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Courses & Trips To Learn Ski Mountaineering

Ski mountaineers on the summit of a volcano in Ecuador with Alpenglow Expeditions' professionally guided ski mountaineering trip to Ecuador's Ring Of Fire.

So you’re looking to go from backcountry skier or splitboarder to stepping into bigger, steeper terrain? Here are the courses and trips that we offer that will help you do just that:

Backcountry 3.0: Intro To Ski Mountaineering in North & South Lake Tahoe

Designed to be your formal introduction to ski mountaineering principles and practices, you’ll learn advanced backcountry skills on how to safely approach steep lines while adding non-standard tools like ice axe, crampons and harnesses to your touring tool kit.

Backcountry 3.0: Intro To Ski Mountaineering

Advanced Next Available
May 11, 2024
8 hours / Full Day Lake Tahoe, CA

Backcountry 3.0 In South Lake Tahoe

Advanced Next Available
Check back in late Summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
Full Day / 8 Hours South Lake Tahoe, CA

Mount Shasta 3-Day West-Face Ski

Climb and Ski Mount Shasta and experience 4,000+ feet of incredible skiing on the massive West Face. This 3-day Shasta ski mountaineering trip is the perfect opportunity for advanced backcountry skiers to advance their ski mountaineering skills and gain confidence to ski bigger, more technical lines

Two ski mountaineers climbing up Mount Shasta during a guided ski trip with Alpenglow Expeditions

Mount Shasta Ski

Intermediate Next Available
June 21-23, 2024
3 Days Mount Shasta, CA

Ecuador Ring Of Fire Ski Expedition

Ski the three tallest peaks in Ecuador’s Ring of Fire. Take your skiing to a whole new level, from backcountry skier to high-altitude ski mountaineer with the Ecuador Ring Of Fire Ski Expedition.

Chile Backcountry Ski Expedition

Backcountry ski and ride in the mountains of Chile – the perfect next step for experienced backcountry ski and splitboard enthusiasts.