Designed for high level riders operating in complex terrain around the world. Our participants meet course-specific requirements which include fitness, education and backcountry experience. All of our courses involve big days in complex terrain with the lowest participant to instructor ratios in the industry.
Samsara operates in conjunction with the American Avalanche Institute (AAI) based in Jackson WY. AAI is the oldest and most respected Avalanche School in the United States. Our courses are certified through AAI and meet the American Avalanche Association National Standards.
Surviving a life of riding big mountains requires an intimate understanding of snow, technical rope skills - and a mindset informed by experience and humility. This trifecta of snow study, technical skills and mindset is at the core of all Samsara Programs