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Backcountry Snowriding

Guided backcountry skiing and snowboarding instruction

Experience the thrill of untouched backcountry powder and corn snow in this 2 day overnight course. You will practice with avalanche transceivers, and learn about avalanche awareness, winter camping skills, and safety. Snowboarders, randonee skiers, and telemark skiers welcome. Experienced downhill skiers will be introduced to randonee skiing. Breakfasts, dinners, and group camping equipment are included. Prerequisite: Strong intermediate snowriding skills.

Price:

$250

Location:

Lassen Volcanic National Park, Mineral California

Time:

8:00am on Day 1 to approximately 5:30pm on Day 2

Level:

This course is for beginning climbers ready for strenuous uphill hiking wearing a pack. Previous camping experience is helpful, but not required.

Please see the Backcountry Ski Gear Checklist for what to bring and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Be sure to bring cash for the entrance fee into Lassen Volcanic National Park and consider bringing a tip for your guide for exceptional service.

Outback Adventures Provides:

  • Meals, including breakfasts and dinners
  • Tents
  • Stoves
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Saftey Equipment (tranceivers, probes, shovels, helmets)
  • Experienced, friendly guides

Directions to Lassen Volcanic National Park from the South Bay Area

From the South Bay Area take 280 South which turns into 680 North. This eventually will allow you to take 80 North. Just past Vacaville, take 505 North, which merges with I-5 North. Continue on I-5 until you reach the town of Red Bluff. Take Highway 36 east to the town of Mineral. A few miles past the town of Mineral you will turn left onto Highway 89, and this will take you to the Southwest entrance station and the Kohm Yah-Mah-Nee visitor center.

Meeting Place: Meet outside of the Kohm Yah-Mah-Nee Visitor Center.

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