INTRO TO SPLITBOARDING  &  AVALANCHE AWARENESS / COMPANION RESCUE

INTRO TO SPLITBOARDING & AVALANCHE AWARENESS / COMPANION RESCUE

Regular price $85.00
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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.

Instructor:

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.

Dates:

January 14, 2021

February 6, 2021

February 20, 2021

On snow: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

 

Price:

$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.