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Baker Backcountry Skiing and Riding

Mount Baker Ski Descent

Fortune Peak Huts Backcountry Skiing

North Cascades Ski Mountaineering

North Cascades Ski Traverse

Patagonia Volcano Ski Descents

Japan Backcountry Skiing


Custom Rock Trip

Mt. Erie


Mexico Climbing - Izta & Orizaba


Custom Alpine Trip

Mount Baker Easton Glacier

Women's Kulshan Climb

Mount Baker Coleman Deming

Mount Baker North Ridge

Shuksan Sulphide

Shuksan Fisher Chimneys

West Ridge of Forbidden

Ice Cap Slam


Glacier Peak


Pickets Traverse

Eldorado East Ridge

Ruth & Icy

Dorado Needle

Mexico Climbing - Izta & Orizaba

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Ski & Ride

Custom Ski & Ride Course

Intro to Backcountry Skiing and Riding

Steep Ski Mountaineering

Glaciated Ski Mountaineering


Custom Rock Course

Gym to Crag

Learn to Lead

Intro to Big Wall

Anchor Building

SPI Course

SPI Assessment


Custom Alpine Course

Glacier Mountaineering

Crevasse Rescue

Women's Affinity Crevasse Rescue

Anchor Building


Custom Avalanche Course



Fortune Peak Huts AIARE 2

AIARE Rescue Course

Avalanche Alumni Mentorship Days

The Backcountry Skiing Guide

The Backcountry Skiing Guide

The Backcountry Skiing & Riding Guide By: Zack McGill Welcome to the Backcountry Skiing Guide! This is a living document that consistently updates with the latest and greatest in the industry.  For you climbing addicts, the The Alpine Climbing Guide is...
How To Rig Your Rope For Glacier Travel

How To Rig Your Rope For Glacier Travel

By: Zack McGill Roped travel on glaciers There are many considerations when determining how to set up your rope team for glacier travel.  How big of crevasses are you likely to encounter?  What time of season is it? What is the experience level of folks on...
Crevasse Rescue

Crevasse Rescue

How to Perform Crevasse Rescue By: Zack McGill If you’re going to travel in glaciated terrain, you need to have crevasse rescue dialed.  This resource is a collection of videos, photos, descriptions, and diagrams to help you understand some of the tools and...
The Alpine Climbing Guide

The Alpine Climbing Guide

The Alpine Climbing Guide By: Zack McGill Alpine climbing, though centuries old, is a sport in constant flux as the tools, ethics, and environment itself change.  It’s a tough arena to claim mastery over since the mountains themselves are the gatekeepers to our...