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Name: Learn to Tele Night
Starts: Tue Mar 06, 2012
Meetup:
Return: Tue Mar 06, 2012

Registration opens: Fri Feb 03, 2012
Event category: Backcountry Skiing
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 0

Organizer: Alex Gibbs
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Do you get upset when you go to restaurants and they don't even serve granola?
Do you look at your stiff boots and bindings and long for something more?
Tired of being jealous of all those cool people with the free-heal tele steez?

Then come learn how to tele!

Beginner tele night at the Mount Seymour Lift Area.  Meet at 6pm in front of the Bean Around the World at Parkgate Village (we'll car pool up the hill) , instruction till 8:30 or 9 ish, and some "class follow up" at The Rock Chute Inn.

 

Since it's tough to first get into a sport without any gear, we've arranged a special rental arrangement that makes it affordable!
Contact me (Alex Gibbs) to learn about the details.
 
Beginner techniques like the tele turn, body positioning, weighting, and basic edging will be practiced with various drills.
You should feel comfortable going out and practicing on your own after this clinic.
 
Total cost for lift tickets and rentals will probably be ~$40 before HST  (if we get 10 or more people).
 
E-mail me to let me know:
 - skiing / snowboarding experience you have (just so I know who I'm teaching... no experience necessary)
 - want to participate in group ticket rates at Mt. Seymour?
 - whether or not you need a ride from somewhere
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Alex Gibbs Grade: A1 Start: Sun 19 Mar '17
M:1, C:0, W:0
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M:16, C:13, W:0
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M:0, C:0, W:0
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