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WASHINGTON BACKCOUNTRY

Mount Washington offers some fine powder stashes on the shady aspects out side the ski area boundaries. Join one of our guides as they let you in on the secrets of the Mount Washington back country. Tours can be done simply on...

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AST1 MT. CAIN

The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with little to no avalanche related experience. Students will learn to recognize avalanche terrain, gain the skills to initiate and...

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AST PLUS

For many people making the step from their avalanche skills training to actually getting out touring in the back country is a bit daunting. This course bridges the gap from theory to practice. The idea was actually developed by...

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VI HUT BASED TOURING

Island Alpine Guides is pleased to announce Vancouver Island's first ever hut based ski and snowboard touring! Our location in the Prince of Wales Range of northern Vancouver Island offers great alpine ski and snowboard terrain...

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    Women's Backcountry

    Enjoy a super fun filled and supportive week end of back country riding and learning in all women's...

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    Feb 20 - 21, 2016
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    VI Hut Based Touring

    Island Alpine Guides is pleased to announce Vancouver Island's first ever hut based ski and snowboard...

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    Mar 19 - 20, 2016
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Thank you for a great trip . I'm sure you'll be seeing more of me & hopefully my friend for summer trips as well. Food, location & skiing all great.
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Guest Blog - Ken Wylie

01-19-2016
For this blog I am delighted to feature a contribution by mountain guide, friend, colleague and IAG guide Ken Wylie. You can read much nmore about ken in his bio on our guide bios page. It is my belief that Ken is making some important contributions to mountain safety by pointing out that the best way we can mitigate risk is to know ourselves better. Taming Your Avalanche Dragon - Guest...

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