Bootpacking registration for 2019-2020

Bootpacking registration for the 2019-20 season is now open.

Please click on the BOOTPACKING tab above and complete the registration form, if you are interested in bootpacking at Aspen Highlands this season.

Details about the bootpacker meeting will be posted later.

The bootpacker meeting is tenatively scheduled for Wednesday, October 16th.

old news POWDER POSSE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30TH 2018

Greetings

There will be a POWDER POSSE  in Highland Bowl tomorrow Friday November 30, 2018.

Participants will be allowed to load the Exhibition lift at 9:30 am.

All participants are required to have an avalanche beacon.

All participants are required to wear a properly fitting snow sport helmet.

All participants are required to sign a waiver.

Directed skiing will take place primarily from Ozone to B3 in Highland Bowl.

Particpants will be allowed to leave the ski area along a designated route after one run in Highland Bowl. or

Participants  are also welcome  to make a 2nd lap in Highland Bowl.

No restaurants will be open, bring your own food and water for the day.

HAVE FUN

SKI SAFELY

LOVE AHSP

 

POWDER POSSE TOMMORROW

Greetings

There will be a POWDER POSSE  in Highland Bowl tomorrow Wednesday November 28, 2018.

Participants will be allowed to load the Exhibition lift at 9:30 am.

All participants are required to have an avalanche beacon.

All participants are required to wear a properly fitting snow sport helmet.

All participants are required to sign a waiver.

Directed skiing will take place primarily in the G zones of Highland Bowl.

Particpants will be allowed to leave the ski area along a designated route after one run in Highland Bowl. or

Participants  are also welcome  to make multiple runs in Highland Bowl.

HAVE FUN SKI SAFELY

LOVE

AHSP

First Day of Bootpacking

Greeting Bootpackers

We plan to begin bootpacking tomorrow Tuesday October 23rd.

We also plan to bootpack on Wednesday October 24th.

These are the only two days we plan to bootpack this week.

Meet in the lower level below the escalator and be ready to go at 8 am.

We will most likely not take skis and/or snowboards up the hill this week.

We will be travelling in boots and walking from Highland Bowl to midway at the end of the day.  Transcievers are required as always.  Ski poles are also a good idea.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Thanks

AHSP

Annual Bootpacker Meeting and Gear Swap

Highly Recommended Bootpacker Meeting and Gear Swap

When:  Wednesday October 17, 2018

Location:  Conference Room in the Locker Room Level at the base of Aspen Highlands (follow the signs).

Time:  11:00AM or 5:30PM

Greetings Bootpackers

It is time to start preparing for the 2018-19 bootpacking season.

We have scheduled our annual meeting to inform everybody about the bootpacking program, sign releases, answer questions, and buy and sell gear at the swap.  This meeting is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for all participants, even those who have participated in the past, as this is when the necessary waivers and releases are signed.  We will make the meetings as short as possible as we understand everybody has a busy schedule.

Please sign up on the highlandspatrol.com web site to get your information entered into the bootpacker database for this season.

 

The Gear Swap

The Gear Swap is an opportunity for bootpackers to acquire some of the necessary gear at an affordable price.  We understand that things get expensive quickly and do not want this to deprive anybody the chance to bootpack.  Please come prepared to buy or sell bootpacking related gear such as avalanche transceivers, Vibram soled ski boots, warm clothes, backpacks, or anything else you think make one more comfortable when they are cold and tired.  Affordable is the key word here, if your goal is to make lots of money this may not be the proper outlet, and again only bootpacking specific gear please, this is not a general ski swap.  All gear to be sold at the swap should be dropped off by 10:00AM as it will have to be tagged to make sure you get your money at the end of the day.  All gear that does not sell has to be picked up by 6:30pm or it will be donated to the packing program.

Thanks we look forward to seeing you on October 17, 2018.