BACKCOUNTRY DAY TOURS
Join our professional guides for a full day of exploration in the spectacular mountains of Sun Valley. Whether you’d like to ski-tour along a remote alpine ridge, learn avalanche awareness skills, ski the steep and deep, or take your mountaineering skills to the next level, our guides will enhance your relationship with the mountain environment.
All of our guides are licensed by the IOGLB and are highly-trained avalanche professionals and/or AMGA trained or certified. Our guides have an intimate knowledge of the vast mountains surrounding Sun Valley as well as the current snow and avalanche conditions, allowing us to take you to the best skiing on any given day. Full Day Tours include guide service and instruction only. Transport and lunch can be arranged with 48 hours notice.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- Skill Level: No backcountry experience necessary; intermediate to advanced downhill ability and good fitness recommended.
- A Day Pack: big enough to hold your extra clothes, avalanche shovel, probe, skins, water and lunch.
- Alpine Touring, Telemark, or Snowboard (split models or with snowshoes) equipment, skins and adjustable poles. Please inquire about rentals.
-Avalanche Rescue Equipment: Transceiver, Shovel and Probe.
-See our recommended Equipment Checklist here.
Please contact us if you have questions on what to wear or pack.
Ratio 1:4 (2nd guide added at 5 guests, except for select groups)
1 guest $475 per person per day
2 guests $270 per person per day
3 guests $205 per person per day
4 + guests $170 per person per day