Wing Ridge Ski Tours Staff
All staff have Level III Avalanche Training as well as First Aid and CPR.
Connelly "CB" (Manager)|
After two decades of earning his turns and visiting hut operations in Austria, British Columbia, and the Rockies, Connelly settled in the incredible Wallowas, where he is honored to carry on the legacy of backcountry ski huts. Connelly is certified by the National Ski Patrol Nordic, Wilderness Medical Association, WFR, Professional Ski Instructors of America Nordic Downhill Level I, Canadian Avalanche Association Ski Operations Level I, Avalanche Level III Ski Operations, and as a National Interpreters Association Certified Interpretive Guide. During the summer, Connelly rafts Hells Canyon or captains a sweep boat down Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon river.
Mike Hatch (Avalanche Instructor/Guide)|
The Wallowas newest backcountry ski guide and avalanche instructor hails from the Sawtooths with a loyal following of powder skiers and chute patrollers. Mike's passion for the winter backcountry has lead him to explore countless ski lines throughout central Idaho's Sawtooth Range and now the Wallowas. He is an Avalanche Level 3, AIARE Level 1 certified instructor, a AAA professional member, and holds a University of Montana BS in resource conservation. Summers find Mike battling blazes to protect vital skier habitat.