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    Splitboard Skills / Ski touring Camp – Beginner

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    Have you always wanted to start splitboarding or ski touring?

    If the answer is YES then this introductory camp is for you!

    Details

    » 1 day course

    » Located at Rudi’s South off of Kicking Horse Resort

    » Available as women’s specific or co-ed

    » Gain confidence & skills before heading out with your shred crew

    What you will learn

    » How to pack all those essentials into your backpack

    » How to set a skin track

    » Methods for changing over equipment

    » How to put skins on

    » How to pace yourself

    » Tricks for going up steep hills

    » Kick turns

    » Smooth strides

    » How to fix malfunctioning equipment

    » Practicing split skiing & skiing with skins on

    » Checklist of necessary items for a day in the backcountry

    Prerequisites

    » Avalanche Skills Training Level 1

    » Comfortable snowboarding blue & black runs at the resort

    Can be combines with Avalanche Skills Training Level 1

    Required equipment

    » Splitboard or touring skis

    » Collapsable poles

    » Skins

    » Transceiver (3 antenna)

    » Probe (3 meter)

    » Shovel

    » Helmet

    » Warm clothing

    » Lunch for the day

    » Water & tea

    » Hat & sunglasses

    » Mask

    » Day ticket to Kicking Horse Resort to access the backcountry

    Equipment rentals

    We now offer splitboard rentals out of Golden, BC!

     

    For touring skis, splitboards & safety equipment check out:

    » Selkirk Sports & Avalanche Safety Solutions in Golden
    » MEC

    Gear Guide

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    Gear Guide

    Cost

    $159 + GST per person

    You will also need to purchase a lift ticket at the resort to access the backcountry

    Private Group Pricing:

    $479 + GST up to 3 people
    $799 + GST up to 5 people
    $1,279 + GST up to 8 people

    Waiver

    Gift Card

    Refund policy

    If cancelled within 14 days of the booking date you will not receive a refund unless your spot can be filled.

    If cancelled before the 14 day mark you will be charged a $35 processing fee and receive a full refund minus $35 (not applicable to online courses).

    Please note that if the minimum number of people to run a course is not met the course will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund.

    Covid policy

    If you are sick & can not make it to your scheduled course you will receive a credit to use at a later date with Stay Wild Backcountry Skills. We will work together with you to find a date that works when you are feeling better.

    Please do not show up to a course if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to anyone with Covid 19 in the previous 2 weeks to your course. Our instructors can send home students if they show up ill & we will work together with them to reschedule a date.

    Physical distancing will be maintained during courses & camps. If physical distancing can not be maintained (ie gondola) students will be required to wear a face covering (buff / face mask).

    Please respect physical distancing and Covid regulations during our courses / camps.

    Why book with us?

    • Small group sizes
    • Flexible location choices
    • Ladies only groups available
    • Avalanche Canada certified instructors
    • Local knowledge
    • Comfortable learning environment

    Additional Info

    • Duration : 1 day
    • Price : $159 / per person
    • Location : Golden, BC. Others available upon request.

    Questions?

    If you have questions or need more information, we're here to help.

    +1 250 290-0065

    info@staywildbackcountry.ca

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