Upcoming Courses:      YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE

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!

Winter Courses 2018-2019              

Avalanche Level 1 


Avalanche Level 1 - Recreational: certification course.

These 3-day courses 
will betaught under the guidelines set forth by the American Avalanche Association (AAA), with field travel travel on skis / boards each day.

24-hour courses include instruction in backcountry travel, terrain management & snowpack assessment.

February 1-3  (Cooke City, MT)

February 22-24  (Red Lodge, MT)


(rates: $350/ participant)    Lodging not provided. 







ICE CLIMBING 101

ICE CLIMBING in the Beartooths

Want to learn the basics of ice climbing? We offer single-day courses teaching the fundamentals of climbing on ice.  You'll learn modern ice climbing techniques and how to manage the objective hazards in this sport.

MANY of Montana's classic ice routes are in our backyard!  Get a group of friends or family together for a great way to spend a day in the mountains!   

ALL EXPERIENCE LEVELS are welcome!

Group and private instruction offered daily with reservations.  DECEMBER - APRIL
 




Avalanche Level 2


Avalanche Level 2 - Recreational: certification course.

The Level 2 is a 4-day course that goes deeper into the science of snow metamorphism, while also focusing on group dynamics and communication.  Each day of the course will include field travel travel on skis / boards. 

This 30-hour course will betaught under the guidelines set forth by the American Avalanche Association (AAA), with field travel travel on skis / boards each day.

January 24-27  (Cooke City, MT)
(rates: $425/ participant)    Lodging not provided. 


Level 1 Recreational certificate and intermeidate riding experience required. 





LADIES ON ICE

WOMEN ONLY ICE CLIMBING CLINICS
 
Join our female guides one of their ALL WOMEN ice climbing courses at some of our easily accessible frozen waterfalls in the Beartooths. You'll learn how to dress warm and have fun with a group of awesome ladies that will show you the basics of climbing ice in the winter.

Each climber will be given instruction on using ice axes and crampons, how to belay, climbing techniques, making ice anchors and most importantly – HAVING FUN!! These day outing are a great way to enjoy the outdoors with your group of gals! 

MARCH 3RD, 2019
6 spots available  ($175/climber)
 





 BEARTOOTH BACKCOUNTRY 

BACKCOUNTRY TOURING IN THE BEARTOOTHS

Want to learns all the best backcountry zones?
Eager to test out the new touring gear?

From COOKE CITY to RED LODGE Montana, our guides will lead you on skis/boards into the Beartooths.  You will learn the proper use of touring equipment, how to evaluate avalanche terrain and snowpack stability, and improve route finding skills for your own touring adventures.

Skills progression, single day tours to 'the goods' and snowmobile assist transport available.  CUSTOM trips for everyone.  
 
December through April -  COOKE CITY, MT
April through June - BEARTOOTH PASS, MT & WY





West Fork Ski Mountaineering

WEST FORK ROCK CREEK / WHITETAIL–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.

  • May 31 - June 2, 2019

2 spots available




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