Big Belt Hut

Lodging on the Baldy ridgeline at 8,500 feet

Avalanche Classes at the Big Belt Hut

We provide lodging, meals, and all course-materials, see our suggested course packing list for what you should bring.

This winter we're offering AIARE Avalanche Level 1 courses at the Big Belt Hut. We're also offering AIARE Level 2 and Backcountry Skills (Women's Only) courses at YurtSki in the Swan Range, see our full course listing.

Need to rent gear for a class?

Visit MT Ski Tech in Missoula ($229 for skis, boots, beacon, shovel, and probe when you tell them you're taking a class with YurtSki!) Or head to Last Best Ski & Paddle for Black Crow AT skis or Weston Splitboards with Spark bindings (beacons, shovels, probes available, too).

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

3-day, 2-night all-inclusive Level 1 avalanche course taught by AIARE certified instructors. $600.

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TypeWhenLocationAvailability
AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course January 10-12, 2020 Big Belt Hut
Women's Only AIARE Level 1 January 31 - February 2, 2020 Big Belt Hut

Can't make these dates? See our full course listing for other courses happening at YurtSki in the Swan range.


Have Questions? Would you like to see more or different courses? Send us an email!

We constructed the Big Belt Hut to comfortably accomodate a variety of classes and backcountry clinics and have found the best course-leaders, instructors, and chefs in the business.

See our suggested winter course packing list and itineraries from previous courses to learn more.

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