This course is a safe and fun introduction to the sport of backcountry skiing and splitboarding. You will learn about backcountry gear and the basics of touring while actually touring around the backcountry of Snoqualmie Pass or Crystal Mountain with our professional guides. This course is offered at Snoqualmie Pass or Crystal Mountain.
The 1-day Ski Touring Course takes place in the backcountry at Snoqualmie Pass. It is open to skiers (AT and Telemark) and Splitboarders. We also offer a 1-day Intro to Splitboarding Course for splitboarders only.
You should plan to be out for about 6 to 7 hours.
Overall difficulty level: Moderate
Skills Required: Strong Intermediate to advanced riding skills in the ski area
Fitness Level: Moderately Strenuous
Snow Travel Gear
Although tipping is not a requirement it is considered standard practice in the guiding industry and is appreciated by our guides. We generally recommend roughly 10%-15% of your course or trip cost or a flat amount that you are comfortable with.