In celebration of the “down”, Black Diamond is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the best part about skiing… the downhill part. Especially the super-deep and fluffy-light downhill. In conjunction with several sponsors and atheltes alike, The Big LePowSki will be a fun-filled and laid-back event for backcountry skiers and snowboarders to rub shoulders with a handful of athletes and ski legends while checking out the latest gear from Black Diamond.

Festivities start Thursday, Feb 26 with the Backcountry Film Festival, then a Friday night pre-registration party and athlete mingle leads us into the on-snow festivities set for Saturday. See full schedule of events

Guided tours and courses will be taught by the likes of Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Andrew McLean, Chris Davenport, John Griber, Jen Berg, Brett Crabtree, Neil Provo, Hilaree Nelson O’Neill, Callum Pettit, Julian Carr, Andy Jacobsen & more.

Daytime festivities are happening at Brighton with a DJ spinning mad tunes all day long, a variety of educational classes being taught and an avalanche beacon search area to test your skills.

Black Diamond Presents The Big LePowSki 2009

How To Attend The Big LePowSki

If you’re planning to be at The Big LePowSki, you’ve got to get your act together and head on down to the Black Diamond Retail Store here in Salt Lake City.  Classes will fill fast, so get on it already!

Cost: $55 (includes lift ticket, two classes, lunch and entrace to the post-party)

More Info: Visit The BigLePowski

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A Seattle native, Jason developed a love for the outdoors and a thing for mountains. That infatuation continues as he founded this site in 1999 --sharing his love of road biking, mountain biking, trail running and skiing. That passion is channeled into every article or gear review he writes. Utah's Wasatch Mountains are his playground.

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