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Max. Class Size: 6

Includes:
The use of avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel.

Does Not Include:
Splitboard gear.



Operating under Special Use Permit, Tahoe National Forest.

Backcountry Splitboarding

Tahoe Backcountry Splitboard Tours     1 Day

These day tours are follow up application tours to do after our Intro to Backcountry Splitboarding or for anyone with previous backcountry experience who want to go on a great "Sunday Tour". It provides more application of skills with refinement through tips and coaching. We keep a more consistent pace and climb higher and farther with more descents than our "Intro" day. We continue important practice with our avalanche safety skills.

Skills covered will include:
  • Group assesment
  • Pre-tour planning
  • Developing a safety plan
  • Transceiver, probe and shovel review
  • Hazards assessment
  • Uphill and downhill splitboard coaching
  • Time management on a tour
  • Reviewing group dynamics
  • Avoiding heuristic traps in the backcountry
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Cost: $175




Silver Peak - NEW
After meeting at The Back Country to gear-up, we will carpool to the Silver Creek Trailhead (near Squaw Valley) and begin a super fun day tour up this amazing terrain to the top of Silver Peak.
Jan 6, 2019 (Sun)
Feb 24, 2019 (Sun)
Mar 10, 2019 (Sun)



Anderson Ridge Tour
From Mt. Lincoln at Sugar Bowl, we'll begin our route along Anderson Ridge and link up the best descents with pleasant skinups back to the ridgeline.
Does not include Sugar Bowl One-way lift ride ($30)
Dec 30, 2018 (Sun)
Feb 17, 2019 (Sun - President's Weekend)
Mar 3, 2019 (Sun)
Mar 17, 2019 (Sun)
Apr 15, 2019 (Sun)




Castle Peak Tour
From the SnoPark near Boreal, we'll begin this classic tour to Castle Peak Summit and choose the best skiing projects enroute.
Dec 31, 2018 (Sat)
Jan 6, 2019 (Sun)
Jan 17, 2016 (Sun - MLK Weekend)
Jan 13, 2019 (Sun)
Feb 10, 2019 (Sun)
Mar 24, 2019 (Sun)
Mar 30, 2019 (Sun)
Apr 10, 2019 (Sun)



Prerequisites:
This program requires advanced snowboarding skills for riders ready to link turns in the fall-line in ungroomed snow conditions. Riders need to be in at least very good physical condition ready for properly paced uphills with climbing skins.



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