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INTRO TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING WORKSHOP

$60.00 USD

Join Andy & Shannon Mahre for an evening at High Steppe Climbing Center where they will go over their tips and tricks to safely navigate backcountry terrain & adventures. Then, if you choose, join us the following day to go over these skills on snow.


March 6th, 6-8pm @ High Steppe Climbing Center - In Class Portion

These are the topics we will discuss and demonstrate:

  • Beacon, Probe & Shovel
  • Backcountry Pack Essentials
  • Putting on/taking off your skins
  • Backcountry Terrain 101
  • Backcountry First Aid 101
  • Weather Reports
  • Backcountry Skis, Boots & Poles
  • Backcountry Clothing


March 7th, 10-noon - On Snow Portion

These are the topics we will discuss further and demonstrate on snow:

  • Beacon, Probe & Shovel
  • Putting on/taking off your skins
  • Backcountry Terrain 101
  • Backcountry Skis, Boots & Poles
  • Backcountry Clothing


*** This is not a certification course, but an informational course. We will be sharing our tips and tricks that we have learned over the years during out time skiing and adventuring in the backcountry as well as skills that we have learned over years of cat-skiing and heli-skiing. We do not guarantee your safety in the backcountry by taking this course.

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