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Improvement Programmes
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IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMMES 2017

Programme / CampLevelDaysSessionsSki/ Board
Seasonal Programmes
Social Locals Programme - (Masters) Beginner - Advanced Flexible 3 or 6 weeks Ski or Board
Social Locals - Freeride Sundays Intermediate + Sundays 6 weeks Ski or Board
Thursday Sessions - Introduction to Back-Country Intermediate + Thursdays 4 weeks plus 1 backcountry day Ski only
Thursday Sessions - Skill Improvement Beginner to advanced Thursdays 5 weeks Ski or Board

Cruising with Masters Ski Programme CoachesTreble Cone offers a variety of locals programmes, catering for beginners to advanced skiers and snowboarders with differing schedules and reasons for getting on snow. So whether you are looking to progress slowly with friends, or to be challenged on new terrain, one of our programmes will help you to improve. 

social locals Programme - MASTERS

 Grab a Group of Friends and Come Ski with Treble Cone’s Top Instructors

Social Locals Programme - Masters
Age Young at heart (18+ years old)
Dates Flexible
Sessions 3 or 6 x weekly sessions
4 x hours coaching per session
Discipline Ski or Snowboard
Ability Beginner to Advanced
Group Size Create your own group of friends. Minimum 5 per group.
Price 3 week $249 or 6 week $449
Minimum registrations required for programme to proceed. If minimum registration is not met a full refund will be completed.

Social Locals hands the snow reins back to you. Grab a group of 5 or more friends, let us know what part of your skiing or snowboarding you want to work on, and together, we will create a tailored program just for you. Steeps, bumps, powder, carving or a little of everything. Your group, your focus.
 

Social Locals - Freeride SUNDAYS

DEVELOP YOUR BIG MOUNTAIN SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Freeride Local Programme 
Age Young at heart (18+ years old)
Dates Starts Sunday 30th July for 6 Sundays
Sessions 6 x Consecutive Sundays (aligning with dates of Riders and Sliders)
4 x Hours coaching per session
Discipline Ski or Board
Ability This programme would suit Advanced skiers (see level chart)
Price NZ $399
Minimum registrations required for programme to proceed. If minimum registration is not met a full refund will be completed.

Develop your big mountain skiing this winter and make the most of Treble Cone's spectacular terrain with our new Social Locals Freeride programme. Skiing with the Social Locals Freeride crew you will explore Treble Cone's unique, fun and varied natural terrain, developing techniques to handle powder, chutes, steeps, crud, bumps and everything in between.

Treble Cone Masters Freeride Programme

Don't let the kids have all the fun this winter. Designed to coincide in scheduling with the popular Treble Cone's kids programme Riders & Slider, the Social Locals Freeride Programme is set to be a social occasion to challenge a mate, or to expand your ski circle by meeting new and passionate locals keen to maximise their enjoyment of Treble Cone's terrain.

THURSDAY SESSIONS - LADIES INTRODUCTION TO BACKCOUNTRY

Introduction to Backcountry
Age Young at heart (18+ years old)
Dates Starts Thursday from 27 July

Sessions

 

4 x consecutive Thursdays (scheduled alongside Wanaka Primary School)
1 x Backcountry day with Jo Guest from Mission Wow and Aspiring Guides

4 x hours coaching per session

Discipline Ski (female only)
Ability This programme would suit intermediate skiers + (see level chart)
Price NZ $320
Minimum registrations required for programme to proceed. If minimum registration is not met a full refund will be completed. 


This fun and rewarding programme is best suited for women or Mums looking to upskill their skiing in all terrain and get the chance to explore the backcountry. The 5 day programme is designed to improve ski technique within resort bounds and work towards a one day back-country experience with Jo Guest from Mission WOW and Aspiring Guides. 

Lessons with backcountry focus

Work with highly qualified coaches off piste for 4 weeks, developing stablilty, adaptibilty and terrain selection, skills needed for enjoying backcountry snow. Lessons focus will include:

  • ski technique to be confident skiing in all snow conditions off piste,
  • looking at terrain, where would you want to ski, where is it safe to ski,
  • looking a snow pack and effects of weather on snow - where is it going to be best skiing at what time of day, depending on sun, wind, rain, snowfall.

The Local Ladies Programme is conveniently scheduled alongside kids programme Riders & Sliders, allowing all women 18+ the opportunity to improve their skiing within a compassionate environment. 

 Back-country day

  • Pre-trip planning sessions (2hrs, the night before) - meet at Aspiring guides to look at weather, maps and route plan and have a wine
  • Arrange hire gear – transceiver, probe, shovel from Aspiring Guides
  • On the day - meet at TC cafe after kids  are in their lessons. Travel up to top of saddle
  • We will put it all into practice and search for beautiful fresh turns

The back country day will cover:

  • Route finding and terrain selection for backcountry travel
  • How to use different ski touring equipment
  • Uphill travel techniques for skiers & snowboarders
  • Search & Rescue; using tranceivers, probing, shovelling

Check out and book the back country day on the Mission Wow website here.

 

Anna Smoothy skiing - Treble Cone, Wanaka NZ

THURSDAY SESSIONS - SKILL IMPROVEMENT

This five session programme is designed for Mums and Dads, skiers and snowboarders to grab Thursdays as their day to progress. The Treble Cone coaches will help improve your technique, fine tune your style and get you to that next level. We work on building skills and confidence using video analysis, customised drills and individual feedback. Our coaches will have time to give you one-on-one time, this will help you to handle TC terrain with ease.

5 Week Skill Improvement
Age Young at heart (18+ years old)
Dates Starts Thursday 27 July (scheduled in line with Wanaka Primary School)
Sessions 5 x consecutive Thursdays 
4 x hours coaching per session
Discipline Ski or Board
Ability This programme would suit intermediate skiers + (see level chart)
Price NZ $400
Minimum registrations required for programme to proceed. If minimum registration is not met a full refund will be completed.