Intro to Ski Touring/Split Boarding-Part II of BC Level 1

  • Dates: Field Dates 2015: Jan 17-18; Feb 14-15, March 1-2
  • Duration: 3
  • Level: Beginner
  • Client Ratio: 5:1
  • Cost:
    • – $295
    • With AIARE Level 1 – $495
    • 1 Day – $200
  • Included: 2 evening lecture and field instruction and fresh tracks!.
  • Not Included: Transportation to field location, transceivers, shovels, probes or touring equipment. A detailed equipment list will be sent to all participants.
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Another day stuck in traffic, long lift lines, paying for expensive tickets and no fresh tracks have you eying the untracked lines of the backcountry? Experience the thrill of fresh tracks after skinning through beautiful uncrowded terrain away from the resorts. We understand why you want and need these new skills because, years ago we too felt the pull of the mountains and powder stashes beyond the boundaries of resorts. You will learn the basics of skinning technique, care and use of skins, transceiver check (group/independent), kick turns, terrain management up hill & downhill, simple & in depth transceiver search, and how to find great skiing!

Save money, time, energy, and fuel by joining our Level 1 Avalanche course with the Intro to Touring and enjoy the convenience of Snoqualmie Pass and the deep snowpack of Mt Baker for $495 over two weekends! This course is designed for all types of backcountry travelers, snowshoers, backcountry skiers, snowboarders, and mountaineers. BCA Guides operates under special use permit from the Mt Baker/Snoqualmie & Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests.