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Events & Education

2020/21 Event & Education Schedule

Email info@silvertonmountain.com or call (970) 387-5706 for info about these events and more.

Big Mountain Betty Weekend: January 16th and 17th

Come social distance at Silverton for the Big Mountain Betty Fest weekend. There’s no better place for experienced female skiers and snowboarders, high intermediate and above (comfortable on black diamond runs) to come together this season–while staying slightly apart. The event includes two guided days of skiing at Silverton, with one heli drop. Big Mountain Betty Fest’s heli drop is the perfect gateway into heliskiing and boarding if you’ve never tried it, or a great way to get your chopper fix in Colorado. Though we won’t be having indoor apres-ski parties, bring your down booties for some tailgate fun in the parking lot after skiing and riding. Participants will receive brown bag lunches on Saturday and Sunday, plus giveaways. Silverton mountain guides help make the mountain’s expansive terrain more accessible and less intimidating and will help split participants into groups of similar ability and motivation while providing big mountain ski tips throughout the weekend.

This Package includes:

    • Guided lift tickets for January 16 & 17, 2021
    • Lunch at the mountain for January 16 & 17, 2021
    • One heli drop
    • A great way to social distance on the slopes with awesome women
    • Tailgate apres-ski
    • Fun SWAG

The Big Mountain Betty Fest weekend package price is $522, a smokin’ deal you won’t find again this season. Don’t miss out on the best weekend ever with old friends and new! Click here to register.

Need to add rental equipment? Add this ticket to your cart and then add rental equipment to your cart before checking out. You must have a beacon, shovel, and probe to ski at Silverton Mountain.

Please read our cancellation policy before making a reservation and refer to our FAQs for additional information.

Exclusive Day for Season Passholders – March 15th, 2021

We’ll be spinning the POWDER Lift for unguided skiing for 2020/2021 Season Pass Holders only. This includes the Solid Gold Pass, the Unguided Season Pass, and the Kids Pass. Quantities of these passes are limited, get yours today or you’ll miss out!

Clauson Classic – March 28th, 2021

The Clauson Classic celebration will be FREE on Sunday, March 28th. Hike as many Tiger Claws you can, and you will get a prize at the end of the day. Show us proof that you jammed out to Bob Dylan, brush your teeth at the top of the mountain, and/or carried heavy stuff uphill for extra giveaways. More info…

Make a difference by registering at https://bethematch.org/support-the-cause/donate-bone-marrow/

17th Annual Brewski – April 10th, 2021

Now held on Saturday, Brewski is an afternoon of beer tasting with Colorado’s finest microbreweries. Breweries in the past have included Avalanche Brewing, Steamworks, Carvers, Ska, and Elevation. This year will be a rip-roaring good time.

Admission* includes a logo’d tasting cup, unlimited pours, and a round trip shuttle.

Theme: TBD

*while supplies last

Sisters’ Meeting in the Mountains – April 16-18, 2021

Silverton Sister’s Meeting in the Mountains is quickly becoming a must do for women in the outdoor and snow sports industries to rendezvous for phenomenal expert-only skiing, networking, inspiration and education.

This annual meeting in the mountains is a weekend packed with skiing or riding steeps, participating in educational and inspirational presentations from some of the most well-respected women in the industry.

Check back for more details

Closing Day– April 18th, 2021

Last day of the season and always a party! Get it while you can!

Educational Events 2021

Practical Protocols for Snow Professionals

Steep Life Workshop

Dates for 2021 TBA

Traditional Avalanche and Ski Guide Training has been focused on snow science and snowpit-based methodology, but this leaves out many important practical protocol techniques. In this workshop industry leaders will share the techniques and thought processes they have developed and used in the field. With more than 60+ years of combined experience, this team has spent a lot of time innovating in the mountains and has gained experiences and insights that are essential for ski/snowboard guides, ski patrol and aspiring professionals. Anyone that accesses mountains from the top down or spends time in avalanche terrain can benefit from this cutting-edge workshop offered at Silverton Mountain.

By attending the workshop attendees will:

    • Gain a better understanding of how to read mountains
    • Learn to skillfully recognize hazards
    • Develop a thought process for working larger lines in steeper terrain

The Training Workshop is useful for anyone currently working in avalanche terrain, but is most helpful for Professional Ski Patrollers and Professional Ski/Snowboard Guides working in mid or high alpine terrain.

Attendees should have an existing Level 2 Avalanche or equivalent, professional patrol or ski/board guiding experience, or be an aspiring professional with industry experience.

Pricing TBA

Registration

To book your spot for this exciting training opportunity or find out additional information please contact info@silvertonmountain.com

We look forward to an exciting and educational time with you in the steeps!