alpine ski tour - telemark/at/snowboard - December 13, 2012

Introductory to Backcountry skiing in the Wasatch. To participate you will need to have skied the backcountry before, be familiar with your equipment and able handle yourself in challenging snow conditions. We start with less demanding tours (MOD-), advancing into more challenging (MOD+) situations. You must have a beacon, snow shovel, skins & eventually a probe. On every tour we will practice safe travel. Three pin telemark, BC and AT gear are the expected gear (If you ski 3 pins bindings or free-heel, you must be able to "link turns"). Destination will depend on participants, weather & snow conditions. Call or e-mail for meeting time & location.

Route:Out & Back
Organizer:Robert Myers
Date:Thu Dec 13 2012
Meeting Place:Disseminated via the 'wmc-ski' email list