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Nov 1, 2015
Hey all, so I landed a gig in Tahoe for the season. I consider myself to be an intermediate skier and am looking to get into some sidecountry/backcountry skiing this year. I haven't done any skinning but have some BC snow travel and avy experience (I'll be taking the Level 1 this year too).

Do you all know of any groups or anything that are open to bringing along beginners to introduce them to BC skiing in the area?
Tapawingo
Joined Feb 1, 2012
86 points
Nov 1, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: Bolton, VT
Which town did you move to?? The guys at the Back Country in Truckee can definitely give you some good info. Backcountry skiing in that area is great, just hope for more snow this year...the last few have been terrible. Good luck! Nick Votto
Joined Jul 27, 2008
338 points
Nov 1, 2015
Hey Nick, I'll be in Tahoe City and working at Squaw. I'll have to roll by the shop and talk to them - on the market for some AT bindings anyways. Definitely hoping for some snow, looks like a system is passing through as we speak. Tapawingo
Joined Feb 1, 2012
86 points
Nov 2, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: Bolton, VT
Sweet that's a great location, I like Truckee but it's expensive as hell. I can highly recommend the Dynafit Radical FT, best binding I've ever ridden, light as anything and very strong. I have the last generation which is priced a bit better now ($525 on dynafit.com) but I bet you can find a deal, I did at $400.
Good luck there, if it snows I'll be out!
Nick Votto
Joined Jul 27, 2008
338 points
Nov 2, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: tuolumne meadows
Since you are working at Squaw, make sure to use all resources at your disposal for getting the best deal. Matt..C
From South Lake Tahoe, CA
Joined Apr 26, 2011
35 points
Nov 2, 2015
Talk to the guys at Alpenglow. They are super friendly and know everything about BC skiing in the basin. ChuckSchick
From San Francisco, CA
Joined Mar 17, 2013
3 points
Nov 2, 2015
Rock Climbing Photo: Bolton, VT
Matt..C wrote:
Since you are working at Squaw, make sure to use all resources at your disposal for getting the best deal.


Yup forgot to add that, should get a smokin' deal through Squaw......prodeal is the only way to buy
Nick Votto
Joined Jul 27, 2008
338 points
Nov 2, 2015
Sweet, thanks for the input. I'll swing by Alpenglow and see if they have some input. Hope to see you all out there this winter! Tapawingo
Joined Feb 1, 2012
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