January 05, 2016

Aspen Expeditions offers professionally guided mountain adventures (and the gear to go with it) with an elevated philosophy: whether your goal is to Ascend high mountains; Explore cultures worldwide; or Discover new adventures; Aspen Expeditions is your point of departure, offering mountain travel experiences of a life-time! 

You're Invited! - SKI with IFMGA guide Mike Arnold

Join Aspen Expeditions' Local's Backcountry Ski Tour this Friday, January 8, 8:30 am with IFMGA guide Mike Arnold. Meet at Aspen Highlands.  You must preregister either online, stop by our shop or call us at 970-925-7625 (SPACE IS LIMITED TO 4)  Mike Arnold has been skiing and guiding the local backcountry since early December almost every day.  He'll share his intimate knowledge of the local backcountry conditions and more.
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Aspen Expeditions' AMGA ski guides Mike Arnold and Britt Ruegger leading the way to some great terrain.
Can't make it this Friday?  We'll be going out every other Friday or on a custom date scheduled that works for you and your group (4 people max guide ratio). Enjoy a great tour in the backcountry along with the local knowledge about the status of the backcountry snowpack! Just contact us!
Coming up:
January 8-10, 2016: AIARE LEVEL 1 AVALANCHE COURSE ... The AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course provides a complete introduction to the avalanche phenomenon, avalanche terrain, decision making, and rescue. In a continental snowpack such as the Elk Mountains, AE's customized instruction maximizes student learning outcomes as they relate to backcountry travel. Aspen Expeditions has been teaching avalanche courses since 1980 and has an intimate knowledge of the Colorado snowpack. (ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT)
January 13, 2016, 5 PM Aspen Highlands Alehouse: Come to Aspen Expeditions' Backcountry Snowpack Roundtable Discussion. FREE and informative!
January 16-17, 2016:  INTRODUCTION TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING with MTN products highlighted
This camp is offered for either the entry level uphill skier and/or those who are new to the backcountry.  Topics will include:  Proper gear choice and use of skins, AT boots, dressing and packing for a day's BC tour, uphill technique/tracksetting, kick turns, basic route finding... all with access to the Aspen backcountry yet completely avoiding any "Avalanche" terrain. (aspenexpeditions.com/collections/backcountry-ski-camps)(AEW/Strafe Outerwear/Salomon Ski Camp)
Stay tuned for Ladies only tours coming up!

Local's tours sponsored by Strafe Outerwear, Salomon, Dynafit, Marmot and more!

Stop by and visit Aspen Expeditions' shop at the base of Aspen Highlands Village.  Demo the latest alpine touring gear from Dynafit, Salomon, G3 and more. Take a look at the best apparel, outerwear and ski gear from Strafe Outerwear, Marmot, Dynafit, Corbeaux, Pret Helmets, POC, BCA , Scott Sports, Skida and more.