Whether you are a seasoned backcountry expert or just getting started, we know that between gear and education, it's not easy to pursue our love of the backcountry. That's why we've teamed up with Coalition Snow Ambassador Deenaalee Hodgdon for the Indigenous Backcountry Scholarship, an annual fund designed to support Indigenous participation in the backcountry.
Five individuals will be selected to receive:
$1000 for the purchase of gear or avalanche education
A pair of Coalition skis or a snowboard
A Deuter guide or ski pack
A discount code for Ortovox rescue gear
The opportunity to be featured in the new On The Land magazineWho's eligible:This scholarship is open to individuals who identify as Indigenous AND women, non-binary, or gender expansive.
September 20th: Applications openOctober 8th: Applications closeNovember 1: Recipients chose by the scholarship committee, led by Deenaalee Hodgdon
Apply below and good luck! Questions? Please feel free to contact us.