Jessica Baker
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Ski Divas

Women’s Ski Camps with Jessica Baker

Ski Divas-American Alpine Club W's Backcountry Skills Improvement Clinic Tetons February 2010

Benefit for the American Alpine Club

Dates: February 28, 2010
Cost: $100 ($75 AAC members)

Women’s Day Out! Join us for Backcountry Skills Improvement with Ski Divas and The American Alpine Club. Come improve your backcountry skiing/riding skills in a constructive fun environment with ski mountaineering guide, freeskiing champion, and Ski Divas founder Jessica Baker. Come meet your fellow backcountry divas and learn new tricks of the trade in the beautiful Teton mountain range. The course will cover decision making, snow science, ski technique, avalanche response, powder skiing, and more.

From the AAC:  “The American Alpine Club is proud to announce its new partnership with world-renowned skier Jessica Baker. Jessica is not only one of the premier ski guides in the U.S. but is she is also the founder of Ski Divas, ski camps for women worldwide. Jessica will be offering a women’s only 1-day intro into backcountry skiing in Jackson, WY. This is a great time to learn some of the basics and meet other women that are interested in backcountry skiing. Jessica also works for Exum Mountain Guides, Jackson Hole Alpine Guides, Jackson Hole Mountain Sports School, Alaska Rendezvous Heli Guides and Ariel Boundaries. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to spend a day with the best; the AAC feels lucky to have her in town for a day  in between her trips to France and Alaska.”

Please visit www.americanalpineclub.org to become an American Alpine Club member, or to learn more about what the AAC is all about!teton panoramic  copyrighted

Packing List

Touring Skis (either telemark, randonee, or splitboard setup with skins)

Day Pack that can carry skis, water, food, and extra layers

Adjustable ski poles

Probe, shovel, transceiver/avalanche beacon

Food and water for one day in the mountains

Shell layer and extra insulating layer

Goggles, hat, gloves and/or mittens

Sunscreen

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