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Ability & Terrain

We want everyone to have a great time! There are, however, some ability issues that should be mentioned. Nobody wants to hold up the rest of the group on a powder day, so here are a few things to consider prior to booking

 

Ability

 

  1. All guests should be in good physical condition. You will be skiing backcountry powder at high elevations and it demands a lot from your body.

  2. We do not groom any runs!

  3. Guests should be comfortable skiing expert runs at developed resorts.

 

Terrain

 

Our choice of terrain each day is based on avalanche hazards, snow conditions, and skier/rider ability. Guests should be of advanced and expert ability and able to ski in variable snow conditions on a variety of terrain. The terrain ranges in elevation from 10,500’ to 12,500’ and an average day of snowcat skiing is 8-12 runs with plenty of vertical depending on the speed of the group and the terrain available & conditions. The guest to guide ratio is 4:1.

Terrain includes:

  • High alpine bowls

  • Gladded meadows

  • Rock bands

  • Open chutes