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How to Build an Anchor with Skis or a Splitboard - Julia’s Ski Mountaineering Tips EP 1

IFMGA guide Julia Niles demonstrates how to build an effective and safe snow anchor using a splitboard.

NOTE: The videos in this series do not replace proper mountain safety training. These videos are meant only as a refresher for experienced backcountry mountain travelers or as a teaser to get skiers and riders excited to take a course and learn more.

STEP OUTSIDE. Ask Questions. Try Something New. Exceed Expectations.

Guide: www.juliakniles.com

Videography: Grant Baldwin Videography

Edit: Jamie Bond / Doglotion Media Inc. www.doglotion.com

Very informative video, thank you

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