Advanced Backcountry Skiing

This course is for more experienced skiers and snowboarders looking to explore steeper and/or more remote backcountry skiing areas in the White Mountains. Photo: Skiing the Mountaineer's Route on Mount Webster in Crawford Notch.

This course is for more experienced skiers and snowboarders looking to explore steeper and/or more remote backcountry skiing areas in the White Mountains. We’ll review the latest Mount Washington Avalanche Center avalanche advisory and Mount Washington Observatory forecast before heading out.

This course is available as a private or pre-existing group.

  • Choose whether this is a private (1 on 1) or an existing group. Prices are per person per day.
  • Please choose the number of days.
    Please enter a value between 1 and 7.
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  • Online booking is available 2 days from today (please call or email to inquire about earlier dates; we can often accommodate last minute requests). If you are booking for multiple days, this will be your starting date.
  • We'll be in touch to work out specific details, but please briefly describe your outdoor background (relative to the course or guiding objective) and goals.
  • Please read and check the box if you agree to the policies.

    Online Bookings
    Online bookings are subject to guide availability and other factors such as weather and climbing conditions. After receiving your online booking, we will get back to you within 1 business day via phone or email to confirm your booking. In the event that we cannot accommodate your booking, you have the option of having your payment refunded or applied to a future booking.

    Payment
    SMG accepts credit cards, PayPal, checks, and cash. Payment is due in full 7 days before a booking (or at time of booking confirmation when a course/trip is less than 7 days away). An exception is made for payment by check or cash...in these cases, payment is due in full at or before the course/trip.

    Cancellations
    If you have to cancel your booking, please give us as much notice as possible. If you cancel 30+ days before the booking, we’ll apply the deposit/payment towards another booking at a later date or you can request a refund. If you cancel from 14-29 days before the booking, we’ll apply the deposit/payment towards another booking at a later date. If you cancel 13 days or sooner from the booking, for any reason, the deposit/payment is forfeited.

    Weather & Winter
    Winter courses/trips are rain or shine. If SMG cancels a booking due to weather, we will reschedule you for an alternate date of your choice.

Pay a 50% Deposit

Course Information

Please contact us for more in depth information about this course.

Mountains, Cliffs, & Routes

  • Mount Washington
  • Crawford Notch
  • Franconia Notch
  • Presidential Range
Difficulty

Skiers should have previous backcountry skiing experience and skiing skills relative to the objective.

Length

One to Multiple Days

Season

Winter to Spring (as conditions permit)

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