Skiing - Telemark

AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.

Early Bird Skin & Ski at Wachusett

Monday, February 22, 2021 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Details
OVERVIEW: Join friends, or come to make new ones, at an early morning Skin & Ski at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area. It's been a tough year for spending time with friends or meeting new people. Thank goodness for the outdoors!

MEETING TIME AND LOCATION: Will be sent by trip leaders a few days before the event. If you don't receive it, please contact the trip leaders.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Gregory Maslowe gmaslowe@gmail.com

Greg is a front and backcountry ski leader with AMC, and has never spent so much time as this winter skinning mountains in Massachusetts!

Coleader: 
Alicia Ping

Skin & Ski @ Berkshire East

Saturday, January 9, 2021 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Join us for a Skin & Ski at Berkshire East in western Mass. This area offers 950' vertical and a reliable snow base. For those new to uphill travel, there will be volunteer instruction available to teach basics on transitioning, attaching skins, climbing techniques, and heat management. We will make multiple trips up and down the mountain, practicing transitions and getting a great workout. Note that rentals are NOT available - you must have or borrow gear.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff leads ski trips all over New England as well as Utah. He particularly enjoys backcountry skiing in fresh, soft snow. He is also tolerant and patient given most New England winters (but remember 2015??)

Coleader: 
Steve Baker

Skin & Ski

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Join us for a Skin & Ski at Berkshire East in western Mass. This area offers 950' vertical and a reliable snow base. For those new to uphill travel, there will be volunteer instruction available to teach basics on transitioning, attaching skins, climbing techniques, and heat management. We will make multiple trips up and down the mountain, practicing transitions and getting a great workout. Note that rentals are NOT available - you must have or borrow gear.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff leads ski trips all over New England as well as Utah. He particularly enjoys backcountry skiing in fresh, soft snow. He is also tolerant and patient given most New England winters (but remember 2015??)

Peter Logan

Early Snowbird - Skinning & Skiing

Saturday, December 12, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Winter is Coming!

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff leads ski trips all over New England as well as Utah. He particularly enjoys backcountry skiing in fresh, soft snow. He is also tolerant and patient given most New England winters (but remember 2015??)

Expedition North - A Presentation on Skiing Canada's Northwest Passage - #BeOnlineWithAMC

Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM

Join Benno Rawlinson as he tells us about Expedition North, which was an attempt to ski the North West passage, a 4 month ski trek 1200km up the coast of Baffin Island through the depths of winter. Benno, Jamie and their 2 dogs Talar & Colin skied along the coastline on the sea ice starting in the remote town of Qikiqtarjuaq in Nunavut, Canada as they man hauled their way up the coast to Pond Inlet.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Climbing/Mountaineering
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jesse Waites

Backcountry Ski/Ride Clinic at Cardigan Lodge, NH

Friday, February 7, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:00 AM

Join snow lovers of all types and abilities to explore the diverse backcountry terrain of Mount Cardigan! Skiers, snowboarders, and XC, AT, and telemark skiers are all welcome! Optional backcountry ski instruction in small groups based on interest and ability, from novice to advanced, then head into the backcountry. General & intermediate knowledge of skiing is required.

More information is found here:
https://amcboston.org/committee/skiing/2020-backcountry-skiride-clinic

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Cheryl Hacker

Cheryl has been downhill skiing since she was 4 and has been skiing in the backcountry for the past 7 years including Utah, Vermont & New Hampshire.

Registrar: 
Cheryl Hacker

Jay Peak Front and Backcountry

Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:00 AM

A weekend of skiing around Jay Peak Vermont. Ski Jay resort on Saturday and backcountry on Sunday (optional). Stay at house nearby and eat meals prepared by group. $200 per person for lodging and meals (lift pass extra). The house has several king & queen beds, so bring your spouse or partner for additional $100 (50% off!).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff has led many resort and backcountry ski trips for AMC. He also a volunteer instructor for telemark clinics.

Coleader: 
Greg Maslowe

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic, Mt. Wachusett

Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Learn to telemark or improve your turns at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in central Massachusetts! Those whose only prior experience is with alpine or XC can learn telemark on easy grades, while intermediate freeheelers will attempt steeper terrain. Some telemark rentals available. Registration required.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Brenda Conaway
Registrar: 
Mustafa Varoglu amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

Telemark Workshop (@ Wachusetts)

Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Please note that the venue and price has changed from its original listing.
This Telemark workshop at Wachusetts accommodates skiers new to telemark (first-timers) to advanced telemarkers looking to improve their technique. Instruction covers the basics: stance, traversing, edging, balance, and rotation. We cover tele turn, weight transition, edging, linking turns, poling. Our volunteer instructors will have several groups from novice to advanced. There will be drills and individual instruction in the morning and more free-form skiing in the afternoon.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell

Jeff has been leading forecountry and backcountry ski trips with AMC for 15+ years. He also instructs telemark and encourages fun on snow.

Coleader: 
Peter Logan

Winter Sports Weekend in Quebec

Friday, February 14, 2020 12:00 AM to Monday, February 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Enjoy the long weekend in Quebec at Mont Orford National Park. Activities available include nordic skiing, downhill skiing, uphill skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking, ice skating, and more. Winter at your doorstep! Registration fees include 3 nights lodging, and 5 meals.

Trip details

Activity: 
Ice Skating
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Snowshoeing
Trip country: 
Canada
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
David Loutzenheiser dloutzen@gmail.com
Marcella MacKenzie

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