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Burrell Adventures

Intro to Splitboarding & Ski Touring

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$185.00 USD
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$185.00 USD

This guided day is intended to introduce & improve splitboarding & ski touring skills for novices and build upon baseline skills for more experienced backcountry travelers.

This is a great course for anyone going into an AIARE 1 Course for the first time. Take an extra day to get comfortable with your equipment so you can focus on the skills during your avalanche course.

 

Course Objectives:

  • Stance adjustments for splitters  
  • Skinning movement
  • Kick turns
  • Quick transitions
  • Equipment care and maintenance 
  • Integrating trekking poles for splitters
  • Efficiency for great ascents and descents

Gear List

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. Onset Crew

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. Vigor Fleece Hoodie

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

 

 

Warm Hat, Beanie

O.R. Beanie

O.R. Beanie

Sun Hat, Ball Cap, Visor

O.R. Swift Cap

O.R. Swift Cap

Lightweight Gloves

O.R. Extravert Gloves

O.R. Stormtracker Gloves

Ski Gloves

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

Day Pack 25-40L

Mammut Pro X 35L

Mammut Pro X 35L

Water Bottles

2 1L Wide Mouth or Hydration system

Lunch and Snacks

 

 

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

   or

or

Balaclava

O.R. Option Balaclava

O.R. Option Balaclava

Headlamp

 

 

Ski or Snowboard Gear

Skis or Splitboard

Weston Backcountry Splits and Skis

Ski Boots

 

Ski Poles

Black Diamond 3 Piece Poles (140cm)

Climbing Skins

Touring Skins

Avalanche Safety Gear

Transceiver/ Beacon

Black Diamond Powder BT

Shovel

Transfer 3

Probe

Quickdraw 280cm

Ski pole probes are not acceptable

Optional Items

We highly recommend these but do not require them to participate.

Airbag Packs

 

Snow Saw

Primomo Snow Saws

Basic Snow study Kit

BCA Snow Study Kit

Notebook and writing utensil

Rite in the Rain 374 and Pencil

Winter Snow Boots- Parking Lot

Sorel Style Boots

Thermos

Vacuum Style for Hot Tea or Cocoa

Compass

Adjustable Declination

Altimeter

Suunto Watch

Map Case or Goggle Protection

Zip Loc

Maps

Caltopo or GAIA