Watch: How to Start Backcountry Skiing

How do you start exploring the backcountry? What skills, gear and resources do you need before heading out?

Backcountry skier and NOLS ambassador Marko Hudak joined Mappy Hour for a beginner friendly night all about backcountry skiing presented by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Editor’s Note: the mountains take on new dangers and challenges in the winter. We highly recommend you pair any of the below resources with AIARE classes and further snow safety education.