10 to 18 yrs old


This entry-level Freeride DEVO program is designed for athletes, ages 10-18, interested in the latest Freeride techniques and tactics.  Athletes must be comfortable on groomed expert terrain and ski in a parallel stance.  Athletes will ski the whole mountain with a central focus on technique and developing good decision making skills. Athletes will ski within similar age groups with experienced and qualified Freeride coaches. 

Tuition Includes:
  • 15 Saturdays at Purgatory
  • Ski Tuning Support and Clinics (parents welcome)
  • Total coaching time: 90 hours approximately
Tuition does NOT include:
  • Purgatory Resort / Hesperus Ski Area Season Pass
  • Seasonal Ski Rental/other equipment
  • Travel Fees (only if traveling to compeitions)
  • Wednesday Night Hesperus Training ( extra $75 )
  • Dryland Training at Illete Fitness ( purchase a la carte in registration)  Scheduled Training:  Monday and Thursday 5pm - 6pm
Equipment Guidelines:
  • Front entry 4 buckle boot
  • Mid-fat ski (75-95cm waist, size dependent)
  • No "center-mounted" ski bindings (Center mounting of ski bindings is NOT recommended for Freeride)
  • Appropriate Length Poles
  • Properly fitted helmet
  • Well-fitting goggles and gloves. Appropriate jackets and pants for various weather conditions.
  • Lunch and Sunscreen


  • Begins First Saturday in Dec. and goes through the end of March
  • Training: 15 Saturdays at Purgatory
  • Dryland Training (must be registered to participate)
  • Optional Wednesday Night Hesperus
  • Early Tuition Discount Price: $943.33 (if registered before 9/30/2018)
  • Normal Tuition Price: $1,035.37
  • Payment Plan available at Registration Check Out

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