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Burrell Adventures

Advanced Splitboard Mountaineering: 4 Day

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$925.00 USD
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$925.00 USD

During this 4 day course advanced to expert splitboarders will travel through the heavily glaciated terrain on Mount Baker or Mount Shuksan into steeper and more remote objectives including Mount Sherman & Colfax Peak, or the Boulder Glacier.  At the same time adding proficiency in navigation, snow camping and craft, and technical descents using a rope.

This experience will prepare capable riders to progress through more difficult routes, off the beaten path, on mountains around the world.  

Best For

  • Advanced to expert riding ability in variable snow conditions
  • Strong skinning ability
  • Very good fitness for 4 Days of traveling, riding, and mountaineering. 

Itinerary

Day 1: Meet and greet, gear check, travel into camp on the glacier

Day 2: Pack up camp and introduce and review roped glacier travel, route finding, self arrest, and rappelling. Ride a warm up objective into our next camp.

Day 3: Pack up camp, introduce and review snow anchors, crevasse rescue, navigation, belayed riding, Ride from a summit and descend into our next camp.

Day 4: Pack up camp, apply all relevant skills while executing a summit climb and descent. Return to trailhead. 

Learning Objectives

  • Crevasse Rescue
  • How to use an ice axe while descending
  • How to employ the rope in steep terrain
  • Embark on a multi-day traverse
  • Route finding through complex glaciated terrain
  • Belayed riding
  • Rappelling
  • Snow Anchors 

Gear List

Ski Mountaineering Gear List & Links


 Clothing 

Base Layer 

Men’s 

Women’s 

Thermal Bottom 

O.R. Alpine Onset Bottoms 

O.R. Alpine Onset Bottoms 

Thermal Top 

O.R. Alpine Onset Crew 

O.R. Echo L/S Tee 

Ski Socks 

Mid Layer 

Men’s 

Women’s 

Soft Shell 

O.R. Ferrosi Hooded Jacket 

O.R. Ferrosi Hooded Jacket 

or 

or 

or 

Fleece Jacket 

O.R. Refuge Hooded Jacket 

O.R. Vigor Hooded Jacket 

Outerwear 

Men’s 

Women’s 

Lightweight Waterproof Jacket 

O.R. Skyward II Jacket 

O.R. Skyward II Jacket 

Lightweight Waterproof Pants 

O.R. Skyward II Pants 

O.R. Skyward II Pants 

Softshell Pants (Springtime only) 

O.R. Cirque Pants 

O.R. Offchute Pants 

Warm Hat, Beanie 

O.R. Beanie 

O.R. Beanie 

Sun Hat, Ball Cap, or Visor 

O.R. Swift Cap 

O.R. Swift Cap 

Lightweight Gloves 

(warmer weather) 

O.R. Extravert Gloves 

O.R. Storm tracker Gloves 

Ski Gloves 

(cold weather & waterproof) 

O.R. Arete Glove 

O.R. Arete Gloves 

Insulation 

Men’s

Women’s 

Down 

O.R. Transcendent Down Jacket 

O.R. Transcendent Down Jacket 

or 

or 

or 

Synthetic Jacket 

O.R. Refuge Hooded 

O.R. Refuge Hooded 

Personal Gear 

Backpack 45L-60L 

Ortovox Peak 45L 

Water Bottles 

2 1L Wide Mouth or Hydration system 

Compactor/ Trash Bag 

Water Proof Backpack Liner 

Dinners, Lunches, Breakfasts 

Easy to prepare & calorie dense 

Sunglasses 

Adequate for Snow Travel 

Goggles w/ Spare Lens 

or 2nd pair of goggles 

Low Light and Sunny Lens 

Sunscreen 

SPF 25+ 

Lip Balm 

SPF 15+ 

Buff 

O.R. Echo Ubertube 

O.R. Echo Ubertube 

 

Cancellation Policy

Domestic trips and courses cancelled before 14 days receive a full refund, 7 days before trip departure will be given a credit minus a $75 processing fee, and within 7 days or shorter no refund will be given. International trips have a 30 day cancellation.