Splitboarding is the best way to access the backcountry on a snowboard. Sure you can trudge in on snowshoes or approach skis but there is nothing quite like having one piece of equipment that will do everything you need. The learning curve comes when you purchase a splitboard and try to figure out how to make it work. That's where we come in. Our splitboard curriculum is designed to save you all the frustration and time that it takes to figure out the subtle and not so subtle nuances of your splitboard. Our trained guides will have you up and running in no time.
Learn the basics of the care and use of backcountry splitboarding equipment:
Boots (Hard vs. Soft)
Avalanche Safety Equipment
Learn and practice uphill movement techniques
Learn and practice downhill techniques
Preparing for descent
Choosing a line
Managing your group
Riding techniques for backcountry snow conditions
Learn and practice Tour Planning
Learn and practice Route finding, and Navigation in the field
Introduction to Decision Making and Risk Management in the backcountry
Be educated and entertained in an evening avalanche awareness presentation, and in the field.
Gain the skills to splitboard the backcountry, off-piste from a ski area or from the road in a day.