We provide each guest with a pack including probe and shovel, as well as a transceiver and a radio. There are also a limited number of avi bags available for rent for $39/day if interested.
Each group has a lead guide and tail guide, and more often than not, a third guide/photographer or practicum guide.
Please watch these videos before coming cat skiing with us.
Video 1 is about how how transceivers work,
Video 2 is about probing,
Video 3 is about digging,
Video 4 is a general hazard briefing,
Video 5 shows the effect of GoPros on our transceivers,
Video 6. shows the effect that cell phones have on our transceivers.
Video 7. looks at risk and relative risk of cat skiing and changing goals for conditions.
If you have any questions please call or email us.
Part 1. Transceivers
Part 2. Probing.
Part 3. shoveling and digging
Part 4 General hazard briefing
Video 5 - effect of GoPros on Tranceivers
Video 6. effect of cell phones on Transceivers
Video 7. How risky is cat skiing? This video looks at historical risk - future risk levels may be different.
Feel free to comment if you have any suggestions or questions.
Bob Legasa and his friends have spent most of their lives living the dream: traveling from resort to resort, to cat operation, to heli ski lodge, exploring the best powder in the world. This year, he brought a group of friends from his home in Idaho, and this is what they saw.