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The mountain skills webinar series shares advice and tips for exploring the mountains
of the American West. From helping you plan your first backpacking trip to conquering a
winter fourteener, I cover a range of topics to help you with your mountain adventures.

How to Safely Climb a Winter Fourteener

Mountain Skills Series | February 28, 2023 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MT

Climbing a 14,000 foot mountain in winter isn’t easy. You need to deal with bitter cold, deep snow, longer approach hikes, and more difficult navigation. In this training by a member of the Alpine Rescue Team, you will learn how to plan and research for a winter ascent, what to pack, emergency preparedness, and more.

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TIPS FOR TRANSITIONING TO CLASS THREE FOURTEENERS

Class three peaks involve a big step up in risk and exposure. There are new skills to master and new gear to use for these peaks. Learn what you need to know to safely summit a class three fourteener.

NAVIGATION IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH A MAP & COMPASS

It can be difficult to follow the route in the mountains. Trails commonly appear and disappear with many junctions, or aren’t there at all. Learn how to stay on route, and what to do if you’re lost.

Fall Fourteeners

SAFELY CLIMBING FOURTEENERS IN THE AUTUMN SEASON

Fall is a great time to climb fourteeners, with fewer people on the trail, cooler weather, and gorgeous aspen trees. However, there are also more significant risks involved, mostly from snow and cold.

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HOW TO CLIMB YOUR FIRST COLORADO FOURTEENEER

Interested in summiting one of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks? You have 58 mountains to choose from. Here’s everything you need to know for a safe and successful trip.

ALTITUDE SICKNESS 101: SCIENCE, PREVENTION & TREATMENT

What causes altitude sickness, and what are its symptoms? How can you prevent it and treat it if it occurs? We cover all this and more in this free webinar session. Watch it below anytime.

Climbing Mt Sherman in Winter

HOW TO CLIMB A COLORADO FOURTEENER IN WINTER WITHOUT GETTING RESCUED

Climbing a fourteener in winter is no easy task. You must safely make it through freezing temperatures, deep snow drifts, and dangerous avalanches. Learn how to make it safely with my webinar below.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO AVALANCHE AWARENESS FOR BEGINNERS

In this session with Ben Pritchett from the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, we learned about what causes avalanches and how you can stay safe by getting the forecast, gear, training, and full picture needed to explore the backcountry.