Just about every skier and snowboarder sometime in their riding lifetime had the thought that maybe teaching the sport could be interesting and fun. Well, Alpine Meadows is giving you the chance to satisfy that particular jones on the weekend of Dec. 1-2. The resort's Instructor Training course is designed to give skiers and snowboarders an introduction to teaching and coaching their respective sports. Alpine will take trainees through teaching at basic levels, recognizing movement patterns, and personal skill improvement. Make the grade and they just might hire you on the spot. The clinic is $45 for the two days and includes lift tickets. Call 530-583-4232 for further information.