Backcountry Skiing Workshop offered at Falmouth

Posted Dec. 02, 2013, at 2:17 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, Maine

For more information: Albert Mandell; 607-316-5773; amcmaine.org/calendar/

FALMOUTH — A Backcountry Skiing Workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road. The workshop will focus on basics of backcountry skiing around New England. Topics will include details of backcountry ski trips including what gear you need, where to get that gear, general wilderness backcountry ski preparation, low-angle backcountry skiing, where to go, how to plan for all-day trips in the wilderness, huts and lodges in Maine and New Hampshire, steep backcountry skiing in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Quebec and questions and answers. Leader Albert Mandell who can be reached at 607-316-5773.