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Women’s Ski & Splitboard Mountaineering Hut Course

  • Duration 3 days, 2 nights
  • Backcountry Hut
  • Backcountry Skiing

Learn ski & splitboard mountaineering skills with our expert female guide team!

With an emphasis on education, our Ski and Splitboard Mountaineering Course is a fantastic introduction for those who are looking to take their skiing/riding to the next level. Our AMGA aspirant and certified guides will share their expertise and train you on a variety of advanced techniques to give you the tools to tackle objectives that go beyond a normal tour. Our low client/guide ratio (3:1) ensures you get the dedicated attention required to become proficient in advanced techniques such as belayed skiing/riding, low angle ice climbing, advanced avalanche hazard mitigation, and more. 

Join us this year at the Green Wilson Hut for a 3 day, 2 night trip on April 15 – 17, 2024 with IFMGA guide Mia Tucholke and AMGA Assistant Splitboard guide Sarah MacGregor! We will have a pre-trip Zoom prior to discuss meet the team and discuss details. Meals are not included, but you can discuss food options in the pre-trip meeting.

Trip Details

Duration

3 days, 2 nights

Difficulty

Backcountry skiing experience necessary

Maximum Guide Ratio

3:1

Included

  • AMGA and AE trained/certified ski guide
  • Hut fees 
  • Avalanche beacon, shovel, probe
  • Ski pack & sleeping bag

Not Included

  • Food & meal planning/shopping/prep 
  • Personal skiing/riding equipment
  • Guide gratuity 

Trip Itinerary

Pre-Trip Zoom: To talk about personal gear selection for ski/ride mountaineering, tour planning, food selection, etc.

Day one: Skin to hut, uphill track setting and turning techniques, climbing with crampons and ice axe

Day one evening: Debrief and plan for next day

Day two: Snow, rock, and ski/board anchoring techniques. Avalanche hazard awareness and avoidance techniques for the ski/ride mountaineer. Off-piste downhill skiing/riding techniques.

Day two evening: Debrief and plan for next day

Day three: Climbing objective, skin out

Hut Snowboards

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