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A Ski Area with No Chairlifts Is the Next Big Thing

Outside | June 2019

A Ski Area with No Chairlifts Is the Next Big Thing

Trolls thought I was friggin’ nuts to propose a controlled backcountry ski area. But it’s already happening.

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Newbs in the Backcountry

Ski Magazine | January 2019

Newbs in the Backcountry

This never-ever dons her first pair of skins and discovers the joys of uphill travel.

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Backcountry Babes Is Changing the Ski Industry

Backcountry Babes Is Changing the Ski Industry | November 2018

Backcountry Babes Is Changing the Ski Industry

Backcountry Babes continues to grow its offerings season after season–and it’s clear why.

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How to Get into Backcountry Skiing or Snowboarding in Colorado

Kuhl Blog | November 2017

How to Get into Backcountry Skiing or Snowboarding in Colorado

“…If you’re a lady and want to learn without the pressure of testosterone, sign up for a Chicks with Stix clinic out of Ouray or a Backcountry Babes course out of Breckenridge…”

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7 Women-Specific Backcountry Skiing Programs

REI Co-Op Journal | February 2017

7 Women-Specific Backcountry Skiing Programs

“Backcountry Babes is one of the only dedicated guiding companies that focuses specifically on backcountry skiing and splitboarding for women.”

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Into the wild with Backcountry Babes

Summit Daily | January 2017

Into the wild with Backcountry Babes

We want to understand the terrain and snowpack. We want to be responsible and gain knowledge that allows us to make sound decisions in the backcountry. We want to be…

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Babes in the Backcountry

Thumbs Up Birds | March 2016

Babes in the Backcountry

“Backcountry is all too accessible to people who aren’t educated about the dangers or equipment needed. I sell splitboards in the shop, so I wanted to also sell the knowledge…

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Learn To Ski Or Hone Your Skills In A Women’s Ski Camp

Mounain Lovely | December 2015

Learn To Ski Or Hone Your Skills In A Women’s Ski Camp

“From the slopes in Colorado to Wyoming to Alaska, there are some great skiing camps for women of all ages and ability level throughout the U.S and internationally.”

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Women’s Ski Camps: Five programs designed to push boundaries

Backcountry Magazine | October 2015

Women’s Ski Camps: Five programs designed to push boundaries

“Whether it’s backcountry skiing or resort shredding, these all-female camps provide the training grounds for experienced skiers who just happen to have two X chromosomes.”

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Should you take an all-women’s avy course?

Teton Gravity Research | July 2015

Should you take an all-women’s avy course?

“These classes can provide an atmosphere where many women feel more comfortable speaking up, asking questions, and gaining confidence in themselves and their newfound abilities as informed backcountry travelers.”

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10 Of the Best Ski Camps For Women–Women In The Mountains

Teton Gravity Research | February 2015

10 Of the Best Ski Camps For Women–Women In The Mountains

“There are a huge variety of women’s-specific camps that give you the chance ride with your fellow girls while learning in a pressure free environment.”

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Mapping the Top 11 Avalanche Classes for Adventure Seekers

Curbed | January 2015

Mapping the Top 11 Avalanche Classes for Adventure Seekers

“Backcountry Babes is one of the few women-specific options for avalanche education. They offer Level 1 courses in Anchorage, Alaska, and Breckenridge.”

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Backcountry Babes

Scarpa | February 2013

Backcountry Babes

“Backcountry Babes is the leader in providing all female AIARE avalanche Level 1 instruction. They also provide telemark instruction, steeps skiing clinics, and backcountry hut retreats.”

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