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Take your skills to the next level.
Skill Building Clinics
A step beyond our lesson programs, these tailor-fit clinics hone in on specific mechanics of the sport, allowing skiers and skaters to fine-tune elements of the technique, alongside like-minded skiers looking for the same type of instruction. Offered throughout the season, our fun and educational clinics are not to be missed.

Call Royal Gorge or visit Summit Station to sign-up for a clinic today!
Professional Olympic cross country ski clinics at Royal Gorge.
Masters Skate/Classic Clinic with Martin Benes, US Olympic Coach
Thursday, January 18 - Sunday, March 17
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Royal Gorge Summit Station
Are you interested in taking your XC skiing to the next level? Join renowned ski coach Martin Benes as he leads a weekly group aimed at improving both skate and classic skiing. Sessions will focus on technique, ski skills, and getting faster on the trails at Royal Gorge. There will also be some components of improving general fitness and strength for XC skiing.

Martin Benes has been coaching cross-country skiers for over 15 years. From teaching youth how to ski to working with skiers going to the Olympics and Paralympics, he has a wealth of knowledge and expertise. He has coached around the world and worked with many of the top World Cup athletes from the United States. Martin grew up skiing the trails of Royal Gorge and is excited to help people increase their passion for the sport of cross-country skiing.

Dog Trails at Royal Gorge
Bring Your Dog
Bring Your Dog
Bring your pup out for a tour around the scenic Van Norden Meadow. Dog-Friendly Trails include Rover's Run, Snoop's Loop, Prince Charming, Lincoln Highway which can all be accessed from the Van Norden trailhead.