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Welcome to Bluebird Backcountry…

We’re a team of dedicated backcountry skiers and snowboarders who want to share amazing experiences.

Learning to backcountry ski or snowboard isn’t easy. Unless you have a mentor, getting started is logistically complicated and overwhelming, not to mention expensive and dangerous. We’ve imagined a better way.

One part ski area, One part backcountry

Imagine a ski area with all the amenities you’re used to — like a lodge, backcountry rentals and lessons, and ski patrol… but no chairlifts. That’s right: Bluebird Backcountry is an entirely human-powered ski area.

For years, we heard friends and family talk about the barriers that kept them from backcountry skiing or splitboarding. It’s expensive, it requires specialized gear and knowledge, and it’s high-risk without those things. Bluebird Backcountry changes the paradigm to make backcountry skiing more welcoming and educational, safer and more community driven.

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