Archive:Tele School 2014

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Caitlin Schneider - Trip Organizer


January 18th, 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
  • About $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. Michael Duncan (would prefer to teach beginner (1 or 2))
  2. Matt Parisien can teach Beginner 2, but is curious about teaching Beginner 1.
  3. Phil Hammer (2,3)
  4. Craig Alfredson (any level)
  5. Christian Veenstra (baby dependent)
  6. Jeremy
  7. Ben
  8. omid

Beginner 1 (Have never skied - or almost never)

(max size:16)

Instructor: Omid

  1. Elise
  2. Levi
  3. Luisa
  4. Marinah

Instructor: Ben

  1. Sherry
  2. Cassandra
  3. Jonah

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

(max size:20)

Instructor: Christian

  1. Yun Cathy Wang
  2. Alistaire
  3. Annie
  4. Jack M

Instructor: Mike

  1. Frank
  2. Bigit
  3. Amir
  4. Angelica

Instructor: Jeremy

  1. Brianne
  2. Martin
  3. Anne D
  4. Pooyan

Instructor: Matt

  1. Cathy
  2. Maria
  3. Chris
  4. Kristin


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

(max size: 16)

Instructor: Craig

  1. Shane
  2. Krista
  3. Yuri
  4. Caitlin

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

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."