january, 2015

10jan9:00 am- 2:00 pmBackcountry Ski Days With N.A.S.T.C.


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Event Details

Saturday, January 10th and Saturday, March 14th (weather and conditions permitting)
Also by private request – pick your date and give us a call
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. departing from Lookout Lodge
Cost varies depending on group size (please note, gear not included but may be rented locally)
Minimum intermediate skill level and reservation required

Whether your goal is to escape the groomers for some runs in the forest or to delve deeper into the wilderness, a backcountry day is the place to start. Gear up with North American Ski Training Center and learn how to:

• Use your gear including skis, skins, pack and BCA avalanche air bag
• Interpret the current avalanche bulletin and recognize avalanche hazards
• Use your shovel, beacon and probe, and perform companion rescue
• Travel uphill with skins, including kick turns and track setting

Please note, this is not an avalanche safety or certification course.

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