Come on out and try the latest and greatest in backcountry equipment this weekend at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort!
Alpenglow Sports has partnered with Alpine Meadows Ski Resort to provide its 7th annual Backcountry Demo Event. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 9am to 3pm, weather permitting, at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort.
The event will provide a forum to perpetuate the enthusiasm for all aspects of in-area and backcountry skiing. Free to all, the event will showcase the latest and greatest in both telemark and alpine touring equipment. Participating vendors will include Black Diamond, Dynafit, G3, Scarpa, Salomon, Garmont, Marker, Volkl, DPS, Moment, Venture Snowboards and SkiLogic.
A new component for the biggest AT and telemark demo on the West Coast is an informal avalanche companion rescue techniques class. Taught by Rich Meyer (NASTC / AMGA Ski Mountaineering Guide and AIARE avalanche instructor), the companion rescue clinics will include beacon searches, strategic shoveling, and probing and last approximately 60 minutes. Rich will have BCA Tracker 2 beacons & BCA shovels/probes to demo. Come out and try the latest beacon technology and refresh your searching skills.
Representatives from Suunto will also be on hand so that people can demo their latest GPS/heartrate/training watch the Ambit.
Alpenglow Sports will also be giving away a pair of Dynafit bindings and other great prizes to participants for FREE. The first fifty participants will also receive a special gift!
The event is free, but participants must possess a valid lift ticket or season pass purchased from Alpine Meadows or Squaw Valley USA, along with a drivers license and credit card for deposit. Registration for the event will occur onsite on January 5th.
Please come on out and enjoy a super fun event! Please call 530.583.6917 with questions.