Leave the Boys Behind is being introduced this winter with two backcountry hut trips. Skiers and snowshoers will be guided out of the resort and into backcountry terrain.
This initiative will encourage togetherness, laughter and learning through unique female-only backcountry hut trips throughout the 2015 winter season.
10th Mountain Division Hut Trips
January 11th to 13th, 2016
February 23th to 25th, 2016
March 16th to 18th, 2016
TRIP COST $995:
Cost Includes: Logistics, guides, instruction (when needed), help arranging local transportation to trailhead, beacon, probe, shovel, hut fees, food, and all permits.
Minimum Group Size: 4
Introduction to Skinning or Splitboarding
Available in one, two or three day progressions
December 19, 2015
January 16, 2016 & January 23, 2016
Learn the fundamentals of skinning (alpine ski touring) or splitboarding in this progressive course offering from LBB. Skills covered will include uphill safety, basics of backcountry safety, nutrition, equipment familiarization, use and care.
Minimum Group size of 4 people
Trip Cost $175
Leave the Boys Behind is a new, female-specific, initiative offered by Aspen Alpine Guides. The initiative is designed with the intention of creating an all-female experience in and around the pristine wilderness and rugged mountains surrounding Aspen, Colorado. Leave the Boys Behind will host trips throughout the year that include skiing, snowboarding, mountain and road biking, trail running, backpacking, peak climbs, avalanche courses, and international treks. This initiative will be managed, organized, and lead by professional female guides and instructors.
Leave the Boys Behind operates under Aspen Alpine Guides, which has provided quality mountain guiding adventures year-round in Aspen, Colorado since 1987. Aspen Alpine Guides is an equal opportunity service provider and employer that operates under a special use permit from the USDA Forest Service in the White River National Forest. All AAG guides maintain vigorous training schedules, retain various professional guide and medical certifications, and are active members of the guiding community.