Boston Chapter AMC offers a number of workshops for all levels of skiers throughout the season covering cross country, backcountry, and telemark skiing skills. There will be additional instructional trips during the winter season to practice your skills and have fun. Please join us for these casual and informative sessions taught by our experienced instructors.
2016-2017 Workshop Schedule Partially Updated on September 7, 2016
January 2017 (exact date TBA) Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic, Mt. Wachusett.
Learn to telemark or improve your turns at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area! Alpine or XC crossovers will telemark on easy grades; intermediate freeheelers will ski steeper terrain. Metal-edged backcountry or telemark skis and stiff boots required. Small group instruction based on ability and equipment. $55/members, $65/non-members includes lift ticket and instruction (fee may change closer to event date). To register, contact the registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org Address questions to Mustafa Varoglu, clinic coordinator. Telemark Clinic FAQs
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Learn to Cross Country Ski.
AMC Novice Cross-Country Ski Workshop Learn the basics of cross-country skiing from the Nordic diagonal stride to ascending and descending hills at the Weston Ski Track, with easy access to Boston. This workshop is for beginner to advanced beginner cross-country skiers. Skiers also interested in skate skiing but who have never cross-country skied before will need to know these basics. Taught by experienced volunteers from the Appalachian Mountain Club's ski committee with a very low instructor to student ratio. Take this workshop if you have:
- Never put on a pair of skis in your life
- Downhill skied and now want to learn cross country
- Some cross country ski experience but still not completely comfortable
- Comfortable on flats, but need help on hills and a more efficient stride
Sign up for one night or two. Should conditions necessitate cancelling a session, the "rain date" will be announced. Fees of $22 (one night)-$40 (two nights) include ski pass and lesson. Weston offers rentals for an additional charge. Pre-registration and payment via the registration link is required. No event day sign-ups. Click here for information and registration.
February 10-12, 2017. Backcountry Ski/Ride Clinic at Pinkham Notch, NH.
Join snow lovers of all types and abilities to explore the diverse terrain of Pinkham Notch! Snowshoers, snowboarders, and XC, AT, and telemark skiers all welcome! Optional backcountry ski instruction in small groups based on interest and ability--from novice to advanced--then head into the backcountry for mellow cruising or challenging steeps. Cost is $200 for AMC members, $250 for non-members, and includes two nights at Joe Dodge Lodge with breakfast and dinner. Pre-registration required by contacting Cheryl Hacker