The Elevated Backcountry team is drawn together by the goal of offering the highest quality learning experience for the backcountry riding community. Our team of certified avalanche educators has each found purpose in helping educate our fellow riders and are devoted to the craft of avalanche education. We are passionate about helping you develop your mountain skills, learn about avalanches and realize your progression. We demonstrate and coach, providing feedback and maintaining the space to learn. This is avalanche and mountain education for snowmobilers, by snowmobilers.
Jeff co-founded Elevated Backcountry to help deliver high quality and innovative education developed specifically for snowmobilers and motorized backcountry riders. Jeff is an AIARE trained Course Leader and A3 Professional Member, working in the avalanche industry since 1999.
Pat is an AIARE trained Instructor, A3 Professional Member and has been snowmobiling since the late 90’s. Pat co-founded Elevated Backcountry recognizing a lack of avalanche education options in Washington State.
Kelsey Fay co-founded Elevated Backcountry with the drive to help educate the snowmobile community. Kelsey’s own close call with an avalanche has fueled her passion in all things and driven her to help others avoid the same mistakes, or worse, becoming a statistic. Kelsey has over 15 years of experience in backcountry snowmobiling. She has dedicated the past 5 years to avalanche educati
Joey Fay co-founded Elevated Backcountry to share his years of experience with the close-knit riding community and those learning the sport. Joey has 15 years of backcountry snowmobile experience in the mountains across the US and Canada, including certifications from both sides of the border. He is on track to become an AIARE certified Instructor...Joey's passion and drive for avalanche