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.

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

G. Grove_Shuksan Arm Slides

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

The industry standard, AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) Level One Avalanche Courses are unique because of our emphasis on field based lessons and learning. In this 24 hour curriculum, students can expect to develop a good grounding … 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

Deep Cascade Pow

Intro to Ski Touring/Split Boarding-Part II of BC Level 1

Another day stuck in traffic, long lift lines, paying for expensive tickets and no fresh tracks have you eying the untracked lines of the backcountry? Experience the thrill of fresh tracks after skinning through beautiful uncrowded terrain away from the … Continue reading

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