GMNC’s Adult Ski Instructors:
Helen Carlsen hails from the Aspen area but frequents the Grand Mesa to participate in our race series and to help coach our Womens Ski Clinic Series. She also teaches Nordic skiing at Snowmass Cross Country Center. Helen is currently training to ski the Finland “Border to Border” Ski Tour in March. In the summer season she enjoys cyling, hiking, climbing peaks and kayaking.
Zach Heuscher is a former collegiate runner who has skied all his life. He is a GMNC Gliders coach and also works on our grooming staff. Zach has competed in long distance ski races including the Glide the Divide 90K race.
Callie West is a lifelong skier, a PSIA trained Nordic instructor and an outdoor guide who uses her passion, knowledge and sense of fun to teach all the Nordic ski skills including classic, skate, telemark and backcountry techniques. She has completed several long distance ski races including the Norwegian Birkebeiner.
When: Any day of the week – please reserve one week ahead.
What: 90 min. private lesson or semi-private lesson for your group of 1-3 skiers.
Cost: $65 for one skier plus $15 for each additional skier. 10% discount for GMNC members.
Full charge applies for cancellations with less than 24 hours notice.
Where: Lessons begin at either the County Line x-c ski trailhead or the Skyway ski trailhead located on Highway 65 on the Grand Mesa.
Contact: to reserve a private or semi-private lesson contact Callie West at email@example.com
When making plans for ski lessons, we’ll want to know What’s Your Skier Ability?