6th Annual Get Out and Backcountry Ski Festival


Date: Feb 23 2014

New and seasoned backcountry skiers alike are sure to enjoy Bolton Valley and the Catamount Trail Association's 6th Annual Get Out and Backcountry Ski Festival. 

Veterans to this sport will have the opportunity to connect with a community of other backcountry enthusiasts and enjoy some time on guided backcountry tours. Beginners may especially want to take advantage of this event; the day will be filled with workshops to build skills and understanding about all things backcountry skiing. There will also be an opportunity to demo the latest equipment on the backcountry market. And, what day on skis would be complete without an après party?

The event is $55 for Catamount Trail Association members and $75 for non-members. Find out more about the festival and register through the CTA. 

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9am -9:50am: Registration at BV Nordic Center
10am – 3:30pm: Introduction and demo equipment available
10:15am – 12pm: Instruction sessions
12pm-1pm: Lunch time in Nordic Center (bring or buy lunch at BV Deli or Cafeteria)
1pm-1:30pm: Indoor Mini Clinic - Being Prepared for the Backcountry
1:30pm-3:30pm:  Instruction sessions and guided backcountry tours with limited instruction
3:45pm-4:45pm:  Après  Ski Party. Beverages and light food will be provided.