Ski Programs » Courses

Where to start? The back country demands we learn our skills to safely navigate avalanche terrain with increasing complexity by taking courses that provide the curriculum to match those demands. Entry/beginner Level we offer Avalanche Level 1 & Intro to Touring; Next Steps/Advanced for steeper, above treeline terrain L2 Avalanche & Advanced Touring and Steep Riding Clinics; Finally glaciated terrain needs specific skills that Ski Mountaineering provides.

Mt Baker BC – Powder Served Daily

You can count on one hand places on Earth that receive as much snow as Baker and we can show you the goods! We proudly serve Cascade Powder fresh at Mt Baker this winter. You can now enjoy daily or … Continue reading

Snow Anchor for Crevasse Rescue

Crevasse Rescue & Glacial Travel Seminar-1 Day

After years of ski touring, rock & ice climbing you want to climb one of the high peaks of the Cascades, except those crevasses… Now there is a way for experienced outdoors-person to learn how to manage glacial terrain then … Continue reading

Baker Backcountry Boundary Sign

Snowshoe Avalanche Safety Course

  Our Snowshoe Avalanche Courses is unique because of our emphasis on field based lessons and learning. In this 16 hour curriculum, students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, … Continue reading

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BC/AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Safety & Back Country Travel Snoqualmie Pass, WA

Our Guides believe that back country travel begins with avalanche safety and continues with travel techniques and terrain selection. OurĀ AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) Level One Avalanche Courses are unique because of our emphasis on field based … Continue reading

Cornice Control

AIARE Level 1 Refresher

Each season arrives and we look forward to ski tours and powder turns then we try to remember our avalanche training. To ease into the winter we prepared a day for you to refresh your AIARE Level 1 transceiver skills … Continue reading

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