Bo Torrey grew up in the snowy finger lake region of central New York. After completing a degree in Adventure and Outdoor Education from the University of Utah, Bo worked with the Utah Avalanche Center for 7-years overseeing their education programs and helping to develop the use of social media as a tool to share avalanche information. In the winters, Bo works as an avalanche forecaster and ski guide for Park City Powder Cats in the Western Uintas. In the summer he works as a climbing guide with RMI Expeditions. When he’s not on snow you can find him riding his bike or trying to master the art of homemade bread and pizza.

Bo is a natural teacher and loves to help others better understand snow, avalanches, and how to ride untracked powder without looking over your shoulder. He considers himself a perennial student and hopes you’ll join him in a course this winter.

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