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Saturday, March 10, 2007

Back Country Basics at Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain, Colorado are introducing a one day Mountain Guide program aiming to give advanced skiers and snowboarders an informative introduction to backcountry awareness and mountain safety skills all while exploring Copper's high alpine bowls with a professional mountain guide.

The backcountry groups get to explore the unique mountain ridges, chutes and terrain on and around Tucker Mountain while guides educated them on avalanche awareness, skills using avalanche receivers, review tactics on boot climbing, using safe departure and stopping zones and finding good points to survey terrain.

The cost of the one day Mountain Guides adventure program is $499 and can include up to six participants, who must be a minimum 16 years old. Participants can chose to have a ski, snowboard or telemark guide.

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