Jonesing for the winter Backcountry?!!!
Join us at the California Ski Company, the East Bay's only specialty ski shop and check out their newly introduced line of backcountry gear. http://www.californiaskicompany.com/
Rich Meyer, alpine guide, will do a short presentation on backcountry skiing. The slide show presentation will introduce skiing beyond the resort boundaries and the gear it requires, as well as safety and avalanche protocols. Rich will also cover splitboards, regional backcountry skiing locations and further educational options. Q & A if time permits!
Rich Meyer has over a dozen years of experience guiding clients to mountain peaks around the world. His specialties include Skiing, Climbing and Avalanche Education. Rich can be found leading trips from the summit of Denali to the volcanoes of Chile & Ecuador. He has over 100 summits of Mt. Shasta, and facilitates summit climbs, ski descents, glacier seminars, avalanche courses, and guide trainings. Rich is a dedicated backcountry skier and is AIARE, WFR, LNT certified & AMGA trained. http://richmeyeralpineguide.com/
Boreal/Woodward Tahoe is the Resort Sponsor for the Mixer! Win B/WT lift tix and schwag! Win backcountry gear! Meet up with folks that are looking for off-piste adventures or carving and chilling on-piste! If you haven't already, set up your winter ski lease and find your ride shares.
Beverages and light snacks provided.