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VIDEO: Tuning for backcountry skiing and riding

Thu, 9th Feb 2017  /  By Vince Shuley
tuning for backcountry skiing

An essential part of the backcountry skiing and riding routine - one that people often neglect - is tuning. Backcountry skis and splitboards spend a lot of their time skiing the best snow in powder conditions, so why would you head out with gear that's in substandard shape? Well-tuned equipment comes with some healthy benefits when ski touring and splitboarding, but most of all, it just feels nicer when making turns. Especially in the fresh powder snow that we're all seeking in the backcountry. To explain the best methods and choices for tuning for backcountry skiing and riding, Mountain Skills Academy &  Adventures teamed up with Whistler-based Underground ...

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