Interested in other ways to explore Pico? Check out our Telemark and Touring offerings!

Free the Heel - Free the Mind.

Learn how to telemark or build your skills every Friday at Pico Mountain.

Looking to try something new or push the boundaries of what you already know? Join fellow free heelers and see for yourself why telemark skiing is growing and creating a passion in all that try it.

Can’t make it Friday? Recruit at least two of your friends and with 48 hours' notice we can arrange for group lessons on other afternoons. Subject to availability, may not be available during peak times. 


  • Available Fridays beginning January 5, excluding February 16 and 23, 2018
  • Designed for all ability levels. Classes will be split into beginners and all mountain skill building.
    Lessons meet at 12:45 p.m. for 1 hour and 45 minute on snow session
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes early for ticketing
  • Participants are responsible for providing their own equipment, no telemark rentals are available at Pico Mountain.


  • $59 per lesson
  • Lift ticket not included. Group lessons with only one participant will be upgraded to a 1 hour private lesson at no additional charge.
  • Season Pass holders receive a 15% discount

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Catamount Trail Telemark Clinc

Join us for an afternoon on snow with the Catamount Trails Association in one of two group. One is for those wanting to explore and improve their telemark skills (telemark equipment required).  The other is for backcountry skiers seeking more security and skill when tackling challenging downhill terrain. The Backcountry group will stay on the beginner slope at Pico and can ski on whatever backcountry touring equipment they normally use (ski leashes still required by law – a length of cord tied to the boot/ankle is acceptable).  


  • Sunday, January 7th, 2018
  • Meet in the Sunshine room at 12:30. On snow 1:00-4:00
  • Lift tickets included
  • Open to CTA members and non-members 18 years and older
  • Please preregister by calling 866-293-1195 or click Buy Now below


  • $49 for CTA members, $59 for non-members

More Information

  • Pico Mountain requires all Snow Sports participants ages 17 and under to wear a snow sports helmet while in a lesson. Helmets are included at no charge as part of our equipment rental package for this age group.
  • Reservations are recommended. Please call 866-233-1195
  • All rates are subject to change without notice

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