Backcountry Skiing

Tahoe Mountain School offers backcountry skiing courses and ski guided adventures. Our backcountry skiing courses focus on hands on learning and instruction for either skier or splitboarder from beginner to advanced. We also offer backcountry ski tours and ski mountaineering adventures throughout the Tahoe/Truckee region. We also offer private guided instruction for all levels of ability.

 

Click on one of the links below to view our Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Courses.

 

 

Or you can browse all of our Backcountry Ski and Snowboarding offerings in the list below:

Dates Course
03/02/2024 - 03/02/2024
FULL
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Mar. 2

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

03/02/2024 - 03/02/2024
FULL
Silver Peak Tour-$225. Mar. 2

Silver Peak is known for its open bowls, amazing tree skiing, and quiet location. It is a hidden gem in our area that holds good powder skiing and spring descents.

03/09/2024 - 03/09/2024
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Mar. 9

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

03/16/2024 - 03/16/2024
FULL
Mt. Rose Backcountry-$225. Mar. 16

The Mt Rose area offers access to some of the highest trailheads in our region, known for an abundance of powder skiing and spring corn skiing.

03/16/2024 - 03/16/2024
FULL
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Mar 16

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

03/23/2024 - 03/23/2024
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Mar. 23

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

03/30/2024 - 03/30/2024
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Mar. 30

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

03/30/2024 - 03/30/2024
FULL
Ski Mountaineering-$225. Mar. 30

1-day course designed to prepare backcountry skiers and splitboarders for more committing and longer tours into bigger mountain terrain. We instruct on skills and techniques to move safer and more efficiently while accessing steep and complex lines.

04/06/2024 - 04/06/2024
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Apr. 6

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

04/13/2024 - 04/13/2024
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Apr. 13

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.

04/20/2024 - 04/20/2024
Intro to Backcountry-$199. Apr. 20

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people who have ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. It's a hands on course covering how to use backcountry specific gear including; avalanche rescue equipment, backcountry ski and splitboard bindings and skins, managing specific gear and transitions, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills. After getting geared up at the store, the course is entirely in the field.