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MT WASHINGTON BACKCOUNTRY

Mount Washington offers some fine powder stashes on the shady aspects outside the ski area boundaries. We will have ACMG ski guides available most days this winter to take you exploring in the backcountry. Dates will be posted...

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$210.00
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AST1 WASHINGTON

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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$295.00
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AST2 WASHINGTON

The Avalanche Skills Training Two is an advanced avalanche course which takes a closer look at how avalanches form and how to manage more complex terrain. We delve deeper into the snowpack and learn how to apply different tests...

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$590.00
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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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$200.00
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    WILDERNESS NAVIGATION

    Wilderness Navigation One is single-day, introductory course where participants will learn how to plan...

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    Sep 19, 2020 (day trip)
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    INTRO TO ROCK

    Experience rock climbing in a fun and safe environment. On day one, develop your rock movement skills...

    1 SPOT LEFT
    Sep 26 - 27, 2020
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    MT WASHINGTON BACKCOUNTRY

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

    4 SPOTS LEFT
    Dec 21, 2020 (day trip)
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The trip was fantastic! It exceeded my expectations, Andrew is an exceptional guide. The Covid risk management was very well managed and didn’t hinder my experience of the course. Hats-off to Andrew for taking great care of us. I look forward...
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Mark Toth, Courtenay, BC.

IAG Covid Best Practices

05-30-2020
We are really happy to have had a busy and succesful summer season despite the pandemic. Thanks to all of you who have come out with us this summer! With Covid we do have a new risk to manage, and we take this responsibility to our customers, our staff and our communities very seriously. Below is the current iteration of our Covid Best Practices document. It includes our plans for operating...

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