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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.

Full Moon XC Tour & Dinner
Saturday, February 24
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM at Royal Gorge, Summit Station
Skate or snowshoe from Summit Station via moonlight and return for a very special dinner at Summit Station. Price is TBA. Call village services 530.426.9000 to make reservations.
Painted Vine Paint Night
Thursday, February 29
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM at Royal Gorge, Summit Station
Join the Painted Vine for a painting class led by local artist Veronica Lichter. All levels are welcome. With Veronica's guidance, we will all walk away with our very own masterpiece! Painted Vine will provide all art supplies including table easels and aprons.

$50 per person, please email
Gold Rush Festival
Saturday, March 16 - Sunday, March 17
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM At Royal Gorge, Summit Station
Gold Rush Festival is back and better than ever this year! Stay tuned for more race details coming soon.

Sunday, March 17th you can plan on The Bronze/Silver/Gold Rush Race.
On Saturday, March 16th, join us for a day of fun races, terrain park, vendors, wax demos, a "ski-pull" (ever been to a tractor pull?), music on the deck and all-around fun, it is the Gold Rush FESTIVAL after all!