Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding

From ski mountaineering on Mt. Shasta to mellow glade skiing on the backside of Mt. Ashland, the Rogue Valley has great access to some amazing ski opportunities. On this site, we have compiled information on several local backcountry skiing and snowboarding areas. Below is a map of trailheads for the backcountry areas around Ashland, Oregon. Just hover your mouse over the little skiers on the map to get an info window for that area. Click anywhere on the map to close the info window. Want to know more about an area? Each area has its own, detailed page. Just click "more info" in the info window after mousing over the area!

Have a certain backcountry area in mind, but don't see it here? Let us know! For questions and more information about backcountry skiing and snowboarding in the area, visit our forum or come by the store and talk with our knowledgeable staff. Also, the Ashland Outdoor Store has demo Alpine Touring and Telemark Skis! Click here to check out our rental department or click here to read about our demo fleet.

Don't forget that backcountry skiing and snowboarding is inherently dangerous. Please be sure to take all proper precautions and safety measures. Make sure to let someone know where you are going and when to expect you back. Check the weather and avalanche conditions before you go. Also, bring your avalanche gear, emergency gear, layers, and a first aid kit!

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