Intro to Backcountry Touring

 

Date: February 5, 2022 
Departure:
7:30 AM  from the Outdoor Program
Return: 5:00 PM 
Location: Ben Lomond Peak
Transport: Provided


WSU Cost: $42
Non WSU Cost:  $60


Skill Level: Advanced skiers only!  You must be able to ski variable snow conditions on slopes as steep as 40 degrees. (Black Diamond Runs at local ski resorts)

Fitness Level: intermediate


Equipment Provided: Avalanche safety equipment will be provided at no cost.  Bring your own touring set-up, or rent in advance (Please don't keep the group waiting, come prepared). 50% discount offered at the OP for trip participants if you mention this deal. If you need equipment call us at 801-626-6373.

Equipment List: Telemark, alpine touring ski set up, split board, skins, beacon, probe, shovel.


Details:
This is your chance to say 'You see that mountain? Yeah, I skied that!'  Join the Outdoor Program for a day of touring around the Ben Lomond Massif.  We will approach from the north side via Cutler Ridge, and ski/ride from the highest possible point.  This program is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts of ski touring from how to use your skins, appropriate skin track, kick turns, and avalanche awareness. This day will offer you amazing views and a descent in a pristine backcountry environment.

Register for this trip today or book a day of private backcountry powder skiing by contacting hayleyprine@weber.edu   

Please email (preferred), call, or stop by if you have any questions. 

Pre-Registration

Please register at or before pre-trip meeting

Register Online Now

OR
 hayleyprine@weber.edu  | 1352 Village Dr, Ogden, UT, 84408 
 

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