Instruction and strategy to improve participants' performance in Ski-Mountaineering competitions. Oriented toward backcountry skiers new to racing or seeking to enhance existing skills.
Ski-Mo competition involves racing uphill on boots, skis or split-boards with skins, then downhill. Fast, efficient climbing on skins; low-energy, high-speed downhill skiing; booting up steep terrain; use of fixed lines; and quick transitions from ascent to descent modes are keys to success. Spend a day honing these skills and related endurance techniques with a UMA guide / instructor in order to improve your racing and / or to maximize your ski mountaineering efficiency.
Difficulty: No backcountry experience necessary; intermediate downhill ski ability required
Duration: 6-8 hours
Max Ratio: 4:1
Meeting Time: 8am
Meeting Location: Big or Little Cottonwood Park and Ride Lot, Alta or Brighton, depending on current conditions
What We Provide:
What You Need:
How to Register:
|1 person||$450 / person|
|2 people||$300 / person|
|3 people||$250 / person|
|4 people||$225 / person|
State & Local Taxes will be added. Gratuity not included.
Photo by Chad Brackelsberg
Thank you. You guys are great. Andy Polloczek is unmatched, a great instructor.
- John Pack
Thanks for a fantastic day. Todd Passey is a world class guide. He found great lines and snow. Most importantly he kept me safe. Todd was so impressive at navigating the elements and knowing all of the variables. Thanks for an experience I will not forget.
- Scott Simon
I wanted to let you know what a fantastic time Janet and I had with Todd Glew. His guiding, route choices and knowledge of the area were excellent and, not least of all, he was great company and we really enjoyed hanging out with him. And as for my last day with Todd skiing the Y Couloir . . . that will forever be one of the most memorable days skiing of my life. Wow!!
- Tim Peckett
Just wanted to say we had a FANTASTIC time today on our first backcountry tour. Eric was a wonderful, knowledgable and high-competent guide who truly made our day the best it could ever be. Thank you!
- Coleen Colahan
Quino is a wonderful guide - did a great job taking us up Cardiff pass, couple runs on the slopes north of the pass, and then back to Alta. Quino was great - easy going, set the right pace so that we could all keep up, picked a good route for us. Just perfect - many thanks for having him guide us.
- Harm Scherpbier
Just wanted to drop a quick note thanking you guys for setting me up with such a great guide yesterday! Colby was great and I had an amazing time in the snow. His expertise, professionalism and knowledge of the area was unprecedented.
- Paul Kronser
You have a great bunch of guys here with these individuals and I am sure the others in your organization are just as pleasant. From the office staff I spoke with to all the guides in the field.
- James Albritton