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Backcountry Skiing Clinic

Boulder Mountaineering School


The course goal is to provide basic backcountry / peak-skiing skills for the Colorado backcountry, including survival skills, survival skiing and peak skiing / navigation. Open to Intermediate or above Telemark/AT skiers.

The clinic consists of three lectures and three field trips. Participants must attend all three lectures and field trips. All lectures are at 7 pm in the CMC Boulder Group Club Room.


Application Process:  

Enrollment in this program is on an application basis. It is anticipated that up to 12 applicants will be selected to participate. This is an intermediate program and applicants are required to have met minimum standards, including Avalanche Level 1 and Intermediate or advanced Telemark/AT skills. (These skills will be validated on the first Field Trip.) Applicants must be able to attend all lectures and field trips. If a student does not have the prerequisite skills, they will be refunded.

Equipment Provided:  


Equipment Needed:

Skis, boots (Tele or AT), skins, poles, shovel, beacon, all necessary backcountry ski clothing

Course offered:

Applications are available upon request by emailing