Backcountry 202

Provided by The Backcountry Pros
Salt Lake
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Class will meet for a morning forecasting briefing around 7am and then spend the day in the Cottonwood Canyons practicing skills on a ski tour. The day will finish up around 530pm.
In this low ratio, single day, advanced backcountry skiing course we take on the refined techniques that make ski touring enjoyable, efficient and safe on bigger and more complex objectives.
-Skinning in advanced terrain
-Efficient track setting
-Backcountry preparedness
-Evolving your avalanche forecast based on observed conditions
-Planning challenging yet realistic objectives based on conditions
-Improvised rescue and evacuation
Advanced ski or snowboarding ability
Avalanche I certification

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