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Backcountry ski tour in Rocky Mountains National Park, from Boulder

Join a certified guide for this fantastic 1-day backcountry ski tour in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, this region provides quintessential high quality off-piste terrain!


TRIP TYPE

Private

MOUNTAIN RANGES

Rockies

DURATION

1 Day

OFFER PERIOD

Jan - Mar, Nov, Dec

FITNESS LEVEL

Occasional

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

  • Discover and explore the pristine alpine landscape of the Colorado Rockies
  • Enjoy a full-day backcountry ski tour in top conditions with deep powder snow
  • Join experienced guides who are certified and eager to share their passion

Description

When it comes to spending a day backcountry skiing, it’s possible that you couldn’t find a better location than the Rocky mountains of Colorado!

Here I’m offering a full day of magic on the slopes of the Rocky Mountain National Park, situated about 50km northwest of the major city of Denver and its international airport.

A region of endless ski piercing mountains, alpine forests, lakes, glaciers and more. The spectacular beauty of this landscape threatens to take your concentration away from the skiing and onto the backdrop!

This trip is flexible and so, along with my advise, you can choose where in the park you would like to explore. I will recommend locations given my local knowledge and we can tailor the trip to your preferences and the weather conditions at the time.

This is one of the most accessible yet wild and dramatic alpine regions of the world. You will find wonderful deep powder snow and virgin tracks until your hearts content!

We will meet in Boulder and then it’s quite a short 1-2 hour drive to reach our chosen starting point.

You should be a competent intermediate skier to join this backcountry adventure. The difficulty of the slopes will range between D2-D4, which represents easy to challenging (Detailed description given further below).

This region has an interesting historical tale given its role in the westward expansion of the US. I will also be happy to inform you about the abundant flora and fauna species that pepper the surrounding landscape.

Sign up now if you would like to join me in the wild, rugged alpine terrain that is the Rockies of Colorado! This will be a day to remember as we carve down the best powder snows, whilst sitting back in awe of the stunning horizon!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Drinks

Price details

Not included in the price:

- Park entrance fees - $10 per person per week for Rocky Mountain National Park, payable directly to the park upon entry.

- Rental of ski touring equipment, AT randonee skis, boots, and skis

- Gratuities for your guide (the amount is at your discretion, but the recommended gratuity is 20%)

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Details

More info

Slope Difficulties: D2 – Angle around 25 degrees with simple topography.  D3 – Perhaps slightly steeper than D2, or may include more challenging terrain features. Examples include East Face of Flat-top Peak  D4 – Similar to an easier “Expert” run at a resort. Slope angles usually around 30 degrees.  Grade 2 in length or 4-6 hours and at least 1000 feet of elevation gain.

Rentals:

  • AT ski touring skis or Tele skis, skins, and boots can be rented from Crystals Ski Shop for $50 per day.
  • When on a guided trip, we supple avalanche rescue gear (beacon, shovel, and probe). On a side note: Crystals also rent beacon, probe, shovel for $30 per day. The whole package for all gear (ski and safety) is $65 per day for future reference. PH: 303-449-7669.

Trip length: 7am - 3pm or 8am - 4pm

Meeting point

Boulder, Colorado

About the guide: E-S Adventure Guides

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E-S Adventure Guides

4.70

(36)

Mountain Guide

One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in North America. In the USA we offer trips in California, Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Vermont. And in Canada, you'll find tours in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.

Languages

English

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What people are saying about E-S Adventure Guides

David

5.00

Great guides and great snow!

Peggy

5.00

Will was great wise and fun to spend the day with.

Phillip

1.00

Guide cancelled within 48 hrs and I was unable to find someone else and so far I’ve not been refunded. Put a small dent in my otherwise great trip to Revelstoke.

Lucie

5.00

All perfect

Amanda

5.00

Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned alot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!

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