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Join CSG in one of our avalanche education or backcountry snowboard courses to gain new skills to become a more competent backcountry traveler. Courses offered for a wide variety of skill levels and abilities.

Custom courses available please contact for inquiries

Learning how to evaluate the snowpack.


Partnering with Colorado Adventure Guides, CSG will be running AIARE Level 1 Courses for all backcountry users no matter what mode of transportation. The AIARE Level 1 is a 3-Day course that combines both classroom and field instruction to introduce participants to the hazards of traveling in avalanche terrain. Offering standard courses as well as HUT-BASED!



Learning valuable avalanche and backcounty resue techniques.


New for the 2017/18 season AIARE has developed a stand-alone Avalanche Rescue Course. A 1 day/8hr course focusing on Avalanche Rescue Techniques to make you a safer backcountry tourer.



Backcountry winter camping

Advanced Splitboarding

This is a 2 day overnight course that is developed to help further the skills necessary to travel safely in the backcountry. Throughout the span of the course we will be covering various topics of which include but not limited too; advanced trip planning techniques, advanced route selection and terrain assessment, rescue techniques and scenarios, and emergency shelter construction. 



Enjoy solitude an fresh powder turns on one of our day tours.

Day Tours

Skip the crowds of the ski resorts and join CSG for an unforgettable day in the Colorado Rockies! Located in the Summit County area we offer backcountry snowboard trips for all abilities and skill levels. Enjoy the solitude and peace of the backcountry all the while getting in some untracked turns on your splitboard. 



Snow science. Snow grain identification


Partnering with Colorado Adventure Guides and following the NEW AIARE curriculum for 2018, the REC AIARE 2 is a three-day/24-hour course that provides backcountry travelers an opportunity to advance their decision making skills in more complicated situations such as being a leader within a small travel group, traveling in more complicated terrain, and/or developing a travel plan where online resources are scarce.



Enjoying some fresh powder turns on an Intro to Splitboarding Course.

Intro To Splitboarding

Get out of the ski resort and into the backcountry. This course is designed as a stepping stone to get you off piste and away from the crowds. 



Learning rope management skills for snowboad mountaineering.

Snowboard Mountaineering

This is a 3 day course designed for you to learn the techniques and skills necessary to travel through technical terrain in the backcountry on your snowboard with topics covered including but not limited to; rope management, ice axe and crampon use, advanced tour planning and route finding, winter camping, ect.



Snowboarding at 14k feet in the Colorado Rockies.

Snowboard at 14k

Test your abilities and skills to climb and snowboard down one of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks. This is a 2 day course that is designed to get you to the top! 



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