Photo: Back in the early days, with Chip and Ken

About Selkirk Powder

Selkirk Powder Company is a licensed Alpine Level II guide service based in Sandpoint, Idaho, accredited with an operations permit to guide in many thousands of acres in the Northern Panhandle region of America’s Selkirk Mountains in Idaho.


Our Staff


Renowned for their camaraderie and competence, our guides and staff are chosen for their inherent ability to put our guests at ease while leading our tours.

ken-barrett-selkirk-powder Ken Barrett

Chief Guide & President
Dave, Alpine Level 2 Ski Guide Dave Alley

Ski Guide
james-rowland James Rowland

Ski Guide
 matt-neumann Matt Neuman

Ski Guide
IMG_8683 John Grolmus

Ski Guide
s-corbett Sean Corbett

Ski Guide
j-hershey  Jason Hershey
Ski Guide Assistant
kevin-davis-selkirk-powder Kevin Davis
Avalanche Educator
Mike A, Snowcat driver Mike Allard
Snowcat Driver
John Cyr
Snowmobile Guide
g-hutchison-2  Gabriel Hutchison
Snowmobile Guide
b-browning-2 Brock Browning
Snowmobile Guide
Pam Conrad
Dog chewing stick  Emma Peel
shep-snow-thumbnail Shep Snow
About_selkirk_powder_imageJB Jamie Bistideau
About_selkirk_powder_imageFO Fred Ogram
About_selkirk_powder_imageLW Loyel Witte
Onsite Mechanic
Alf Cromwell
Marketing Director
Robin K, Administrative Assistant Robin Kamin
Skiing Consultant