Backcountry Travel Class

Applications closed for the 2022 class
Thank you for your interest in the backcountry travel class. The applications are closed for the 2022 class. Check back in October 2022 for details on the 2023 applications which will open on November 1st 2022.

Are you interested in making the transition from resort skiing/snowboarding to winter backcountry travel? The WAC Backcountry Travel class is now open for applications. Applications will be open until Nov 30, 2021. AIARE I is a requirement before the class. Learn more or apply to be a student using the buttons below.

This five-week course covers avalanche education, safe winter travel techniques, and winter camping. The format is five evening lectures in town, and four weekends in the mountains.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

For more information:

Backcountry Class Website