Backcountry Skiing & Splitboarding

Full Day Guided Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding

Join us for a day in the beautiful and accessible mountains of Colorado!  We will guide you though some of our favorite backcountry ski terrain.  Choose from areas like Hoosier Pass near Breckenridge, Colorado, Monarch Pass near Salida, Colorado, Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs, Colorado and more.

In order to truly enjoy this day, we recommend that skiers be of at least an intermediate ability level with all the requisite gear. Our AMGA trained ski and splitboard guides will give you unsurpassed attention and tailor the trip to maximize group safety and skier/rider experience.


Client Expectations:
Must be proficient at resort skiing/snowboarding. Must be able to ski black diamond runs at the resort with confidence.

Equipment Provided:
Use of Ortovox beacon, probe, and shovel.  Ortovox avalanche airbag ski packs are also available for free demo with availability.  Backcountry skis/splitboards can be rented at Mountain Chalet or at other gear shops in Salida and Breckenridge. Gear list is provided and discussed prior to the trip.

Not Included: Transportation and toll fees, accommodations, food, and guide gratuity.


  • Monarch Pass near Salida, CO
  • Hoosier Pass near Breckenridge, CO
  • Quandary Peak near Breckenridge, CO
  • Pikes Peak (Glen Cove, Crags, Devils Playground)


Prices are per person


1 skier, 1 guide

2 skiers, 1 guide

3 skiers, 1 guide

4 skiers, 1 guide

For larger groups, contact us here or call 719.368.9524.

*Pikes Peak Highway tollgate fee of $10/person not included (if the highway is used).

Pikes Peak Alpine School operates under special use permits from the USDA Forest Service, Pike National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider & employer

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