Well I must say this last week in Utah at the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School was quite a success. The adventures started with having a service dog in the airport, to flying in an AirMed helicopter to an avalanche scenario on the final day of class. Monty was ...Read More
Safety First! National Safety Month occurs every year in January. Many ski areas across the country participate in Safety Month to educate skiers and snowboarders about being safe, and to use common sense on the slopes. National Safety Month includes a poster drawing contest, a photo contest, and participating resorts also compete for ...Read More
Alyeska’s youngest Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Monty, has arrived in the great state of Utah where he will be joining other rescue dogs from all over the world for specialty training with Wasatch Backcountry Rescue search and rescue dog school. Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School is a four day ...Read More
Some of the best skiing in the world is where most skiers don’t go. Sometimes it’s a short hike or a traverse to get to the un-skied lines; the steeper slopes, the narrow chutes, tight trees and cornices. This is where the best skiing on any mountain is hidden. It’s challenging terrain that requires strong skills to be safe. After winning two World Extreme Skiing Championships and skiing Alaska for 20 years, Kim Reichhelm and her staff have the knowledge and experience of big mountain skiing to help you take your skiing to the next level.
Steep Camps are designed to help skiers work on their techniques in a safe, controlled environment. The Alyeska Steep Camp is for expert skiers. Here you will be challenged the most with steep long runs, chutes, and deep snow.
Each Steep camp is limited to 12 participants and groups are divided by ability and aggressiveness. We meet each morning to discuss the day’s agenda and hit the slopes first thing. Early bird days, accessing the lift an hour before it opens to the public, are a special treat when you ski with Kim. At the end of the day we watch our day’s video and take care of equipment needs while enjoying some refreshments and rewards of a great ski day.