Powderkeg Clinic: Intro to Splitboarding

The Utah Avalanche Center and the Wasatch Powderkeg are teaming up to present Intro to Splitboarding.  This will be a 3 hour clinic in the Brighton backcountry to introduce you to Splitboarding.  For more information on the entire Powderkeg event, go here.

Wasatch Powderkeg February 24 at Brighton Resort
$60.00
Theory

Splitboards provide a great way to probe the backcountry, but there are a lot of tricks to putting everything together and staying alive in avalanche terrain.

Practice

Join us for a day of touring around Brighton to learn effective climbing,  trailbreaking, transitioning, and avalanche basics.  If you are new to splitting or want a refresher from the pros, this is a great way to get some beta on how to get the goods and stay out of avalanches.

Requirements & Logistics

We will provide a single chair ride to gain elevation quickly, but uphill travel is required and you must have a splitboard and skins. You will need a beacon, probe, and shovel.  You must have the fitness and riding ability to climb and descend in steep, ungroomed terrain all day.

This clinic will be held in the backcountry regardless of weather, so bring a pack with warm clothes, first aid and repair materials, and food and water to get you through the day.  

Plan to arrive and check in by 8:45 am.   We'll meet up at 9:00 am and will return about 12:00 pm

Do you have your own personal avalanche safety gear? If not, check out the Backcountry.com "Fitting Room" to purchase your own safety gear. Every purchase from the link benefits the Utah Avalanche Center. Click the link here 

Cancellation policy: Our classes generally fill up.  If you can't attend the class, please let us know by 5pm Friday afternoon the week before class for a partial refund- We will refund all but $25. If you cancel after that but more than 24 hours before the evening class, we'll refund all but $65 of your fee. After 5 pm the day before class, there will be no refund. 

If you have any questions please email Bo@utahavalanchecenter.org

Instructors
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We require all students to carry a beacon, shovel and probe which we have a limited amount to loan out. Do you need to borrow an avalanche beacon/transceiver?
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Do you need to borrow an avalanche probe?
No students under 18 on field day without waiver signed by parent. No refunds without waiver. Click HERE for waiver
Click HERE to read the Liability Waiver
Venue
Brighton Resort