she joined the master’s circuit in 1991. During the 1990’s, she founded the Head-Subaru Women’s Ski Clinics which have now become the Your Turn Women’s Ski Events. Over 6,000 women have had breakthroughs in their skiing while taking her clinics.

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