INTRO TO SPLITBOARDING & AVALANCHE AWARENESS / COMPANION RESCUERegular price $85.00
INTRO TO SPLITBOARDING & AVALANCHE AWARENESS / COMPANION RESCUE
Whether you’re a seasoned backcountry rider, a side-country slayer, or taking your first steps out-of-bounds, learning and reviewing how you approach backcountry travel and riding is essential.
Tony Pavlantos is a certified AIARE Professional Level 1 instructor who has led courses for the Utah Avalanche Center as well as his own education center and non-profit foundation (Prival USA). Tony rides for Chimera Backcountry Snowboards and leads their avalanche awareness and education program.
- Proper use of forecasting tools; trip planning
- Beacon, probe and shovel theory and techniques
- Terrain management
- Burial extraction drills
- On-snow use of tools and techniques
- COVID-19: All in-person instruction will be outdoors, following social-distancing and masking best-practices.
January 14, 2021
February 6, 2021
February 20, 2021
On snow: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
$85/person (6 people/class)
INTRO TO SPLITBOARDING
For beginners, following the course there will be an optional, informal, on-snow session to practice basic equipment, transitions, uphill travel technique, riding tips, food, layering and other pro-tips. Bring your splitboard!
FREE SPLITBOARD DEMOS and demo beacons, probes, and shovels available upon request (limited availability).
Instructor - Tony Pavlantos
Tony Pavlantos is a certified AIARE Professional Level 1 instructor. He has led courses for the Utah Avalanche Center, Prival USA and others.