Early Season Masters Race Camp

Limited to 24 participants to maintain a low athlete-to-coach ratio.

  • Check-in is on Wednesday, November 15, 2023.
  • Training starts Thursday, November 16, 2023.
  • Training ends at lunch on Tuesday, November 21, 2023.

See additional details below.

The 2023 camp is sold out. However, you can add your name to a waiting list below.


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Local's Special6 Nights Lodging7 Nights Lodging
Lodging OccupancyDouble/SingleDouble/Single
Lift Tickets6 days6 days6 days

Lodging and meals at Huntley Lodge.

All camp options include lane fees, coaching, video analysis, evening presentations, a goody bag, a camp shirt, door prizes, and Booster Strap and Leki demos.

Because Big Sky Resort will not be open to the public, season’s passes and IKON passes are not valid for use during the camp. Due to high demand, the resort requires all participants to register for the entire 6-day duration of the camp. If you cannot participate for all 6 days, there is no price break.

11/15/23WednesdayArrival and check-in
11/16/23ThursdayMorning free-skiing drills on slalom skis and brush courses, afternoon video analysis, chalk talk: slalom tactics
11/17/23FridayMorning slalom training (stubbies, full gates), afternoon video analysis, free evening
11/18/23SaturdayMorning slalom training (full gates), afternoon video analysis, coaches' panel: How to Get Your Game Face On - Warming Up Physically and Mentally on Race Day
11/19/23SundayMorning free-skiing drills on GS skis, afternoon video analysis, chalk talk: GS tactics
11/20/23MondayMorning GS training with emphasis on line, afternoon video analysis, free evening
11/21/23TuesdayMorning GS training, departure after lunch

Lisa Ballard, Camp Director: Founder/director of numerous ski and race camps; 2020 FIS Masters SG and Age 55-59 champion; 6 times US Masters Skier-of-the-Year; 100+ US Alpine Masters titles (DH, SG, GS, SL); 2020 Canadian Masters Grand Champion; 30 years of coaching experience; Former US Ski Team member; former ski analyst for ESPN and other networks; author of Ski Faster! Guide to Racing & High Performance Skiing.

Jack Ballard: Coach, BSSEF Masters Program; Coach, Silver Run Masters Program at Red Lodge, Montana; US Ski and Snowboard certified coach; PSIA certified instructor; Chair, Northern Division Masters; Member, US Ski and Snowboard Masters Committee; 10 years of competition experience on the Masters circuit, including national and international competitions; 3rd Place, 2018 National Speed Series, Class 7; former college instructor, undergraduate and graduate courses in human learning.

Miguel Azcarate: Training Center Director, Holiday Valley, NY. Co-owner, Mud Sweat N’ Gears, SkiYard.com. Head Coach, Ligety-Weibrecht Summer Ski Camps, Mt Hood, OR. Former pro ski racer from Spain. Master boot-fitter. Guest coach, U.S. Ski Team. Ski gear guru!

Masters Camp Waiting List

If the camp is sold out, please add your name to the waiting list. If something opens up, we'll be in touch.

For more information, contact Lisa Ballard (Camp Director) or Jeremy Ueland (BSSEF Program Director). Lisa can be reached at lisaballardoutdoor@gmail.com or (406) 690-0190. Jeremy can be reached at director@bssef.com.

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If BSSEF cancels the camp for any reason, your camp fee is refundable (minus a 3% credit card processing fee if applicable).

If you cancel for any reason before October 15th, your camp fee is refundable (minus a 3% credit card processing fee if applicable).

If you cancel on October 15th or later, your camp fee is refundable (minus a 3% credit card processing fee if applicable) only if your spot is filled by another participant.