Collection: Backcountry Skills

Build ski touring and ski mountaineering skills for your big mountain objectives right here in Lake Tahoe.  Whether you're trying to learn rope techniques to rappel into big lines, figure out how to travel on glacier, or rescue a companion in an avalanche, our offerings have you covered!
21 products
  • Rope Skills for Skiers & Riders
    Skier using a rope to climb a steep face during a Blackbird Guides Rope Skills for Skiers and Riders course
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    $225.00
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  • Private Alpine Skills Course
    Fisher Chimneys climbing route on Mt Shuksan in Washington
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    $495.00
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  • Ski Mountaineering Skills
    Skier hiking on Mt Shasta during a Blackbird Guides Ski Mountaineering Skills course
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    $225.00
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  • Crevasse Rescue
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    $225.00
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  • Intro to Backcountry
    Skiers touring up a mountain during a Blackbird Guides Intro to Backcountry Course in North Lake Tahoe
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    $199.00
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  • AIARE 1 Avalanche Course
    Snowboarders hiking a ridge during an AIARE 1 avalanche course with Blackbird Guides in North Lake Tahoe
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    $550.00
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  • AIARE 2 Avalanche Course
    Skiers setting a skin track in the Italian Alps
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    $595.00
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  • AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course
    Lift Accessed Avalanche Rescue Course Participants performing a mock avalanche rescue at donner ski ranch
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    $275.00
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