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 highly trained ski and splitboard guides will give you unsurpassed attention and tailor the trip to maximize group safety and skier/rider experience.


Private Guided Pricing

1 skier, 1 guide

2 skiers, 1 guide

3 skiers, 1 guide

4 skiers, 1 guide

  • Prices are per person
  • 6:1 maximum ratio

Call 719-368-9524 or contact us to book a private for one or more riders.

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)

*Pikes Peak Highway tollgate fee of $15/person/day not included when we use the highway.

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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