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Cross-country skate skiing lesson – Beginners

Cross-country skiing is considered one of the healthiest sports. With a little bit of momentum and the use of the poles, almost all muscles of the body are evenly stressed. More than 75 kilometres of skating pistes in Davos Klosters provide boundless variety in a beautiful landscape.

You might have joined our course for beginners before, or have some previous experience, and you’re looking to practice more and improve your technique.

In this 2-hour lesson, you will refresh the basics of cross-country skate skiing, practice, and learn new skills.

This event is led by Otto van Andel, cross-country skiing instructor.



What’s the plan?

Meet Otto at Diethelmpromenade car park (5 min walk from the train station Klosters Platz) at 10:00. The course finishes around 12:00 pm.


No previous cross-country skiing experience needed.

How to get there

If you are traveling by public transport, we recommend you to take the following: Zurich HB 07:38 Р09:26 Klosters Platz (via Landquart)

If you are traveling by car, you can park at the meeting point directly (Diethelmpromenade car park).

Kit list

Clothing Essentials

-Base layers
-Leggings or skiing trousers
-Down jacket
-Waterproof jacket
-Sun glasses
-Warm hat
-Thin gloves
-Thick gloves

Technical gear (can be rented out – see “Equipment rental”)

-Cross-country skating skis
-Cross-country skating boots
-Cross-country skiing poles




-Sun screen and lip protector
-Plasters and basic medicine

Equipment rental

You have the possibility to rent the equipment (Nordic Set Skating) at Intersport Andrist, located between the train station and the meeting point. You can book it online in advance.


The price for this 2-hour skate skiing lesson with a certified instructor is CHF 80. This does not include the equipment rental.

If you join another Beginner or Intermediate course for the same person with Touring Monkeys during the same season, you get a CHF 10 discount on the second course. Please contact us to get your voucher code.

Group size

Min. 3 participants
Max. 6 participants

By signing up for this event, you agree that you have read, understood, and will adhere to our Terms and Conditions.

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19 Mar 2022


10:00 am - 12:00 pm


CHF 80.00


Klosters, Switzerland

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