This one day uphill clinic is designed to introduce participants to the joy of experiencing the mountain from the bottom up! Guides will share tips and proper use for: boot/binding interface, clothing/layering, hydration and nutrition for uphill fitness, putting skins on/off the skis or splitboards, walking uphill at a reasonable pace, proper routes and ski area rules for
up-hill traffic, transitioning to downhill mode, and enjoying the ski or ride down! Uphill pass included.Dates:
December 17, 2021; January 7, February 4, March 4, 2022Location:
Buttermilk / TiehackMeeting time & location:
10 am base of Buttermilk (ready to go with equipment and suggested clothing list
)Equipment is not included for uphill clinics but and can be purchased at Four Mountain Sports, Aspen (520 E. Durant Ave.), Highlands, Snowmass Mall and Snowmass Base Village locations. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and an intermediate or above skier. All should be acclimatized and feel aerobically comfortable with hiking uphill in the high altitude mountain environment. Registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Purchase or reserve by calling 970-923-1227.