BACKCOUNTRY

SKI TOUR

Choose the equipment you would like to ski on during your Backcountry Tour with Umiak's expert guides. Wednesday and Saturday we offer a 6-hour tour on AT equipment or Wednesday and Sunday we offer a 6-hour tour on lightweight 75mm 3 pin equipment.

Included in the price of these programs are first-class instruction, quality gear, transportation, trail access, and a small lunch.

Alpine Touring Backcountry Ski Tour

This guided instructional tour will bring you to some of Stowe's most premier backcountry on a full-day instructional ski adventure. Umiak's certified backcountry guide will teach proper safety protocol and the necessary safety gear needed before heading into the backcountry. Learn valuable skills in applying, removing and storing of climbing skins and operation of the AT binding as well as other important BC equipment. We will work on different climbing techniques as well as an efficient skin to ski transition prior to a powder-filled downhill run. Intended for intermediate, to advanced alpine skiers that want to expand their comfort level and skills in backcountry skiing.  

Telemark / 75 mm Backcountry Ski Tour

Spend the day in Stowe's most pristine backcountry on a full day epic ski adventure. Umiak's certified backcountry guide will teach their tricks of the trade-in both uphill travel and mastery of downhill turns on today’s state of the art lightweight 75 mm 3 pin (Tele) fish scale backcountry gear. Intended for intermediate, or better,  XC or alpine skiers that want to expand their comfort level and skills in backcountry skiing. Learn the use of waxing and climbing skin uphill techniques. 

" If you want a guided backcountry ski tour this is the place to go! They cater to any ability from expert looking for big mountain powder turns in the trees to a beginner looking for great views and a taste of the back country. Umiak will also work with you to whatever your schedule is. To top it off great local hot cider, cheese and meats at the top brought by your guide!

Thanks, guys! "

February 16th, 2015

Joey Sadlon

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$99 Adults

Age 13 +

Wednesday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Saturday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Do you have a group of

10 people or more?

 

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$99 Adults

Age 13 +

Wednesday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Sunday

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Do you have a group of

10 people or more?

 

Are you looking for something custom? 

Click Here.