Backcountry Education MentorShip
Take your backcountry skills to the next level with mentorship
One of our most popular programs! Our backcountry education mentorship course is a great opportunity to work with experts to grow your backcountry skills. Wherever you are in your backcountry career, there's always more to learn and the best way to learn is to practice! Let us help you to become more efficient in the backcountry, make more informed decisions and open you up to a whole new level of experiencing the backcountry. Our expert AIRIE certified guides and avalanche educators will create a 3-day progression that is specific to your needs and desired learning objectives. Course will cover, but is not limited to terrain management, snow science, route finding and rescue skills. This course does not replace the need for AIRIE certified avalanche classes, but is a great springboard or continued learning opportunity!
This course is about you and growing your skills. Choose three days over the winter period so we can get out in the field and grow your skills!
The central and northern Wasatch. The Uintas…. And Beyond.
$400/session ($1200 total)
Price Includes 3 full-day sessions in the backcountry with optional snowmobile access day.
*Discount provided for groups of 2,3, and 4.
WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY?
“Inspired Summit is hands down the best guiding company around. Not only are the guides experts in mountain skills who know all the super secret locals-only spots, they are the type of people who you want to grab a beer with at the end of the day.”
— Becca B., Salt Lake City
What does a typical day look like?
Most days start at 8 a.m. and go till 4 p.m. Participants can expect to have some hands-on learning in the field based on their desired objectives (i.e beacon skills practice, route finding, trip planning).
What experience do the educators have?
Our guide/ instructor team are Level 3 certified avalanche practitioners and AIARE Level 2 certified Instructors. Along with being full time guides they are current AIARE avalanche educators.
What do I need to bring?
Avalanche rescue gear, snow study kit, and any mountaineering gear if that is part of your desired learning objective. Guides/ Instructor team will go over your list with you before the first day.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
Since this is not a certification program there are no prerequisites. Your guide/Instructor team may recommend you do some reading or training prior.
Is there an option to do a 1-day course?
Yes, but the idea is to create a progression for clients so they get the most out of our time together.
Will this replace the need to take an avalanche course?
No. This is not intended to be a stand-in for avalanche education rather a way to further your skills or help introduce you to new skills that go beyond the scope of what can be covered in a course. We work along side avalanche course providers and are happy to help you sign up for a certified avalanche course before or after our time together.
Is transportation provided?
Yes, we provide a door to door experience for those within the Park City limits. Our guides want to get to know you and this gives us a chance to learn more about you!
What if we have other questions?
Please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 435.640.4421 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.