Maximize your time, check out the best zones in our backyard, and learn how to get back to them on your own for the future. Whether it’s your first time in Roger’s Pass or your hundredth, if you’re rolling solo and in the market for a reliable shred posse, or you and your buddies want to pick up tips and tricks from industry professional split-guides, the Split Fest is your one-stop shop.
We’ll divide groups to accommodate varying Cap-abilities, so we’ll be sure you land in the right vibe. Plan to be shown a great time and be given a better understanding of Roger’s Pass and efficiency of the the splitboard from the crew that does it professionally. You can collect new shred buddies and head out together for the rest of the year (cute). It’s Capow! in the kisser time, so come on out for one of the best weekends of the season!
Group dynamics and vibe are so key in the backcountry. We excel in connecting the right environment for your ability, personality and interests. Think of us like the backcountry matchmakers; hook it up with the right guide, crew and direction for your experience. We’ve developed a way for you to communicate using your hands. Be honest and use this format to communicate your vibe.
Experience: You have a day or two out touring with friends but feel new and intimidated with 1) the term “complex terrain” 2) Transitions 3) multi peak day 4) Your outfit Fitness: Love the outdoors, but wish you could get out more. A full day is fine, but prefer lots of snack breaks Shredability: Strong intermediate. Can shred at least 85% of inbounds terrain at your local resort.
Experience: Completed either an Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 course or been guided backcountry skiing before. Generally proficient and confident with mountain travel. Limited experience in complex terrain, but excited to #exploremore Fitness: Bring on a big day, but let’s talk the whole way. There’s more to life then panting for air. Shredability: Advanced. Will shred all terrain and comfortable in changing snow conditions
Experience: You’ve been out there doing this for years maybe even completed an AST 2. You own an ice axe and aren’t afraid to use it. Fitness: So you’re fit, and you identify yourself as such. You’re looking for big days and big vert. Shredability: Humility is good but you can ski any terrain and make it look good.
Experience: Years of backcountry touring in complex terrain and a credible level of avalanche training. More-than-proficient with technical equipment: ice axe, crampons, roping up on a glacier. Fitness: You think you can actually hang with Greg Hill?… the guy that ski toured 2 million vertical in a season. Shredability: Rappel into a couloir or 10,000+ ft days – BRING IT
NO - Why did you even ask? This is a splitboard camp. For once its about just splitboarding.
Splitboard Guiding. Each group will custom curriculum to previous experience and group drive. You will feel like you are getting the most out of the weekend and leaving with a new shred crew.
Transportation, all food and accomodation. You will also need a National Park pass and Glacier Park Avalanche Permit - this will be all coached through. We got your back
These are not just ski guides snowboarding for the weekend. They all have a unique and legit background of grinding their teeth on their snowboards. They've learned everything the hard way and are passionate at expediting the learning process for splitboarding everywhere. You might just find a new best friend. Yes, we’re guides, but we’re not going to hold ourselves higher than everyone else. More than anything, we’re mentors. We think safety should be fun, cool and the first priority of the ever-growing community of backcountry enthusiasts. It is our prerogative to communicate from the start to the end of the day. We’re going shredding and we’ll let ya know whats up, there’s a lot to learn from that. If you’re not into this, we’re not into you…the backcountry is our home, passion and arena to bring the best out of you. Lets get deep
Y-E-S. There is inherent risk in the activities we are partaking in. We are exposed to a remote and uncontrolled environment. It is vital to us that you understand what you are getting yourselves into. We use a waiver for you to understand these risks, use this document as a way to communicate to us that you understand. Expect to see a copy upon booking. We will have a fresh waiver for you to sign the first day. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions – email@example.com
First off, no one is getting left behind. secondly you’re probably faster than you think. We’re here to empower you, and cater to all abilities. CAPOW excels at dynamics, we do everything we can to get like minded people together and make sure you’re in the right trip before we even start. We will give options for those that want to go home early. Our terrain works really well for that. We tailor to any ability: strong skiers are going to tackle objectives through mentorship, newer skiers are going to differentiate walk-mode from ow-mode.
YES - we have YOU in mind when creating this camp. You will get a lot out of this trip, learn efficacy with split tips and tricks, probably grow your touring crew.... and fully maximize your weekend!
We will be running an intro level group. We are looking for folks that are comfortable snowboarding anything and are generally fit.
YES! The whole idea is that we will educate you on the gear you have and use.
You will have to rent or borrow from a friend. The whole idea is that we will educate you on the gear you have and use.
Thats the plan... the whole idea is to go shredding, there will be learning in just that process.
We want to challenge you. Make sure you highlight this when registering... but be realistic! If you say you can send it, our guides can take you there.
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Through Lifestyle financial. It is custom to each person and trip. Follow this link to start the process. http://www.lifestylefinancial.ca/index.php/travelinsurance/capowguiding
We understand you’ve had something big come up (changed your millennial mind, you got bad frostbite, your loved one is making you go to your cousin's wedding) but we’ve saved you a spot. We can't just give you your money back. Here are your options // 1) Buy cancelation insurance, this makes it easy for everyone // 2) Excluding your non-refundable deposit, any amounts paid can be refunded or applied as credit at your discretion if you are making the cancelation 60 days or more in advance of the 1stday of the trip. // 3) If you are unable to attend a trip and notify us 14 days or less prior to the start of the trip, CAPOW guiding has the right to keep full payment. 4)If you are unable to attend a trip and are able to fill with a substitute to fill your space, DO THAT!!
YES - There are always cancellations. Give Jami a message (firstname.lastname@example.org) and get your name on the list!
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