Ski Mountaineering

COURSES

Intro to Backcountry Skiing

This one-day course teaches you the fundamentals of backcountry skiing. You’ll get plenty of time skinning up slopes and skiing back down. More importantly, you’ll be introduced to the craft of backcountry decision-making and skiing techniques by one of our expert…

Intro to Splitboarding

This one day course teaches you the fundamentals of splitboarding. You’ll get plenty of time skinning up slopes and riding back down. More importantly, you’ll be introduced to the craft of backcountry decision-making and technique by one of our expert…

RMNP Classic Ski Tour

  Rocky Mountain National Park offers up terrain for all skiers and splitboarders, including mellow glades, open bowls, steep couloirs and lofty summits. Each week, your guide will select a tour that’s appropriate for the group’s skill and current conditions….

Intro to Ski & Splitboard Mountaineering

Intro to Ski & Splitboard Mountaineering is a two day course, after which students will be familiar with the advanced skills involved in choosing and carrying-out summit ski descents. We will practice skills to manage risk and travel efficiently in more…

Backcountry Ski Hut Trip

CMS is offering guided ski trips to Colorado backcountry huts this winter.  Join us on a memorable hut skiing adventure, for any ability. We have trips planned for the beginner backcountry skier all the way to itineraries for seasoned vets…

Elk Mountain Grand Traverse Prep Ski Tour

Dreaming of completing the legendary 40-mile Crested Butte to Aspen ski race? Take advantage of this great opportunity to ski the course over three days with CMS guides. We will travel on traditional AT gear and spend a night at…