Learn how to find a great backcountry skiing zone and create a custom map with this guide to CalTopo.
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A dark, cozy cabin overlooking the Holy Cross Wilderness is your reward for this winter 2.75-mile trek. Ski- or snowshoe-appropriate grades and easy access from Tennessee Pass make this a great novice 10th Mountain Division hut trip.
Kristin Hostetter shows you the essential gear, and how to pack it, for a day of backcountry skiing.
Skiing in the backcountry generally requires different skis, boots, and bindings than skiing at a resort. Tracy Ross walks you through the basics.