Forums Splitboard Talk Forum Splitboarding Camps Viewing 11 posts - 1 through 11 (of 11 total) Author Posts October 31, 2014 at 11:43 pm #580273 ConReSnow 2 Posts Hey guys, Wondering if anyone knows of any camps to get involved in split boarding. Ideally, I am looking for a 2 week+ program at that involves winter camping. Something along these lines: http://www.outwardbound.org/course/colorado-rockies-backcountry-skiing-snowboarding/395/ http://www.nonstopsnow.com/courses/6-week-off-piste-snowboard-camp-fernie/ I’m looking for something in the US or Canada. I appreciate it if anyone has any insight. I am trying to get involved with split boarding but am from Minnesota. November 1, 2014 at 7:54 am #678166 Kyle Miller 510 Posts Exum guides based out of the Tetons has a splitboard mountaineering clinic. I may join them for a trip or two. Kelly at SEC is an excellent resource for all things splitboard knowledge and a good soul as well. They offer…. http://splitboardeducationcompany.com/index.php/instruction/courses X2 Kelly is a really good guy!!! November 1, 2014 at 12:58 pm #678167 Snurfer 1448 Posts Kelly at SEC is an excellent resource for all things splitboard knowledge and a good soul as well. They offer…. http://splitboardeducationcompany.com/index.php/instruction/courses Shark Snowsurf Chuna Voile V-Tail 170 BC Voile One Ninety Five Spark R&D Arc November 14, 2014 at 4:33 am #678165 vtbackcountry 440 Posts @Kyle Miller wrote: Exum guides based out of the Tetons has a splitboard mountaineering clinic. I may join them for a trip or two. Kelly at SEC is an excellent resource for all things splitboard knowledge and a good soul as well. They offer…. http://splitboardeducationcompany.com/index.php/instruction/courses X2 Kelly is a really good guy!!! Thanks Snurfer & Kyle! Kelly also teaches this winter NOLS course with a couple two-week trips in early 2015, might be right up your alley if you start saving your lunch money. https://www.nols.edu/courses/backcountry-splitboarding/ SEC can def get you out for shorter trips or overnights in the Central Wasatch, if interested. Message KR or I with questions, check out the new website, or like and follow us on FB. November 14, 2014 at 5:52 pm #678168 kyle_ii 1 Posts The Nonstop camp you posted will almost be entirely resort based, no winter camping. They specialize in doing gap year for British students. If you have no mountain experience at all, not even riding at bigger mountain resorts that may be a good starting point. If you want more full on experience go with NOLs, outward bound, or Exum. http://www.capow.ca/events/lickety-split-asulkan/ I’ll plug CAPOW, for The Canadian option. So far they’ve been running shorter camps but have a really great line up of guides with a strong split focus. Good option could be to spend so time resort riding in revelstoke, then you could line up you own avalanche course, and then splitboarding courses with CAPOW. November 14, 2014 at 10:29 pm #678169 snowsnowsnow 54 Posts I don’t have any personal experience with this company, but I had a friend that was looking in to doing some programs with them and I decided to look them up. IWLS/AMG. Don’t know if anyone on here knows more about them or has any experience with them or not, but I figured I would toss it out there as well. http://iwls.com/courses/activity-2/skisnowboard-mountaineering/ http://alaskamountainguides.com/?page_id=24 November 16, 2014 at 4:01 pm #678170 imitationfunk 85 Posts Points North Heli out of Cordova has a heli assisted Program. They fly you out to the motorized boundary and they have a camp set up. It’s about 5 days. I’m not sure if they still do it. I went in 2012 and it was awesome! November 16, 2014 at 4:40 pm #678171 aksltxlt 621 Posts ^^^Yea my friend Jason B is a guide for PNH… Super sick operation with snowboard guides… You can get the heli bumps or go for the “hippy camp” that is a week camping at “the goods” November 16, 2014 at 6:17 pm #678172 ConReSnow 2 Posts I appreciate all the input. Would you guys recommend these camps as the best way to get split boarding exposure? I have done several weeks worth of boarding off piste/slackcountry at Jackson Hole which includes bootpack hiking. I just do not have any knowledge of split boards or general avalanche/snow knowledge. November 16, 2014 at 7:18 pm #678173 imitationfunk 85 Posts You have a few months to practice your split skills but I wouldn’t go to “Hippie Camp” without being capable on the split. You’ll need to be able to transition quickly, kick turn, climb several thousand feet, etc The guides handle route finding, breaking trail, and snow safety. November 16, 2014 at 7:27 pm #678174 christoph benells 717 Posts im not sure if they still do it but they probably do… lake tahoe community college has a one week backcountry snowboardiing course that im pretty sure is taught by sb.com’s own dishwasher dave. complete with winter camping and a big traverse through the wilderness. i bet it is just as good as those expensive services at a much cheaper price, especially if you qualify for some financial aid. Viewing 11 posts - 1 through 11 (of 11 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.