Backcountry Skiing

The Tetons offer some of the best backcountry skiing and snowboarding in the US. Leave the lift lines and crowds behind, to experience the solitude and beauty of the Teton backcountry.

Exum offers backcountry skiing and snowboarding in an incredible variety of terrain. We can plan an unforgettable trip for you, whether this will be your first trip into the backcountry, or you are an experienced backcountry skier.

Some Options

MT. OLIVER AND MAIL CABIN CREEK – Located near Teton Pass, the numerous slopes, bowls and open glades are great for novice skiers. Vertical ascent/descent – 500 ft. to as much as you can handle.

25 SHORT – A valley favorite, the awesome views, open slopes and spacious glades make for an exceptional day in the Grand Teton National Park backcountry. Vertical ascent/descent – just over 3,000 ft.

ALBRIGHT PEAK: An approach with some steep skinning near the top, followed by a sustained descent through open powder slopes and gullies. Vertical ascent/descent – 3,200 ft.
Call us to discuss these and many other options.


“I can’t say enough positive things about Exum… I first met the crew in about 2012 for an Intro to Backcountry Skiing clinic in Grand Teton National Park, and have since skied and climbed with them on well over 10 occasions. All of the guides are extremely knowledgeable, very safety conscious, and fun to hang out with (even while winter camping in fairly extreme conditions). If you want to learn more about backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, or climbing, Exum is the way to go!”  Mark Johnson

Pricing (2020/2021)

  • $495 for one participant
  • $325 each for two participants
  • $280 each for three participants
  • $250 each for four participants

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Teton Backcountry Skiing - Photo: David Stubbs
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