Course Overview:

One of the keys to success in ski touring and splitboarding is your ability to build a safe and efficient skin track. Setting a safe and efficient skin track can be more of an art than a science, the team at Kootenay Backcountry Guides is here to help you take your skin track art to the next level. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • What terrain should you seek and avoid while building a skin track? 
  • Setting the optimal skin track angle.  
  • How to effectively and efficiently build corners. 
  • So you decided to build a corner; now what?
  • How to use micro features to gain efficiency. 
  • Using your map and the avalanche forecast to select terrain. 
  • Spreading out, why and why not? 

Dates & Costs:

  • Course Cost:

    Pubic Members: This course is $197 +tax per person for the public. 

    Private Course: $1250 +tax (max 8 people)

    KMC Private: $156.25 (+tax)/person (needs a min of 6 people)

    KMC can join public courses for 10% off using your KMC discount code (must be active members)

  • Transportation:

    This course will take place at Kootenay Pass. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from the trail head. 

  • 23/24 Dates:

    coming fall 2023

  • Booking & Cancelation Policy:

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