Ski Mountaineering Course-$175. 2\11

1-day course designed to prepare backcountry skiers for more committing and longer tours into the high mountains. We instruct on skills and techniques to move efficiently through high alpine mountains including glaciated terrain.

1-day course designed to prepare backcountry skiers and splitboarders for more committing and longer tours into the high mountains.  We instruct on skills and techniques to move efficiently through high alpine mountains including glaciated terrain.

Skills and techniques covered:

Ski mountaineering/glacier harness and kit

Advanced uphill techniques

Ski crampon use

Ski anchors

Roped ski lowers and rappelling

Moving through mixed terrain-roped belays

Technical ski descent strategies

Prerequisites:  Advanced skiing or splitboarding skills.  Previous backcountry skiing with climbing skins.  Excellent physical condition.

Gear included:  Avalanche safety gear (pack, beacon, probe, shovel).  Ice axe, harness, and crampons.

$175

 

February 11th, 2018 8:00 AM   through   4:00 PM
11200 #6 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
United States

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Tahoe Mountain School

PO Box 1976

Truckee, CA 96160

Ph. 530-414-5295

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