Backcountry Skiing and Boarding

It is difficult to plan trips in advance given the variability of avalanche conditions.  Most backcountry trips are organized through meetups.  

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, November 20, 2021
    • 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    • McCaw Hall, Seattle
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    Join Ski Buddies at McCaw Hall

    on Saturday, November 20th

    for Warren Miller's - Timeless

    We have a limited number of tickets, at a special price without any added fees, that we get directly from Outside+ and this year they have invited Ski Buddies to have a table in the reception area with all the sponsors & vendors.  The ticket price is show at registration per agreement with Outside+.  Registration is limited to members only and their guests.


    Kickoff the season with Warren Miller’s “Winter Starts Now,” featuring the best snowriding happening in our own backyard - from the mom and pop ski hill down the street to the highest peak on the horizon.

    Join us for a road trip through the Rocky Mountains, experience classic New England skiing, and hitch a ride up the coast of Alaska. Along the way, we’ll be joined by old friends Marcus Caston, Amie Engerbretson, and Jim Ryan. We’re speed riding with JT Holmes and hitting the moguls with Jonny Moseley. We’ll meet rising stars Madison Rose and Paralympic snowboarder Noah Eliott, and follow along as Vasu Sojitra and Pete McAfee complete the first ever disabled ski descent of Denali.

    For years we’ve kicked off winter in true Warren Miller fashion, and we’re back for another round with our 72nd annual film. Level up your winter with Warren Miller when you join Outside+.  Find out more at warrenmiller.com.


    All moviegoers receive discounts on lift tickets, gear, swag, and more. Timeless is more than a ski and snowboard film, it’s an experience 72 years in the making.


    • Wednesday, January 26, 2022
    • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • Scenic Colorado
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    STEAMBOAT

    January 26TH - 30TH, 2022

    Join Ski Buddies and Trip Leader Bud Wright for a fun filled trip to Steamboat Springs, CO.  We have a stunning four bedroom ski-in, ski-out townhouse, located in the Antlers at Christie Base.
    Package includes lodging, 3 out 4 day ski pass, shuttle to and from the Hayden airport, breakfast, dinner, & après-ski daily for a mere $1,495.00 per person.
    Airfare on Alaska Air to Hayden, CO is not included (direct from Sea-Tac).

    Antlers at Christie Base is a stunning, ski-in/ski-out condo that will help ensure that this trip is one of your most memorable! Here you'll find a picturesque interior to match the landscape that surrounds the home. Prepare meals in the full kitchen, complete with a large breakfast bar, and then dine together at the classic round table with seating for nine. At the end of the day, when it's time to relax, kick back in the living area that's been designed with multi-functionality in mind and decked out with plenty of comfortable furniture, wildly fun decor, and a warming, gas fireplace. Guests will also enjoy access to shared on-site amenities including an outdoor pool, pool spa, and steam room.

    What's nearby:
    One of the best things about this property is that it sits within walking distance of restaurants you'll surely want to visit like T-Bar, Café Diva, and Slopeside Grill. Experience the relaxing and therapeutic qualities of some of the area's natural hot springs.
    Make this your best Steamboat ski vacation ever!

    Please contact Bud Wright for any other information

    Antlers at Christie Base

    • Friday, March 04, 2022
    • 4:00 PM
    • Monday, March 07, 2022
    • White Pass, WA
    • 6
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    WHITE PASS

    Please join me, Paul Horne, at my favorite home mountain in the PNW, White Pass for Winter Carnival March 4-7, 2022. 

    This event always includes cool snow carvings, fun kids events, and a torch parade, followed by fireworks.  There is a costume theme for those that wish to participate.  

    White Pass is Washington's second largest ski area, located on US 12 between Yakima and Packwood at the summit of 4500 feet White Pass.  The ski area has 6 chair lifts, 2000 foot elevation gain from 4500 to 6500 feet with 1402 skiable acres.  For more information, checkout skiwhitepass.com.  There is also an excellently groomed, recently expanded, 21+ K Nordic area through beautiful old growth forest.  

    I have secured two beautiful custom built homes 10.5 miles from the ski area.  They are very close to one another and one has a hot tub.   The trip includes three nights of lodging, dinner in each home Friday and Sunday nights, with breakfast each morning.  There is a group dinner in the Nordic Center warming yurt Saturday night.  

    We have an occupant capacity of 4 Queen beds and 9 Single beds for a total of 17 trip participants.   The Trip Cost is $355.00 per person. 



    This is a good value-oriented trip and fun annual event.  Price is $355.00 per person for a single bed, $710.00 for a couple or queen bed.  The snow is going to be epic this year, now is the time to ski White Pass!

    Hope to see you at White Pass,

    Paul 
    nwtruckintreehuger@hotmail.com


Past events

Saturday, July 17, 2021 Ski Buddies Social Meeting
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 CANCELLED - BIG WHITE, BC - PRIDE
Friday, February 28, 2020 White Pass Winter Carnival
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Telluride
Thursday, January 30, 2020 SKI UTAH!
Saturday, November 23, 2019 Warren Miller's - Timeless
Friday, April 05, 2019 BIG WHITE, BC - PRIDE
Thursday, March 28, 2019 SKI UTAH!
Friday, March 01, 2019 White Pass Winter Carnival
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Big Sky, Montana
Saturday, October 20, 2018 Mountain to Sound Ski Swap Event in West Seattle - this weekend!
Thursday, October 18, 2018 6th Annual Ski Swap Event in Issaquah - this weekend!
Saturday, March 17, 2018 PRIDE @ STEVENS PASS RESORT
Friday, March 02, 2018 White Pass Winter Carnival
Friday, January 05, 2018 Cle Elum/Suncadia/Blewett Pass Ski Weekend
Saturday, March 11, 2017 PRIDE @ STEVENS PASS RESORT
Friday, March 03, 2017 31st Annual White Pass Winter Carnival
Thursday, March 02, 2017 Royal Gorge & Sugarbowl
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 Steamboat Springs
Friday, February 17, 2017 WoHeLo Nordic Ski Trip
Thursday, February 02, 2017 Galena Lodge Yurts
Saturday, December 17, 2016 Sun Peaks, British Columbia
Sunday, July 10, 2016 JULY 'TRIP LEADER' POTLUCK
Sunday, June 12, 2016 JUNE POTLUCK
Sunday, May 01, 2016 MAY POTLUCK
Thursday, March 10, 2016 Mt Bachelor/Sunriver, OR
Thursday, March 03, 2016 Red Mountain BC March 3-6, 2016
Thursday, February 11, 2016 Silver Star - Alpine/Nordic, B.C., February 11-15, 2016
Friday, January 29, 2016 Blewett Pass Weekend Trip
Friday, January 15, 2016 Manning Park, B.C., January 15-18, 2016
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Mount Bachelor
Thursday, February 19, 2015 Stevens Pass Weekend
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Anthony Lakes, OR
Friday, January 23, 2015 Lake Wenatchee Cross Country and Backcountry
Thursday, March 20, 2014 Mt. Bachelor
Thursday, February 20, 2014 Stevens Pass

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