NIC Outdoor Pursuits offers telemark ski clinics


Learn the art of telemark skiing during two ski clinics presented by North Idaho College’s Outdoor Pursuits program Saturdays Feb. 4 and 25.
 
Telemark is a type of turn, first developed in the Telemark region of Norway. Telemark skiing allows a stable and controlled turn on skis when heels are not attached.
 
Each clinic is accompanied by a class session.
 
The class session prior to the Feb. 4 clinic will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 with limited instruction and the showing of a demonstrative video. The class session held in conjunction with the Feb. 25 clinic will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. Both class sessions will be held in the Outdoor Pursuits Office, located on the lower level of NIC’s Edminster Student Union Building.
 
The hands-on clinics will be held at Lookout Pass and will walk participants through the telemark turn, so only those with previous skiing or snowboarding experience should sign up.
 
Cost is $30 per participant, which includes lift tickets, transportation and equipment.
 
Call Outdoor Pursuits at (208) 769-7809 for more information or to sign up.


For More Information
NIC Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator Paul Chivvis, (208) 769-7809

Posted: Friday, Jan. 27, 2006

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