Avalanche Education and Mountain Skills with BSBG

There is no skill more important for backcountry skiers and riders than recognizing and assessing avalanche hazard, and using well-gathered information to make safe decisions. Let our team of friendly, experienced avalanche educators help you master the strategies to make the backcountry a rewarding place to play--for an entire lifetime of powder turns. All BSBG courses adhere to current American Avalanche Association (AAA) guidelines.

Level 1 Avalanche Courses (at Bell Lake Yurt)

Avalanche Rescue Fundamentals

Recreational Level 2 Avalanche Courses

Ski Mountaineering Camp (at Bell Lake Yurt)

Here's what people are saying:

“Being in the real backcountry rather than lift-served terrain made it far more real, and I learned a LOT. Highly recommend.

“The Bell Lake Yurt courses are an incredible value. WAY better than the town-based course I took before. A great experience!

“The small group size and super personable instructors really made me comfortable asking questions.

“Very well-organized and professional—and the setting can’t be beat!

Important Payment and Booking Info

  • Courses and camps require full payment at time of booking.

  • Courses are non refundable, unless your position in the class can be filled. An $80 administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds.

  • Payments may be made via MasterCard or Visa--sorry, checks are no longer accepted. Rates do not include 3% CC processing fee or guide gratuity.