Bear Valley Side-country Ski Adventures

Bear Valley Guided Skiing "The Zones"

The Zone Ski Adventure
Bear Valley Ski Backcountry Adventures - "The Zones"

1 Day / 6-8 hrs / $375.00 - Single / Private
1 Day / 6-8 hrs / $250.00 - for 2
1 Day / 6-8 hrs / $200.00 - Maximum - 3

Bear Valley Skiing Zones Strong advanced to expert skiers or splitboards - An exciting adventure program is intended for strong advanced and expert skiers seeking great snow, thrills and off the track skiing and riding. Small guided groups enter a "closed" area known as "The Zones" with steep chutes, open bowls, and descents of up to 1000 vertical feet. While no hiking is required, a high traverse makes it difficult for snowboarders* except on Splitboards.

California Ski Guides - Formally Mountain Adventure Seminars and Bear Valley Ski Resort have collaborated to offer an exciting and unique experience for advanced skiers and snowboarders. Small guided groups utilizing the Bear Tracker Snowcat, chairlifts and gravity fed traverses, gain access to “sidecountry” terrain adjacent including "The Zones" adjacent to the ski area for great uncrowded and often untracked slopes. California Ski Guides offers a variety of backcountry ski and snowboard tours at some of the finest areas in California. Whether you are looking for an educational course, a one-day demanding adventure, California Ski Guides can provide "top-notch" backcountry experiences for both skiers and snowboarders

Experienced California Ski Guides will lead you and your group into the surrounding backcountry terrain of Bear Valley Mountain Resort. Bear Valley is exceptionally fortunate to have a wide variety of backcountry terrain (intermediate-advanced) that is designated for non-motorized travelers. Open bowls, scenic ridges and tree glades will provide for a memorable experience. Keep your eyes on the website as we hope to offer Zones Ski Adventure when the snow is at it's BEST then Join experienced California Ski Guides to find the best snow and bring home memories of wild views, sweet turns, and big smiles.

Course Info:

  • Group size: 2-6
  • Guide to Client ratio: 1:3
  • Meeting Time and Place:  California Ski Guide Office @ 8:00 am
    Located in the Bear Valley Lodge, Bear Valley Village
  • Advanced to Expert skiing or riding skills required -- Pre-Clinic maybe required by California Ski Guide - Give us a call.
  • Good to Very Good physical condition
  • Avalanche Level I Course or Rescue Clinic Required- available from California Ski Guides
Departure: Bear Valley, California
Best Airport: Sacramento, California
Group Size: 6 Clients
Guide to Client Ratio: 1:3
Experience Level:  Advanced to Expert Skiers or Rider - Splitboards recommended


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