What You Should Expect
Park City Nordic Betties combines all the fabulous elements of a team, such as developing new friendships, providing and receiving support, and shared challenge under the enthusiastic eye of amazing coaches.
Within small ability based groups, coaches will guide and support you through the skill or goal of the day. The goals and skills practiced week to week will be the same regardless of your ability, however, the way in which they are taught and practiced will vary group to group.
Where do we ski?
Betties try to ski throughout the Park City area. Different groups will meet at different locations. The Nordic skiing continues to increase in Park City and our hope is to show you some of the options. Meeting spots are dependent on weather and track conditions.
Skis, poles, and boots are required for all Bettie Programs. We do not provide equipment. Skis can be purchased or rented at White Pine Touring or Jeremy Ranch Nordic. The proper fit of equipment is imperative.
Skate Ski Equipment is entirely different than Classic Ski Equipment. Skis are fit based on skier weight, ability level and height. Skate skis have a smooth base. Skate pole length should measure from the ground to between the skier's chin and nose when not standing on your skis. If in doubt error on the longer side. Poles can always be cut, but not lengthened. Classic poles should come to the top of your shoulder. Both Skate and Classic boots are comfortable fitting, but snug. They may be smaller than your regular shoe size. Once you start skiing and flexing your ankles your heel will move into the back heel pocket of your boot giving your toes a bit more room.
*While we all want to save money, your equipment can make or break your experience, so make sure the fit is correct for you!