December 10, 2020: Tahoe Mountain School is open and continuing operations. Ski areas and outdoor recreation are still permitted under the current CA Stay at Home Order.
Tahoe Mountain School offers professional education for backcountry users including: avalanche education, backcountry skiing, snow and rock climbing, and wilderness medicine. We employ the best in the industry to instruct and guide our courses. Among our team are American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) certified mountain guides, local avalanche forecasters and practitioners, and certified AIARE 1 and 2 avalanche instructors. Tahoe Mountain School spends a significant amount of time on each course in the field, focusing on hands-on learning, coaching, and supervised decision-making. We provide current, detailed backcountry training to all recreationalists and professionals who play or work in the mountain environment.
Why Tahoe Mountain School:
Our Instructors/Guides: Full time mountain guides with a combination of training, certification, and experience.
Course Size: We provide small ratio courses with hands on experience and decision making.
The Location: Picturesque Donner Summit offers an excellent outdoor classroom to learn backcountry mountain skills to then take to the larger mountains of the world.