SPLITFEST BACKCOUNTRY SPLITBOARD DAY AT MOUNT BAKER

If you have been waiting for the opportunity to explore life beyond the ski lifts, try it for a day with our splitboarding instructor and guide Jere Burrell. Come join us in the Mount Baker Backcountry for one of the two days prior to this year's Splitfest if you want to make the most of a powder filled backcountry day!

$185.00
Difficulty rating and Skill requirements
Difficulty Rating System Explained Overall Difficulty Level: Moderate Skills Required: Advanced skiing skills in the ski area, prior ski touring experience required Fitness Level: Moderately Strenuous
  • Category: Splitboarding
  • Type: Guided
  • Ratio: 4:1

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Sign up for one or two fun-filled days of backcountry skiing before the official start of SplitfestF! For your Backcountry Splitboard day with splitboard instructor and guide Jerre Burrell you will explore the awesome couloirs, peaks, and slopes of the Backcountry around Mount Baker Ski Area. Depending on the group's skill level and the snow and avalanche conditions Jere will decide where the best skiing will be found that day.

We have partnered with Weston Backcountry to offer free splitboard setups for you to demo during our splitboard courses! There is a limited number available so please contact matt@westonsnowboards.com as soon as you register for one of our courses to reserve your board!



Pro Ski LogoSign up for a course or a trip and receive a 10% discount on purchases and a 20% discount on gear rental.


Pro Ski and Mountain Service is our retail specialty store. It has been located in North Bend, WA since 1999.


The past trips and courses have had a large influence on what we sell. Many of our Pro Guiding customers come on trips and courses with gear they purchased from our store. Not only do we want our clients to have the right gear for the job; we also receive direct feedback from them while they are using it in the field. Trust us - if the gear does not work - we won't sell it.


SKI TOURING DAY TRIP
EQUIPMENT LIST
 
CLOTHING
•            BASE  LAYER
o            1 Bottom - midweight or lightweight
o            1 Top - midweight or lightweight
o            Sock Liners
o            Ski Socks
•            MID LAYER
o            Windshirt, Soft Shell, Fleece - only one of these is necessary
•            OUTERWEAR
o            Lightweight Waterproof/Breathable Jacket
o            Schoeller™  Type Pants
o            Warm Hat - should cover ears
o            Sun Hat - baseball type or visor
o            Lightweight Gloves
o            Ski Gloves
 
PERSONAL GEAR
o            Day Pack – 25 to 40 Liters
o            Water Bottles - 1 or 2 liters, wide mouth, hydration system
o            Lunch and Snacks - appropriate for a full day outing
o            Sunglasses - adequate for snow travel
o            Goggles
o            Sunscreen - SPF >25, waterproof
o            Lip Balm - SPF 15+
o            Headlamp - lightweight LED recommended
 
SKI GEAR
o            Splitboard
o            Snowboard boots
o            Ski Poles - telescopic poles work well, but not required
o            Climbing Skins
 
SAFETY GEAR
o            Transceiver
o            Shovel - compact, lightweight, metal blade preferred
o            Probe - dedicated probe only, ski poles do not suffice
OPTIONAL ITEMS *We highly recommend these items, but do not require them to participate.
o            Down or Synthetic Jacket
o            Thermos - vacuum type
o            Compass - adjustable declination a must
o            Altimeter - Suunto watch works well
o            Map Case - large zip-loc will suffice
o            Maps - contact guiding office for appropriate quadrangles
 
GROUP GEAR PROVIDED BY PGS  
o            Technical Group Gear, VHF radio
o            Group 1st Aid Kit
 
 
Pro Ski Service Logo

Sign up for a course or a trip and receive a 10% discount on purchases and a 20% discount on gear rental.


Pro Ski and Mountain Service is our retail specialty store. It has been located in North Bend, WA since 1999. The past trips and courses have had a large influence on what we sell. Many of our Pro Guiding customers come on trips and courses with gear they purchased from our store. Not only do we want our clients to have the right gear for the job; we also receive direct feedback from them while they are using it in the field. Trust us - if the gear does not work - we won't sell it.