Introduction to Touring

Introduction to Touring

Categories: Friday Backcountry Clinics

Clinic Type: Backcountry

Ability: Beginner/Intermediate

Capacity: 8

Availability: Contact the Whitewater office at (250) 354-4944 for availability and ordering.



Touring gear required: climbing skins, beacon, shovel & probe, pack, nutrition, hydration, appropriate layers. Participants should arrive at the clinic on-time with gear.

Basics of touring including gear orientation, avalanche awareness basics and a mellow hike and powder ski. This is an incredibly informative and rewarding experience with an ACMG ski guide. If you are a solid intermediate skier, you have the ability to participate in this clinic. If you reserve in advance, participants in this clinic will receive a huge savings on gear rental (they are asking for a minimum donation of $25 to the SPCA when you pick up) Thanks to our festival partner ROAM shop in Nelson! Please contact ROAM, let them know you are in an Intro to Backcountry clinic and send them your gear request. While supplies last!

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