Splitboard Basics: April 19th (Silverton Splitfest 2019)


Course Details

Course  runs 1 day

  • Date: Friday, April 19th, 2019
  • Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Cost:¬†$150
  • Not Included: Lodging, Food, and Transportation. See our Getting Here page for area information.
  • Venue: Silverton, CO Backcountry

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This is a 1 day class that goes over the basics of splitboarding.
April 19th

In order to make the awesomeness of Splitfest more inclusive to those newer to splitboarding, we are offering a full day of guiding and instruction on basic splitboard skills and riding techniques.

Who should take this course:

  • Riders who want to try splitboarding
  • Riders who ride the struggle bus when on a tour with their skier friends
  • Splitboarders who want to better their technique in both modes
  • Splitboarders who want to boost their confidence
  • Newer splitboarders who want to experience Splitfest but are unfamiliar with the backcountry around Silverton

Topics will include:

  • How to use the splitboard gear properly
  • How to have efficient transitions
  • How to read terrain as a rider
  • Setting a proper skin track
  • Splitboarding hacks
  • Riding techniques in variable conditions
  • Basic avalanche awareness

You will end the day feeling ready to split tour and maximize your future experiences!