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Skiing Classes

Telemark ski clinic

December 16, 2023
Emilie Phillips

The NH AMC put on another telemark clinic for the ski leaders. These really are a great way to take the rust off at the beginning of the season. We had Keith Rodney as an instructor for a second time. He gave a different perspective than we’ve had previous years with Jim Tasse. I think […]

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AMC NH ski leader training

December 2, 2023
Emilie Phillips

We had our annual ski leader training day this weekend. Every year people come up with different topics to cover, so the content is a pleasant surprise each time. Ted presented topics from his recent PSIA class. The one that stood out, was for students to learn, they need to trust the instructor. To build […]

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PSIA spring fling at Stratton

March 26, 2023
Emilie Phillips

This past weekend we went west to Stratton Vermont for a PSIA telemark ski class. Some PSIA classes are focused on bumps and trees, or intro to tele, or racing. This class is supposed to be the fun, end of year get together in warm weather and refresher on whatever you want. We didn’t get […]

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AMC Tele clinic with Keith Rodney

December 10, 2022
Emilie Phillips

The ski committee once again got an excellent instructor to come teach us Telemark skiing at Loon. This time we had Keith Rodney as our instructor, and we had a few Boston chapter ski leaders join us. We started the day by demonstrating that backcountry skiers don’t know how to ride lifts — we blocked […]

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Isaac’s first Telemark lesson

February 19, 2022
Emilie Phillips

Isaac took his first Telemark lesson this weekend. It was a holiday weekend, so getting reservations was a zoo. The only slot for Isaac’s lesson was towards the end of the day. Once at the Gunstock mountain, neither the lift lines nor slopes were crowded. The snow conditions were better than in the woods, but […]

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Start to the ski season

December 18, 2021
Emilie Phillips

The 2021-2022 ski season has finally started. Saturday the annual AMC NH Telemark clinic with Jim Tasse came back after a year’s hiatus, and Sunday we got some fresh snow and family time at Cannon. Tasse Clinic Every year, except 2020 (for reasons that start with a C), the NH AMC starts the season with […]

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AMC winter school

January 27, 2010
Emilie Phillips

This weekend I taught introductory backcountry skiing. I have taught at winter school once before and been a student twice, so I know the drill by now. It’s a weekend full of stuff. Most of the days are spent outside working on technique and practical skills. The morning and evenings are spent in lectures on […]

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Gunstock telemark clinic

January 21, 2010
Emilie Phillips

Tuesday we made it up to the AMC telemark clinic at Gunstock. Tony, Tyson, and Paul were having fun showing off their almost identical skis and bindings. Once Tony mounts his new bindings they will be identical. I have been having an issue this winter with morale and my telemark skills. At the beginning of […]

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