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Discussion: Alpine touring?

in: Frenchie; Frenchie > 2016-02-06

Feb 11, 2016 3:18 AM # 
I suck at downhill skiing but am heading to Tremblant at the end of the month and am curious about Alpine Touring. I like the idea of hiking to the top then making my way down but not sure if my weak skillset will be the death of me. Any suggestions?
Feb 12, 2016 12:28 PM # 
I suck at the downhill too but I'm in love with alpine touring. Such a great workout :) Tremblant is a great place to do it. They have free organized tour too. And you can rent equipment there.
Let me know when you will be down there I maybe able to swing by there for a day :)
Feb 12, 2016 1:53 PM # 
That's great to hear. I will be there at the end of the month but it will be a quick trip so maybe just 1/2 or 3/4 of day to try it out. Might be on Tuesday, March 1st but I will keep you posted in case you are able to join. Or I might just Fat Bike or Ski.
Feb 16, 2016 10:34 PM # 
I didn't even know that you had "Alpine" out east. ;)
Feb 16, 2016 11:24 PM # 
I went to a few pretty cool spots actually :) Tremblant was nice but the Massif in Charlevoix and Burque were more challenging. Will be going to Stoneham in Quebec next week end then Jay Peak and Owls head in a few weeks..nothing like what you have in Canmore Slice but it's pretty sweet :) and I'm just discovering the sport and I love it
Feb 17, 2016 12:57 AM # 
Yeah it's a pretty fun way to cruise around in the mountains! That's awesome that your having fun!

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