SPLITBOARD MOUNTAINEERING CAMPS
Sawtooth Range, High Sierra – 4 days
Ready to take your backcountry snowboarding to the next level? This comprehensive splitboard mountaineering camp combines backcountry splitboarding with mountaineering to get you higher into alpine terrain. Learn to ride couloirs, steeps and wide open glaciers. We also cover technical mountaineering techniques as they apply to snowboarding big mountain lines. Learn world class standards of mountaineering and get in some great shredding along the way. This trip is a must for any splitboarder wanting to take their skills to the next level.
Splitboard Mountaineering Instruction Covered
- Skin Track Setting
- Steeps & Couloirs
- Snow Anchors
- Ropework & Rappelling
- Ice Ax and Crampon use
- Crevasse Rescue
- Navigation & Route Planning
- Snowpack Stability Evaluation
LOCATION: Bridgeport, California. Hoover Wilderness, Eastern Sierra. Only 4 hours from the S.F. Bay Area and one hour North of the resort town of Mammoth.
For more information view our Bridgeport California Travel Page
PREREQUISITES: Advanced level snowboarders with some previous backcountry splitboarding experience. Good physical condition and the ability to carry an overnight pack all day on a splitboard.
- Breakfast & dinner while in the backcountry
- Group camping equipment, such as tents and cooking equipment
- All technical climbing equipment is provided
- Professional guiding and instruction from certified guides
DATES: May 5-8 (2017) May 12-15 (2017) May 19-22 (2017)
*Custom camps can be scheduled throughout the winter, starting in December. Snow conditions permitting.
COST: $995 pp
Maximum guiding ratio of 4:1 and needs a minimum of 2 to run on these dates with these prices.
*This trip is operated through California Alpine Guides