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. You can check out our scheduled courses and trips below or we also do custom trips for you or your group. Contact us to find out more.

Course Dates
Castle Peak High Tour-$199. Apr 4

This 1 day ski tour is for anyone with previous backcountry experience. We focus on backcountry skills and techniques through hands on coaching and practice. Finding the best snow and descents are also a top priority. Castle Peak is one of the highest peaks in Tahoe National Forest with beautiful views and varied ski descents.

04/04/2021 - 04/04/2021 -
Backcountry Thursdays-$199. Apr 8

On Thursdays, we head to where the best snow and terrain will be to ski and/or splitboard. These days are all about getting out into the mountains with a TMS guide and making turns.

04/08/2021 - 04/08/2021 -
Intro to Backcountry Skiing\Splitboarding-$175. Apr 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. We cover how to use backcountry specific gear, including avalanche rescue equipment, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills.

04/09/2021 - 04/09/2021 -
Intro to Backcountry Skiing\Splitboarding-$175. Apr 10

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. We cover how to use backcountry specific gear, including avalanche rescue equipment, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills.

04/10/2021 - 04/10/2021 -
Silver Peak BC Day-$199. Apr 11

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.

04/11/2021 - 04/11/2021 -
Backcountry Thursdays-$199. Apr 15

On Thursdays, we head to where the best snow and terrain will be to ski and/or splitboard. These days are all about getting out into the mountains with a TMS guide and making turns.

04/15/2021 - 04/15/2021 -
Intro to Backcountry Skiing\Splitboarding-$175. Apr 16

This 1 day outdoor course is designed for people with ski resort experience and want to get into backcountry skiing and splitboarding away from the crowds. We cover how to use backcountry specific gear, including avalanche rescue equipment, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills.

04/16/2021 - 04/16/2021 -
Intro to Backcountry Skiing\Splitboarding-$175. Apr 17

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. We cover how to use backcountry specific gear, including avalanche rescue equipment, along with uphill and downhill techniques and skills.

04/17/2021 - 04/17/2021 -
Castle Peak High Tour-$199. Apr 18

This 1 day ski tour is for anyone with previous backcountry experience. We focus on backcountry skills and techniques through hands on coaching and practice. Finding the best snow and descents are also a top priority. Castle Peak is one of the highest peaks in Tahoe National Forest with beautiful views and varied ski descents.

04/18/2021 - 04/18/2021 -
Backcountry Thursdays-$199. Apr 22

On Thursdays, we head to where the best snow and terrain will be to ski and/or splitboard. These days are all about getting out into the mountains with a TMS guide and making turns.

04/22/2021 - 04/22/2021 -

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