This two-day course will take you to the backcountry of Mt. Hood, where you can learn how to efficiently travel uphill to earn your turns in breathtaking scenery. Spend the first day learning equipment orientation and use, avalanche awareness, mountain weather, basic navigational skills, emergency preparedness, and backcountry riding techniques. Your guides will teach you different techniques and tips to make your travel more efficient and your experience more enjoyable. Your second day will take you further out into the backcountry, where you can put your newfound knowledge to use as you seek untracked lines.