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OnTheSnow Backcountry Ski Guide
The OTS Backcountry Guide provides top adventures for backcountry enthusiasts and inspiration to those intrigued by venturing into the wilderness.
The Bolton Valley backcountry is some of the most-easily accessible terrain in the Northeast. Head into the backcountry yet experience all of the comforts of resort skiing at the end of the day.
Western Massachusetts isn't synonymous with backcountry skiing but Mout Greylock offers legendary terrain and beautiful vistas.
Teton Pass is the favorite backcountry spot for Jackson locals. Despite it's popularity, there's usually plenty of powder to be found.
Often overlooked, the Sawtooth Mountains provide some of the most expansive and diverse backcountry options in the Rocky Mountains.
Glacier National Park's remote location makes for plenty of untracked powder stashes. Make sure you get some local insight before venturing into this backcountry playground.
The Wasatch Mountains are probably the most-accessible backcountry routes in the U.S. Simply fly into Salt Lake City and you can be ascending powder fields within an hour of landing.
Some of Colorado's most-famed backcountry terrain can be accessed right from Breckenridge.
With abundant snow, the Mt. Baker backcountry can usually be skied year-round.
Mt. Lassen's remote location makes this active volcano a powder-chaser's dream.
Mount Cardigan offers excellent backcountry skiing in the Granite State. Hike into the AMC hut and plan your route amongst fellow Northeast powder seekers.