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hereBackcountry Day Tours 2021/22

Backcountry Day Tours 2021/22

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 a beginner looking for an Intro to Backcountry Touring experience or a seasoned touring enthusiast looking to ride some of […]

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hereAvalanche Courses 2020/21

Avalanche Courses 2020/21

COVID-19 UPDATE: Paragon Guides, with the help of the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE), has adjusted the structure of our classes to provide a healthy and safe learning environment for both students and instructors. Below is a list of some of the changes we have made.  Class size is limited to 10 […]

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hereAvalanche Courses

Avalanche Courses

Your most important backcountry skill will always be education.  Let the Vail Valley’s original guiding service educate you on how to safely navigate the hazards of the winter snowpack with AIARE Avalanche Courses We offer two courses: AIARE Level 1  &  AIARE Companion Rescue Why Paragon Guides? Legacy – We have been guiding in the Vail […]

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hereNordic Skiing

Nordic Skiing

 Cross-country ski tour. Indulge yourself in winters beauty on a cross country ski tour.  Join your private guide on a solo outing, or travel with family, friends, and colleagues. Perfect for beginning and experienced skiers, or anyone seeking a memorable winter escape. 4-6 hours Includes cross-country skis, boots, poles, gaiters, instruction, and lunch Paragon Guides […]

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hereBackcountry Ski FAQ

Filed in Hut Trips, Ski Day Tours, Winter Adventures by on September 15, 2015
Backcountry Ski FAQ

Backcountry Ski FAQ What is the difference between alpine, cross-country, and backcountry skis? Alpine skis are great for lift-service ski areas because of their locked down heels, wide bases and metal edges. Little to no flat terrain is encountered with this equipment.   Cross-country skis are great for moving over flat to rolling terrain because the […]

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hereVail Backcountry Skiing

Filed in Ski Day Tours, Vail Winter Activities Paragon Guides by on September 9, 2015
Vail Backcountry Skiing

Backcountry skiing in Vail, CO is the reason we live, play and work here. Let our professional guides safely lead you to the untracked powder experience away from the bustle of the ski resort. Earn your turns beyond the ropes, ski like skiing was meant to be, and come experience the other side of Vail […]

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hereSnowshoeing – Private Day Tours

Filed in Ski Day Tours, Vail Winter Activities Paragon Guides by on September 9, 2015
Snowshoeing – Private Day Tours

Discover the other side of Vail with Snowshoeing Imagine a quiet hike through an evergreen forest or mountain views in an alpine setting. Our guides are well equipped to help you explore the Colorado winter environment on snowshoes with friends or family. For some a day off the slopes is a relaxing way to discover […]

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