This ski tour will teach you the fundamentals of backcountry skiing. You’ll get plenty of time skinning up slopes and skiing back down. More importantly, you’ll learn the craft of backcountry decision-making and skiing techniques. Make great strides toward becoming an educated and independent backcountry skier. We'll head 1 hour west of Boulder and start at the base of the continental divide. Ski either half day or full day and stopping at the best coffee shop in Nederland on the way back to Boulder.
Intermediate downhill skiing skills – you should feel comfortable on blue runs at resorts
December - April, 7 days a week, Full day starts 8:00am to 4:00pm at trail head, half day is from 8:00am to 12:00pm
Extensive knowledge of the wilderness ski areas, Avalanche Level 1 certified, Winter camping survival trained via the Eldora Ski patrol and Outward Bound.
Guide and hot tea!
Tele ski or "AT" ski, climbing skins for skis, lunch. Emergency survival first aid kit, its windy, bring lots of layers and a backpack with food and drink. Well behaved dogs welcomed, owners will be solely responsible for their dogs and dogs behavior, tour guide reserves the right to have dog(s) left in owners vehicle if necessary;
Free heel ski tours offered west of Boulder (1 hour drive) tree and trail skiing or on Berthod Pass (2 hour drive) open glades;
Emergency survival first aid kit, its windy at this location, bring lots of layers and a backpack with food and drink. Well behaved dogs welcomed, owners will be solely responsible for their dogs and dogs behavior, tour guide reserves the right to have dog(s) left in owners vehicle if necessary;
Full refund 2 days prior to tour.
REI Inc Boulder Colorado
We will leave Boulder, visit a famous coffee shop in Nederland and head up to the trailhead and start our ski trek up to excellent powder stashes through the trees- out and back
Or if you crave open glade skiing, we'll yo-yo up and down large open glades on Berthod Pass.
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