Ski Mountaineering


Golden, Colorado

Group Size

4 people per guide


2 days

Embark on a thrilling two-day Ski Mountaineering Course that combines the best of skiing and mountaineering. This course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge required to safely and confidently explore high-alpine terrain while enjoying the exhilaration of downhill skiing.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through a condensed yet comprehensive curriculum covering critical topics such as steep slope ascents and descents, snow and ice techniques, and the proper use of specialized equipment, including skis, skins, ice axes, and crampons. We'll also introduce you to essential route planning, avalanche safety, snowpack analysis, and mountain weather assessment.

This course integrates practical, real-world experiences into the two-day schedule, allowing you to practice crucial skills like kick-turns and basic crevasse rescue techniques. You'll also learn the basics of efficient ice climbing and teamwork in mountain environments.

By the end of this two-day Ski Mountaineering Course, you'll have the skills and confidence to embark on your own ski mountaineering adventures, whether you're tackling high peaks or seeking out untouched powder. This course is tailored for intermediate to advanced skiers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts who want to quickly gain the skills needed for winter mountain exploration.

Join us for an action-packed and transformative experience that brings the thrill of skiing and the beauty of the mountains together in just two days. Ski Mountaineering is your ticket to high-altitude adventure, and it all starts right here.