We Are


Innovative courses

Develop awareness, efficiency and a philosophy for making decisions in the mountains. Our courses are expertly designed to cater for a range of skill levels and abilities.

Expert Guides

Our Blackbird Mountain Guides and support staff truly live for the mountains. They are enthusiastic, highly skilled, and efficient. They’ll also show you how to have a good time in the mountain air.

Positive Progression

We are here to help you progress to the next level. With strategically designed courses you can build your skill-set while working with the same trusted guides you met on day one.

Community Focused

The best thing about building your skills with Blackbird is the comminity you will be welcomed into. Sit back and share some laughs while you make lifelong friends on the mountain.

ongoing support

Our trusted guides and industry experts have poured their knowledge into our online resources. You can also chat to our team at any time. Our aim is to assist you in growing your skills.

Knowledge. Community. Progression.

These are the values that inspire us and draw us to the mountains. Our mission is to provide you with the knowledge, confidence, and support to achieve your most ambitious backcountry objectives.

Meet Zeb, our founder.

Zeb is an IFMGA / American Mountain Guide. He has traveled the globe, from Alaska to Antarctica, Hokkaido to the Himalaya, skiing, climbing, and guiding in the great ranges of the world.

Whether it's gliding on skis, crimping rock, or swinging tools on ice, Zeb loves moving in the mountains and working with people. His favorite thing about guiding is building unique adventures for his clients and finding ways to explore the world's wildest places.

Community minded and driven.

Mountains are a place for positive growth and community, a place where people need a solid foundation of skills to safely explore together in ways that have the power to change their lives forever.