[VIDEO] Salomon How-To – Cody Townsend’s Tips & Techniques for Steep Freeskiing

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In this episode of Salomon’s How-To series, Salomon athlete Cody Townsend shares some helpful tips and techniques for approaching, climbing, and skiing couloirs. Cody takes you into the field as he pursues “The Fifty Project”, demonstrating the tricks and techniques highlighted. The content in this video is for experienced backcountry travelers and does not replace instruction from a certified guide.

Featuring: Cody Townsend, Bjarne Salén

Shot by Hazen Woolson, Bjarne Salén

Produced and edited by Switchback Entertainment

00:00 Intro

01:23 Hasty Pits

02:20 Sidehill Skinning

03:15 Invert Your Poles

04:08 Shoulders Downhill

05:35 Pivot Turn

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