Sierra Backcountry Skiing

Designed to introduce skiers and snowboarders to skills needed for the backcountry.


Backcountry Skiing /Snowboarding Skills is designed for those ready to experience:
*No crowds
*Laying down lines on untracked snow
*Picture-perfect mountain views
*The thrill of earning your turns

We’ll work on techniques used to access the goods using modern equipment designed for backcountry skiing. We also introduce avalanche awareness and terrain evaluation. There is plenty of time reap the rewards from our climb by making fresh tracks on the descent. Our skilled guides share their wealth of knowledge gleaned from many years of enjoying the backcountry on skis and snowboards.

Skill Level

Intermediate or higher ability level in resort terrain


Book as many days as you like!
$520 per day with 1:1 guide/guest ratio
$320 per person per day with two people
$250 per person per day with three or more people


Any date winter/spring with at least 24 hours advance notice. Book using the button below or contact our office.

Morrison Col Tour photo gallery
Onion Valley Tour photo gallery

Avalanche Courses

Knowledge of the avalanche phenomena is essential for everybody planning to venture into snowy terrain. Our avalanche courses present a framework and critical topics for confidently making decisions when traveling in backcountry terrain. Equally appropriate for skiers, snowboarders, and mountaineers. Learn more about at our avalanche courses page.