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3-day Ski mountaineering course in the Tetons, near Jackson Hole

Join one of our certified guides for an exhilarating and informative 3-day ski mountaineering course in which we will go over important techniques and skills before testing them out in the incredibly beautiful Grand Teton National Park near Jackson Hole.


TRIP TYPE

Group

MOUNTAIN RANGES

Rockies

DURATION

3 Days

OFFER PERIOD

Mar, Apr

FITNESS LEVEL

High

SKILL LEVEL

Advanced

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

  • Learn and improve important ski mountaineering techniques.
  • Climb some of the state's best ski mountaineering terrain.
  • Enjoy spectacular views in the stunningly scenic Grand Teton National Park.

Description

Are you ready to take your backcountry skiing to the next level? Then come join our 3-day ski mountaineering course in the stunning scenery around Jackson, Wyoming!

Over the three days, we will cover various topics, including technical ski mountaineering skills,  risk management and decision making. We will then head out onto Teton Pass and into Teton National Park in order to try out what we have just learned.

On the first day, we will spend much of the morning in the classroom at our Jackson, WY headquarters, before heading out for the afternoon onto Teton Pass.

Once we’ve arrived at this high mountain pass on the southern edge of the Teton Range, we will go over avalanche search and rescue as well as practice some of our new-learned techniques.

This is sure to whet your appetite for the second and third days in which we will head out into the sublimely beautiful Grand Teton National Park.

Here, we will put some of our skills to the test, ascending a couple of the park’s numerous 6,000-foot ski mountaineering peaks then enjoying some deep snow skiing back down.

In order to get the most out of this program, you should be an experienced backcountry and off-piste skier in excellent physical condition. There is no need for prior mountaineering experience as we will go over all of the necessary techniques and equipment during the camp.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for an exhilarating and informative 3-day ski mountaineering course in and around beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming!

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These services are provided be The Mountain Guides, Inc. an authorized concession of the National Park Service and a nondiscriminatory permittee of multiple US Forest Service districts.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Itinerary

Day 1: Classroom

  • Avalanche search and rescue

  • Ice axe techniques

  • Rope management

  • Snow anchors

Day 2 to 3: Grand Teton National Park

  • Steep skiing and riding techniques

  • Booting and crampon use

  • Skintrack setting and pacing

  • Snowpack assessment

  • Navigation

Details

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Please note that it is helpful to arrive a couple of days before the course in order to acclimatize. It is also the best idea to book accommodation for a day or two after the trip has finished because you will be tired from the course and there is no guaranteed finishing time on the third day.

Meeting point

Jackson, Wyoming

About the guide: The Mountain

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The Mountain

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Mountain Guide

We offer mountain and desert adventures for small groups in Western United States. We work very hard every day to make sure we provide our clients with excellent service and safety standards and truly unforgettable experiences.

Join us for a day of backcountry skiing, a rock climbing course or a longer wilderness journey in some of the most beautiful spots in Western US. We will help you learn and develop new skills and guarantee you will go back home with a new appreciation for the backcountry.

We provide guiding services in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Red Rocks, Nevada. Come join us!

Languages

English

Certificates

AMGA | IFMGA

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What people are saying about The Mountain

Ana

5.00

I had a great day and a great experience

Keala

5.00

Joel was a great climbing guide! I was nervous climbing outside since it’s been awhile but the guide was extremely good with hearing my concerns and adapted to help me feel comfortable. We started climbing on a low grade and then worked our way to harder levels. I also didn’t feel comfortable leading outside so my guide (Joel) did that as well. Also, there is so much to climb at red rock that without a guide it would be really hard to figure out the routes. I had such a great time!! It’s so beautiful out there and the whole experience was a lot of fun. I definitely recommend this company and Joel as a guide!

Pier-Olivier

5.00

Such a rad day!! We worked a lot for that fresh powder but it was so worth it! The guide was exceptional!

Keala

5.00

Joel was a great climbing guide! I was nervous climbing outside since it’s been awhile but the guide was extremely good with hearing my concerns and adapted to help me feel comfortable. We started climbing on a low grade and then worked our way to harder levels. I also didn’t feel comfortable leading outside so my guide (Joel) did that as well. Also, there is so much to climb at red rock that without a guide it would be really hard to figure out the routes. I had such a great time!! It’s so beautiful out there and the whole experience was a lot of fun. I definitely recommend this company and Joel as a guide!

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