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    Bears (5-6 yrs)

    Call 970.728.7545 for information or email children@telski.com

     

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    Bears (5-6 Years)

    Morris the Bear, our 5-6 year old mascot, is up for new adventures and is always looking to “explore the unknown”.  Just like Morris, the Bears are ready to ski and play all day and find all the coolest spots on the mountain!

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    Registration: 8:00am to 5:00pm daily
    Check-in: 9:15am to 9:45am
    Group assignment: 9:45am to 10:00am
    Lesson: 10:00am to 3:00pm (nutritious lunch break mid-day)
    Pick-up: 3:00pm – 3:30pm



    Ability Levels

    Level 1 Level 1+ Level 1++

    First-time, never ever beginner

    Skis straight down a slight incline; working on stopping and gliding in a wedge (pizza!)

    Can step into a wedge and straight run down a slight incline; working on stopping and gliding in a wedge
    Level 2 Level 2+ Level 3

    Stops and glides in a wedge on the Magic Carpet incline; working on turning and getting up on their own

    Controls speed and turn left and right on Magic Carpet incline; working on linking turns

    Links turns, controls speed by turning and knows the rules of skiing in a group; ready to explore all green terrain.
    Level 4

    Makes different size wedges for different terrain and is ready for easy blue runs; working on parallel across the hill.

    Level 5

    Skis parallel on green runs; exploring blue terrain; practicing holding hands and arms in the correct position in preparation for pole use.

    Level 6

    Working on using poles; skiing all blue terrain.


    For Parents

    Registration process

    • Our Ski School sales office opens at 8am and closes at 5pm daily.  Come early to avoid waiting.  A sales associate will walk you through the registration process to make sure you fill out all necessary documents and will also process your payment.  (register online before your vacation to avoid this step all together and receive a online booking discount)

    What happens at check in once I’ve registered?

    • Once you have registered and have your child’s rental equipment, you may check your child in between 9:15am and 9:45am.
      • All never-ever 5 and 6 year olds check-in inside the Children’s Ski School
      • All Level 2 and above 5 and 6 year olds meet outside on the snow at the Magic Carpet, located next to the Mountain Village Gondola Station
    • At check-in, your child will meet one of our enthusiastic instructors who will ask you about your child’s skiing experience as well as any special needs or considerations.

    Rest of the day

    • After the check-in process, our instructors will further evaluate your child’s skiing ability so that they are placed in the most appropriate group.
    • Lunch is served either in the Children’s Center or at our Children’s Ski School lunch facility attached to Big Billies and includes a daily menu that is nutritious and energy-packed!

    Instructors and their groups are back at the base of Chair lift 4 and waiting at the appropriate Blue Level flag by 3pm for pick-up and to speak with you about how your son or daughter’s day went.

    Parent Checklist

    • Emergency Card, completely filled out front and back
    • Your child’s lift ticket
    • Your child’s lesson ticket
    • Your child’s Report Card (if your child has joined us before)
    • All equipment and ski clothing

    All equipment and ski clothing, including:

    • Emergency Card, completely filled out front and back
    • Your child’s lift ticket
    • Your child’s lesson ticket
    • Your child’s Report Card (if your child has joined us before)
    • All equipment and ski clothing, including:
      • A light base layer against their skin
      • Polar fleece tops and bottoms, based on the weather
      • Waterproof outside layers
      • Hat or helmet, along with a neck gaiter and waterproof mittens
      • Goggles – the sun is intense in Telluride!
      • Sunscreen applied – the sun is intense in Telluride at 10,000ft!

    Call: 970.728.7545 | Email: children@telski.com

    Bears (5-6 yrs)


    US Forest Service Telluride Ski Resort is a world-class Colorado ski resort and summer vacation destination located in the beautiful San Juan Mountains in Telluride, Colorado. In the summer, golfers and festivarians enjoy a beautiful mountain setting full of exciting activities and high-end amenities. In the winter, skiers and snowboarders have access to over 2,000 acres of beginner, intermediate and advanced skiing terrain with a vertical drop of 4,000 feet. Non-stop flights to Telluride Airport (TEX) and Montrose/Telluride Airport (MTJ) are available from major cities throughout the United States and, once you're here, Telluride's free gondola is the main source of transportation - no traffic or long lift lines, and no driving once you've arrived. Experience Telluride - plan your visit today!

    (800) 778-8581 | Telluride Ski Resort, 565 Mountain Village Boulevard, Telluride, Colorado 81435

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