Blackbird strives to be more than a provider of innovative avalanche courses and expertly guided mountain adventures. We are excited to announce a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) Avalanche Course Scholarship.
The purpose of the scholarship is to acknowledge structural racism that has contributed to a lack of representation in the ski industry and to make backcountry skiing more accessible and representative of our population as a whole.
Zeb Blais, the founder of Blackbird Mountain Guides, set up the scholarship program because “the ski industry has a problem with inclusion and diversity. We need to start addressing that.”
APPLICATION PERIOD ENDS December 20th. Applicants will be notified via email once the scholarship decision has been made after December 20.