The Evolution of Avalanche Education: Pro/Rec Split

The Evolution of Avalanche Education: Pro/Rec Split

In the beginning: Snow Science When I first started teaching avalanche courses 20 years ago, snow science was in something […]

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Mid Summer Happenings

Mid Summer Happenings

Whew! What a summer it’s been, and we’re barely halfway through. We’re coming up for air long enough to share […]

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Kids Camp 2016 Trip Report

Kids Camp 2016 Trip Report

Thanks to guides Matt and Steff and a great group of kids, this year’s Sawtooth Alpine Kids Camp was a […]

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Summer Kick Off: Guide Training at the City

Summer Kick Off: Guide Training at the City

In the mountains, the distinction between spring and summer is a blurry line. It can feel summer-like down low while […]

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Lost Rivers Ski Safari

Lost Rivers Ski Safari

Justin was back for his annual ski pilgrimage to Idaho, and this season we decided to explore the remote east side […]

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Photo Inspiration: Sawtooths in Winter

Photo Inspiration: Sawtooths in Winter

No trip report, no ski shots, no people. Just photos of the remote Sawtooths in their spring blanket of snow. […]

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Trip Report: Custom Ski Mountaineering Course

Trip Report: Custom Ski Mountaineering Course

What do you do when a group of skilled local skiers ask you to arrange a custom Ski Mountaineering Camp for […]

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Ski mountaineering season is here! (And other news)

Ski mountaineering season is here! (And other news)

Our favorite time of year is upon us…the snowpack is getting deep, weak layers have healed, and conditions are conducive […]

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Winter Update: Powder!

Winter Update: Powder!

After an incredible December left us with 150% of normal snowpack, the snow shut off for the first part of […]

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Winter Update: It’s On!

Winter Update: It’s On!

The seemingly slow start to the 2015-16 winter came to an abrupt end with a series of firehose storms targeting central […]

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