Backcountry skiing and snowboarding is an amazing way to experience the out of doors in a totally new winter environment. Travelling on busy summer trails now quiet and covered with a blanket of fresh Sierra snow can transform a mundane path into a winter wonderland of tall drifts and smooth angles. Having a good time in the mountainous winter backcountry inevitably includes having the knowledge to keep you and your group safe.
Avalanche Danger is the biggest threat to safety when entering the backcountry, but thankfully taking an avalanche class is the easiest way to learn about mitigating risk to pursue your backcountry missions. There are truly dozens of reasons why you should take an avy class, but we’ll boil it down to five important ones!
It’s easy to be active and live well in a town that embraces healthy choices and offers a “live life to its fullest experience.” Whether you are a world-class athlete or a high school teacher, your health affects your daily life. Fortunately for Truckee, top physicians and health-care providers as well as state-of-the-art health facilities are centrally located right in town.