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Tyneside Loipers is the northeast’s cross country ski club. Founded in 1982 and covering mainly Northumberland, Durham and Tyne and Wear, we now have over 50 members active in all forms of nordic (freeheel) skiing.  Some of us even ski in the summer months using roller skis.

The club has a stock of metal-edged touring skis which can be used by members. New members area always welcome and will be offered help and advice about where to ski.

Good conditions for skiing in the NE no longer happen every year but there are usually a few days when skiing is possible in the N Pennines or the Cheviots or a little further away in the Lake District. The club also organise foreign holidays or short breaks abroad. Typical trips include telemark skiing in the French Alps, track-skiing and nordic-touring in Norway and telemark touring in the Silvretta Alps of Austria and Switzerland.

The Club’s constitution (Word document) can be viewed here.

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Plans for this Winter 2018/19
October 28, 2018
More details and contact info are on the Events Page.  In March we will be based in the lovely Dalseter hotel in Norway for a week of track skiing and off-track touring. There are 23 of us s
Hexhamshire mountain biking – 9th October 2018
October 9, 2018
Seven of us had a great bike ride on the day of the AGM, starting from near Blanchland. Thanks to Mark O'Keeffe for coming up with the route (and then missing the ride!). It didn't take ...
Snowsport England Roller Ski Coaching Weekend – August 2018
August 20, 2018
The 2018 SSE roller ski coaching weekend was again hosted by Tyneside Loipers. We had a very successful weekend, thanks to the SSE coaching team, Barbara Grogan, Martin Watkins and Dagma...
Summer Roller Skiing
Summer Roller Skiing
April 18, 2017
  We are planning to set up regular roller skiing sessions on the Town Moor throughout the summer. These will most likely take place every other Thursday evening. Keep an eye on