Telemark Lessons

Voted #4 for Best Telemark Mountain in the Rocky Mountains .

April 30-close, only Value Season Private Lessons are available.

Telemark Skier Magazine - December 2008


Learn to Tele, explore the steeps of the Basin, or hang out with fellow telemarkers - we have a program for you!

Arapahoe Basin Snowsports is proud to be one of the few areas in Colorado to offer a full menu of Telemark lessons and clinics.

  • Sorry, Arapahoe Basin does not rent Telemark Equipment
  • For rentals, we suggest Wilderness Sports in Dillon: 970-468-5687 or selected Colorado REI locations
  • Other Tele lesson packages available with lift tickets included
  • RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED for all lessons - save time and book your reservation online or call 888-ARAPHOE (272-7246.)

Lesson Tips
Directions to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area

Half Day: 9:55am-12:30pm or 1:15pm-3:30pm
Full Day: 9:55am-3:30pm

Tele Days*

Half Day
Adults (15+) – Tele Lesson Only $70

*Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
November 27 - May 16

High Adventure Series Clinics


Women's Tele Clinics

Hey ladies! These tele clinics taught for women, by women, provide what you need to help transfor,m your tele technique.

Cost: One session- $140, Two Sessions- $225, Three sessions- $275, Daily $70
Dates: Session I - Dec 4, 11 & 18. Session II - Jan 16, 23 & 30. Session III - March 5, 12 & 19

Clinic Times: 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Extreme Mountain Camp

Take it to the next level! Intermediate through advanced skiers, boarders, and tele skiers; join our talented instructors to transform you turns on the steep and deep. arapahoe Basin is "above it all," and our instructors will help you discover the most extreme secrets of The Legend.

Cost: One session- $225, Two Sessions- $400, Daily $95
Dates: Session I - March 5, 12 & 19. Session II - April 3, 10 & 17. 
Clinic Times: 9:30 am-2:30 pm 

Kids Tele Specialty Days

Your kids have been watching you telemark ski for years. Here's the opportunity for them to learn how to "free their heels." Kids will explore a whole new side of skiing with Arapahoe Basin's specially trained tele instructors.

Cost: One session- $140; Single Day $70

Dates: January 16, 23 & 30 

Clinic Times: 9:30am-12:30pm