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TitleSkiing the steeps at Alpental Mar 16/17
Posted byRandy Oakley
Modified On03/13/2013
For More Infoemail: randy.oakley@microsoft.com
phone: 425-736-6493
webpage: http://www.summitatsnoqualmie.com/Lessons-and-Rentals/Camps
DescriptionDescription:  Weekend intensive session to help you master Alpental’s steep and ungroomed terrain.   Over the course of the weekend classes will cover the expert terrain on the upper chair and into the backcountry – (conditions permitting) 



To enter the backcountry students will need to review Alpental’s Backcountry Safety page http://www.summitatsnoqualmie.com/Mountains/Safety/859/Backcountry-Safety and have registered for an Alpental Backcountry Card.    Students must have avalanche safety equipment (beacon, shovel, probe) and have the equivalent to avalanche awareness and companion rescue training to go through Alpental’s backcountry gate.   Overnight accommodations at the rustic and charming Washington Alpine Club cabin along the Alpental road.
 
Dates: Saturday and Sunday March 16th and 17th

Meeting time / Place:  Meet at Alpental plaza  fireplace at 8:30 AM
Morning session from 9:00AM to 11:00AM
Afternoon Session from 12:30PM to 2:30PM

Ages: 18+

Levels:  Limited to skiers at the following levels.

(Randonee)
SKI LEVEL 7 - I can link parallel turns in the fall line.
SKI LEVEL 8 - I can carve short, medium & long turns in a variety of conditions.
SKI LEVEL 9 - I can execute dynamic parallel turns in all conditions on any terrain.

(Telemark)
Tele Lvl D - I can make turns in a telemark position on some more difficult terrain.
Tele Lvl E - I can make telemark turns most of the time on all more difficult terrain and some easier most difficult terrain.
Tele Lvl F - I can telemark ski most difficult terrain and would like to explore more challenging situations (e.g. bumps, steeps) or conditions.

Pricing: 

$160 Retail price for WAC members. (Includes instruction. cabin fee for Friday and Saturday nights – lift tickets not included)
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