Leave the Boys Behind is a female-specific guiding program offered by Aspen Alpine Guides. This program is designed with the intention of creating an all-female experience in and around the pristine wilderness and rugged mountains of Aspen, Colorado. Leave the Boys Behind hosts backcountry adventure trips throughout the year that include skiing, snowboarding, backcountry hut trips, mountain and road biking, trail running, backpacking, peak climbs, avalanche courses, and international treks. All trips are designed by and led by women for women. 



Winter 2017-2018 Trips & Courses

Our winter backcountry adventures include private or group hut trips, private guiding, uphilling, snowshoe tours, AIARE avalanche education, and backcountry skiing all based out of, or near Aspen, Colorado.

Find all of our winter adventures under the Winter tab above.

Backcountry Basics

Our Backcountry Basics trips are designed with the backcountry beginner in mind. All trips are lead by a Leave The Boys Behind guide so you can experience the backcountry in a safe and educational with no pressure from the boys!

Photo: Devin Pool

Photo: Devin Pool

Avalanche Education

Whether you are just starting out in the backcountry, or have years of experience, our AIARE courses will help you take your avalanche and backcountry knowledge to the next level. You will develop critical backcountry and leadership skills that will keep you and your partner safe while having fun out in the backcountry! All of our AIARE courses are lead by certified AIARE instructors and guides.