OUR 21st YEAR AT PORTILLO! The North American Ski Training Center (NASTC) is one of the top ranking worldwide adventure ski schools. Developed by Chris and Jenny Fellows in 1994, NASTC has helped improve the skiing and brought in more adventure into the lives of thousands of skiers over the last twenty years. NASTC specializes in full-immersion, comprehensive ski training programs for strong intermediate to expert skiers. NASTC runs 20 different courses at the best resorts and mountains around the world. NASTC presents skiers with more than a “quick fix,” it’s holistic ski approach is designed to help skiers move beyond the plateaus that they have become stuck on. At NASTC it’s about the whole picture: technique, fitness, and equipment we will address all 3 components respective to your personal skiing. The NASTC staff is comprised of the top ski instructors in the US, the members of the PSIA National Alpine Team, which means they are the teachers of teachers. You will make measurable improvements in your technique, tactics and confidence in a safe, fun, and highly professional way under their watchful eyes. You’ll be in small groups of 6 or fewer with the same coach all day, all week. This week-long course is suitable for skiers that have had little to no off-piste experience as well as for those whom have had more mileage in ungroomed conditions; terrain selection will be gauged according to the comfort level of each group. Additionally there is a heli-skiing option available during the week. This is the ultimate ski vacation: a superb mountain, fun-loving people, delicious food, fine wine and a beautiful hotel. You are sure to improve, make new friends, and enjoy yourself. “It’s not just skiing-it’s NASTC!” Levels 6-9 (intermediate – expert).
A-day-in-your-life with NASTC at Portillo: Warm-up & stretching session followed by a delicious big breakfast in the dining room. Ski in groups of 6 or fewer with your trainer all morning long. Enjoy a delicious lunch and then get back on the hill for more individual coaching and exploring all Portillo has to offer. After taking off your boots and changing out of your ski clothes, head down to the cinema to have a personalized review of your skiing video footage, listen to indoor presentations by the coaches or participate in soft-tissue recovery sessions. Other options include: naps, team basketball or soccer, hang at the bar for drinks, ping pong tournaments, hot tubing, workout in the gym, enjoy a massage or sauna session. End the day with a 3 course dinner with great Chilean vintages to choose from and some live music from at the bar.
For more information, go to www.skiNASTC.com
NASTC’s camp costs: US$2995 and includes the following:
Dates: August 8-16, 2015
Professional skier, guide, and camp operator Chris Davenport is proud to announce the dates for the Twelfth Annual Superstars Ski Camp at Ski Portillo, Chile. The camp will take place Aug. 8-15, 2015 and is only open to a maximum of thirty skiers. Professional coaches will again include Mike Douglas of Whistler, BC, Ingrid Backstrom of Squaw Valley, CA, Wendy Fisher of Crested Butte, CO, and Chris Anthony of Vail, CO. The camp will also feature a professional photographer, who will document in stills and video the entire experience for the guests. The Superstars Camp is geared towards expert skiers looking to take their skiing to the next level with expert coaching on the skills of steep skiing, terrain recognition and management, proper mechanics, as well as good old powder skiing techniques. “For eleven years we have had a grand time skiing with and coaching amazing people from all over the world in Portillo. The terrain and the hotel make the perfect location for this type of ski-week, and the coaches and I all agree it’s one of the most fun weeks we experience throughout the year.”
Cost: The 12th annual “Ski With The Superstars” Camp is $2.900 for the week. This price does not include lodging at Ski Portillo. To book this amazing skiing experience please first contact Odilia Briones firstname.lastname@example.org or Carolina Acuña, email@example.com at Ski Portillo to make your hotel reservation. Once you have your confirmation number contact Chris Davenport at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your place in the camp. Please email Chris with any additional questions.
Camp Mission: Based on the Clendenin Ski Method’s Four Words, our mission is to provide you with the foundation to become a better Bump/All-Mountain skier and have one hell of good time in the process! (Over 4,000 success stories in more than 15 seasons! )
The Clendenin Ski Method Portillo experience is always brilliant. Returning clients often fill our Portillo camp. Why – because they love coming to Skiing’s Shangri-La. From beginner to expert, our job is to take you up a notch. No matter what level you are, we will bring you to a new one. With new ability gained over 6 days of learning and playing, along with our celebration in Santiago, your joy of skiing everywhere will expand for the rest of your life. Join our skiing family and you’ll know why we keep coming back!
Your Clendenin Ski Method week will include: