Griggs Orthopedics (gO) Skiing, Biking and Running Camps provide young, talented athletes with an experience in a mountainous, high altitude setting that incorporates nutrition, basic skills lessons, performance training options, injury prevention and an environment conducive to learning. We invite ALL LEVELS & ALL ABILITIES, ALWAYS! Check out our camps below to learn more and/or to register for a future camp:
Trail Running Academy
Join us for 4 days and 4 nights of trail running some of the most beautiful trails in the World, right here at Crested Butte Mountain Resort! We will spend the mornings trail running and adding tips along the way. The afternoons will include a variety of activities you get to choose!
One hour every day will include a creative writing class, taught by a local Masters teacher, where you will write about the experiences you had!
When: Wednesday, August 2-Sunday, August 6, 2017
Where: Grand Lodge at Crested Butte Mountain Resort
What: Four nights, four days at Crested Butte Mountain Resort camp, including trail running, nutrition classes, mountain activities, basic outdoor survival skills, and a classic literature or creative writing class.
Who: Girls and boys ages 12-17.
CB Bike Week Day Camp
Members of our gO Professional Mountain Bike Team will lead clinics and help riders to get a better grasp of the legendary terrain that surrounds the Crested Butte Community. It is FREE to the first 30 registrants! Kids, Adult Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced.. ALL WELCOME. Parents bring your kids, kids bring your parents!!
When: Thursday, June 22
Where: Meet at Vendor Village, next to Center for the Arts, to register, sign waivers, etc.
What: All riders will begin the day working on basic mountain bike skills. From there we will split up into groups according to level and ability..
Who: Kids, Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced riders
Grand Traverse Skimo Academy
Our 3-day Academy will include instruction from past Grand Traverse winners, US Skimo Team Members, and Griggs Orthopedics Athletes and Ambassadors. Each day these world-class coaches will offer new skill lessons & techniques; helpful training, nutrition and injury prevention tips; introduction to the newest, cutting edge gear in ski mountaineering; and incredible adventures in the breathtaking surrounding West Elks. We will introduce participants to techniques that make skiing uphill more enjoyable and efficient with kick turns, boot packs, gear tips and tricks, training programs and nutrition. We will work on downhill skiing technique with lift-accessed terrain and one afternoon will be dedicated to working on skate technique, which is a key skill for the Grand Traverse race. Our coaching staff will show you all this + so much more!
When: January 20-22, 2017
Where: Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Crested Butte CO
Who: This camp is open to all levels of participants, including beginners, intermediate skiers and those with their sights on the Grand Traverse.
gOguys Adventure Camp
When: July 24-28
Where: Crested Butte and Gunnison, CO
Who: All boys ages 7 and up!