So you want to start splitboarding?

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  • Date
    Thursday, 16 January, 2020
  • Time
    From 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm PST
  • Organizer
    MEC Kelowna
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Kelowna
    1876 Cooper Road Unit 100
    Kelowna, BC

If you’re a snowboarder who wants to get into backcountry touring, start with this splitboarding clinic. Join us to understand the splitboard-specific gear you’ll need for touring, along with clothing tips and a backcountry checklist.

Skill level: beginner

Format: knowledge-based, small group class

You’ll learn

· How to choose a splitboard, bindings and climbing skins for backcountry touring

· Backcountry gear checklist for winter

· What to wear for backcountry touring

· Where to start, and where to get avalanche training

Important notes

We won’t be giving training on avalanche safety in this clinic, but we can point you to avalanche training clinics to take.

Who’s teaching the clinic?

Our clinics are taught by friendly MEC staffers who are ready to answer any questions and share all the stuff they love about being outside. Everyone’s welcome!