New Podcasts on Uphill Travel + How to Make a Beginner Feel Like a Pro

Listen to new First Chair Podcasts about how you can make the most of the season by adding uphill travel to your skill set, and using your freeriding experience to inform your teaching skills.

Grant and Brennan Chat Uphill Travel Tips and Splitboards

First Chair catches up with PSIA Telemark Team member, Grant Bishop, and AASI Snowboard Team member, Brennan Metzler, in this podcast about uphill travel tips on skis and a splitboard. If you’re thinking about adding an uphill component to your season this winter, take a listen for some good things you need to know. Also, REI Co-op teamed up with PSIA-AASI and Grant and Brennan to create videos and content on this very topic. You can also watch the videos.

How to Make a Beginner Feel Like a Pro with Francesca

First Chair catches up with Francesca Pavillard-Cain and Bruce Edgerly from Backcountry Access who chat about how you can make beginners feel like a pro. In this podcast Francesa also talks about her freeriding and backcountry experience and how she applies those skills to her teaching at The Yellowstone Club.