Q: What are the raffle rules?
A: Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. You must be present to win, duh. If you win get your hand up in the air or we will call another number. We have lots of stuff to give away and want to keep the raffle moving along.
Q: How much does the splitfest cost?
A: The event is free. You are responsible for your own lodging. Touring is on Forest Service land so depending on where you are touring you may need a Trail Pass. If you are skinning up the cat track @ Mt Baker please follow the signs.
Q: Where should I stay?
A: Anywhere you would like. The Snowater and Snowline condos are close to Chair 9. Snowline cabins are an easy walk. The Baker Rim cabins are close by. Camping is also available in the area. Here are some companies that rent places in the area: http://bluetlodge.com/ is in the Chair 9 parking lot, http://www.mtbakervacationrentals.com/, http://www.bakeraccommodations.com/ http://www.vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/usa/washington/wa-northwest/mt-baker, http://www.mtbakerlodging.com/ and many more.
Q: Are there going to be demos?
A: Yes! Voile, Prior, Arbor, Jones and Never Summer will have board demos. Karakorum and Spark R&D will have binding demos.
Q: What’s the schedule?
A: Check out the schedule page
Q: How do I find a group to tour with?
A: Come to the Meet and Greet at Chair 9. There will be maps showing the area and some possible tours. We will also have the latest avalanche forecast information. Check out splitboard.com for meet up possibilities.
Q: What’s in the raffle?
A: Splitboards, skins, a beacon, probe, magazine subscriptions, beanies and much more. Photos of some of the items are on the Facebook site.
Q: Who are the sponsors?
A: Check out our awesome sponsors here.
Q: More questions?
A: Check out the splitboard.com thread.
Q: Where can I rent a splitboard in the Puget Sound area
A: Here’s the list of all the places I know of:
Snowboard Connection in downtown Seattle
Glacier Ski shop in Glacier
American Alpine Institute Equipment Shop (AAI) in Bellingham