Backcountry Essentials

Four hours in California, Lake Tahoe / (Skill level: Introductory)

Price per person

$325 for 1 skier

About this trip

This private four hour morning mini clinic will introduce you to the fundamentals of backcountry skiing and snowboarding.    

Overview

  • skill level

    Introductory

  • Duration

    Four hours

This four hour mini clinic will introduce you to the fundamentals of backcountry skiing and snowboarding. In this mini clinic you will become familiar with your gear and learn basic techniques and tricks from a professional ski guide, and get away from the lifts and the crowds of the ski area. The next step after this clinic would be our Introduction to Backcountry Ski course, which is itself a great prerequisite for an AIARE 1 avalanche course.

 

Alpenglow Expeditions operates under a special use permit from the Tahoe, Inyo and Eldorado National Forests. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. 

Preparation

  • FITNESS

    Good physical fitness is required. Skiers must be able to hike for multiple hours at a time while carrying a pack.

  • TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

    Skiers must be competent resort skiers able to link turns in a variety of terrain and snow conditions.

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