Women in the Backcountry

$150.00
Come spend the day learning in a fun and welcoming environment with the incredible Brittany Konsella: highly accomplished ski mountaineer, all-around shredder, and second woman to ski all the 14’ers in Colorado. This course focuses on advanced techniques and content while providing a welcoming space to meet new ski partners and get all your questions answered! We’ll cover backcountry communication; how to set goals; steep skiing and riding techniques; and tips and tricks for womxn while touring.
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Come spend the day learning in a fun and welcoming environment with the incredible Brittany Konsella—highly accomplished ski mountaineer, all around shredder, and second woman to ski all the 14’ers in Colorado.

 

This course is for female-identifying and non-binary individuals who have at least two years of backcountry experience and are looking to bolster their backcountry skills. This six-hour course will focus on the following topics:

  • Basics of backcountry ski/splitboard gear for female-bodied individuals

  • Backcountry communication

  • Differences in communication and backcountry travel styles

  • How to set goals

  • Steep skiing and riding techniques

  • Tips and tricks for womxn while touring

  • Time for any and all questions about what it’s like for womxn in the male-dominated sport of backcountry touring

 

Please note: All participants are required to carry a beacon, shovel, and probe to leave the base area and participate in a course. Equipment rentals are available, and we recommend booking those in advance. Courses do not include access to the mountain. Each participant in your group must reserve a day pass in addition to your course unless you have a Season Pass or you’re using part of a 4 Pack or 10 Pack.

 

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Come spend the day learning in a fun and welcoming environment with the incredible Brittany Konsella—highly accomplished ski mountaineer, all around shredder, and second woman to ski all the 14’ers in Colorado.

 

This course is for female-identifying and non-binary individuals who have at least two years of backcountry experience and are looking to bolster their backcountry skills. This six-hour course will focus on the following topics:

  • Basics of backcountry ski/splitboard gear for female-bodied individuals

  • Backcountry communication

  • Differences in communication and backcountry travel styles

  • How to set goals

  • Steep skiing and riding techniques

  • Tips and tricks for womxn while touring

  • Time for any and all questions about what it’s like for womxn in the male-dominated sport of backcountry touring

 

Please note: All participants are required to carry a beacon, shovel, and probe to leave the base area and participate in a course. Equipment rentals are available, and we recommend booking those in advance. Courses do not include access to the mountain. Each participant in your group must reserve a day pass in addition to your course unless you have a Season Pass or you’re using part of a 4 Pack or 10 Pack.