Haven't ventured into the backcountry to ski yet?! Join us for this one-day introductory program for skiers. We will begin with the basics; introduction to backcountry ski equipment, skinning techniques, where to look for good powder in the area, etc. This program is ideal …trip details
Instructional Ski Programs
We offer a full range of introductory through advanced coursework to get you prepared to go out on your own! If you have good skiing skills and want to take them into the backcountry, consider taking one of our courses.
Are you ready to go beyond the lifts and resorts? This two-day course will get you started learning the techniques of backcountry ski touring. You'll learn how the gear works and how to use it effectively. We'll strive for saving energy on the uphill and having fun on the …trip details
Mount Hood and the Central Oregon Cascades offer a great venue for ski mountaineering with glaciated terrain, open snow fields, and easy access. In our Introduction to Ski Mountaineering course participants will be exposed to basic crampon and ice axe technique, roped …trip details
Going even higher! Moving through alpine terrain on skis is one of the greatest mountain experiences. We will spend two nights in the field while learning skills to enjoy skiing big mountains. This course focuses on adding snow climbing, rope use, and glacier skiing to your …trip details
Come learn the basics of ski mountaineering on some of the best ski mountaineering terrain in the lower 48 and ski off Northern California's most iconic peak! Our 3-day ski mountaineering camp will give you the tools you need to correctly ascend and descend classic …trip details
This is a must have course for the experienced backcountry skier looking to make the transition into ski mountaineering. We will introduce the C pulley system, Z pulley system, and combination's of the two. We'll focus on the rescue of a crevasse victim, and actually run …trip details