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Date Tuesday  12/4/2018
Group Denver
Event Title BSTS - Backcountry Ski Touring School - Advanced
Start Time 12:00 AM
End Time 12:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader Blake Clark
Group Price $105.00
NonGroup Price $105.00
Leader Price $95.00
Available Participants 2
Type Members Only (Programs/Education)


Lecture begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in the Conference Rooms, American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th Street, Golden  CO  (A makeup lecture is available)
On-snow ski days in 2019:
Saturdays: January 5, 12, 19

For more info Contact

For questions regarding registration, please contact BSTS School Director Joe Wojniak at or call 720-

378-3579.  Email is preferred.

For questions regarding BSTS - Advanced please contact BSTS Lead Instructor Blake Clark at, 303-871-0379h; 303-907-1013c


BSTS Advanced Class Announcement 2018-19

This year we will offer an advanced class designed to give the student more experience skiing on and off trail.

The class is designed for students who have taken the standard BSTS (or similar experience) more than once and have spent significant time skiing.  Conditioning is  important as we will be spending full days skiing.

The teaching days will be Saturdays January 5, 12, and 19, 2018.  The class size will be limited to 10 students.

The three day class will start with a day at the Breckenridge Nordic Center to review skiing techniques.  The following two days will be spent skiing in the backcountry, locations to be determined by snow conditions.

Click here to register for the BSTS course for the main session -



Learning goals include:

  • applying basic ski techniques to changing snow condition to improve efficiency in your skiing
  • selecting safe travel routes, descending and ascending, including climbing skin usage
  • improving basic techniques for controlling speed on or off trail
  • having fun regardless of the snow conditions

During the first day at the nordic center, the instructors will be evaluating the students’ abilities to qualify for the class and non-qualifiers will be moved to a more appropriate level class.


Denver Group Policy: All requests for a refund must be made to the school director.  Refunds of 100% (less a $10 charge) will only be made if a written request is made 30 days before the first class. Refunds of 50% will be made if a written request is made within 30 days before the first class. No refunds will be made after the first class.  If a waitlist has been established for the school, and a replacement is found, a member can receive a refund (less a $10 processing fee).  NO other requests will be honored.

Sorry it is past the registration deadline for this event.