Established in 2003 as a State of Idaho registered and certified outfitting/guiding service, Selkirk Powder Company (SPC) provides snowcat alpine ski excursions and guided snowmobile tours. Uniquely, SPC is a verified outfitter of Polaris Adventures, an AIARE avalanche education Provider, and a member of the National Ski Patrol. With license and permits that cover over 200,000 acres of the rugged and beautiful Selkirk Mountain Range, SPC conveniently operates at Schweitzer in Sandpoint, Idaho, one of the largest ski areas in the United States Pacific Northwest.


Guides & staff

  • Ken Barrett

    Ken Barrett

    Chief Guide, President & Co‑Founder
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide, Designated Agent
    • AAA Level 1
    • CAA Ski Operations Level 1
    • AIARE Level 2
    • LFN Safe Utilization of Air Medical Helicopters Landing Zones, Communications & Operations
    • NSP Outdoor Emergency Care
  • Michael Asquith

    Micheal Asquith

    Snowmobile Guide
  • Ellie Engel

    Ellie Engel

    Snowboard Guide
    • CAA Avalanche Skills Training Level 1
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • Wilderness First Aid
    • Wilderness First Responder
  • Jill Fried

    Jill Fried

    Snowcat Operator
  • Sage Geurber

    Sage Geurber

    Lead Snowmobile Guide & Ski Guide
    • IOGLB Level 1 Alpine Ski Guide
    • IOGLB Snowmobile Guide
    • AAA Level 1
    • Wilderness First Responder
  • John Grollmus

    John Grollmus

    Senior Ski Guide
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AAA Level 1
    • AAA Level 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • Wilderness First Responder
  • Brenda Walsh Hollon

    Brenda Walsh Hollon

    Ski Guide
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AIARE Pro 1
    • AIARE Pro 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • AIARE Course Leader
    • AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide
    • AMGA Apprentice Ski Guide
    • LNT Trainer
    • Wilderness First Responder
  • Jason Keen

    Jason Keen

    Snowboard Guide
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AAA Level 1
    • AIARE Level 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • AIARE Pro 1
    • AIARE Course Instructor
    • Firefighter (Lieutenant), City of Spokane
    • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Micah Krmptich

    Ski Patrol & Ski Guide-in-training
    • AIARE Level 1
    • AIARE Level 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • AIARE Pro 1
    • AIARE Course Instructor
    • Wilderness First Responder
    • Firefighter (Incident Commander Type 5), Idaho Panhandle National Forest
    • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Ben Price

    Ben Price

    Ski Guide
    • IOGLB Level 1 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AIARE Level 1
    • AIARE Level 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • AIARE Pro 1
    • AIARE Course Instructor
    • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Tim Reed

    Tim Reed

    Lead Snowcat Operator
    • Firefighter, Bonner County
    • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Carrie Reese

    Carrie Reese

    Ski Patrol
    • NSP Outdoor Emergency Care
  • John Reese

    John Reese

    Ski Guide
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AAA Level 1
    • AIARE Level 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • AIARE Pro 1
    • AIARE Course Instructor
    • NSP Outdoor Emergency Care
  • James Rowland

    James Rowland

    Senior Snowboard Guide
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AAA Level 1
    • AIARE Level 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • NSP Outdoor Emergency Care
  • Tyler Salvage

    Tyler Salvage

    Snowcat Operator
  • Tristan Schwab

    Tristan Schwab

    Snowcat Tailgunner
  • Ronnie Smith

    Ronnie Smith

    Reservations Manager
    • Four Seasons, Vail – Guest services
    • Lodge Tower, Vail – Guest services
    • Concierge on Wheels, Vail – Past-owner
  • Kevin Stolbrock

    Kevin Stolbrock

    Program & Partnerships Manager
    • IOGLB Level 2 Alpine Ski Guide
    • AIARE Pro 1
    • AIARE Pro 2
    • AIARE Avalanche Rescue
    • AIARE Course Leader
    • AMGA Apprentice Alpine Guide
    • AMGA Apprentice Rock Guide
    • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
    • AMGA Apprentice Ski Guide
    • LNT Trainer
    • Wilderness First Responder
    • NSP Outdoor Emergency Care
  • Dylan Thompson

    Dylan Thompson

    Reservations Specialist
  • Ethan Thompson

    Ethan Thompson

    Snowmobile Guide

Employment

To inquire about employment opportunities, please send a résumé (with cover letter) to employment@selkirkpowder.com.

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