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Backcountry Skiing in the United States: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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The United States is a vast land of endless landscapes and terrains, each differing wildly to the next. Backcountry skiing is one of the best ways to explore this great land!

The United States is known as the land of the free, and this applies to its landscape, scenery and terrain as well, with every conceivable kind of natural beauty packed in to the country. Backcountry skiing is a truly glorious and exciting way to discover and explore some of the more isolated and remote areas, with space by the bucketload and few crowds helping the experience. Outside of backcountry skiing, there is a joyous amount of cultural and historical variety all across the country, making for seemingly endless places and stories to stumble upon. Take a pick from our selection of backcountry skiing trips in the United States, and prepare to buckle up for the ride!

Backcountry Skiing in the United States

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in United States

What should I know about Backcountry Skiing United States?

The United States is a brilliant backcountry skiing destination, as not only is there an abundance of space, but the weather in the skiing areas is excellent, with the snowfall heavy and constant, and the weather cold.

Some of the backcountry skiing can be quite challenging, so being fit and in decent shape before arriving will maximise enjoyment of the activity.

The villages, towns and cities in the United States are full of fascinating and rich histories and culture which they are very proud of, providing endless hours of exploration and discovery, thus ensuring there is always something to see and do.

Why should I choose United States for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

The Terrain

The sheer size and scale of the United States means there is an overwhelming amount of terrain to backcountry ski on. Some of the terrain is extremely isolated and remote, owing to the low population density of many states, making for pristine and untouched conditions. There are plentiful mountains in places such as the Mid-West and Alaska, including some of the highest peaks in North America.

The Weather

Many of the top backcountry skiing destinations in the United States have some of the most ideal weather conditions in which to backcountry ski in, with temperatures plummeting below freezing and heavy, constant snowfall. Some of these places have longer ski seasons than others owing to their geography, and it is rare that there is not enough snow to backcountry ski on any given day.

The Cultural Variety

From the beaches of California to the hustle and bustle of New York City, and everything in between, the differences in culture, vibe and people from state to state are truly amazing, making for a brilliantly fun and unique country. There are an insane amount of small towns and big cities to explore, with some interesting characters in each guaranteed.

What can I expect from the weather in United States?

Very cold Winters in most of the country, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. Warm Summer almost everywhere.

Which language is predominantly spoken in United States?

English

What currency is accepted in United States?

United States Dollar

How can I get to United States?

Flights to major hubs all around the country (LA, New York, Chicago, Dallas) from most regions, and then onward flights to skiing regions.

What’s the country code of United States?

+1

What’s the high season for Backcountry Skiing in United States?

December-February, when the weather is coldest and the snowfall heaviest.

What people are saying about Backcountry Skiing | United States

5.00

Sup[er efficient booking, the system helps a lot to communicate with the guide and very safe payments. Greta experience and the Guide JIM MOORE was superb!

David

5.00

Jim was a great guide. While we were challenged with finding good snow, Jim knew where to get it even a couple weeks after it has snowed. Jim is super knowledgeable about the backcountry and snow conditions, and I would definitely highly recommend him.

Greg

5.00

Trip was great! Was a little hesitant about booking online but ended up being awesome. Seemed too easy! Jim was great and worked with our levels of Snowboarding and skinning.

David

5.00

We had an excellent experience with Willie Benegas, he was knowledgeable and inclusive and would by all means join him again.

Chris

5.00

Very quick, attentive and personable service and was adaptable to my changing needs. The guide was very professional and organised, great communication and some fantastic ski tours in a new mountain range. Great all round. Many thanks.

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