Estes Park

SheJumps x CMS | CO | Intro to Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding

Sun, Dec 11, 2022
08:00am - 04:00pm
Sun, Dec 11, 2022
08:00am - 04:00pm
Estes Park
341 Moraine Ave, nue, Estes Park, Colorado
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Date

Sun, Dec 11, 2022
08:00am - 04:00pm
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341 Moraine Ave, nue, Estes Park, Colorado
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Price

Free
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Description

SheJumps x CMS | CO | Intro to Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding is happening on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 08:00AM MST at 341 Moraine Ave and It's Free

This course is being offered in partnership between SheJumps and Colorado Mountain School. Please visit theColorado Mountain School registration pageto register for this course. This course costs $279.

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Join SheJumps and Colorado Mountain School to learn the craft of backcountry decision-making and skiing techniques – skinning up slopes and skiing or riding back down – on this Intro Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding course.

Overview:

This one-day course teaches you the fundamentals of backcountry skiing and splitboarding. You’ll get plenty of time skinning up slopes and skiing or riding back down. More importantly, you’ll be introduced to the craft of backcountry decision-making and techniques by one of our expert guides. Make great strides toward becoming an educated and independent backcountry skier or rider. The Intro to Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding course is the perfect course to take before taking an AIARE 1 Course.

Topics Include:

  • Improve your ability to ski or ride in backcountry conditions
  • Learn how to stay warm and comfortable
  • Get feedback on using your equipment effectively
  • Learn how to skin uphill efficiently and quickly transition to skiing or riding downhill
  • Gain basic route-finding and navigational skills
  • Understand what gear works and what doesn’t
  • Save money – you’ll no longer need lift tickets to find good skiing!

Prerequisites:

Intermediate downhill skiing or riding skills – you should feel comfortable on blue runs at resorts.

Course location: Estes Park, CO

This trip is led by Colorado Mountain School. Registration MUST be completed through the Colorado Mountain School website.Click here to register.This course costs $279.

All participants attending this event must agree to the SheJumps COVID of Conduct.

All participants must sign the SheJumps Participant Waiver prior to participating in this event.

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SheJumps increases the participation of women and girls in outdoor activities to foster confidence, leadership, and connection to nature and community through free and low-cost outdoor education.

SheJumps is an inclusive organization. We welcome all women and girls—transgender and cisgender, as well as non-binary people.

SheJumps strives to fight against racism and acknowledges that our events and programs take place on traditional, unceded Indigenous lands.

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As an exclusive navigation partner, onX Backcountry will provide the SheJumps community with a free month-long trial and 20% off an annual membership. Additionally, a portion of each membership will be donated back to SheJumps to support the organization’s mission. By putting adventure information at your fingertips, onX Backcountry hopes to inspire girls and women across the country to experience nature, whether on trail or snow.

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