Archive:Tele School 2013

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Caitlin Schneider - Trip Organizer


January 19th, 2013 @ 9 am We're meeting at Mount Seymour at Guest Services (the upper parking lot).


Mt Seymour


Please Note: You must pay in advance. Time: TBA.

  • Free for instructors
  • $45 for Students

You will pay your driver for gas, or $6 for the shuttle bus if you don't have a ride. You may have to rent skis, boots, poles.


You will need functional telemark skis, ski poles, and ski boots. Gear is available to rent from the club room, or from Mountain Equipment Co-op.

  • Call MEC well in advance to reserve gear.

Dry School


Learning Material

See Tele School#Learning Material

Instructor Sign-up

We will try and maintain a student to instructor ratio of 4:1 (minimize cost to students while keeping small group sizes). Instructors will be selected as student numbers require in order of sign-up. Instructors: please indicate an appropriate skier ability for your group.

  1. Mike D (Beginner 1 or 2)
  2. Erica Lay (Beginner 2)
  3. Ran Z (Beginner 2)
  4. Matt P (Beginner 1 or 2)
  5. Emily Ackroyd
  6. Steve Muffin
  7. Veenstra (1-3)
  8. Craig Alfredson

Beginner 1 (Have never skied - or almost never)

(max size:16)

Instructor: Mike D (maybe with help from Caitlin)

  1. Linhui Li
  2. Nic Simon
  3. Yuri
  4. Marc-Andre Harvey


Beginner 2 (Know how to do snowplow AND parallel turns on downhill skis, but never telemarked)

(max size:20)

Instructor (strong downhill): Erica

  1. Carolyn Prentice
  2. Omid J
  3. Krista Cawley
  4. Shane Duan

Instructor (): Ran Z

  1. Maki Sumitani
  2. Jeff A
  3. Magdelena
  4. Gillian Albert

Instructor (weak downhill): Matt P

  1. Grace Young
  2. Ross campbell
  3. Laurent Roberge
  4. Marie-Eve Myrand-Lapierre

Instructor (strong downhill): Craig

  1. Jens Vent-Schmid
  2. Fisal Elstone
  3. Rebecca Seifert
  4. Clement M

Instructor: Emily A

  1. Soledad
  2. Gernot
  3. Tom E
  4. Sofiya Lazarova

Instructor: Veenstra

  1. Robert Uren
  2. Chris Yuen
  3. Jannu
  4. Wei Qin

Intermediate (Know how to do a telemark turn, and can link them on low angle runs)

(max size: 16)

Instructor: Muffin

  1. Marcin
  2. Doris Leong
  3. Avery Gottfried
  4. Catherine Mallet
  5. Simon Lisaingo
  6. Tom Curran


Extras (people who dont want to be part of the school, but would like the group ticket price)

  1. Stephanie Grothe
  2. Clemens Adolphs
  3. Philip D


Please indicate here if you have a car, where you are leaving from and how many people you can transport.
Passengers, don't just sign up. Contact your driver and ask to be a passenger, discuss departure time and place. Drivers going to Seymour typically charge their passengers $5 (round trip), but that depends on the driver.

Driver's Name [Leaving from,# of passengers, phone number]

Carless People

Transit Options

Public Transit can take you to Parkgate Village and the Mt Seymour Shuttle Bus can get you to the top.

"The $6 fare from Parkgate Community Centre is charged in both directions. A book of 10 tickets is available from Guest Services for $50...."

"The cost for the shuttle between Lonsdale Quay and Mt Seymour is $8 per trip. A book of 10 tickets is available from Guest Services for $70."