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Club Highlights for 2018

Membership increased by 18% from 105 to 124.
Membership fee unchanged (from £17pa - includes Rollerski & Telemark coaching).
More new Club Rollerski equipment.
24 Telemark coaching sessions (Saturdays at Chill Factore).
7 Rollerski coaching sessions (Saturdays at UCLan cycle track, Preston).
A number of rollerski tours including the Salt Ayre /Morecambe/Heysham tour and the Chester circuit. Also joining YDCCSC on some of theirs.
8th North West Telemark Festival (30th June at Chill Factore). The largest in UK.
Hosting the inaugural British Telemark Indoor Championships Weekend at Chill Factore.
2nd hosting (since 2008*) of the prestigious Snowsport England Roller Skiing Skills Weekend (Salt Ayre, Lancaster).
Competing in the British Telemark Championships Pralognan la Vanoise (Savoie, France).
Hosting the Snowsport England Telemark & Alpine Level One Instructor Assessments (Chill Factore).
A further 100 skiing sessions – (Monday & Wednesday am every week at Chill Factore).
2 new Rollerski Instructors.
3 new Qualified Telemark Instructors and 4 new Qualified Alpine Instructors.
Chairman re-appointed SSE Telemark & Alpine Tutor (who trains & qualifies instructors).
Snowsport England GoSki/GoBoard website Club and session activity entries Rollerski & Telemark and MCCSC website & Facebook continues to be updated.
New Club Roller Banner and business cards (to enhance profile & attract new members).
New On-Line booking system for Roller skiing (Hope to use for the 2019 Telemark Festivals & Races).
New Club Privacy Policy and GDPR (Extensive work on data protection).
MCCSC AGM & Social scheduled 16/11/2018 (Above are some of the points to be covered).
 *the club hosted the event in the 2000s with Lakeland Cross-Country Ski Club taking over in 2009

Club Profile

Manchester Cross-Country Ski Club (MCCSC) was founded in January 1984 in Altrincham as a focus for people with an interest in cross-country skiing.

MCCSC is now a multidiscipline Nordic club for Cross‑Country, Roller and Telemark Skiers in and around Manchester and Preston, UK. Join in the fun with fellow free‑heelers in the North West of England and develop with free coaching for members (except the North West Telemark Festival).

MCCSC is proud of the strength and depth of its coaches and being one of the largest Cross‑Country club and the largest civilian Telemark club in England. Our common aim is to share and enjoy free‑heel skiing, bringing like-minded people together to ski, whether it be on a cycle track, road, indoor ski slope or the mountains.

Membership now covers a wide area of the North-West. MCCSC provides a range of activities including:
  - Roller ski courses on a purpose built cycle track (UCLan Sports Arena, Preston)
  - Roller ski tours
  - Roller ski racing
  - Telemark instruction (Chill Factore, Manchester)
  - Telemark racing (Chill Factore, Manchester)
  - Coaching Award Scheme to become an Instructor or Coach, in Roller, Cross-Country & Telemark skiing

Additionally the club has members who also take part in snow based cross-country ski activities abroad such as recreational and race skiing on prepared tracks, biathlon, telemark downhill skiing and hut to hut touring. Some members also take advantage of UK snow to explore Britain’s hills on skis.

MCCSC caters for a considerable variety of skiing skills and ability and welcomes beginners* and experienced skiers alike.

*Note that introduction to Telemark requires previous Alpine skiing experience.

For the latest information and upcoming events see events or our Facebook page

Club Constitution

Club constitution is available here.

Club Privacy Policy

Club privacy policy is available here.

SSE Affiliated Club

Club’s SSE Affiliation certificate is available here.

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