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INTRO WINTER TRAVEL

Looking to get into the mountains this winter? This two-day backcountry tour with one night of winter camping will get you started with the basics of gear choice, trip planning, winter camping, movement through mountain terrain...

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$370.00
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HELI-ACCESSED TOUR

With a helicopter to whisk you straight into high alpine terrain, great ski terrain is accessible for a day tour in the Island Alps. Start the day by flying to the top of a run and skiing down. From there a day of touring...

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$650.00
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AST+ THEORY TO PRACTICE

For many people, taking the step from avalanche skills training to actually getting out touring in the backcountry can be a bit daunting. This course bridges the gap from theory to practice. The idea was actually developed by...

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$185.00
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VI HUT-BASED TOURING

There are obvious advantages of ski touring from roofed accommodation (think warm, dry space to hang out in, not having to carry heavy packs full of camping gear—you get the picture). We were pleased to pioneer guided hut-based...

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$370.00
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Upcoming Trips and Courses

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    BACKCOUNTRY TOUR | MOUNT WASHINGTON

    Mount Washington offers some fine powder stashes on the shady aspects outside the ski area boundaries....

    4 SPOTS LEFT
    Dec 22, 2019 (day trip)
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    WOMEN'S WEEKEND | CAIN

    Join us for a fun-filled, supportive and educational weekend at Mount Cain. Three nights' slopeside...

    6 SPOTS LEFT
    Jan 4 - 5, 2020
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    CREVASSE RESCUE

    Get ready for glacier travel in summer or winter with a focused day of crevasse rescue training. We...

    3 SPOTS LEFT
    Jan 11, 2020 (day trip)
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Thank you again for your work with the Alpine Club Youth this past weekend. They learned a lot and are inspired to learn more thanks to your engaging and informative course.
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IAG Female POWer Photo Contest

11-22-2019
You can't be what you can't see! Women and girls need to see themselves represented in sport and adventure. They need to see positive female role models, athletes and coaches in the media, in their communities and in their everyday lives. We want to encourage more women and girls to follow their dreams in winter sport and adventure. We are looking for your best shots of you 'slaying pow' or...

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