Foundations of Backcountry Touring - Part II

By Stio Mountain on

In partnership with American Avalanche Institute, Stio is excited to present four new episodes of the Foundations of Backcountry Touring series, where we talked about the necessary skills, knowledge and considerations to make when venturing into the backcountry.

Dive into our newest four episodes of Foundations of Backcountry Touring, hosted by lead course instructor, Sarah Carpenter.

Episode 1 - Backcountry Touring Refresher

Get ready for the upcoming winter season with some tips and reminders on how to prep your equipment before heading to the skin track.

Episode 2 - Ski Area-Accesible Backcountry Etiquette & Approach

Gain more knowledge on how to be a good outdoor steward when venturing into the backcountry from the ski resort.

Episode 3 - Backcountry Transitions

Learn or refresh your skills around backcountry transitions and equipment awareness when going from uphill and downhill riding.

Episode 4 - Terrain and Snowpack

In this last episode of this four part series, learn about how avalanche terrain and snowpack interact together.

Refresh your knowledge with our previous eight episodes last year here.

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