CJ Ware

Experience

  • Points North Heli-Adventures, Inc.
    Guide, 2005-Present
  • Ice Axe Expeditions
    Antarctic Ski Guide: 2009, 2011
  • Snowmass Mountain
    Professional Ski Patrol, 1997 -2002
    – Lift Evacuation Coordinator: responsible for all procedures, training and equipment.
    – Licensed Blaster and member of the Snow Safety Team
  • Eldora Mountain Resort
    Professional Ski Patrol, 1992 – 1997
    – Rookie and Volunteer Trainer
    – Snow Safety and Accident Investigations team member
    – Voted “Outstanding Professional Patroller” by my peers for the ’93-’94 season
  • Colorado Outward Bound School
    Course Director, 1999 – 2000
    Mountaineering Instructor, 1996-1998
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Area
    Ski Instructor, 1986-1988

Education & Training

  • Heli Ski US Level III Mechanized Ski Guide
  • International Snow Science Workshop
    Planning Committee 2006, 2010
    Attendee 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006
  • American Avalanche Institute: Level III Mountain Guides Avalanche Course February 2001
  • AAI Winter Weather Forecasting: November 2004
  • Aspen Expeditions: Level II Avalanche Course January 2000
  • American Avalanche Association Professional Member since 1998
  • Summit County Professional Avalanche School: Level II Avalanche Course February 1997
  • Colorado Outward Bound School: “Winter Skills” Training December 1996
  • University of Colorado at Boulder: B.A., Environmental Studies May 15, 1992
  • National Outdoor Leadership School:
    – Semester in the Rockies September – December, 1989
    – Alaska Mountaineering Course June and July, 1986
  • Emergency Medical Technician, 1991- 2003
  • Wilderness First Responder, 2004 – Present

In the Off-Season

  • CJ Built– Websites & Blogs
  • Mountain Biking, Whitewater Kayaking, Yoga, Trail Running, Travel, Learning to Surf, BRC
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C.J. is always having fun out in the zone while keeping you safe from the wildlife.