Women’s skiing is on the rise. With stars like Ingrid Backstrom, Grete Eliassen, and Rachael Burks, inspiration is plentiful. This winter, from Switzerland to British Columbia, women’s specific ski camps are expanding and the opportunity for female skiers to ski faster, jump bigger, and stomp harder are available everywhere. The following are some of our favorites. –Molly Baker
A group of professional athletes sponsored by Black Diamond gathered at Brighton, Utah, recently to teach skills clinics to intermediate and advanced skiers on everything from skiing steeps to telemark skiing to using an avalanche beacon. We were there to get some pointers.