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AIARE 1 Hut-Based Hybrid

Bluebird Backcountry

Hut-Based Hybrid AIARE 1 courses are ideal for those who want to make the most of their weekend. Like our other hybrid courses, students will need to commit to spending 6-8 hours in the week prior to the on-snow course portion completing all necessary prerequisites; this includes the mandatory Zoom class sessions.  Unlike our other […]

$899
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BC 1 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

Our classic Intro to Backcountry lesson is a welcoming, beginner-friendly course geared toward never-evers and folks who have only clicked into their bindings in the backcountry a handful of times. This half-day course introduces newcomers to their touring gear and covers basic skinning techniques, backcountry etiquette, Leave No Trace best practices, and transitioning from uphill […]

$80
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BC 2 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day lesson is geared toward skiers and splitboarders who have spent several days on touring gear and are comfortable with their equipment and basic skinning techniques. Now that you’re familiar with your gear, it’s time to understand best practices for staying comfortable in the winter backcountry (including basic equipment troubleshooting), develop more efficient skinning […]

$110
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BC 3 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day course is geared towards folks who are familiar with their touring gear, can skin uphill in terrain of varying steepness, and can comfortably ski or splitboard most of the terrain at Bluebird Backcountry. This lesson covers trip planning basics and introduces observations about current conditions, as well as more advanced skinning and downhill […]

$110
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Ski with a Mentor

Bluebird Backcountry

Sometimes the best learning happens outside of the classroom. Spend your afternoon touring with one of our instructors and get your backcountry questions answered. This informal two-hour tour is a perfect way to practice your skills or build them up with an experienced mentor in a positive environment. The Ski with a Mentor program is […]

$35
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BC 1 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

Our classic Intro to Backcountry lesson is a welcoming, beginner-friendly course geared toward never-evers and folks who have only clicked into their bindings in the backcountry a handful of times. This half-day course introduces newcomers to their touring gear and covers basic skinning techniques, backcountry etiquette, Leave No Trace best practices, and transitioning from uphill […]

$80
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BC 2 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day lesson is geared toward skiers and splitboarders who have spent several days on touring gear and are comfortable with their equipment and basic skinning techniques. Now that you’re familiar with your gear, it’s time to understand best practices for staying comfortable in the winter backcountry (including basic equipment troubleshooting), develop more efficient skinning […]

$110
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BC 3 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day course is geared towards folks who are familiar with their touring gear, can skin uphill in terrain of varying steepness, and can comfortably ski or splitboard most of the terrain at Bluebird Backcountry. This lesson covers trip planning basics and introduces observations about current conditions, as well as more advanced skinning and downhill […]

$110
Recurring

Ski with a Mentor

Bluebird Backcountry

Sometimes the best learning happens outside of the classroom. Spend your afternoon touring with one of our instructors and get your backcountry questions answered. This informal two-hour tour is a perfect way to practice your skills or build them up with an experienced mentor in a positive environment. The Ski with a Mentor program is […]

$35

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BC 1 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

Our classic Intro to Backcountry lesson is a welcoming, beginner-friendly course geared toward never-evers and folks who have only clicked into their bindings in the backcountry a handful of times. This half-day course introduces newcomers to their touring gear and covers basic skinning techniques, backcountry etiquette, Leave No Trace best practices, and transitioning from uphill […]

$80
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BC 2 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day lesson is geared toward skiers and splitboarders who have spent several days on touring gear and are comfortable with their equipment and basic skinning techniques. Now that you’re familiar with your gear, it’s time to understand best practices for staying comfortable in the winter backcountry (including basic equipment troubleshooting), develop more efficient skinning […]

$110
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BC 3 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day course is geared towards folks who are familiar with their touring gear, can skin uphill in terrain of varying steepness, and can comfortably ski or splitboard most of the terrain at Bluebird Backcountry. This lesson covers trip planning basics and introduces observations about current conditions, as well as more advanced skinning and downhill […]

$110
Recurring

Ski with a Mentor

Bluebird Backcountry

Sometimes the best learning happens outside of the classroom. Spend your afternoon touring with one of our instructors and get your backcountry questions answered. This informal two-hour tour is a perfect way to practice your skills or build them up with an experienced mentor in a positive environment. The Ski with a Mentor program is […]

$35
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BC 1 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

Our classic Intro to Backcountry lesson is a welcoming, beginner-friendly course geared toward never-evers and folks who have only clicked into their bindings in the backcountry a handful of times. This half-day course introduces newcomers to their touring gear and covers basic skinning techniques, backcountry etiquette, Leave No Trace best practices, and transitioning from uphill […]

$80
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BC 2 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day lesson is geared toward skiers and splitboarders who have spent several days on touring gear and are comfortable with their equipment and basic skinning techniques. Now that you’re familiar with your gear, it’s time to understand best practices for staying comfortable in the winter backcountry (including basic equipment troubleshooting), develop more efficient skinning […]

$110
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BC 3 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day course is geared towards folks who are familiar with their touring gear, can skin uphill in terrain of varying steepness, and can comfortably ski or splitboard most of the terrain at Bluebird Backcountry. This lesson covers trip planning basics and introduces observations about current conditions, as well as more advanced skinning and downhill […]

$110
Recurring

Ski with a Mentor

Bluebird Backcountry

Sometimes the best learning happens outside of the classroom. Spend your afternoon touring with one of our instructors and get your backcountry questions answered. This informal two-hour tour is a perfect way to practice your skills or build them up with an experienced mentor in a positive environment. The Ski with a Mentor program is […]

$35
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Women’s Clinic

Bluebird Backcountry

Women play an important role in the dynamics of the backcountry. In this women’s only course, you’ll learn tricks, tips, and knowledge that will empower you in the backcountry, as well as improve your efficiency and performance. This course also gives participants the opportunity to build camaraderie and ask backcountry-related questions in a female-only environment. […]

$110
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BC 1 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

Our classic Intro to Backcountry lesson is a welcoming, beginner-friendly course geared toward never-evers and folks who have only clicked into their bindings in the backcountry a handful of times. This half-day course introduces newcomers to their touring gear and covers basic skinning techniques, backcountry etiquette, Leave No Trace best practices, and transitioning from uphill […]

$80
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BC 2 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day lesson is geared toward skiers and splitboarders who have spent several days on touring gear and are comfortable with their equipment and basic skinning techniques. Now that you’re familiar with your gear, it’s time to understand best practices for staying comfortable in the winter backcountry (including basic equipment troubleshooting), develop more efficient skinning […]

$110
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BC 3 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day course is geared towards folks who are familiar with their touring gear, can skin uphill in terrain of varying steepness, and can comfortably ski or splitboard most of the terrain at Bluebird Backcountry. This lesson covers trip planning basics and introduces observations about current conditions, as well as more advanced skinning and downhill […]

$110
Recurring

Ski with a Mentor

Bluebird Backcountry

Sometimes the best learning happens outside of the classroom. Spend your afternoon touring with one of our instructors and get your backcountry questions answered. This informal two-hour tour is a perfect way to practice your skills or build them up with an experienced mentor in a positive environment. The Ski with a Mentor program is […]

$35
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BC 1 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

Our classic Intro to Backcountry lesson is a welcoming, beginner-friendly course geared toward never-evers and folks who have only clicked into their bindings in the backcountry a handful of times. This half-day course introduces newcomers to their touring gear and covers basic skinning techniques, backcountry etiquette, Leave No Trace best practices, and transitioning from uphill […]

$80
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BC 2 Lesson

Bluebird Backcountry

This full-day lesson is geared toward skiers and splitboarders who have spent several days on touring gear and are comfortable with their equipment and basic skinning techniques. Now that you’re familiar with your gear, it’s time to understand best practices for staying comfortable in the winter backcountry (including basic equipment troubleshooting), develop more efficient skinning […]

$110