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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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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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  • Ski helicopter

    HELI-ACCESSED TOUR

    With a helicopter to whisk you straight into high alpine terrain, great ski terrain is accessible for...

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    Feb 24, 2020 (day trip)
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    AVALANCHE SKILLS FIELD DAY

    Our Avalanche Skills Field day is either a stand-alone introductory avalanche field course, or part...

    8 SPOTS LEFT
    Mar 14, 2020 (day trip)
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    AST2 WASHINGTON

    The Avalanche Skills Training Two is an advanced avalanche course which takes a closer look at how...

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    Mar 14 - 17, 2020
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Testimonials

We were more than impressed with Jan as our guide! Our heli climbing on Mount Matchlee was a memorable experience! Looking forward to returning sometime in the near future. I'm still enjoying the after-effects of our day!
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Judith Freed, Vero Beach, Florida

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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