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Cat skiing in Bear Valley, CA, Private tours in the Sierra Nevada, near Ebbetts Pass


Join a certified mountain guide for this incredible 1-day snowcat skiing adventure in the heart of California's Sierra Nevada mountains. Take full advantage of the cat and head deep into the backcountry of Bear Valley, enjoying pristine snow and avoiding the bustling resort area.


Sierra Nevada (California)

1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr




  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of California's Sierra Nevada.
  • Ski untouched powder in the backcountry.
  • Enjoy the climate controlled cab of the snowcat in between runs.


Situated in the heart of California's magnificent Sierra Nevada mountain range, Bear Valley is the ideal place for a day of cat skiing fun!

Using a snowcat, we will be able to get far away from the popular resort in the valley and out into the backcountry of the Sierra Nevada. Here, we will find some of the most pristine and high-quality snow available anywhere in California!

The fun begins first thing in the morning after we've met up and gotten into the snowcat. The spacious cat has enough room for up to 11 skiers along with two to three guides.

Once we're all in and ready to go, the snowcat will bring us well into the backcountry, allowing us to avoid the crowds and enjoy this picturesque wilderness all to ourselves.

We'll spend the whole morning skiing at the foot of Ebbetts Pass as well as elsewhere in the valley and break at around noon for lunch. After refueling, we'll head back out onto the slopes until evening, before returning to our starting point.

One of the best parts of using the snowcat is the ability to warm up in between runs. It'll increase our longevity and our enjoyment of this incredible place.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this incredible 1-day snowcat skiing adventure just underneath Ebbetts Pass in California's Bear Valley!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you will also enjoy our "sidecountry" skiing and snowboarding trip at the Bear Valley Ski Resort!


Meeting point

Bear Valley, California


About the guide

Since 1981, we have been California's leader in guided mountaineering. From the Eastern Sierra to Mt. Shasta, we guide all of California 14ners and internationally.

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Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

USD 3351 Each

Group of 2

USD 1676 Each

Group of 3

USD 1392 Each

Group of 4

USD 1160 Each

Group of 5

USD 980 Each

Group of 6

USD 980 Each

Group of 7

USD 877 Each

Group of 8

USD 877 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee


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