News, Education, & Pro Tips

Exum wants to keep skiers and climbers informed, so please enjoy the news articles, educational information, and tips from the pros that can make you better at the craft of mountain travel.

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American Avalanche Institute Online Courses

Exum and AAI have been working together for 35 years. We consider them one of the leaders in Avalanche Education and are excited to let backcountry travelers know that they now offer online education.

Increase Your Athletic IQ

Where strength can be measured and endurance can be quantified, Athletic IQ is the invisible thread that connects elite performance. It is the ability to innately interpret terrain, to visualize the sequence before it happens, to react seamlessly, effortlessly, and intuitively. –Zahan Billimoria, Exum Guide

Exum Guide Zahan Billimoria discusses how to increase your Athletic IQ in 3 steps.

Win a Arc’teryx Alpha SK 32 Ski Pack

Exum will be raffling off 4 Arc’teryx Alpha SK 32 ski packs ($325 value) on December 11th (International Mountain Day). In order to be entered into the raffle, your Exum reservation for backcountry skiing must be made before December 11th. Each member of your party will receive one entry into the raffle. Contact the Exum [...]

The Exum Files: Part 1, The Extended Column Test

The mountains have always demanded a patient disposition in my experience, so it’s just part of the process to wait till the time is right. –Bill Anderson, Senior Exum Guide

In the first installment of The Exum Files, Senior Exum Guide Bill Anderson discusses how extended column test results affect in-the-field choices.

Winter Sports and Dehydration

Many people associate dehydration only with exercise in hot environments. While this can certainly be true, dehydration is also a common concern during exercise in the cold. In fact, one must stay on top of hydration in the cold just as much as in the heat – perhaps even more so.   -- GU Energy [...]

Ski Season Training, Part 1 – Mountain Tactical Institute

Exum will be touching base with 3 different trainers and coaches over the next month in Jackson to discuss with them how they look at training for the upcoming ski season. Trainers and Coaches are different and so are all of us so we hope one of these styles is a method that can help [...]

2020 Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop

Exum Mountain Guides is a proud sponsor of the Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop which takes place in Jackson, Wyoming.  The biggest change this year is that it will be presented online and it is FREE.  Now that the event is digital there is no limit to who can participate.  Whether you are going backcountry [...]

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