Telemark, Alpine & Nordic skiing info

Telemark, Alpine and Nordic Skiing Information

What do you want to do – Telemark, Alpine or Nordic skiing?

This information is to help clarify the differences between Alpine skiing, Telemark skiing and Nordic or cross country skiing. What is meant by downhill skiing, free-heel skiing, 'ski de fond' or 'langlauf'? What's the difference between Nordic touring, ski touring and ski mountaineering:

Free-heel skiing

Telemark skiing or telemarking

Alpine skiing or 'downhill' skiing

Nordic skiing

Ski touring & hut-to-hut touring

Why lessons and qualifications matter – for Telemark, Alpine or Nordic skiing

Why having instruction ensures fast, effective progress, fun and safety. What qualifications to look out for and how to get the best instruction available.

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Private instruction and tailor-made trips

Private skiing instruction, groups and tailor-made and bespoke ski trips (on Nordic, Telemark or Alpine equipment).

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