Experience the legendary terrain of Kirkwood with our top coaches and guides. Our one and three day camps help you take your skills to the next level by using a variety of terrain and snow conditions. Browse E:K Camps
Our clinics are based on the terrain and conditions of the day. Designed to be short, effective and to the point, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the rest of your day with your new skills. E:K guides will take you to parts of the mountain you may never have explored and help push you beyond your own boundaries. Browse E:K Clinics
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Steeps Camps (skiers only)
These terrain specific co-ed camps focus on terrain exploration and skill development in off-piste conditions. Open to intermediate through expert skiers, camp cost includes six hours of coaching, lunch and video analysis (weather permitting) plus a brief introduction to backcountry gear and protocol. Groups are arranged based on ability and snow conditions.
Camps start promptly at 9am and run for six hours (camps with three people or less will run for four hours). Groups range from three to six people and are organized based on ability.
COST: Camp only $155 / Camp plus lift ticket $195
DATES: January 6th, February 23rd, March 17th, April 14th
Women’s 1 Day Ski/Board Camp
Our Women's 1 Day Camps are for intermediate thru expert ladies (levels 6-9) looking for more than just a day at the spa! These six hour clinics offer a full day of coaching with some of our top female Expedition Guides. Camps focus on exploration and skill development in a variety of terrain and conditions. Cost includes lunch and video analysis (weather permitting).
Camps start promptly at 9am and run for six hours (camps with three people or less will run for four hours). Groups range from three to six people and are organized based on ability and snow conditions.
COST: Camp only $155 / Camp plus lift ticket $195
DATES: December 29th, January 12th, February 9th, April 13th
Women’s 3-Day Camp
This one is just for the ladies! Open to intermediate thru expert skiers and riders, this three day escape is about fun, friendship, adventure and doing something just for you. Throughout the weekend, you will tackle a variety of terrain and snow conditions while working on terrain selection, off-piste and freestyle skiing and riding. Members of the K2 Women's Alliance team will be there with women's specific gear for demo and to ski with the ladies on the weekend. Discount lodging available for participants, call to inquire.
What you get:
- Three days of dedicated coaching with our top E:K guides.
- Three days of breakfast & lunch.
- Friday night sit down dinner at the Wall Bar with wine and of course desert!
- Saturday night private shopping party with wine and appetizers.
- Swag bag full of goodies to take home with you!
- Total value: over $700!
COST: $450 (discount lift tickets available for $30/day for non-pass holders).
DATE: March 8th-10th, 2013
Backcountry Camp/AIARE Level 1
Please note: Camp has been cancelled for 2013, check out our AIARE Level 1 upcoming dates.
New this year at Expedition:Kirkwood is the intensive four day Backcountry Camp for skiers and riders. Taught by professional guides and avalanche instructors, this camp will follow the American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) guidelines for a Level 1 Certificate. Students will walk away from the session with a solid understanding of how to travel safely and efficiently in a backcountry environment. The days will be mixed between classroom time and field sessions. View the course description, equipment list and additional resources. Discount lodging available for participants, call to inquire.
COST: Camp only $500 / Camp plus four day lift ticket $620
Progression Sessions - Ski/Board
These two hour, hard-charging clinics are terrific for skiers and boarders wanting to brush up on technique and master the skills to handle whatever might come their way. Progression Sessions focus on the conditions of the day and our guides lead by example using the chairlift for instructional time so your time on the snow is spent riding. No waiting in lift lines and lots of laps!
Clinics run from 11am – 1pm, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays (holiday dates: 12/24 - 12/28/2012; 12/31/2012; 1/1/2013; 1/21/2013; 2/18/2013)
Backcountry Awareness Clinics
Our Backcountry Awareness Course is a great introduction to avalanche awareness and will create a solid foundation upon which to build skills in the AIARE Level 1 Course. Learn the basic skills needed to venture safely inside resort boundaries or into basic lift accessed backcountry terrain in this four hour course. Course covers avalanche awareness and avoidance, equipment usage, snow observations and safe terrain travel techniques. Clinics are lead by Expedition Guides and are limited to 8-10 participants. Strong intermediate through upper skill level needed.
Clinics start promptly at 10am with 1 hour of classroom time and 2 hours of field time. Advance reservations are highly recommended, clinics fill up fast and have a maximum of 12 participants.
COST: Clinic only $60 / Clinic plus lift ticket $100
DATES: December 9th, December 30th, January 5th, January 13th, January 26th, February 10th, February 24th, March 16th, March 30, April 13th