Monarch Pass Backcountry Skiing

Monarch Pass lies between Gunnison and Salida and is the easiest way to reach Southwest Colorado from the Denver Metro Area. Topping out at 11,312 feet, Monarch Pass receives over 350 inches of snow in the winter months; while this kind of snowfall is less than ideal for driving conditions, it makes for perfect backcountry skiing and riding.
Numerous backcountry trails and routes are accessible directly from the road and take you to open bowls and perfectly-spaced trees surrounding the Pass. 

Inclusions: a professional ski guide, avalanche safety gear (beacon, shovel, probe) if you do not have your own, Mammut RAS Air Backpack (limited availability - inquiry when booking) 

Exclusions: food, lodging*, backcountry touring set-up** Max 4:1 client to guide ratio A detailed packing list will be provided upon reservation*Lodging discounts available. Inquire with our office **Avalanche safety gear & backcountry touring set-ups can be rented for an additional fee. Inquire with our office.  

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