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Events & Education

2017-18 Event & Education Schedule

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

Big Mountain Betty Fest – February 10-12

Calling all girl squads & rad women. Dive into heli skiing with all-female groups in the San Juan Mountains! This package is the best hookup for heli skiing we will offer all season. Come ski guided February 10 and 11 at Silverton Mountain and we will throw in the parties, giveaways, and a heli drop to boot! You won’t want to miss out on the inaugural Big Mountain Betty Fest! Call  us for details at (970) 387-5706 or book today and reserve your spot.

Exclusive Day for Season Passholders – March 29th, 2018

We’ll be spinning the POWDER Lift for unguided skiing for 2017/2018 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!

16th Annual Brewski – April 1st, 2018

Join us for a full day of skiing at Silverton Mountain and an afternoon of beer tasting with Colorado’s finest microbreweries. Breweries in the past have included Avalanche Brewing, Steamworks, Carver, Ska, and Elevation.

Admission includes a Silverton Mug* and Drink Tickets.

Theme: TBD

*while supplies last

Clauson Classic – April 1st, 2018

The Clauson Classic, a classic Silverton Mountain endurance race – Clauson style! See how many laps you can hike up the ridge while honoring late ski patroller and Silverton Mountain team member John Clauson and raising funds for The Silverton Winter Sports Club. See more info and book your place in this year’s race today!

Sister’s Meeting in the Mountains – April 6th – 8th, 2018

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.

Packages will be offered for 2 days of skiing/snowboarding. All packages include TWO Silverton Mountain Grady’s Bar drink tickets as well as FREE admission to our Speaker’s Forum on Saturday.

Closing Day – April 8th, 2018

Last day of the season! Get it while you can!

Educational Events 2018

Practical Protocols for Snow Professionals

Steep Life Workshop

Dates for 2018 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


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!