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.
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