Adventure Programs and Education
So you want to ride in powder and you’re sick of the crowds and lift lines at resorts? Come learn the skills necessary to travel in the backcountry while experiencing the solitude and freedom of the hills, which makes backcountry skiing/snowboarding so unique. First day is an evening classroom session. The second day is out on the snow.
Dates: Returning Winter 2014
Time: Fri. 1730-2000, Sat. 0600-2000
Cost: $70 without equipment rental, $85 with equipment rental
Private Backcountry Ski or Snowboard Guiding
So you have done an intro class and you want more! Come down and set up a private backcountry ski day with one of our guides and we will continue to develop your backcountry skills and knowledge, while making some powder turns. We may even take you out to one of our secret stashes.
Dates: come down to the office and schedule a day that works for you.
Cost: $125 for individuals / $85 per person for groups of 2 or more
AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course
Silverton, Red Mountain Pass, and the San Juan Mountains, CO!
Analyzing Snow Stability and Avalanche Terrain
Our Level 2 course is a 40-hour / four day program that provides back country leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This course also includes the introductory and prerequisite components for the professional progression: the AIARE Level 3 Certificate. The Level 2 builds from the introductory avalanche hazard management model introduced in the level one and adds to it the evaluation of factors critical to stability evaluation.
Visit Kling Mountain Guide’s site for more information
Dates: Winter 2014
Price: $450 for KMG course