Ski Mountaineering-$225. Apr 1

1-day course designed to prepare backcountry skiers and splitboarders for more committing and longer tours into bigger mountain terrain. We instruct on skills and techniques to move safer and more efficiently while accessing steep and complex lines.

Skills and techniques covered:

Ski mountaineering gear and equipment

Advanced uphill techniques

Advanced transitions and gear management

Ski crampon use

Ice axe, boot crampon, and harness use

Ski anchors

Roped ski lowers and rappelling

Moving through mixed terrain

Technical ski descent strategies

Prerequisites: 

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

Gear included:  Ice axe, harness, crampons, helmet-if needed, and all group gear.  Ski crampons are mostly binding specific and would have to be purchased or rented ahead of course.

When
April 1st, 2023 8:00 AM through  4:00 PM
Location
Donner Summit
CA
United States
Contact
Phone: 530-412-3242
Event Fee(s)
Ski Mountaineering Course $ 225.00