Bend, OR-(October 30, 2001) – This season marks the 10th year of High Cascade’s adult snowboard camps hosted at Mt. Bachelor in Bend, Oregon. The season will kick off with a December Holiday Camp right before the Christmas rush, followed by a February Camp and a springtime April Camp. In addition to these scheduled camps, High Cascade offers a custom camp option where groups can choose their own dates and length of camp.

The scheduled camps run for seven days and include all coaching, lift tickets, four-star resort accommodations, meals, in-camp transportation, video analysis, off-hill activities & unrivaled camaraderie. All snowboard abilities are welcome and each level is coached by some of the best coaches in the industry. A maximum of four snowboarders to every coach ensures an optimal learning environment. The camp attracts adults from around the United States and the world of all snowboarding abilities, ages, occupations and lifestyles. They all come together for one reason – to learn and excel at snowboarding, and to have fun doing it!

2001/2002 HCSC ADULT CAMP DATES
Winter 1 December 15-21 7 days
Winter 2 February 2-8 7 days
Spring 1 April 13-19 7 days

This season campers will be able to take advantage of Mt. Bachelor’s new Olympic-sized superpipe, tubing park and a mile-long terrain park. Mt. Bachelor is one of the few resorts in the Pacific Northwest to offer its guests a superpipe. The new and improved “Air Chamber” terrain park is an incredible 6,300-foot long top-to-bottom run covering 20 acres and includes a variety of jumps, quarter pipes and rails.

High Cascade Snowboard Camp also runs summer programs for kids and adults at Mt. Hood, springbreak day-camps at Copper Mountain, Colorado, International Camps in New Zealand and Japan and provides coaching for the winter high school and college Invasion Tours. HCSC has been running camps since 1989 and is accredited by the American Camping Association.

The High Cascade Snowboard Camp(tm) is owned by Vans, Inc. (Nasdaq: VANS), a leading worldwide brand for Core Sports(tm) specializing in performance and lifestyle footwear, apparel, snowboard boots and bindings. Its contributions to Core Sports include the Vans Triple Crown(tm) Series, the operation of nine large-scale Vans Skateparks and majority ownership of the Vans Warped Tour* and the Vans World Amateur Skateboarding Championships(tm). Vans collections are sold in the United States through 148 company owned stores and factory outlets as well as a network of independent retailers. Vans also distributes to more than 50 countries internationally through distributors, sales agents and its subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.

For more information on High Cascade Snowboard Camps please call 1-800-334-4272 or visit www.highcascade.com . For more information about Mt. Bachelor, please visit www.mtbachelor.com. For more information on Vans, please visit www.vans.com