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Intermediate splitboarding

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Intermediate splitboarding

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Description

One day guided Splitboard tour on Mount Washington or the surrounding mountains.
  • Start time: 8am
  • Length: 8 Hours
  • Difficulty: Intermediate Should have some touring experience and be confident on black dimond trails at the resort  
  • Offered: December 29,2019; January 11,2020; February 29,2020; March 21,2020

In collaboration with Weston Backcountry all Splitboard packages will be offered at a 50% discount. Cupon code will be sent in confirmation email. Check out the boards Here.

  • 8am check in
  • 8:30- 9am gear check 
  • 9am- 3/3:30pm Split tour in the presidentail range  
  • 3/3:30-4pm Wrap-up and de-issue rental gear

This program is designed for competent resort snowboarders and split-boarders seeking steeper more technical backcountry mountains. The major focus areas will be:

  1. Ice Axe and Crampon use
  2. Steep transitions (skin to climbing and climbing to riding)
  3. Trip planning and Choosing a line
  4. Avalanche gear and protocol
  5. Self care in the backcountry  

Head

  • Helmet
  • Winter hat (fit under helmet)
  • Goggles
  • Buff/necky

Upper Body

  • Base layer (long sleeve)
  • Wind shirt/Softshell (lightweight to tour in)
  • Midweight insulating layer
  • Hardshell jacket
  • “Puffy” jacket (large down or synthetic jacket)
  • Golves ( 3 pair, 1 thin for touring, 1 riding pair, 1 insulated or mitts)

Lower Body

  • Base layer bottom
  • Softshell pants
  • Hardshell pants
  • Snowboard boots
  • Ski socks
  • Clothing listed in recommended list
  • Backpack with waist strap (minimum 30L)
  • Water (2L, Thermoses are great)
  • Snacks for the day
  • Personal medical kit
  • Splitboard (package can be rented for those with out boards)
  • Ski/Trekking poles
  • Headlamp
  • Mountaineering axe
  • Crampons (full strap for snowboard boots)

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General Policy

MLI Reserves the right to alter or change the itinerary based on a number of factors. These factors include but are not limited to weather, terrain, route conditions, participant skill level, etc. MLI Maintains complete discretion to change plans in order accommodate any of these factors for the safe operation of our trips. MLI will provide the best possible trip within the parameters of the factors in which we operate. 

MLI reserves the right to cancel any program due to weather, conditions or lackof signups. Minimum signups are as follows; 1:6 ratio courses minimum 3 people; all other courses minimum of 2 people are required for the curse to run.

MLI reserves the right to dismiss any participant at any time from a trip. MLI guides have full discretion to determine if a participants physical, psychological, or technical abilities are appropriate for our programs.

MLI will not tolerate ANY form of discrimination on our trips. Participants of all walks of life should and will feel accepted as a member of the team. If any participant is found to be discriminatory they will be dismissed indefinitely from all MLI programing.

 

Safety

Safety is MLI’s number one job. Hazards such as rockfall, icefall, avalanches, long sliding falls, high winds, etc. are inherent in the mountains. MLI’s guides draw from their experience and training to manage them; however they cannot eliminate them. Our guides make decisions to maximize safety without impeding on your experience; our guides  will be transparent in their decision making process and they have the final say in ALL decisions. 

 

 

Payment in full is required at the time of the booking. A refund less $40 will be given to any cancellation outside of 7 days. There will be no refund for cancellations within 7 days of the course. The nature of  our industry is time-sensitive and filling a spot can be difficult. 

Tips are not mandatory however they are customary and appreciated. Tipping at a 20% of the cost of the course is a good place to start. 

Intermediate splitboarding

One day guided Splitboard tour on Mount Washington or the surrounding mountains.

From: $180.00

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