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Ski & Snowboard News / Learn to ski and ride safely in back country

Mar 21, 2016 06:08PM ● By Harriet Wallis

It's Back Country 101 -- and it's the longest running Back Country 101 course in the Wasatch.

This 2-day program includes: Companion Rescue – Weather – Snowpack – Terrain – Route Finding – Gear Considerations – Human Factors.  Small groups to maximize your experience.  This course is designed specifically for recreational skiers and snowboarders with upper intermediate to advanced/ expert riding skills.

Friday, March 25th, 5:15pm till approximately 9:00pm - indoor lecture

Sunday, March 27th, 9:00am till approximately 4:00pm – outdoor field session

· Avalanche beacon, probe and shovel required for this session.

· Up-hill travel gear (split board or AT skis with skins) is not required.

·  A lift ticket is not required.

·  Course fee of $90 is not due until the first day of the course.

·  50% discount for Brighton employees and volunteer ski patrol

·  Pre-registration is required. 

To register, or if you have questions, contact [email protected]