An Elevate group waits with an instructor for a backcountry guide -- not pictured -- to give them an all-clear to ski down.
An Elevate group waits with an instructor for a backcountry guide -- not pictured -- to give them an all-clear to ski down. Dina Mishev For The Washington Post
An Elevate group waits with an instructor for a backcountry guide -- not pictured -- to give them an all-clear to ski down. Dina Mishev For The Washington Post