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“Backcountry bucket list - check!”
Review of Vail Powder Guides

Vail Powder Guides
Ranked #11 of 20 Tours in Vail
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Backcountry bucket list - check!”
Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Anyone who has skied Vail/BC knows what a wonderful experience the terrain and conditions can give you and that you don't need to seek out much more. But imagine skiing trackless powder runs between trees and vast above the tree line areas.
It's a priceless ($400+tip) adventure that possibly comes as close to floating on a cloud as a skier can get. PLUS THERE ARE NO LINES!!! One once in a lifetime run after the next depending on who falls over and needs a hand getting up (have you ever been in powder so perfect that you arms or poles make planting useless in helping you get up???). Hence the tip for the guides.
The convenience and safety factor were exceptional not to mention the lunch in the mountain yurt! Thank you Vail Powder Guides.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Another great trip with Vail Powder Guides”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

We went cat-skiing with Vail Powder Guides two years ago for two days and enjoyed it so much that we spent another day with them today. It was a picture perfect day with over a foot of fresh powder and Ben and his crew were as awesome as ever! They are totally professional and safety conscious but also a lot of fun. They treat you like royalty with water, snacks, a great lunch, and help on the slopes. They truly care about their guests which was evident by the number of return guests on our trip. Every run (10 today) is fresh tracks and the views are spectacular. I would highly recommend this trip for anyone who is a strong intermediate or above.

Visited March 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Honest people, honest powder, honest safe fun”
Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

Whether it is your first time or you are powder veteran, Ben and Jenna will make sure you have a great day and want to come back. Safety is priority #1 and great skiing is a close second. It is something special when the owners are on the trip to make sure it is great!
Would definitely go back!

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