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Ingrid Backstrom, Pro Skier and Coach at Pacific Alpine Guides



Ingrid Backstrom has skied first descents in Greenland, Baffin Island and China and has starred in more than 20 ski films in her 20+ year ski career, including her own short film, Lineage, that documented traveling to the top 25 lift-accessed ski runs in North America with her husband and then 10-month-old daughter in a minivan. As a co-founder of SAFE AS (Skiers Advocating and Fostering Avalanche and Snow Safety), Ingrid helps lead women’s avalanche clinics around the West.  She is a mother of 2, certified AIARE Level 1 & 2 instructor, has coached freeskiing camps and clinics in North and South America for 20 years, and skied 101 days in a row in 2023.

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