Skiing - Telemark

Annual Ski & Games Trip to Bretton Woods

Friday, February 8, 2019 8:00 PM to Sunday, February 10, 2019 11:00 AM

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 8-10 Stay at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch, just minutes away from Bretton Woods Nordic Center. Bring board or other games to play in the evening. Intermediate level trip. $220-$320 per person, depending on the room type: 2 persons per room with private bath, 4 or so per room with shared bath. Fees include Sat/Sun breakfasts, Sat dinner, 2 nights' lodging and linens/towels, shared or private bath. Cross-listed with Intro and Ski committees. Bring games to play, trail ticket money, and lunch food.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Debbie Smith carlalist@gmail.com
Carla Schwartz

Carla Schwartz has a strong appreciation for the outdoors, and is an avid XC skier, cyclist, and long-distance swimmer. She has been leading XC ski and bicycling trips for the AMC Boston Chapter since 2004. She enjoys showing people places she loves and her trips have a strong following.

Ski Social

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Meet at Hopsters in Newton Corner for pizza and beer, and of course to talk about ... gliding on snow: downhill, cross country,skate skiing, snowboarding, telemark, backcountry, frontcountry, sidecountry, splitboarding, skijoring ... you get the picture. Come network with a very cool ski crowd, whether you are a wooly bully in your knickers or a techno flash in your racing outfit, we're not judgy and welcome all sliders. "Think snow" socializing!

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com (617-393-0111; before 9 PM; leave message if necessary)

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Jeff Barrell

Nobody cares if you telemark.

Stowe VT Cross Country & Downhill Weekend Ski Trip

Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in snowy Stowe, Vermont. Choose either downhill or cross country skiing (or do one day of each!). Experience in skiing is required or you can take lessons at the resort (at additional cost). We will be skiing at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced-Beginner to Difficult terrain at Stowe, and for cross country skiing we'll be at one of Stowe's outstanding cross-country ski centers (Von Trapp or Stowe Ski Resort). We will share rooms in a local hotel, with pool and hot tub, and go out to dinner on Saturday night.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Marcella MacKenzie marcelmacnz@gmail.com

Marcella has been skiing since the early 1960's. She splits her snow time between downhill and cross country skiing. She enjoys any time she gets to spend in the mountains of New England.

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic

Sunday, January 7, 2018 12:00 AM

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. Metal-edged telemark skis and stiff boots required (rentals available). Small group instruction based on ability and equipment. Ski area is just 1 hour and 10 minutes from Boston and offers 1000' vertical. $60/members, $70/non-members includes lift ticket and instruction (price estimated, may change closer to event date).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair, now just helping out.

Coleader: 
Mustafa Varoglu amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

A crossover from alpine, I enjoy freeing my mind with free-heel skiing.

Stowe Vermont Downhill/Snowboarding Weekend

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort. We will be staying at the Town and Country at Stowe. The cost of the trip per person:
$408 single room, $315 double room
Price includes 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner, tax and gratuity, 2 day lift ticket
Bring your friends; they do not have to be AMC members.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)
Coleader: 
Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu (781-893-0467)
Registrar: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)

Telemark Casual Clinic

Saturday, January 27, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Day skiing at Ragged Mtn (NH). Mostly skiing with volunteer instructors offering hints and suggestions as a follow-up to Jan 6 telemark clinic at Wachusetts. You can learn a lot skiing with advanced skiers who challenge you and ski runs you may normally avoid. All abilities are welcome (not suitable for first-timers). Cost is approx $50 for lift pass. Ragged Mtn is small, family owned resort about 2 hours drive from Boston. There are a variety of trails from easy to advanced with some ungroomed trails and glades.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell jbarrell2@gmail.com

Jeff has been telemarking a while and find turns anywhere - local golf course, lift serve resort, XC resort, Mt Washington, and Utah backcountry.

Annual Ski & Games Trip to Bretton Woods

Friday, February 16, 2018 8:00 PM to Sunday, February 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 16-18. Stay at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch, just minutes away from Bretton Woods Nordic Center. Bring board or other games to play in the evening. Intermediate level trip.$195-$289, depending on the room type: 2 persons per room with private bath, 4 or so per room with shared bath. Fees include Sat/Sun breakfasts, Sat dinner, 2 nights' lodging and linens/towels, shared or private bath. Cross-listed with Intro and Ski committees. Bring games to play, trail ticket money, and lunch food.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Debbie Smith lawdeb@aol.com
Coleader: 
Carla Schwartz

Carla has been leading XC and cycling trips for the AMC since 2004. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys sharing her favorite spots with others.

Telemark Casual Clinic

Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Meetup at Ragged Mtn in NH for day skiing. No formal instruction, simply skiing with AMC volunteer instructors offering hints and suggestions. This clinic is a follow-up to Jan 7 telemark clinic at Wachusetts. We will have two groups - advanced/intermediate and intermediate/novice. You can learn a lot skiing with advanced skiers who challenge you and ski runs you may normally avoid. All abilities are welcome (although not suitable for first-timers). Please register for this event with leaders (Jeff Barrell and Phil Mecagni) at [masked] . Cost is $79 (lift pass).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell jbarrell2@gmail.com

Jeff has been telemarking a while and find turns anywhere - local golf course, lift serve resort, XC resort, Mt Washington, and Utah backcountry.

Phil Mecagni

Phil is an excellent instructor and really nice guy.

Brenda Conaway

Telemark Ski Festival Weekend in Vermont

Friday, March 3, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Hey Free-Heelers! Join us at Bromley's Telemark Festival March 4-5. Skiing, socializing, telemark clinics, race, and apres-ski with live music that will rock your boots off. March 5, Sunday will be World Telemark Day - what better way to celebrate than with your fellow free-minded free-heelers! Alpine skiers and snowboarders are welcome to stay with us at the lodging. Fee ($160 members/$175 nonmembers) includes lodging for two nights (Friday and Saturday), two breakfasts, dinner Saturday night. Lunch, festival pass, lift tix are extra.

Trip details

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

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Jeff Barrell

Jeff is an expert free heel/telemark and backcountry skier. He also mountain bikes and kayaks in the off-season.

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic

Saturday, January 7, 2017 12:00 AM

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. Metal-edged telemark skis and stiff boots required (rentals available). Small group instruction based on ability and equipment. Ski area is just 1 hour and 10 minutes from Boston and offers 1000' vertical. $60/members, $70/non-members includes lift ticket and instruction (price estimated, may change closer to event date).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair, now just helping out.

Coleader: 
Mustafa Varoglu amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

A crossover from alpine, I enjoy freeing my mind with free-heel skiing.

Registrar: 
Registration Email Address amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

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