Beartooth Backcountry:
Break away from the groomers and explore the wild landscapes of the Beartooths first hand. Our experienced guides will lead you into the backcountry and teach you the skills for safe travel and and enhanced enjoyment of the winter backcountry! 

Back Country Skiing

Intro to Backcountry

Offered all Winter; groups or private
Want to learn a great new activity that will get you out enjoying the mountains? On this outing our guides will provide instruction on the use of touring equipment and how to efficiently move in the winter backcountry. You will learn how to evaluate avalanche terrain and snowpack stability, which will improve route finding skills for your own touring adventures. The Beartooths hold great alpine scenery and winter solace that will make you love this sport simply for the wilderness experience it offers.

All skiing abilities are welcome!

All Clients must provide their own touring gear (boots, skis, skins).  BMG can provide beacons, shovels and probes. Course level is customized per client experience.

Client/Guide ratio: 4:1
Dates: December through July(weather and snow dependent)

Pricing:   Private - $225/day
   2 or more - $150/day

Ski Mountaineering

These two to four-day clinics will build upon the skills and experiences that clients have previously developed while backcountry skiing and riding. Our guides will teach you how to integrate mountaineering fundamentals and techniques with uphill and downhill travel. Technical skills in this course will cover ice axe use, steep snow climbing, crampon use and care, building snow anchors, and rope management on snow. The students of each course will cover snow pack and terrain assessment for planning route travel, and together will make informed decisions about our alpine objectives. Ski Mountaineering courses can be designed to meet student interest and different ability levels. These courses provide some of the best wilderness experiences the Beartooths can offer!!
Client/Guide ratio: 3:1
Dates: December through September (weather and snow dependent)

Private - $395/person/day
Group of 2 - $250/person/day
3 or more - $195/person/day

Beyond the Boundaries

​​Guided skiing outside Red Lodge Mountain / Beartooth Basin Ski Area
Have you ever wanted to ski outside the boundary gate at your local ski area, but never been comfortable with traveling out of bounds? Beartooth Mountain Guides intimately know the Beartooth sidecountry and are properly equipped to make sure you have a fun and enjoyable ski experience while minimizing the off-piste risks.  Enjoy a half day of skiing and warm up on the slope riding lifts and finish the day with at satisfying adventure beyond the boundaries.

Client/Guide ratio: 4:1
Dates: December through April (weather and snow dependent)

Private - $150/day
2 or more Skiers - $100/day