Terrain Tips

terrain tipsUsing Terrain to Your Advantage – Seven Terrain Tricks

Safe backcountry skiing starts with a big picture perspective (plus reading and understanding the local avalanche conditions report). Experienced skiers often reference terrain as trumping hazard. In fact, “The snowpack is the problem, and the terrain is the solution,” is an old ski guide’s adage that informs a lot of backcountry decision-making.

Along these lines, ski guide and seasoned backcountry ski veteran, Greg Hill, has a handful of terrain tricks to help guide your route choices. It’s well worth the three minutes required to watch it.

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