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Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:21 am Post subject: March 17 and 18th steep sking workshop at Alpental
This program is an outgrowth of the Washington Alpine Club's Wednesday night instruction series -- this workshop offers steep terrain and conditions not availible in the weeknight program.
Description: Weekend intensive session to help you master Alpental’s steep and ungroomed terrain. Instruction will be by high level PSIA instructors with extensive Alpental experience Over the course of the weekend, classes will cover the expert terrain on the upper chair and into the backcountry – (conditions permitting) Alpental Pro Patrol will supervise entry into the backcountry. To enter the backcountry students will need to review Alpental’s Backcountry Safety page http://www.summitatsnoqualmie.com/Mountains/Safety/859/Backcountry-Safety Students will need avalanche safety equipment (beacon, shovel, probe) and have the equivalent to avalanche awareness and companion rescue training to go through Alpental’s backcountry gate. Overnight accommodations at the rustic and charming Washington Alpine Club cabin along the Alpental road.
Dates: Saturday and Sunday March 17th and 18th
Meeting time / Place: Meet at Alpental plaza fireplace at 8:30 AM
Morning session from 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Afternoon Session from 12:30PM to 2:30PM
Levels: Limited to skiers at the following levels.
SKI LEVEL 7 - I can link parallel turns in the fall line.
SKI LEVEL 8 - I can carve short, medium & long turns in a variety of conditions.
SKI LEVEL 9 - I can execute dynamic parallel turns in all conditions on any terrain.
Tele Lvl D - I can make turns in a telemark position on some more difficult terrain.
Tele Lvl E - I can make telemark turns most of the time on all more difficult terrain and some easier most difficult terrain.
Tele Lvl F - I can telemark ski most difficult terrain and would like to explore more challenging situations (e.g. bumps, steeps) or conditions.
$180 for non-Washington Alpine Club members. (Includes instruction. cabin fee for Friday and Saturday nights – lift tickets not included)
Sign up: Use the link and login information below enroll, pay and sign the summit’s waiver.
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