Splitboarding & Backcountry Snowboarding Courses / Trips
Coach/Guide Iris Lazzareschi
The experiences that come from combining a passion for snowboarding with a human powered element quenches the adventure part of the sport that you can't get from anything else. The transition from resort riding to backcountry takes time and someone to show you. The world of exploring in the winter is endless once you have stepped beyond the boundaries!
More information to come by October 2018 but below is what is in the works!
Please inquire about any camps you are interested in!
Japan With BTBounds
January 5-12 Come out and ride the legendary powder of Japan's North Island, Hokkaiddo. Experience the coulture, food and onsens during this womens freeriding camp! click Here for more info
Intermediate Splitboard Camp March 2019 TBD
Must have done previous intro to splitboarding course or have video/letter of recommendation. 4000' tours for 3 days in a row.
TBD March in the Tetons outside of Jackson Hole Wy
Sawtooths Yurt Trip with
out of Stanley Idaho
Dates TBD Jan-Feb
NEW Intro Splitboard course Tahoe
Alepnglow Expeditions, Squaw Valley, California
This splitboard course is for snowboarders who love spending the day in the mountains riding fresh snow that want to start traveling in the backcountry. This Intro to Splitboarding course will consist of 1 intro night with gear/group prep and 2 days in the Tahoe backcountry.
Familiarity with splitboard equipment
Transitioning to ride mode from walk mode
Different techniques for efficient uphill travel
How to use beacon, shovel and probe
What to bring in your pack
How to pack your bag
Managing gear in the elements
Snowboarders taking this course should be mentally and physically prepared to spend the whole day outside in winter elements hiking and boarding, we will pace ourselves but the days are full! We will search for the best conditions but it can be variable so with a good attitude and the riding experience you bring to the course we can all have a positive experience.
Jones splitboards and Spark R&D bindings are available for demo as requested.
Intro Splitboard course Jackson
Dates Jan 26-27, Feb 2-3
Jackson Hole Wy
1 evening, 2 days
This course can also be scheduled for custom dates
We will cover all the basics from what to pack in your backpack to be prepared for a day, how to move most efficiently in the mountains, reading terrain, and getting confident/comfortable with your equipment.
This camp includes an intro night where we get all dialed with equipment without the outside elements. While enjoying apps and drinks at the Alpine House next to the fireplace we chat and get introduced to new skills. The first day out will be around Teton Pass where we will get you familiar with all the basics you'll need for splitboarding adventures. The day will be in Grand Teton National Park, where you will dial in the skills that will open up your whole winter.
Prerequisites - NONE! this course is actually the perfect pre-req for an Avy 1 or any other guided trip listed above!
Price includes goodie bag from sponsors, exclusive lodging rates, 2 guided days $545
For all camps a $300 deposit is Due DEC 15
Special sponsor gift and chance to win a snowboard for Sign ups before NOV 1
Lodging recommendations for all Jackson Based Camps:
For private guiding rates please see Exum Guides
Meals: We will be meeting every morning at The Alpine House where they have a homemade healthy breakfast and a generous layout of cheeses, yogurt, meats, fruit and cereal. There will also be one group dinner on the last night
Accommodation is not provided but recommended to stay at The Alpine House, their awarding winning hospitality and european alps vibe makes it the perfect spot to start and end the day.
Riding Level: This is NOT a beginner snowboarder course, this camp is designed for women who are comfortable on variable conditions anywhere on their home mountain with some experience riding powder. Intermediate to advanced riders looking to learn about backcountry travel and touring skills
When: Arrive day before camp starts, we will be in contact to touch base the night before the camp starts. Our first day for the splitboard course we will go directly into the field, the first day of the Avy combo splitboard course we will have half of our day in the classroom.
Transportation EXUM guides are not allowed to be providing any transportation for campers. Rental cars are a good option for this town because the trailheads can be a costly taxi ride. Campers can plan on carpooling from Alpine House or other predetermined location
Packing list will be provided to campers upon registration
Closest airports: JAC Jackson airport, 45 minute drive
IDA Idaho falls, 1.5 hour drive
SLC Salt Lake City, 4.5 hour drive
Additional Questions and registration please contact Iris: