Intro to Backcountry Skiing Course

The backcountry beckons with adventure and freedom. Baker Mountain Guides’ Intro to Backcountry Skiing Course is designed to teach the fundamentals of backcountry travel. Our comprehensive, one-day curriculum will prepare you for day tours in simple terrain via an overview of backcountry equipment, movement skills, efficiency, and basic avalanche awareness.

Baker Mountain Guides backcountry tech courses are designed for those seeking a concise and affordable approach to learning technical backcountry skiing and riding skills. From introductory skinning techniques to rappelling into couloirs, our tech series has you covered.

Steep Ski Mountaineering Course

Baker Mountain Guides Steep Ski Mountaineering Course is designed to equip competent backcountry skiers and snowboarders with ropework and movement techniques for skiing and riding the steeps. The Twin Sisters Range provides an ideal classroom for rope skills such as pitched climbing and ski/board rappels, as well as application in steep ski mountaineering terrain.

Baker Mountain Guides backcountry tech courses are designed for those seeking a concise and affordable approach to learning technical backcountry skiing and riding skills. From introductory skinning techniques to rappelling into couloirs, our tech series has you covered.

Glaciated Ski Mountaineering Course

Baker Mountain Guides Glaciated Ski Mountaineering Course is designed to equip skiers and snowboarders with the technical skills required to ski and ride the volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest, as well as other glaciated objectives. The course covers glaciated ski mountaineering specific skills, such as crevasse rescue, and answers the question: “how and when do skiers and snowboarders use the rope?”

Baker Mountain Guides backcountry tech courses are designed for those seeking a concise and affordable approach to learning technical backcountry skiing and riding skills. From introductory skinning techniques to rappelling into couloirs, our tech series has you covered.

Backcountry Skiing Pro Course

Baker Mountain Guides Backcountry Skiing Pro Course is designed for strong, recreational skiers and snowboarders who dream of big mountains beyond the rope line. An emphasis on digital mapping, tour planning, and leadership prepares students for travel in non-glaciated, challenging avalanche terrain. Explore the backcountry with confidence built on experience, mentorship, and feedback.

Baker Mountain Guides backcountry pro courses fuse avalanche education with big mountain experience to create a complete apprenticeship in backcountry skiing and riding. Mount Baker and the beautiful North Cascades serve as both our classroom and our inspiration.