Backcountry 101

Time to learn great techniques and new skills to navigate fun backcountry terrain on your skis and split boards. This full-day outdoor experience will prepare you on touring techniques for both uphill and downhill travel with a single partner or a group of friends. We will cover ways to use your gear to the full advantage of its capabilities. We will learn to set good uphill skin tracks and pace, review backcountry navigation, learn new transition skills, and cover gear/repair kits needed to get out of a poor situation. For new backcountry gear users, people wanting to prepare for a great season or anyone new to avalanche courses, this is the perfect warm-up course.

Skis and Split boards with Skins are required for this course.

Schedule of Intro to Backcountry Skiing/Split-Boarding. ENROLL NOW 

Course #1- Friday, January 21, 2022

Course #2- Friday, February 25, 2022

Course #3- Friday, March 11, 2022

Course #4- Friday, March 25, 2022