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Low key, high reward Cat skiing!

Classy Cat skiing operation in the beautiful mountains around Silverton. This operation has... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2017
Mark G
Cat Skiing on top of the world.

We just skied there yesterday, and it was awesome. It's a total different experience than skiing... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Glen V
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Mar 4, 2017
“Low key, high reward Cat skiing!”
Feb 14, 2017
“Cat Skiing on top of the world.”
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Highway 550 Mile Marker 65, Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

Classy Cat skiing operation in the beautiful mountains around Silverton. This operation has everything you need for a day of powdery turn. The low key office in a heated yurt is the perfect introduction spot to your experienced professional guides. The service is great, terrain...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We just skied there yesterday, and it was awesome. It's a total different experience than skiing at an area. It's a beautiful peaceful place to make your turns without any crowds. Loved the crew, the powder, the lunch and especially being in the backcountry. If...More

Thank Glen V
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I have known the owners of this business for years. So that being said I might be biased but here is a brief review. Big system moving thru and John and his crew knew the safe zones to take us powder skiing(and boarding). Knee deep...More

Thank Ryan T
Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had a great time skiing with this outfit for two days of deep powder, during winter storm, Kayla. The storm made risk management a challenge, and they did a great job. I've done a fair bit of helicopter, snowcat and other...More

1  Thank F Keith V
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I have been an avid snowboarder for almost 30 years and have much experience in the back country. Silverton Powder Cats are a top notch operation! They are not only knowledgeable about safety and getting you the best lines, but know how to make the...More

Thank Will H
Reviewed February 6, 2016

Spending 2 days on the cat in the middle of 40" snow definitely heightened our experience. All guides are professional and were very knowledgeable about snow conditions and risks. There is tremendous variety in terrain and where you go is predicated by the snow and...More

Thank BuzzWalsh
Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend these guys - very experienced and careful but also super super fun! Great access to tons of bottomless pow and terrific guides. All around a fantastic experience!!!!

Thank Sorayajk
Reviewed February 27, 2013

Was in Silverton and did some Cat Skiing in mid Feb 2013. The Powdercat operation is very professional and the guides excellent. Altough we did not have the best snow conditions our guides tracked down some very good runs that really lived up to our...More

Thank Per M
Reviewed January 24, 2013

I have skied with this company many times and always end up having a great day. Don't be fooled by local conditions elsewhere. Starting your day at 10000' on Molas Pass gives this operation a huge advantage when it comes to storms sticking around and...More

1  Thank MikeKarpel
Reviewed January 3, 2013

I've been skiing with Silverton Powdercats a hand full of times and the experience is always great! The skiing has been phenomenal, with a variety of terrain suitable for just about anyone. The guides are friendly and laid back, yet still very professional and safe....More

1  Thank skibum187
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