The Aim of the Intro to Back Country tour is to get you familiar with and out using all your equipment. During the day we will cover, planning, terrain selection, skinning techniques, and emergency management. You’ll get some fresh turns, lunch away from the crowds and an intro into how to safely get out beyond the ropes.
Planning and preparing for a BC trips
Avalanche safety equipment and its use
Equipment carried and their uses
Defensive ski techniques in the BC
Safety and planning discussion
Route overview and terrain selection
Avalanche safety awareness and gear check
Skinning and kick turns practice
The search for fresh lines
0830 Meet up at Front steps of Zirky’s.
***Please Bring all relevant personal medication required and inform guides of special circumstances.***
Intermediate to advanced skier/Boarder. (See rider level required in FAQ’s)
Good to very good level of fitness (see am I fit enough in FAQ’s)
Guide ratio 1:6
$250 per person