We invite skiers of all abilities to join our program: Develop strong fundamental skills in skiing and ski racing, learn to be part of a team, grow a passion for ski racing in a fun and competitive environment. We train or race every weekend on Saturdays & Sundays, 9am-3pm, from the middle of November through the end of March. Our training mountain is the Sipapu Ski Resort. We compete in the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Rocky Mountain Division.
Please refer to our 2017/2018 Training & Race Calendar for details about our training and race schedule.
- Travel to competitive races is optional, but highly recommended
- Coaches will assist athletes in selecting ski race equipment and safety gear
- Learn more about 2017/2018 U.S Ski & Snowboard & FIS Race Equipment Requirements
- All members are required to hold a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association Membership
- All members must hold a season pass from the Sipapu Ski Area
- Learn more from Frequently Asked Questions
- Refer to our Parent & Athlete Guide for information about training, races and general rules of conduct
COMPETITIVE RACE PROGRAM | U8-U12 $950 | U14-Senior $1,150
Our competitive program is designed for athletes who are committed to making their mark in winter sports.We build a sound foundation with comprehensive drills, and develop race tactics and advanced techniques inside and outside of gates and training courses. Young Racers compete in Fun Races and U.S. Ski & Snowboard Southern Series Races. Advanced Racers can qualify for national and international competitions and compete at International Ski Federation (FIS) races. Our experienced coaches focus on progressive skill acquisition, teaching the skier’s responsibility code and safe skiing, and respect for the mountain. Eligible U14+ athletes are participating in early-morning training on Sundays from 7–9am.
ONE DAY PROGRAM | U8-U18 $800
This program gives racers the option and flexibility to participate in only one training day per week, either Saturday or Sunday. Your choice.
FUTURE STARS | $600
We offer a special introductory rate for first time U12 and under Santa Fe Ski Team members. This is a great opportunity to explore if ski racing is a sport you may develop a passion for. A great discount for our young, new members who are training and competing for the first time.
DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM | $275
This program introduces the youngest skiers to ski racing. We offer a 6-day introductory race program for young athletes ages 7&8 on 6 Saturdays, January through March. The dates for this program are Jan 19 & 26, Feb 9 and 23, and March 2 and 9. During those days racers will advance their fundamental skiing skills and basic race skills. Participants have to be ready to ski at 10am. We ski 2 hours in the morning, and 2 hours after lunch. Pick-up is at 3pm. Please bring a sack lunch and water.
ALL MOUNTAIN PROGRAM | $750
We invite skiers of all ages and abilities to join this non-competitive program, designed to simply make you a better skier. We expose you to all types of mountain terrain, bumps, trees, un-groomed and groomed runs, and teach skiing techniques that enable you to better master the specific challenges of these areas. All Mountain skiing is offered every Saturday and Sunday during ski season–ski as much or little as you want. We ski 2 hours in the morning (10am–noon), and 2 hours after lunch (1–3pm). The discounted Future Star rate ($600) is honored for this program for new team members U12 and under.
MASTER PROGRAM | $650
Master racing is a division of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association, and is designed for every level of skier ability ages 21+, from entry-level racers through ex-national team members. The Master schedule consists of gate race training and free skiing, with an emphasis on drills and skier development as a way to improve and further enjoy skiing. The Masters group consists of serious free skiers (serious about having fun and exploring), competitive racers, as well as skiers who just enjoy being outdoors.
LIFT TICKETS/SEASON PASSES ARE NOT INCLUDED.