Putting your skis on and taking them off on steep terrain may sound fairly simple in theory but when you've got tired legs and a no fall zone beneath you then the proper technique really comes in handy. External factors such as the weather and snowpack conditions can make these tasks more challenging. UIAGM mountain guide Joe Vallone provides a few basics to help simplify these tasks.
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How To Put Skis On When It's Steep | Backcountry Essentials Presented By BMC Insurance
Backcountry ski guide Joe Vallone shares his wealth of backcountry knowledge to help you be prepared, reduce risk and improve your mountaineering techniques. 'Backcountry' is any time you're out of the controlled ski area boundary. Such areas often pose significant danger so it's vital you are well prepared. Follow Joe in this series to enhance your knowledge and make your backcountry experience more enjoyable.
Thanks to the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for supporting the Backcountry Essentials series.
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