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Advanced Back Country Skiing (2 days)

Skill Level:
Advanced: Please review pre-requisites
Fitness Level:
Washington - Mt. Baker
March 17-18; 23-24; 25-26
Trip Duration:
2 days

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This two day course is for backcountry skiers who seek more formal training to gain better decision making skills in the backcountry. In order to join this course you are required to have at least 10 days traveling in the backcountry and have taken an AMGA approved level I avalanche course.


  • Two seasons of ski touring
  • Partner rescue
  • Knowledge of your personal touring gear
  • Kick turns
  • Advanced down hill skills
  • Ability to ski and remain under control in variable conditons such as heavy powder, breakable crust, mash potatoes, ice and generally unfavorable shenanigans

Skills you will learn and improve upon:

  • Tour Planning
  • Consistent stability assessment throughout each day
  • Appropriate terrain choices
  • Navigation
  • Proper track setting
  • Gear maintenance and field repair
  • Appropriate downhill travel choices