Register Now For 2018 Arc’teryx Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy

Registration for the Arc’teryx Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy is now open. Taking place in Jackson Hole, Wyoming from February 9-11, 2018 there are over 50 different mountain skills and courses to sign up for. Costing between $80-$400, there’s something for everyone of all abilities and experience.

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Press Release: ARC’TERYX, the technical leader in outdoor performance apparel and equipment, today opens clinic registration for its new Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy, scheduled for February 9- 11, 2018 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

To learn more about the over 50 different mountain skills courses offered and to register, click here: http://jacksonhole.arcteryxacademy.com/clinics
Open to all ability levels, clinics range from beginner to advanced and take place around Grand Teton National Park, Snow King Mountain and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Clinics range in price from $80-$400.

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Featuring small and intimate guide-to-client ratios, ARC’TERYX is proud to partner with the oldest guide service in North America, Exum Mountain Guides, to offer participants some of the best backcountry and ski mountaineering adventures in the United States. Some of the clinic highlights include Introduction to Crevasse Rescue, and Rope Systems, Women’s Ski Touring, Intermediate Splitboard Touring, Technical Steep Skiing Skills and Movement Fundamentals and Advanced Ski Mountaineering with professional ARC’TERYX athletes Greg Hill, Christina Lusti and Eric Hjorliefson.

Participants can also register for FREE Educational Seminars to learn about topics related to backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Seminars include topics from Sports Nutrition For The Backcountry, where attendees can learn the key to fuelling optimally for the mountains, to GPS Route Finding and Creation Using Modern Day Technology

“Moving beyond basic classroom instruction, we’ve created these specialized courses with an emphasis on simplified and distilled information for the means of making smarter field-based decisions when you’re out in the mountains,’ said Brenton Reagan of Exum Mountain Guides. “These clinics are designed to allow for better decision making based on what’s happening at that moment, the weather, the terrain and the people in a group. It’s going to be an educational and fun weekend!”
Created to support mountain skills development, experience and self-sufficiency in the mountains, the ARC’TERYX Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy aims to create a space where participants can gain valuable knowledge through professionally-guided clinics, educational seminars, and shared experiences in the ultimate alpine environment.

Sponsors of the 2018 ARC’TERYX Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Academy include Atomic, Gore-Tex®, GU Energy Labs, Exum Mountain Guides, SUUNTO, Giro, Snow King Mountain Resort, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, The Alpine House, and Teton Gravity Research. For more information on clinics, schedules and the entire event please visit http://jacksonhole.arcteryxacademy.com or click https://youtu.be/Ve_l5cYcFcs to watch a preview of the adventure that awaits.

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