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Snowcat & Sidecountry Skiing & Snowboarding  Bear Valley Snowcat

MAS and Bear Valley Mountain offer an exciting and unique experience for advanced skiers and snowboarders. Small guided groups utilizing the "Bear Tracker Snowcat", chairlifts and gravity fed traverses to access "sidecountry" terrain adjacent to the ski area for great uncrowded and often untracked slopes. This is your opportunity to have the experience of a lifetime!

Bear Valley Sidecountry Programs:

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Email Alert: Send MAS your email to receive notifications when Snowcat & Zones Adventures are running and put "Snowcat & Zones" as the subject.

 

Bear Tracker Snowcat Adventure  top

The "Bear Tracker Snowcat" is a specially outfitted snowcat which transports up to 8 people comfortably with 2 guides. We go to terrain that is often "closed" and have quick access to some of the best snow on the mountain. The convenience of having a snowcat greet you at the bottom of a fresh powder run and transport you back to the top is unmatched.

"I had no idea how much extra terrain and powder these guides could find. - C. Bennett - 2009

snowcat snowboarding
Price: $85*
$130 w/discounted lift ticket
Dates:

Saturday March 1st
Sunday March 2nd

Times: 11AM - 2PM
Group Size: 5 - 8
Meeting Place: MAS Kiosk near Cafeteria at the Bear Valley Mountain
Prerequisites: Advanced skiing or riding skills
Registration: backcountry ONLINE REGISTRATION or contact the MAS office

* - Bear Valley Mountain season pass holders receive a 10% discount (promo code = "bvpass2014").

 

The Zones Ski Adventure  top

This exciting program is intended for strong advanced and expert skiers seeking adventure. 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. Occasionally, conditions are appropriate for snowboarders so keep an eye on the website.

"I've skied with guides all over the world and MAS and "The Zones" might be the best." C. Frick

snowcat snowboarding
Price: $50*
$95 w/lift ticket
Upcoming Dates: Conditions Permitting
Time: TBA
Group Size: 5-8
Meeting Place: MAS Kiosk near Cafeteria at the Bear Valley Mountain
Prerequisites: Strong advanced to expert skiing skills
Registration: backcountry ONLINE REGISTRATION or contact the MAS office

* - Bear Valley Mountain season pass holders receive a 10% discount (promo code = "bvpass2014").

 

Private Snowcat & Sidecountry Adventure  top

Booking a private program provides the flexibility and customized itinerary to best suit your desires. MAS guides are known to take a good day and turn it into a lifetime awesome experience that will keep you smiling for days. It doesn't cost much more to create a special adventure for you and your friends. Contact MAS to discuss options. sidecountry
Programs/Prices: Private Snowcat (3 hours) $650* 10 people max
additional hour:
$200  
"Soft Boundary" Adventure (3 hrs) $150/single person $50/addl. person
Meeting Place: MAS Kiosk near Cafeteria at the Bear Valley Mountain
Prerequisites:

• strong intermediate and advanced skiing and riding skills

Registration: backcountry ONLINE REGISTRATION or contact the MAS office

* - Bear Valley Mountain season pass holders receive a 10% discount (promo code = "seasonpass").

 

Post Season Snowcat Adventures  top

During the Spring MAS offers snowcat skiing and snowboarding programs at Bear Valley Mountain Resort after the lifts are closed. Explore both in bounds and sidecountry terrain with the assistance of a snowcat and local ski guides. How about standing at the top of Grizzly Bowl with only a handful of enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders and a snowcat waiting at the bottom to sweep you for another run?

Snowcat
Price: Midweek special = only $100 (regularly $150)
Tour Time: 3-5 hours
Group Size: 5-8
Meeting Place: Bear Valley Mountain
Prerequisites: Advanced skiing or riding skills
Dates: TBA
Registration: california backcountry ONLINE REGISTRATION or contact the MAS office

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