8th Annual Telegrass Festival

Date: 03/26/2011 (All day) - 03/27/2011 (All day)
Location: Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort

8th Annual Telegrass festival at Sierra-at-Tahoe, presented by Vertical Sports and Sierra Telemark Center

Come join us for 2 days of telemark clinics, bluegrass bands, specials varieties from Jack Russel Brewery, relay races and equipment demos at Sierra's 8th Annual Telegrass Festival! Guests can free their heels and stomp their feet to live music, raffles and seasonal brews. 


Each morning and afternoon, Telemark clinics will be offered to registered guests. Tune up your free heeling skills in a variety of clinics including beginner, intermediate, expert, women's, steeps, bumps, and more. Each clinic is led by a certified PSIA instructor. You can register for the Telemark clinics each day at the Telemark Center next to Grandview Express from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Clinics are 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. each day.


Grab a pint, enjoy the  live Bluegrass music, and kick back during the Telegrass Festival.  Challenge yourself by entering the Telemark Race on Saturday or the Bump Off on Sunday. Check out what the pros are doing in a Tele Park Demo on Saturday. Have some fun in the Relay Race and the Retro Costume Contest.

Live Music

This year, Sierra-at-Tahoe will features the following bands:

Trespassers from 2pm-4pm
Big Skinny String Band from 4pm-6pm

Grassfire from 2pm-4pm
Deep Fryed Mojo from 4pm-6pm


The live Bluegrass music, performed on the Tiki Deck (weather permitting), is free to all Sierra guests.
Fees for participants in the Telemark clinic, hosted by the Sierra-at-Tahoe Telemark & Backcountry Center and Vertical Sports are as follows:
Single Day Clinics: $85
Two Day Clinics: $145
Telemark Clinic Participant Lift Ticket: $25
8th Annual Telegras T Shirt: $15
Telemark rental equipment available from the Sierra Telemark Center


Demo equipment will be avialable for guests whilie supplies last from participating sponsors: Moment, Icelantic, Dakine, G3, Garmont and Voile