3-DAY CAMP: Learn the skills necessary for backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Our backcountry yurt headquarters makes our skills camp a unique and fun backcountry adventure! Camp is limited to six clients with two guides ensuring plenty of individualized attention. No backcountry experience necessary.
Backcountry Skills Camp will focus on route-finding and navigation skills, snow stability, weather, rescue, what to carry in your pack, nutrition, and powder skiing technique. Participants must be in good physical and cardiovascular condition, have solid downhill ability, and be able to hike and ski four to five miles in a day. No avalanche education necessary.
Learn how to use climbing skins, learn efficient uphill travel techniques, learn efficient transition skills, learn the skills needed to descend powder and variable terrain. In addition, participants will learn about routefinding, how to make a tour plan, what is needed in your backpack for touring, how to use an avalanche transciever and other rescue items along with learning how to look at the mountains with “avalanche eyes”
Dates: January 28-30, 2019 @ Baldy Knoll Yurt
March 4-6, 2019 @ Plummer Yurt
Rate: $995 per person plus 6% tax/fees
4 DAY -ADVANCED BACKCOUNTRY SKILLS CAMP AT THE BALDY KNOLL YURT. TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL!
For those with some backcountry experience looking to step it up a notch, this three night, four day trip based out of our premier Baldy Knoll Yurt in the prime time of the season will be a great opportunity to ski untracked powder in a wilderness environment. Come join us for a great winter ski adventure near Jackson Hole! Lodging, all meals, client to guide ratio of 3:1 will ensure this is an amazing mountain adventure.
February 26-March 1, 2019 (only 4 spots available)
Cost: $1325/plus 6% tax/fees