Upcoming Courses:

Learn new skills and appreciation of mountain recreation on one of our scheduled courses. Individuals and groups are welcome; jump in on a upcoming course and enjoy the adventure!

Spring Courses 2018

Avalanche aware - Spring in the Beartooths

Red Lodge, MT - Beartooth Pass 

Get ready for the opening of the Beartooth Pass and the second ski season with an avalanche awareness course that will focus on Spring snow dynamics.  3-hour lecture on Friday the 25th and a guided tour on a Beartooth Pass classic ski route on the 26th.  

  • May 25-26, 2018

8 spots available

West Fork Ski Mountaineering


Join one of the Beartooth's most experienced skiers, Beau Fredlund, on a 3-day course that will cover winter camping techniques, managing avalanche terrain, and the ski mountaineering fundamentals necessary to make a descent of the Whitetail Peak couloir. Intermediate-advanced skill required.

  • June 1-3, 2018

2 spots available



New to the sport of backcountry skiing? Want to learn a great new activity that will get you out enjoying the mountains? Our guides will lead you on skis/boards into the MT and WY Beartooths, while providing instruction on the use of touring equipment and how to efficiently move in the winter backcountry.  You will learn how to evaluate avalanche terrain and snowpack stability, which will improve route finding skills for your own touring adventures. The Beartooths hold great alpine scenery and winter solace that will make you love this sport simply for the wilderness experience it offers!
Intermediate skiing abilities recommended.   
Groups of 1-4 welcome.  
Offered into June

Rock Climbing Basics


Want to learn the basics of rock climbing? We offer half-day and single-day courses teaching the fundamentals of rock climbing along with modern rockcraft techniques use to effectively manage the objective hazards in this sport. We are lucky enough to have many great rock climbing crags on limestone and granite in the Red Lodge area; get a group of friends or family together for a great way to spend the day recreating in the mountains!
Great for families!

ALL EXPERIENCE LEVELS are welcome! Group and private instruction offered daily with reservations.  MAY - SEPTEMBER