New to splitboarding? Join one of Stranda Snowboards splitboard clinics in Sweden. Two fun filled days where you learn how to use your avy gear, skin up and ride out of bounds. You will be coached by Clarence Gagnon, who is a fully certified Canadian snowboard instructor. He has been in the business for 16 years and has conducted such programs fora little more than the last decade in Fernie, BC. The course will be in English.
The group will practice safe-travel protocols for avalanche-prone terrain, and Clarence will share tips and techniques for offpiste riding, beacon searches and upphill travel.
For Ramundberget and Åre courses starts Friday morning and runs until Saturday evening. Sunday is an optional guided riding day if minimum 4 riders sign up. Price: 150 Euro.
Ramundberget, January 14-15. Åre, January 28-29. Riksgränsen, March 28-29.
Advanced freeride/splitboard riding week – LEVEL 2
For intermediate to advanced riders who feel secure navigating the whole mountain and have the desire to improve their freeride and splitboarding skills in off-piste terrain. We start the week with the 2 day splitboard introduction course and then spend the remaining 4 days riding all sort of terrain together. This will be a total learining by doing experience. We wille head out on a search for untracked lines of untouched snow and enjoy lunch out in the hills. Your instructor Clarence Gagnon has a canadian CASI-ACMS Level 4 qualification and will be at hand at all times to help you push your limits.
We recommend that you are at least at an advanced level of snowboarding so that the group can stick together at all times. Splitboarding and bootpacking can be demanding at times. We will walking uphill for periods of up to 2 hours at a time, potentially multiple times per day. If you already done a basic avalanche course as one of our split intros you can opt for just a 4 day LEVEL 2 part. See below.
2 day splitboard intro + 4 day LEVEL 2 – March 28 to April 2
4 day LEVEL 2 – March 30 to April 2
For lodging please visit: Riksgränsen
Travel options: Step onboard the train in Stockholm or Gothenburg at night and wake up amidst the fantastic mountain scenery the next day. You will reach Riksgränsen by lunch time. The train station is literally located in the middle of the village and it’s only a short step down to Hotel Riksgränsen. Airplane: Flights departs from Stockholm and arrives in Kiruna after approximately 90 minutes. The transfer between Kiruna and Riksgränsen takes about 90 minutes.
Owners of a Stranda Splitboard has a 10% discount. Use code “strandasplitboards” when checking out.
You can rent splitboard equipment from us from 110 EURO for the 2 day course and 280 for the level 2. Split, skins, bindings and poles.
Maximum eight participants!
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