Quandary Peak Backcountry Skiing / Splitboarding

Full Day Guided Backcountry Skiing / Splitboarding Tours.

Located just 8 miles outside Breckenridge near Hoosier Pass lays our other favorite 14er to climb and ski, Quandary Peak. Join us for a full day of guided backcountry skiing or splitboarding up to 14, 265′ via the East Ridge route. Descent options, including Cristo Couloir, will be based on client experience and determined by guide consideration.

In order to truly enjoy this day we recommend that skiers be at least intermediate ability with all the requisite gear. Our guides are in the mountains regularly, offering you unsurpassed attention to personal and group safety and experience.

Technique and skills covered, include but not limited to:

  • Avalanche rescue review
  • Basic tour planning and implementation.
  • Gear considerations.
  • Risk management.
  • Communication.
  • Beacon use. Functionality/common myths and misunderstandings, with practice prior to start.
  • Terrain selection, micro and macro assessments.
  • Track setting and pacing.

Client Expectations:
Must be proficient at resort skiing/snowboarding.

Equipment Provided:
Backcountry skis / splitboards can be rented at Mountain Chalet. Gear list is provided and discussed prior to trip.

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


  • Quandary Peak


Prices are per person


1 rider, 1 guide

2 riders, 1 guide

3 riders, 1 guide

4 riders, 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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