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snow cat skiing for powder in the Cascades with Mountain Madness

Alpine Lakes High Camp Skiing

Come for a Day of Snow Cat Skiing, or Stay a While and skin to your heart’s content- Access to Acres of PRIVATE Ungroomed Backcountry Trails

From the doorsteps of your rus­tic cab­in high in the Cas­cades, epic back­coun­try ski and snow­board ter­rain is just a step away. You’ll delight in the open glades, nar­row chutes, and gen­tle bowls on runs like Heart Stop­per, Wild Bill, and Big Rock Bowl. With access to ter­rain just shy of 7,000 feet, there are secret stash­es of pow­der to be found when con­di­tions aren’t as good at low­er ele­va­tions. The cold­er east side of the moun­tains almost always deliv­ers the pow­der goods!

Snow cat ski option:

Grab your gang of ski­ing and snow­board bud­dies and let the snow cat get you mov­ing up the hill and all you have to do is point it down­hill. One day Sat­ur­day option is avail­able or you can stay a few days and mix it up with skin­ning or some cat rides. Lots of options for lots turns!

At the end of the day, a hot fire in one the cab­ins you’ll be stay­ing in pro­vides a com­fy place to reflect on the day’s turns, enjoy a hot meal, and kick your feet up with a glass of wine! The sim­ple life awaits, with lots of turns, a chance to get off-the-grid and unplug, and a mem­o­ry of a life­time in the wild win­ter land­scape of the Cas­cade Mountains.

Hut-based avalanche course option:

If you’re look­ing for a full-meal deal too, check out the Avalanche Insti­tute of Research and Edu­ca­tion Lev­el 1 Course. This course includes 3 full field days and 2 nights lodg­ing. Check out the course here.

Price

  • Alpine Lakes High Camp Ski Guide Costs

    from $275 – Per Day

    • 1:1 - $550 per person
    • 2:1 - $350 per person
    • 3:1 - $325 per person
    • 4:1 - $300 per person
    • 5:1 - $275 per person
    • 6:1 - $275 per person
  • Snow Cat Costs

    $4,500 – Per Day

    Price depends on the number of participants (up to 12 possible). Base amount for 8-10 rides is $4,500

  • High Camp Accomodations

    $235 – 2 Night Minimum

    Prices based on cabin size ranging from $235-$600. For cabin booking visit alpinelakeshighcamp.com

Dates

Ski Tour is Arranged on a Custom Basis and Scheduled Dates to Come — Contact Us

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Equipment

  • Alpine Lakes High Camp Ski Guide Costs

    from $275

    Per Day

    • 1:1 - $550 per person
    • 2:1 - $350 per person
    • 3:1 - $325 per person
    • 4:1 - $300 per person
    • 5:1 - $275 per person
    • 6:1 - $275 per person
    Book Trip
  • Snow Cat Costs

    $4,500

    Per Day

    Price depends on the number of participants (up to 12 possible). Base amount for 8-10 rides is $4,500

    Book Trip
  • High Camp Accomodations

    $235

    2 Night Minimum

    Prices based on cabin size ranging from $235-$600. For cabin booking visit alpinelakeshighcamp.com

    Book Trip

Difficulty

Advanced Beginner

No previous backcountry training or previous experience required, but participants should be moderate to proficient alpine inbound skiers.

Cascades Backcountry ski options