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.
You can find more backcountry skiing events here: https://bit.ly/mappybackcountryski
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.