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Intro to Backcountry Skiing & Riding
Designed for those who want to try backcountry skiing or splitboarding—learn to use climbing skins and alpine touring skis, telemark skis or splitboards. Our guides will provide valuable tips, and cover touring safety and backcountry trip preparation. Course includes an evening lecture and a full day on snow.
Prerequisite: downhill, telemark or snowboarding experience. Includes: instructor, avalanche safety equipment.
First Track Fridays
Beat everyone to the fresh snow in this next step to our Intro course. Go backcountry skiing/riding with our ACMG guides for a fun, safe day in the mountains. Destinations may vary based on snow conditions.
Prerequisites: 19+, strong physical fitness, ability to ski/ride under control in all snow conditions and training in avalanche companion rescue. Includes: ACMG guides.
Ski/Board Tuning Clinic
Learn to do a skilled tune-up of your skis or snowboard; including cleaning and base repair, edge sharpening and waxing. Receive personalized instruction and lots of practice in this 3-hour hands-on clinic. Please make sure the snowboard, pair of downhill, alpine touring or telemark skis that you bring to the clinic are clean and in decent condition. Maximum 6 students/class.
Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of all equipment/supplies. 20% off tuning equipment/supplies when purchased.