Intro to Backcountry Skiing-$149. 4\27

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This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding and away from the crowds. We cover how to use backcountry specific gear, including avalanche rescue equipment, and uphill and downhill techniques.

This is a hands on intro course designed to cover the basic gear and techniques associated with backcountry skiing and splitboarding.  We will demonstrate how to plan and execute a ski tour based on the avalanche forecast and current conditions.

Skills and Learning Outcomes Covered:

Appropriate backcountry gear-clothing, ski equipment, splitboard, packs.

Use of avalanche rescue gear-tranceiver, probe, and shovel.

How to read and intrepret the local avalanche bulletin

How to identify avalanche terrain

Avalanche instability red flags

Uphill travel techniques with climbing skins

Downhill skiing and splitboarding techniques in backcountry terrain.

Course price includes use of avalanche rescue gear (pack, beacon, probe, shovel).  Backcountry ski gear rentals available through our shop-Tahoe Mountain Sports-at a discounted TMS rate.

April 27th, 2019 8:00 AM   through   4:00 PM
11200 #6 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
United States

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Phone: 530-414-5295
Event Fee(s)
Intro to BC Skiing $ 149.00

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