— Summer Ski Mountaineering Course —

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Yuri L Mountaineering

A Ski Mountaineering Course Like No Other…

On this 6-day intensive program, we’ll use the Bagley Icefield in the Eastern Chugach Mountains as our classroom. The annual snowfall in the Chugach Range is anywhere from 30 to 80 feet per year, and it’s not uncommon to be skiing beautiful corn snow well into July.

This is a classic ski mountaineering venue and an unrivaled environment for hands on learning. Throughout the course participants will have opportunities to lead ski mountaineering ascents ski down some incrediable lines, building confidence, tackling new challenges, and honing their skills in the process.

Trip Highlights:

  • Action-packed hands-on learning in a positive and encouraging environment.
  • World-class venue, big mountain glaciated terrain.
  • Instruction from professional ski mountaineering guides.
  • Spectacular scenery.

“A fantastic experience — wild Alaska at its best!”

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