Tag: backcountry

  • Explore Yellowstone National Park on Skis

    While thousands of people enjoy the natural wonders of Yellowstone National Park in the summer, a growing number of snows sport enthusiasts have discovered that the winter months are great for ...

  • Adventure Skiing with Dan Egan

    Described by Powder Magazine as one of the "Top Skiers of All Time", Dan Egan is a pioneer of extreme skiing, and on March 9-10, 2013, advanced skiers will have the opportunity to join the ...

  • Avalanche Awareness Lectures

    The Ski Club of Great Britain is collaborating with The North Face and Snow+Rock to present informative session essential...

  • 9th Annual Beacon Bowl and Avalanche Awareness Day

    Aimed at backcountry skiers and riders, this is an event not to be missed. Entrants in the event will take part in timed trials to locate a buried beacon. There will also be clinics, avalanche ...

  • Trekking

    If you’re the sort of person that enjoys hiking or trekking through the countryside and enjoying the wonders of nature at your leisure, you should definitely give a thought to trying your hand at ski trekking. Ski trekking is also sometimes called ski touring, ski mountaineering and alpine touring and it is basically a form […]

  • Boards

    Snowboarding during the winter vacation is popular with youngsters all over the skiing world. Choosing the right board from the range of freeride, freestyle, backcountry and Park/Pipe boards can be daunting for the first timer. Many factors have to be considered such as the user’s weight, height, foot size experience and riding style and these […]

  • Mount Cain

    A trip to the north side of Vancouver Island will have you arrive at the stunning Mount Cain Ski Resort. The mountain offers skiers, snowboarders and back-country skiers the ride of a lifetime. It caters for families and ski enthusiasts of various ages and skill levels and you will soon discover that staff are friendly, […]

  • Termas De Chillan

    Nestled in the magnificent Southern Andes Mountains, on the slopes of the majestic Chillan volcano, offering spectacular ski terrain and breathtaking vistas, Termas de Chillan ski resort is the biggest single resort in South America, measured by ski-able terrain. Termas de Chillan has it all, including immaculate tree-lined slopes, a huge vertical drop to South […]

  • Silverton

    One of the ultimate backcountry skiing and expert rated alpine skiing destinations in the country, Silverton Mountain is not your average ski resort. Instead of skiing programs for toddlers, you’ll find informative and educational classes regarding avalanche safety and mountaineering instruction. Instead of masses of people skiing down well-groomed slopes of a gentler grade, ...

  • Telluride

    Telluride Ski Resort, not far from Placerville, is a marvelous getaway, surrounded by the impressive mountains of Colorado. Relatively uncrowded, Telluride guarantees its visitors an unforgettable experience. From the small village of Telluride up to the Mountain village and beyond, this magnificent resort opens up endless opportunities to snow sport enthusiasts of all ages and […]

  • Great Divide

    Great Divide Ski Area, located near Helena in Montana’s Marysville, its known as a local favorite and for its good prices. Also referred to as ‘The Rock’, Great Divide boasts beautiful glades and wide open runs, ideal for all levels of skiers and riders. The first resort in Montana to open each season, Great Divide […]