CVA ALPS Program
Whether your focus is backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, or big mountain skiing, the CVA ALPS (Alpine Leadership Pursuits for Skier and Snowboarders) program will give you the skills and experience you need to excel. Through traveling to amazing locations globally and working with top level professionals, students obtain a wide range of skills that reach far beyond the realm of athletics. ALPS participants gain experience and certifications in wilderness medicine, snow science, orienteering, and survival. Members of the ALPS program gain a truly unique type of life experience from being exposed to the unique cultures and environments of the world’s mountains.
Professional certifications obtained: Avalanche level 1 and 2, Wilderness First Responder (WFR), CPR, begin the Maine Guide's recreation license process.
ALPS Program Director