CNFAIC LogoCNFAIC Logo
Loading Events

« All Events

INTRO TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING & SNOWBOARDING

January 18 - 19

| $175

If you are interested in learning the basics and safety of backcountry skiing, split boarding, or snowshoe travel, this is an excellent place to start! This is a 1.5 day class that teaches participants basic avalanche awareness, companion rescue, and provides an introduction to the concepts and equipment used in backcountry skiing, boarding, and recreating.

FRI NIGHT: A 3-hr classroom session in Anchorage.
-Basic avalanche awareness and safety
-Intro to proper equipment (selection and use)

SAT DAY: All day (class & field session) @ Arctic Valley
-Trip planning & safe travel
-Companion rescue techniques and practice
-Field tour

All levels of beginners welcome. Modes of travel: alpine touring, telemark, splitboard, snowboard/snowshoe, snowshoe.
Required Equipment: Students must have their own backcountry and avalanche equipment including beacon, probe, and shovel*. Skis, snowshoes, snowboards, or nordic equipment are acceptable.

Details

Start:
January 18, 2019
End:
January 19, 2019
Cost:
175
Website:
http://arcticvalley.org/winter/education-arctic-valley/intro-to-backcountry/

Organizer

Arctic Valley Ski Area
Phone:
907-428-1208
Email:
Website:
www.arcticvalley.org

Venue

Ski AK & Arctic Valley Ski Area
Phone:
907-428-1208
Anchorage, AK 99504 United States


USFS SNOW AND AVALANCHE HOTLINE (907) 754-2369
If you have comments or questions regarding CNFAIC operations or winter recreation management, please email staff@chugachavalanche.org
© 2019 Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center. All rights reserved.
FCNFAIC
Donate
If you think a public avalanche
center is important then we urge
you to become a member & donate.


PickClickGive