Backcountry Ski Guide

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OnTheSnow Backcountry Ski Guide

The OTS Backcountry Guide provides top adventures for backcountry enthusiasts and inspiration to those intrigued by venturing into the wilderness.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Bolton Valley Backcountry, Northern Vermont

The Bolton Valley backcountry is some of the most-easily accessible terrain in the Northeast. Head into the backcountry yet experience all of the comforts of resort skiing at the end of the day.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Mount Greylock, Western Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts isn't synonymous with backcountry skiing but Mout Greylock offers legendary terrain and beautiful vistas.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Teton Pass, Wyoming

Teton Pass is the favorite backcountry spot for Jackson locals. Despite it's popularity, there's usually plenty of powder to be found.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho

Often overlooked, the Sawtooth Mountains provide some of the most expansive and diverse backcountry options in the Rocky Mountains.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park's remote location makes for plenty of untracked powder stashes. Make sure you get some local insight before venturing into this backcountry playground.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Wasatch Range, Utah

The Wasatch Mountains are probably the most-accessible backcountry routes in the U.S. Simply fly into Salt Lake City and you can be ascending powder fields within an hour of landing.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Tenmile Range/Summit County, North-central Colorado

Some of Colorado's most-famed backcountry terrain can be accessed right from Breckenridge.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Mt. Baker, Washington

With abundant snow, the Mt. Baker backcountry can usually be skied year-round.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Mt. Lassen, California

Mt. Lassen's remote location makes this active volcano a powder-chaser's dream.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Cardigan Ski Reservation, Western New Hampshire

Mount Cardigan offers excellent backcountry skiing in the Granite State. Hike into the AMC hut and plan your route amongst fellow Northeast powder seekers.

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