Winter Basic

Winter Basic Guide Program

COAGS now offers a winter basic guide program for those seeking a career in the winter outdoor industry.  The program will teach you the essential outdoor skills one needs to operate a business during the winter months.  Those specific skills include both alpine and Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and backpacking, Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing, orienteering with a map and compass as well as a GPS, winter wilderness survival, camp cooking, outdoor photography, first aid/CPR, and so much more.

You will also gain valuable leadership and business skills in order to one day own and operate your own winter outdoor business.

This program takes place during the winter season and is located in the spectacular Colorado Rockies on the area of the world famous Grand Mesa!  Sign up now if you’ve ever had dreams of becoming a guide or outfitter during the winter season!