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Backcountry Ski Guide

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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.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Bolton Valley Backcountry, Northern Vermont

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.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Mount Greylock, Western Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts isn't synonymous with backcountry skiing but Mout Greylock offers legendary terrain and beautiful vistas.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Teton Pass, Wyoming

Teton Pass is the favorite backcountry spot for Jackson locals. Despite it's popularity, there's usually plenty of powder to be found.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho

Often overlooked, the Sawtooth Mountains provide some of the most expansive and diverse backcountry options in the Rocky Mountains.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Glacier National Park, Montana

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.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Wasatch Range, Utah

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.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Tenmile Range/Summit County, North-central Colorado

Some of Colorado's most-famed backcountry terrain can be accessed right from Breckenridge.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Mt. Baker, Washington

With abundant snow, the Mt. Baker backcountry can usually be skied year-round.

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OTS Backcountry Guide: Mt. Lassen, California

Mt. Lassen's remote location makes this active volcano a powder-chaser's dream.

OTS Backcountry Guide: Cardigan Ski Reservation, Western New Hampshire

Mount Cardigan offers excellent backcountry skiing in the Granite State. Hike into the AMC hut and plan your route amongst fellow Northeast powder seekers.

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