Best Backcountry School

Real Aspen Extreme

Skiing at Aspen

Skiing at Aspen     Photo: Aspen/Snowmass/Flickr

Ski mountaineer Chris Davenport's Real Aspen Extreme camp teaches advanced skiers backcountry skills in a three-day progression: (1) ski the steeps at Aspen Highlands; (2) hike into the sidecountry, dig pits, and learn how to use beacons; and (3) go into the backcountry and ski untouched powder and faces up to 45 degrees. February 18-20; $1,500;

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