Ski Mountaineering Guide
Bela G. Vadasz
|December 4, 2013
Dear Friends of ASI:
Now we can say "Welcome Winter"! It is snowing and cold. We will be starting our courses December 14 with the AIARE Avalanche Course. There are a few spots left.
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Save the Date!!
Come join us and all the backcountry enthusiast for a evening of fun, food and stories.
Benefits the Sierra Avalanche Center. $15 - for dinner, music, slide show swag.
Sugar Bowl Judah Lodge
December 13, 2013 (Friday evening)
By now we all realize a good level 1 avalanche course is imperative for everyone going out into the backcountry with snow around.
The ASI/AIARE Level 1 has become on of the conrnerstones of the ASI winter program. For over 30 years ASI has been forward thinking with avalanche education embedding a philosophy that judgment-based decision-making can be taught in a way that is appropriate. Our courses are taught by experienced ski mountaineering guides making profesional decisions in the field daily.
AIARE Avalanche Level 1
Dec 14-16, 2013 (Sat-Mon) 2 spots
Dec 20-22, 2013 (Fri-Sun)
AIARE AVALANCHE LEVEL 1 PLUS:
This unique 4-day backcountry skills course combines the entire AIARE Level 1 curriculum along with additional backcountry travel techniques (skiing or snowboarding). It goes on where Level 1 leaves off, with additional complementing skills. Get your education in before the season really gets underway!
AIARE Avalanche Level 1 PLUS
Dec 28-31, 2013 (Sat-Tues) 1 spot
INTRODUCTION TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING:
Alpine, Spiltboard & Telemark
This 1-day seminar is perfect for alpine skiers who want to learn to use convertible touring bindings, as well as telemark skiers ready to ski the backcountry. Follow this up the one of our Tahoe Backcountry Ski Tours!
Intro to Backcountry Skiing
Dec 21, 2013, 2013 (Sat)
Dec 28, 2013 (Sat)
Jan 11, 2014 (Sat)
SUGAR BOWL BACKCOUNTRY:
Our workhorse winter program, also known as "Sidecountry", offers endless acres of backcountry terrain off the backsides of Sugar Bowl's summits. Tactfully combining lift use with pleasant uphills (using touring bindings and climbing skins), we connect fantastic downhill runs throughout the day.
This is not only a great day to practice backcountry skills, but also perfect for return skiers and splitboarders to get more of "the goods". This is an action-packed, super fun program that always leaves skiers and snowboarders smiling at the end of the day!
Sugar Bowl Backcountry
Dec 26, 2013 (Thurs)
Dec 27, 2013 (Fri)
Dec 29, 2013... (Sun)
BACKCOUNTRY ADVENTURE CENTER : BACKCOUNTRY BALL
Save the Date!! Backcountry Ball at Judah Lodge - December 13, 2013
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We look forward to climbing and skiing with you and helping you achieve your mountain dreams. If you can't find the answer to a question on our website, don't hesitate to give us a call.
Bela & Mimi Vadasz - ASI Directors
Alpine Skills International
Operating on a non-discriminating basis under Special Use Permit, Inyo National Forest, Tahoe National Forest, Shasta/Trinity National Forests, Eldorado National Forest, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks.