New! - Backcountry Ski Weeks
Deep powder skiing, magnificent Teton views, touring with some of the most accomplished ski guides in the world, and a chance to stay right in the town of Jackson at the world famous Alpine House! Ski with internationally certified guides, extreme ski champions and olympic competitors! Enjoy amazing meals, listen to stories from legendary Teton skiers, and get pampered while enjoying the luxuries of a Bed and Breakfast! What more could you ask for?
The Backcountry Ski Weeks offer you the chance to enjoy some of the most impressive terrain in country while increasing your knowledge about snow science and terrain evaluation, and increasing your technical abilities with tips from PSIA instructors. Learn about ski mountaineering or just ski blower powder in the trees. It is all available from Exum Mountain Guides and the Alpine House. Click here for Video and More!
Dates for 2012
March 11-17 (Women's week)
Avalanches are the greatest backcountry hazard and are most often triggered by the victims themselves. If you go out in the backcountry, learning about avalanches is essential. Exum guides are among the world's most experienced in the snow. We offer American Avalanche Association Level I and Level II courses as well as custom courses. This year Mammut will be the proud sponsor of Exum's Avalanche Education Program. Mammut specializes in avalanche safety equipment. Every Exum Level 1 participant will have a chance to win a pack, shovel, and probe!!
Participants study how factors such as weather, snowpack, and terrain contribute to avalanche hazard.
2012 Course Dates
January 12 - 15
February 2 - 5
March 8 - 11
Participants will learn more about the various snow stability tests and will learn to formulate hazard forecasts based on snow pit data.
2012 Course Dates
February 16 - 19
A private course customized to meet the needs of any individual or group that plays in the backcountry.
Free Marmot gift with Exum Holiday Gift Certificates
This Holiday season Exum will be selling $500 gift certificates that you can purchase for a loved one. The Gift Certificate can be applied to the cost of any Exum activity, winter or summer. A FREE Marmot DriClime Windshirt will be included with each gift certificate purchased. Call Exum Today! 307-733-2297
Exum in the News
This feature will highlight any article or media that Exum Mountain Guides has appeared in since the last newsletter.
Skiing Magazine - Page 55 in the November issue highlights the Backcountry Ski Weeks.
Freeskier Magazine - On pages 136 & 137 in the December issue, Matt Harvey writes about his trip on the Grand Teton with Exum Mountain Guides. A fantastic Teton photo accompanies the article.
Skiing Magazine - Page 40 in the December issue, also known as their "Adventure Guide", states that the #1 Skiing adventure is to ski the Grand Teton with Exum Mountain Guide.
Womens Adventure Magazine - The Backcountry Ski Weeks are featured on page 10 in their "on the map" section of the Winter Issue.
2012 Summer Reservations
Now is the time to call us to discuss your summer climbing adventure. The number of Grand Teton climbers is limited so don't miss out. We offer fun activities and classic Teton climbs for beginner to expert. Book now! 307-733-2297