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Sierra Nevada, 2 Day Backcountry Skiing Course

Improve your skiing abilities with one of our AMGA certified guides on this 2 day backcountry skiing course in the Mammoth Lakes area of the Sierra Nevada.

Mountain RangeSierra Nevada
Duration2 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


If you are looking for an opportunity to take the next step in your personal development as a skier, then this is the trip for you. On this 2 day skiing course, you will have the opportunity to learn several tips and techniques on how to properly, and safely, enjoy the exciting activity of backcountry skiing. Furthermore, during this course, you will get to learn those things around the stunning Mammoth Lakes area of California’s famous Sierra Nevada mountain range. Within this magnificent area, you will get to admire endless forests blanketed with snow. In addition, you will also get to admire range’s snow capped peaks.

In order to participate in this trip, you should already be able to ski on resort slopes at an advanced level. You should also be in good physical condition as well.

Some of what you will learn during the 2 day course includes:

  • Avalanche awareness
  • Terrain selection
  • Downhill backcountry ski techniques
  • Uphill skinning
  • Track setting
  • Backcountry safety
  • Group management
  • Intro to avalanche rescue

The backcountry skiing terrain around the Mammoth Lakes area of the Sierra Nevada is very accessible. Hence making it the perfect place for a course of this nature. So if you are an already experienced backcountry skier looking to improve, this course is right for you. And if you are a novice looking to get started, this course is right for you, too.

If you want to learn how to ski out of bounds, in the backcountry, while also having a great time, amidst some fantastic scenery, send us a request, and join us on this 2 day course in the Sierra Nevada.



There are several comfortable hotels in the town of Mammoth Lakes we would be happy to recommend to you.

Meeting point

Town of Mammoth Lakes.



About the guide

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

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 408 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price includes the guiding fee as well as avalanche safety equipment, such as shovel and transceiver; however it does not cover the cost of skiing equipment, meals or accommodation. If you do not own any skiing equipment, it can be rented in the town of Mammoth Lakes.

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