Women's Backcountry Ski Course

This course is designed for women to who want to take their backcountry skiing knowledge and experience to the next level in a fun, safe learning environment. Topics emphasized will include identifying avalanche terrain, snowpit analysis, the basics of avalanche rescue, decision-making, leadership, and tips for moving efficiently in the mountains. The final day will include the company of Dr. Jesse Logan, a passionate Yellowstone naturalist and leader in whitebark pine research and ecology. The goal will be to put the previous days skills to use, ski powder, and learn more about the incredible history and ecology of the Yellowstone region.

Location: the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park (near Cooke City, Montana).

Dates:  Jan. 19-21, 2018.  

Cost:  $600, + 3% resort tax.

Accommodation included:  3 nights in Cooke City, Montana.

Reservations:  call 406-838-2267, or email us at ski.yellowstone@gmail.com.

A 50% deposit is required for all reservations. 

Lead instructor: Kt Miller.

Naturalist Guide: Dr. Jesse Logan.

Participant Requirements: Intermediate ski or snowboard skills required. Must be comfortable skiing blue square runs at a ski area. Participants must provide their own backcountry touring equipment (AT skis, telemark skis, or splitboard), and avalanche safety equipment (beacon, shovel, probe).