Backcountry Day Tours 2021/22

winterscene3

1) Private Guided Tours

A private tour is the best way to experience the backcountry on your terms. Our professional guides will provide an experience built for your objectives, skill set and fitness level. Whether you are looking for an Intro to Backcountry Touring experience, an Avalanche Awareness experience, or you are looking to ride some of your guide’s favorite hidden gem’s, you’ll get the most out of the day with a private tour.

Pricing:

  • 1 Participant: $465
  • 2 Participants: $285 per person
  • 3 Participants: $245 per person
  • 4+ Participants: $195 per person

What you get:

  • Ratio: Maximum participant to guide ratio of 4:1 
    • Optional Additional Guide fee for groups of 4 or less: $185
  • Itinerary: 5 – 7 hours in length. While we can not guarantee perfect conditions, our guides are really good at finding the best snow possible
  • Food and hydration: Lunch is provided from one of our local vendors along with snacks. Participant is responsible for personal hydration.
  • Gear: Avalanche gear included (beacon, shovel, probe, ski pack)
  • Rental Discount: Private tours receive a 15% discount on rentals. Our demo fleet of alpine touring equipment features top of the line offerings from Dynafit, Black Crows, Tecnica and Blizzard.

Book a PRIVATE Backcountry Tour HERE

2) Private Half Day Tour

 This is a great opportunity for the new comer to ski touring or for those with limited time to get out for a tour. Your guide will customize the tour to fit your needs and objectives. Possible tour topics are Alpine Touring Gear, Intro to Skin Track Travel, Advanced Skin Track, Avalanche Awareness or you can simply choose to follow your guide to some of their favorite lines. Tours meet locally at Meadow Mountain.

Pricing:

  • 1 Participant: $395
  • 2 Participants: $215 per person
  • 3 Participants: $195 per person
  • 4+ Participants: $125 per person

What you get:

  • Ratio: Maximum participant to guide ratio of 4:1. 
  • Itinerary: 3-4 hours. 
  • Food and hydration: Snack included. Participant is responsible for personal hydration.
  • Gear: Avalanche gear included (beacon, shovel, probe, ski pack), if needed.
  • Rentals: Private tours receive a 15% discount on rentals. Our demo fleet of alpine touring equipment features top of the line offerings from Dynafit, Black Crows, Tecnica and Blizzard.

Book a Half Day Tour…970-926-5299 or trips@paragonguides.com

3) Introduction to Splitboarding Classes

This one and a half day class introduces the participant to the gear and skills needed to begin their transition from the resort to the backcountry. Topics include splitboarding gear, trip planning, transitions, avalanche equipment, and terrain management. Day 1 introduces gear and backcountry touring concepts. Day 2 is spent touring and practicing skills. Prerequisite: intermediate to advanced resort snowboarding skill level.

  • Class Dates: TBD
  • Pricing: $300 
  • Food and Hydration: Participant is responsible for personal food and hydration
  • Gear: Avalanche gear included (beacon, shovel, probe, ski pack), if needed. If you are renting a splitboard, reserve your equipment well in advance. You will need all equipment for both days.
  • Rentals: Splitboard rentals are available locally at Alpine Quest Sports and Cripple Creek Backcountry.

Sign up for Introduction to Splitboarding Class…970-926-5299 or trips@paragonguides.com

4) Backcountry Club

Pricing: $900 (6 Tour Punch Card) or $650 (4 Tour Punch Card)

  • Ratio: Maximum participant to guide ratio of 5:1. Maximum group size is 10 participants. Minimum group size is 3 participants.
  • Itinerary: 5-7 hour tours. 
  • Food and hydration: participant is responsible for personal hydration and food.
  • Gear: Avalanche gear included (beacon, shovel, probe, ski pack), if needed.
  • Rentals Our demo fleet of alpine touring and telemark gear features top of the line offerings from Dynafit, Black Crows, Tecnica and Blizzard.
  • Calendar:
    • Sat, 11/27…Turkey Tour
    • Fri, 12/31…New Year’s Eve Tour
    • Sat, 1/8…Ski Club Tour
    • Sun, 1/23…Ski Club Tour
    • Mon, 2/14…Valentine’s Day Tour
    • Sat, 2/26…Ski Club Tour
    • Sun, 3/20…Ski Club Tour
    • Sat, 3/26…Ski Club Tour
    • Sun, 4/3…Ski Club Tour
    • Sun, 4/17…Corn Harvest Tour

Register for Group Tours Here

Tags: , , , , ,

Comments are closed.