The Bear Valley Freeheel Festival is happening this year at Bear Valley Mountain Resort, March 28-30. For those unfamiliar with Bear Valley, it is located 3.5 hours East of the San Francisco Bay Area on Highway 4. The Freeheel Festival is a gathering of freeheel enthusiast, randonee, splitboard, and telemarkers. Everyone from experts, to first timers are invited. This years event will feature gear demos, vendor booths, telemark lessons, and an Adventure/Randonee Race. In addition there will be a dinner banquet, beers, smiles, and laughs. A good time is virtually guaranteed. If you don’t have the proper equipment, no problem rentals will be available.
Mountain Adventure Seminars (MAS) will also be conducting backcountry tours near the town of Bear Valley. No backcountry experience, no problem, there is a class/tour for that. Sign up for everything, or just what interests you. Come join others freeheelers, shred, and enjoy a great event.