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Do you prefer the tranquility of backcountry ski touring and earning your turns? We’ve got you covered. Our Helitrax guides know the San Juan Mountains like nobody else. If getting out in the Telluride backcountry beyond most other skiers is your thing, this trip is for you.

We can put together a spectacular backcountry ski or snowboard tour for your small group. Plan to spend at least an hour and a half traveling uphill throughout the day. Our intimate knowledge of the terrain and snow conditions will deliver an unforgettable experience.



Telluride Backcountry Guides

Have you always wanted to experience backcountry skiing and ski touring in Telluride? Our team of expert guides know the San Juan Mountains and snowpack like nobody else.

We will work with you to craft your perfect backcountry ski tour. We can help guide you on a specific objective or to powder paradise in the trees. Depending on what you are looking for, your ability level, and how long you want to backcountry ski that day, we’ll put some different options together for you to review.

Our ski tours require at least one and a half hours of uphill travel to reap the rewards, but it’s worth it. Learn more about what to expect for a day of guided backcountry skiing with us here. We hope you will let us provide you with a safe experience in Telluride’s backcountry this winter.

What to Expect

On your guided backcountry ski tour, we’ll lead you through our most appropriate terrain and help you earn your turns for a day you won’t soon forget.


All of our backcountry ski and snowboard trips include a guide, avalanche orientation, transceiver, and transportation.

Not Included

You will need to provide your own touring equipment (boots, skis, skins, and ski poles), water, snacks and lunch. Backcountry equipment can be rented locally. Gratuity for your guide is not included.


Backcountry Ski Tour (one guide, one guest): $600
Subsequent Guests
1:2 $350 per person
1:3 $300 per person
1:4 $250 per person

Want to Book or Learn More?

Enough Talk, Let's Ski

The first step to booking a trip with us is to send an inquiry.