Skiing

Learn to Skate Ski Workshop

Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Learn how to skate ski at Weston Ski Track - this workshop is intended for people who are comfortable with classic nordic skiing, and would like to learn basic skate skiing technique. $12 fee includes trail pass and instruction. Rentals available separately for $20.

Contact Shannon for more information and to register.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
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. He has led ski trips for several years.

Coleader: 
Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com

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.

President's Day Family Ski Weekend, Greensboro, Vermont

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, February 20, 2017 12:00 AM

Ski the epicenter of Vermont Skiing! Cross country ski the heart of the snow belt in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom at one of the best xc ski trail systems. Downhill skiing nearby, Ice skating, sledding, snow men, etc. Stay at Highland Lodge. Group meals. $205pp for the 3 day weekend, includes dinners, breakfasts, and snacks. Register online: http://tinyurl.com/AMCFamiliesPrezWkndinVT. For information, please contact Naomi at tonaomirose@gmail.com.

Trip details

Activity: 
Ice Skating
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Howard Loree howard.loree@alum.mit.edu

Family President's Day Calumet Winter Weekend, West Ossipee, NH

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Join AMC Family Outings for a fun relaxed Winter Weekend roughly 2 ½ hours north of Boston at Calumet lodge & cabins. On the edge of Lake Ossipee, Calumet offers hiking, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, x-c skiing at our doorstep, and optional DH skiing nearby. Adults relax while kids build snowmen and snow angels and play outdoor basketball and broom ball at the covered pavillion. This weekend includes accommodations, all meals, activities, & down time for kids & adults. Saturday evening, there is a campfire w/singing & stories on the beach.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Ice Skating
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, most recently returning from a two week trek in Switzerland.

Coleader: 
Susan Cournoyer suecour@gmail.com (617-794-8658)
Marta and Victor Fernandez Suarez victor.grau.serrat@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Susan Cournoyer suecour@gmail.com (617-794-8658)

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

Cross Country and Downhill Ski Weekend in Stowe

Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in Stowe, Vermont. Choose either downhill or cross country skiing, or do one day of each! Experience in skiing is preferred, or you can take lessons for downhill or cross country. We will be skiing at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced Beginner to Difficult terrain at Stowe and Von Trapp Lodge for cross country skiing. We will share rooms (2 people per room, in 2 double beds) in a local hotel with pool and hot tub.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin
Coleader: 
Gil Gabbay gabbayg5@gmail.com
Marcella Mackenzie

Family Calumet Junior (kids 8 & under) Winter Weekend, West Ossipee, NH

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

Join AMC Family Outings for a fun relaxed Winter Weekend roughly 2 ½ hours north of Boston at Calumet lodge & cabins. This trip is targeted to families with younger children, 8 & under, but kids all ages are welcome AMC members and non-members alike. On the edge of Lake Ossipee, Calumet offers hiking, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, and x-c skiing at our doorstep, and optional DH skiing nearby. Adults relax while kids build snowmen and snow angels and play outdoor basketball and broom ball at the covered pavillion.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Ice Skating
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, most recently returning from a two week trek in Switzerland.

Jennifer Sullivan Sulewski jensandsteves@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Liz Little lizklittle@gmail.com
Silvia Dubinsky silvia_zaharinova@yahoo.com (617-283-2440)
Registrar: 
Silvia Dubinsky silvia_zaharinova@yahoo.com (617-283-2440)

New Years Family Ski Weekend, Greensboro, Vermont

Friday, December 30, 2016 12:00 AM to Monday, January 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Winter fun in the heart of the snow belt in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont! Cross country ski in one of the best xc ski trail systems. Downhill skiing nearby at Burke and Jay Peak. Also Ice skating, sledding, sleigh rides, snow men, etc. Stay at Highland Lodge. Group meals, great company. $205pp for the 3 day weekend, includes 2 dinners, 3 breakfasts and snacks. Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/AMCnewyearinVT Leader/Questions? Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com

Trip details

Activity: 
Ice Skating
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Joan Entwistle joan.entwistle@gmail.com

Penguin Club Family Ski Trip-Lincoln, NH

Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 29, 2017 12:00 AM

AMC Boston Families love the Pengin Ski Club! One of our best-rated trips of 2016 improved for 2017. Join this fun winter weekend to the Penguin Ski Club in Lincoln, NH, a comfortable, family-oriented ski house an easy two-hour drive north of Boston. Weekend activities include downhill skiing at Loon or Cannon, nearby XC skiing, ice skating, snow shoeing, tubing, and options for winter hiking Sunday. Discounted Loon or Cannon lift tickets available.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lisa Renee Spring spring3renee@yahoo.com (781-826-6648)
Nancy Ryan Shearyan35@hotmail.com
Denise Boucher
Registrar: 
Renee Spring spring3renee@yahoo.com (781-826-6648; Call anytime, leave message.)

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