BC Season Primer

MRVBC has partnered with Kel Rossiter of Adventure Spirit to offer a 1 day workshop on backcountry fundamentals. This will help those who are new to backcountry skiing/riding feel more comfortable going out into the deep woods in search of untracked snow.

  • Date: November 19, 2022

  • Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Location: Mad River Glen

  • Cost: CTA + MRVBC members $55 | Non-members $95

  • Register: Sold Out :(


  • Fundamentals (layering, food & drink, what's in your pack, BC equipment options)

  • First Aid in the BC (common injuries, sample first aid kit, sled/tarp rescue)

  • Repair Kit (do you know how to fix your gear if it fails?)

  • Avalanche Considerations (snowpack, terrain, triggers, weather, Northeast condition specifics, forecasting)

  • Avalanche Rescue (beacons, rescue patterns, group protocols)

  • Tour Planning (terrain types, map usage, backup plans)

  • Putting it all together