Alpine Racing

The Hermitage Club Alpine Racing Team (HCRT) will focus on youth development in Alpine Ski Racing. Children in the program will be coached in groups consisting of kids within their age range, with coaches dedicated to their improvement as all-mountain skiers and as young racers.

Our Mission

Provide leadership and structure for high quality, sustainable programming. Communicating the competitive, recreational and lifestyle benefits of our Snowsports programs to our members.

Vision:

Promote enjoyment, excellence and the competitive edge in Ski Racing.

Values:

Safety, Fun and Learning

Costs:

Season: $3,245
Friday added: +$125

If you have any questions please email snow.sports@hermiatgeclub.com.

All Alpine Racing Programs

  • Weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 8:45am-3pm for 15 weeks, weather permitting, beginning the first weekend in December through the first weekend in April.
  • HCRT athletes compete in the Southern Vermont Council (SVC). This is a series of races hosted by Southern Vermont ski areas that have race programs, such as Stratton, Bromley, Magic, Mount Snow and Willard. After this series concludes, racers who qualify can progress on to state and regional events.
  • Children who want to be a part of the program must, at a minimum, be parallel skiers and be able to ski the entire mountain.
  • New members to the HCRT will have an on-snow test to be included in the program.
  • The seasonal fee includes all training, full access to gates, coaches, video and tuning clinics. Race entry fees are not included.
  • Lunch is included for Jr. Alpine Racing programs.
  • HELMETS ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS.

Alpine Racing Schedule

The program is offered on the following dates (53):

December9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
January1, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 27, 28
February8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25
March3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25

There are NO programs on December 25th or February 3rd & 4th.

If you are registered in an Alpine Racing program, you may join into a Snowsports Group Program on days when your program is not scheduled by making a reservation ahead of time. The cost is $125 per-day per-athlete.

Daily Schedule

  • Meet at 8:15am at the Hay fever lift.
  • Program begins precisely at 8:30am
  • All breaks and lunch will be at Snowsports Tent unless otherwise noted.
  • On days when the lifts open later and the program is scheduled, the groups meet and depart at the Hay Fever lift at the time the lifts open.
  • The program ends daily at 3pm at the Hay Fever lift.

The Hermitage Club Race Series Dates:

  • Saturday the 6th of January
  • Saturday the 13th of January
  • Saturday the 20th of January
  • Saturday the 27th of January
  • Saturday the 10th of February
  • Saturday the 24th of February
  • Saturday the 3rd of March
  • Saturday the 10th of March
  • Saturday the 17th of March  – The Hermitage Club Championships Race & Awards

This “Under 8” competitive ski program is designed to maximize skill development while still being fun. The program is much more than just training in race courses and includes taking advantage of every bit of terrain. The U8 team will focus on skill development in a fun supportive atmosphere. Athletes will test their skills using the USSA SkillsQuest program and will participate in the Hermitage Club Race Series (HCRS).

In order to participate in races at other resorts, if they are available, you must be USSA and VARA registered.  Parents/guardians must do this registration process and provide us with the registration numbers.

The goal of the program would be to a 7 athletes to 1 coach ratio, there are times that this may vary.

This “Under 12” competitive ski program is designed to maximize skill development while still being fun. The program is much more than just training in race courses and includes taking advantage of every bit of terrain. The U12 team will focus on skill development in a fun supportive atmosphere. Athletes will test their skills using the USSA SkillsQuest program and will participate in the Hermitage Club Race Series (HCRS).

The goal of the Hermitage Club Race Team (HCRT) U12 athletes will be to compete in the Southern Vermont Council (SVC) of Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA). This is a series of races hosted by Southern Vermont ski areas that have race programs, such as Stratton, Bromley, Magic, Mt. Snow, and Willard. After this series concludes, racers who qualify can progress on to State, Regional, and even National events.

In order to participate in these SVC/VARA/USSA races you must be USSA and VARA registered. Parents/guardians must do this registration process and provide us with the registration numbers.

The goal of the program would be to an 8 athletes to 1 coach ratio, there are times that this may vary.

New members will have an on snow test to be included into this team.

This “Under 14” competitive ski program is designed to maximize skill development while still being fun. The program is much more than just training in race courses and includes taking advantage of every bit of terrain. The U14 team will focus on skill development in a fun supportive atmosphere. Athletes will test their skills using the USSA SkillsQuest program and will participate in the Hermitage Club Race Series (HCRS).

The goal of the Hermitage Club Race Team (HCRT) U14 athletes will be to compete in the Southern Vermont Council (SVC) of Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA). This is a series of races hosted by Southern Vermont ski areas that have race programs, such as Stratton, Bromley, Magic, Mt. Snow, and Willard. After this series concludes, racers who qualify can progress on to State, Regional, and even National events.

In order to participate in these SVC/VARA/USSA races you must be USSA and VARA registered. Parents/guardians must do this registration process and provide us with the registration numbers.

The goal of the program would be to an 8 athletes to 1 coach ratio, there are times that this may vary.

New members will have an on snow test to be included into this team.

This “Under 16” competitive ski program is designed to maximize skill development while still being fun. The program is much more than just training in race courses and includes taking advantage of every bit of terrain. The U16 team will focus on skill development in a fun supportive atmosphere. Athletes will test their skills using the USSA SkillsQuest program and will participate in the Hermitage Club Race Series (HCRS).

The goal of the Hermitage Club Race Team (HCRT) U16 athletes will be to compete in the Southern Vermont Council (SVC) of Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA). This is a series of races hosted by Southern Vermont ski areas that have race programs, such as Stratton, Bromley, Magic, Mt. Snow, and Willard. After this series concludes, racers who qualify can progress on to State, Regional, and even National events.

In order to participate in these SVC/VARA/USSA races you must be USSA and VARA registered. Parents/guardians must do this registration process and provide us with the registration numbers.

The goal of the program would be to an 8 athletes to 1 coach ratio, there are times that this may vary.

New members will have an on snow test to be included into this team.