Backcountry skiing weekend at the Lost Trail Lodge, Lake Tahoe (2 days)

This 2-day backcountry skiing trip at the Lost Trail Lodge, Lake Tahoe, is a wonderful and scenic adventure through some of the prettiest landscape and terrain imaginable, and a certified guide will lead you to the best spots and teach you the best techniques along the way.




Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Sierra Nevada (California)

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Type of Trip



  • Backcountry ski around the raw natural beauty of the Lake Tahoe area

  • Improve and learn more backcountry skiing techniques

  • Stay the night in a quaint and charming backcountry lodge


I will guide you on this beautiful and stunning 2-day backcountry skiing trip at the Lost Trail Lodge, Lake Tahoe, where not only will we discover some of the best hidden, peaceful backcountry spots, whilst also learning the most effective and efficient backcountry skiing skills and techniques, but we will also stay in an authentic and charming backcountry lodge to relax and refresh in.

Lake Tahoe is nestled between the borders of California and Nevada, and is an immensely popular tourist destination all throughout the year. It is renowned for its excellent and optimum skiing conditions, with vast tracts of backcountry areas to ski in.

We meet in the morning at Lake Tahoe, where important safety gear and information is dispensed. From there we head out to the wilds of the backcountry, where we will seek out the most uncrowded, off-the-beaten-path sections to ensure a peaceful experience.

After traipsing and travailing our way around the Anderson Ridge crest, we then spend the night at the Lost Trail Lodge, a warm and cosy abode full of comfortable beds and nice food, so we can rest our weary bodies!

The next day is spent skiing around more of the glorious backcountry, with the fresh, deep powder and the picturesque alpine forests leading down to the centerpiece of the region, Lake Tahoe.

Some of the skills and techniques we will be going through include the use of climbing skins, avalanche hazard recognition, uphill techniques and use of transceivers. Learning these will increase your backcountry skiing confidence and help you tackle more challenging routes.

We finish on the afternoon of the second day having explored this magnificent region and increased your backcountry skiing ability.

Explore the Lake Tahoe backcountry and learn more skills in a fun environment – book now to experience it all!

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Price per person

Group of 1
80 USD

Group of 2
400 USD

Group of 3
260 USD

Group of 4
200 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Lifts tickets
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


  • Day 1Meet, ski, overnight stay

    Meet in morning, ski all day, overnight stay in lodge

  • Day 2Ski, finish

    Wake up, ski all day, finish in afternoon


Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required


Meeting point

Lake Tahoe


Lodge accommodation overnight

More info

Previous backcountry skiing experience with climbing skins is recommended.


About the Guide


One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in beautiful California.




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