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Guided Backcountry Snowshoeing

Hiking doesn't have to stop in the winter. If you enjoy visiting wild places you'll be thrilled to know that snowshoeing can be a fun, energizing and beautiful way to experience the marvels of backcountry winters. The relative ease of snowshoeing allows folks to venture into the winter wilderness without the required years of ski and snowboard training.   Let MAS guide you efficiently and comfortably through spectacular winter scenery and experience for yourself the thrills of backcountry snowshoeing.

2013 Snowshoe Programs

All MAS programs provide snowshoes, avalanche safety equipment and group gear as needed. Expect a blend of winter skills education, good exercise, plus time to enjoy the winter alpine environment.



snowshoe tour Guided Backcountry Snowshoe Adventure   top

Add some pizazz to your winter and visit Bear Valley for this fun and challenging backcountry snowshoe adventure.  Stomp across snow covered ridges and bowls and soak in the splendors of the alpine environment.  Along the way your guide will share natural history and backcountry travel tips. This trip typically covers 4-6 miles through a variety of terrain in a non-motorized area along the Mokelumne Wilderness. The vistas are world-class so don't miss out on this opportunity to explore a winter wonderland with MAS.

"Thanks MAS. Our guide did an outstanding job of listening to our group and delivered a great day" J. Cox - 2010

Prices: $95 (snowshoes included)
Length: 10 AM - 3 PM
Location: Bear Valley, CA 95223

Good physical condition with the ability to hike up to 6 miles with a midsize day pack (approximately 20 pounds).
Good waterproof hiking boots

Skill Level: backcountry
Fitness Level: snowshoeing
Dates: December 27, 2013
January 25, 2014
February 22, 2014
March 29, 2014
Registration: avalanche course ONLINE REGISTRATION or call - (209) 753-6556



snowshoe tour Private Snowshoe Adventures   top

Private outings are convenient and allow the flexibility in scheduling and the ability to customize an itinerary to best meet your desires. MAS guides are trained professionals in leading people on enjoyable and educational backcountry adventures. So don't hesitate to contact MAS to discuss your ideas. We love to talk about our work!

Prices: Half Day (4 hours)
1 person - $180
2 people - $200
3 people - $220
Full Day (7 hours)
1 person - $290
2 people - $315
3 people - $340
Meeting Place: MAS office at the Bear Valley Mountain Resort (next to cafeteria)
Skill Level: n/a
Fitness Level: n/a
Prerequisites: Good waterproof hiking boots
Registration: avalanche course Contact MAS