Bozeman Backcountry Skiing
Montana Alpine Guides employs the most experienced ski guides in the Bozeman, Big Sky, and Yellowstone National Park areas. We offer backcountry powder skiing, avalanche education, guided peak skiing, and overnight trips. Backcountry ski options include trips for the complete beginner to advanced skiers withing 30 minutes of Bozeman and Big Sky. We are the only ski guide service permitted to operate in areas near Bozeman in the coveted Hyalite Canyon. With reliable snowfall from December through May, this area is renowned for its spectacular backcountry ski options for all levels of experience. All MAG guides are American Avalanche Association PRO members, Level 2 Avalanche training, medical training, and many have AMGA certification in addition to years of first-hand experience in our local terrain.
*All ski trip locations are subject to change according to weather and snow pack conditions.
- Hyalite Canyon is a 30-45 minute drive from downtown Bozeman, making it one of the most easily accessible backcountry ski locations to Bozeman. Hyalite Canyon skiing is a renowned backcountry ski destination among locals and MAG is one of the only ski guide services permitted to operate in this spectacular drainage. The options range from peak ski objectives to powder stashes in the trees and meadows. Contact us for details.
Duration: 4-8 hours. All trips are custom to fit your group. You decide when to meet your guide and when you want to turn around. We plan the ski tour around your preferences.
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Backcountry Skis: AT Skis, Telemark Skis, or Split boards with skins, poles, and touring boots. ($65-$95/day)
MAG ski guides are the most experienced and skilled ski guides in this region with ski experience from MT, Alaska, to S. America. All lead MAG ski guides are American Avalanche Association PRO members, have Level 2 Avalanche Training, and medical training. Many guides also have AMGA certifications in this discipline. In addition all guides have years of first hand experience in our local ski guiding terrain. You can’t find a better set of ski guides.