Intro to Splitboarding - Private Instruction

USD $166.00
  • Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)

Intro to Splitboarding
Duration: One day; 6-7hrs
Difficulty: All abilities
Experience/Prereq’s: Must be able to ride a blue run in-bounds

Your guide will orient you to splitboarding techniques, decision-making processes specific to backcountry terrain, and introductory avalanche awareness skills.

Topics  include:

  • Riding equipment introduction. What different boards and systems are out there, and what are their advantages/disadvantages?
  • Pack gear overview. What should be in your pack?
  • Usage and care of beacons, shovels, and probes
  • Pole usage
  • Proper and efficient transitions
  • Use of uphill climbing skins
  • Track setting and kick turns
  • Basic trip planning and terrain selection
  • Intro to Avalanche Awareness
  • And ripping some awesome turns!