OPEN - Intro to Backcountry Skiing

Location

Pinkham's Grant, New Hampshire

Group Size

Max 5 people

Duration

8 hours

Difficulty

Intermediate, Hard

Interested in backcountry skiing? Have you been touring at the resort and its time to get out on some wild snow? Learn to tour and ski in the backcountry in New Hampshire this winter. 

The backcountry is a dynamic environment with multiple hazards to mangage simutaniously. This is on top of staying warm and comfortable, fed, navigating and trying to ski. Hiring a guide can help you get the most out of your trip. 

Meet your guide at Pinkham Notch Visitors Center in the morning for gear check and safty breifing. Then head up one of the ski trails for some touring and skinning practice. Work on efficient transitions, and enjoy some turns in the beautiful white mountains. Weather and timing permiting multiple runs on multiple lies is possible.  

This is an OPEN ENROLLMENT course. You will be paired with others in a fun learning environemnt. There is a minimum of 3 climbers required to run the course. If the minimum is not met, you have the option of upgrading to a private day or we can reschedule you to another weekend day.