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Manchester Cross-Country Ski Club
Manchester Cross-Country Ski Club
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MCCSC is now a multidiscipline Nordic club for Cross‑Country, Roller and Telemark Skiers.


Chill Factore
Chill Factore
Manchester, M41 7, United Kingdom

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United Kingdom
United Kingdom


May 12 2024


09:00 - 20:00

North West Telemark Festival 2024

Unlock the Thrills of Telemark Skiing at the North West Telemark Festival 2024

Get ready to slide into the heart of Manchester for a spectacular display of telemark skiing! Manchester Cross Country Ski Club proudly presents the 13th UK Telemark Ski Festival, set to take place at Chill Factore on Sunday, 12th May 2024, from 10 am to 4 pm. Whether you’re a seasoned skier or eager to dip your toes into the pristine snow of this elegant skiing form, this event promises an unforgettable day of snowy adventures.

The festival, a beacon for both novices and experts, offers a full day loaded with up to 5 hours of slope time and extensive coaching sessions. Beginners will benefit from specific groups tailored to their skills, while intermediate and advanced skiers can push their limits further. The coaching lineup features top-notch instructors from the Manchester Cross-Country Ski Club, known for their profound expertise in the art of telemark skiing.

Participants can look forward to two 2-hour coaching sessions interspersed with warm-up and cool-down periods, ensuring a thorough and invigorating ski experience. Moreover, an additional race group will be formed depending on the number of participants, adding a competitive edge to the event.

A notable highlight is the festival’s equipment provisions. First-class Telemark gear, including NTN and 75mm skis and boots, will be available for hire. Due to limited availability, attendees are encouraged to pre-book their equipment to avoid any inconvenience on the day of the festival.

Event Timetable:

  • 9:00 AM: MCCSC Reception opens for those hiring equipment. Book in & collect your lift pass.
  • 9:15 AM: Rentals available. Collect your boots and skis.
  • 9:20 AM: Reception for participants with their own kit. Book in & collect your lift pass.
  • 9:45 AM: Meet your coaches at the bottom of the main slope.
  • 10:00 AM: First individual warm-up session.
  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Session 1 for all groups.
  • 12:30 PM: Lunch break (1 hour). Lunch is not included, but tables can be reserved upstairs in The Lodge.
  • 1:30 PM: Second individual warm-up session.
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Session 2 for all groups.
  • 4:00 PM: Coaching debrief for all groups at the bottom of the slope.
  • 4:15 PM: Come off the slope and change.
  • 4:30 PM: Join us at JD Wetherspoons – The Castle In The Air for some après-ski fun!



The Chill Factore’s top-tier facilities serve as the perfect backdrop for this event, enhancing the overall experience with excellent amenities. However, it is important to note that monthly or seasonal passes are not acceptable for this event, and all bookings must be done through official channels.

Early birds can enjoy a significant discount by booking before 13th April, with special rates available for both members and non-members. Prices will rise after this date, so prompt booking is advisable to secure these savings. Non-member prices include a temporary membership to MCCSC, offering a month-long pass to club activities, including additional coaching sessions.

Registration is open until the end of Wednesday, 8th May 2024. For more details, visit the Manchester Cross Country Ski Club website at www.mccsc.org.uk, where you can also find answers to frequently asked questions and view the event timetable. This festival is not just an event; it’s an opportunity to embrace the culture, challenge your skills, and connect with the telemark community.

So, mark your calendars for a day of exhilarating slopes and expert guidance at the North West Telemark Festival 2024. Book your spot today and prepare to discover or rediscover the joy and elegance of telemark skiing!

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