Alpental Ski Area


Backcountry Ski/Snowboard - Alpental Ski Area

Alpental Ski Area

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  • Sat, Mar 17, 2012 — Sun, Mar 18, 2012
  • Backcountry Skiing
  • Adults
  • M1 Mountain 1 Ski
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
8:30 AM at Fireplace At Alpental
Skiing the Steeps at Alpental with the Washington Alpine Club A weekend intensive instructional sessionto help you master Alpental’s steep and ungroomed terrain. Instruction provided by high level PSIA instructors with extensive Alpental experience. Over the course of the weekend classes will cover the expert terrain on the upper chair and into the backcountry – (conditions permitting) Alpental Pro Patrol will supervise entry to the backcountry. Please review Alpental’s Backcountry Safety page *** *** Students will need to have avalanche safety equipment (beacon, shovel, probe) and have the equivalent to avalanche awareness and companion rescue training to go through Alpental’s backcountry gate. Overnight accommodations at the rustic and charming Washington Alpine Club cabin along the Alpental road. *** Dates: Saturday and Sunday March 17th and 18th *** Meeting time / Place: Meet at Alpental plaza fireplace at 8:30 AM Morning session from 9:00AM to 11:00AM Afternoon Session from 12:30PM to 2:30PM *** Ages: 18+ *** Ski Levels: You'll need to be able to link turns on Black terrain for this class. Intent is to be skiing double black terrain well by the end of the weekend. *** Student / Instructor ratio: 6:1 *** Cost: $180 -- does not include lift tickets -- Does include overnight cabin fees at the Washington Alpine Club cabin for Friday and Saturday nights. *** Please enroll and pay for lessons using this link *** *** *** Select the item labeled Freeheel Steeps at Alpental *** Once in that item select either a telemark or randonee ski level.

Alpental Ski Area

  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207

    Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S

    USGS Snoqualmie Pass
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