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Alpenglow Expeditions

1985 Squaw Valley Rd, Suite #23, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Intro to Backcountry Skiing Class

I took the Intro to Backcountry Skiing class in mid/late April and had an absolute blast. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dane P
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San Francisco, California, United States
Great snow and guidance

I spent the day skiing with Tim Dobbins in the backcountry outside Squaw Valley Ski Area. Tim was... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
geoffinthemountains
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Mammoth Lakes, California
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Alpenglow Expeditions is the premier mountain guiding service in Lake Tahoe, California. With AMGA certified guides Alpenglow combines their deep experience in international mountain guiding and brings that same attention to detail to Lake Tahoe...more
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1985 Squaw Valley Rd, Suite #23, Olympic Valley, CA 96146
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the Intro to Backcountry Skiing class in mid/late April and had an absolute blast. The class was split between people on skis and splitboards. Our guide (Tim) did a great job showing us how to get everything set up, walked us through some...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I spent the day skiing with Tim Dobbins in the backcountry outside Squaw Valley Ski Area. Tim was personable and excited about skiing. Not only that, he found good snow in tricky conditions. I recommend Alpenglow if you are looking for excellent snow quality and...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We went on the Lift Assisted Backcountry Adventure with Alpenglow Expeditions in March. Our group consisted of 4 people varying in ages and skill levels. Our guide did a phenomenal job of keeping the terrain and trek interesting and enjoyable for all of us. The...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I had the privilege of taking the AIARE 1 class with Alpenglow Expeditions. The instructor Tim Dobbins was very knowledgeable and explained everything in a way that was very easy to understand. I can’t wait to go back and take more classes with them. I...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great tour across the Tahoe skyline starting out from Donner Pass, with spectacular view on the lake ending in Squaw Valley.

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We recently participated in back to back weekends in the Intro to Backcountry and AIARE level 1 courses. As total beginners to backcountry skiing, we both feel much more prepared to plan and execute a basic backcountry ski trip! There were participants in the AIARE...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Think it’s a tough winter in Tahoe? Feeling down about the low tide? I have a little secret to share: the snow goods are out in the backcountry and Alpenglow Expeditions serves ski joy on demand. I toured with professional guide, Dave Nettle several days...More

1  Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I did the AIARE 1 avalanche course with Alpenglow. I learned a ton on the course and had a fantastic time doing it. The guides / instructors are definitely pros, who not only know their stuff but can explain what they know very well. Special...More

Thank Juhana K
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

My son and I had a FANTASTIC half day of backcountry skiing with one of the guides and also the co owner of the company. They were friendly and highly competent (safety first!) and brought us through great slopes of virgin snow. Their rental equipment...More

1  Thank arianevds
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

From their ultra-responsive HQ team to the world class guides leading their expeditions, Alpenglow is an excellent choice for your next adventure. I recently returned from a multi-week South America trip and can't say enough good things about the experience. The trip was organized incredibly...More

Thank Jason B
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