Jessica Baker is a former World Tour Freeskiing Champion, year round mountain guide, backcountry ski guide, professional ski instructor, heli-ski guide, and founder of Ski Divas Women’s Ski Camps (skidivas.com). Jessica has been passionate about snow science and avalanche education ever since she started skiing in the backcountry in the Selkirk mountains of North Idaho where she grew up. Jessica has skied all over the world including first descents in the Tetons, Sawtooths, Chugach, and Wrangell mountain ranges. Jessica currently resides in Jackson, WY among the Tetons, and in her coveted free time enjoys climbing and skiing with her husband, gardening, yoga, and exploring the world with her two young daughters..

Our instructors are the core of your experience with the American Avalanche Institute.  They bring the science and knowledge of avalanche safety to life in real-world settings.  If you’re interested in learning more fromone of our amazing instructors check out our full course offerings today.