Women's Specific Advanced Touring Skills

Friday, March 19, 2021

Join our Roger Page Ski and Ride School Instructors for this Acadia Mountain Guides (AMG) course - Women's Specific Advanced Touring Skills. This course will be a day of advanced winter travel skills for experienced female skiers and riders looking to push further into the backcountry or steeper terrain. Alpine touring and split-board equipment required. 

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Gear intro/orientation on: 

  • Crampons
  • Ski Crampons
  • Mountaineering Axe

Overview of Course Learning Points:

  • What's in your pack?
  • How to use ski crampons
  • How to use boot crampons
  • When to use boot crampons
  • How to use mountaineering axe
  • When to use mountaineering axe
  • How to travel in complex backcountry terrain (utilizing steep trails and wooded areas to set skin tracks).

 

Acadia Mountain Guides Advanced Backcountry Touring Skills course is a one-day skills-focused course. Aimed to advance the skills of already experienced backcountry travelers. We will explore advanced travel techniques and equipment.

 

Day 1 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM); Introductions, complete registration paperwork. Brief presentation/orientation to technical equipment, explore contents of our backcountry skiing packs, and a brief discussion of layering. From there we will head out on the snow to explore new skills pieces of technical equipment and understanding when it is appropriate to use each tool and technique.

 

$150 registration fee. To learn more and sign up email skischoolinfo@saddlebackmaine.com or call 207-864-5671 Ext. 139.

Time

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Location

On-Mountain


Admission

$150, includes course and uphill ticket


Contact Person

Ski School Desk


Contact Email

skischoolinfo@saddlebackmaine.com


Website

http://acadiamountainguides.com/winter/backcountry-skiing/saddleback-advanced-backcountry-touring-skills-course/