Feb 05, 2017

Backcountry Festival-Saturday February 11th

Mt Sima will host the 2017 Backcountry festival put on by Yukon Avalanche Association and The Alpine Club of Canada. Come and learn some of the essential skills for getting out into the backcountry. Workshops include: route selection and avalanche awareness, beacon instruction, and how to pack for the backcountry. There will also be ski demos by Icycle Sport, a Ski-Mo Race (Up Chilkoot), and talks in the lounge. 


10am-2pm-Ski demos

11am-1:30pm-Beacon Instruction

11:30am- Presentation on what to pack and checking conditions

12:30pm-1:15pm- Route selection/avalanche awareness

1pm-Ski race set up

2pm- Ski-mo Race