Skiing - Telemark

In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.

Early Snowbird Hiking and Skiing

Saturday, December 15, 2018 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Call me crazy, but I like to hike uphill and ski down. I prefer skins, but one needs snow for that. Current conditions suggest we hike up Pat's Peak and ski down. There might be snow for skinning, but likely will bootpack up and ski down (traction needed). This could change if we get snow, hence Registration required ( https://goo.gl/forms/rB2hMI9q4xC7GVT93 ).
It's a great workout and should be part of your training regiment as you prepare for winter. Exercise, outdoors, skiing. Nothing crazy about that.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
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??)

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic

Saturday, January 5, 2019 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. Inquire at with Mustafa Varoglu, clinic coordinator. (Prior experience with alpine or xc skiing is necessary.) Details available on the FAQs shown below; please submit registration requests at link shown below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mustafa Varoglu

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

Registrar: 
Mustafa Varoglu

Backcountry Ski Workshop

Friday, February 8, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Come ski the backcountry of Mt. Washington!

The Backcountry Ski Workshop offers a chance for backcountry skiers of all disciplines and levels to tour in the backcountry and learn new skills. Whether you are a novice who wants to learn the fundamentals, or an expert looking to refine your skills, this weekend will have something to offer you. There will be groups for Nordic backcountry, telemark and alpine touring, offering basic instruction as well as more advanced groups focused on a full day of touring.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Sean Sevey seansevey@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Greg Maslowe gmaslowe@gmail.com

INTRO TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING TALK

Thursday, November 1, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Are you interested in getting out of the ski areas and skiing the backcountry in winter!? Do you look at the forests and mountains with a desire to explore them in winder on skis but don't know where to get started? Then this talk will help answer your questions. If you want to do Nordic backcountry, or downhill ski on alpine or telemark gear we can get you pointed in the right direction.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Mike Bratina mbratina@gmail.com

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.

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