Demo backcountry gear

Alpenglow Sports | Scott Rokis

The 18th-annual Lake Tahoe Backcountry Demo Event on Jan. 6 at Palisades Tahoe Alpine Meadows is the largest consumer backcountry event in North America. The event is free to all participants with a valid lift ticket or season pass from Palisades Tahoe. Participants will have the opportunity to test more than 30 brands of backcountry ski, splitboard and telemark equipment.

Participants can also meet local snowboarding mountaineer and Red Bull athlete Nick Russell. | RSVP alpenglowsports.com