March 13-15, 2020

A gathering in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for backcountry skiers & riders of all abilities. Presented by The North Face.

Evening Events

$10$16

Evening events are being held on Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th at the 2020 Mt Washington Backcountry Ski Festival. The location is Theater in the Wood in Intervale, New Hampshire. Full details and times are on the Schedule page. Tickets will also be available at the door (cash preferred).

Friday – March 13, 2020:

  • presentation by TBD
  • benefit event for Granite Backcountry Alliance and Friends of Tuckerman Ravine

Saturday – March 14, 2020:

  • presentation by TBD
  • benefit event for Granite Backcountry Alliance and Friends of Tuckerman Ravine

Tickets are available for a single night or you can get a discounted ticket for both Friday and Saturday. You can register multiple people using the quantity selector. This ticket does not include access to the vendor camp at Ragged, demos, clinics, or t-shirt.

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Registration Menu

AIARE I & Weekend Pass (Register Now)

This is a 3 day course beginning Friday March 13th at 9am. There is limited availability and it's a popular course, so sign up early. Includes:

  • AIARE 1 (3 days, course materials included).
  • Beacon, probe and shovel rental during course.
  • Tickets to Friday and Saturday evening events.
  • Access to vendor camp and demo equipment (subject to availability) at Ragged Mountain Equipment on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Access to après ski on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Friends of Tuckerman Ravine and Granite Backcountry Alliance at Ragged Mountain Equipment.
  • Access to private Facebook group to connect with other participants.
  • Festival t-shirt (optional add-on, available through February 15, 2020).

Full Day Course & Weekend Pass (Register Now)
Two Full Day Courses and Weekend Pass (Register Now)
Three Full Day Courses and Weekend Pass (Register Now)

Choose to take courses on one, two, or three days, includes:

  • Full day guided course(s) of your choice.
  • Tickets to Friday and Saturday evening events.
  • Access to vendor camp and demo equipment (subject to availability) at Ragged Mountain Equipment on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Access to après ski on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Friends of Tuckerman Ravine and Granite Backcountry Alliance at Ragged Mountain Equipment.
  • Access to private Facebook group to connect with other participants.
  • Festival t-shirt (optional add-on, available through February 15, 2020).

Weekend Pass (Register Now)

  • Tickets to Friday and Saturday evening events.
  • Access to vendor camp and demo equipment (subject to availability) at Ragged Mountain Equipment on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Access to après ski on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Friends of Tuckerman Ravine and Granite Backcountry Alliance at Ragged Mountain Equipment.
  • Access to private Facebook group to connect with other participants.
  • Festival t-shirt (optional add-on, available through February 15, 2020).

Evening Events (Buy Tickets)

  • Tickets available to Friday and/or Saturday evening events.
  • This ticket does not include access to the vendor camp, demos, courses, après ski, or t-shirt.

Festival Policies

2020 Registration & Cancellation Policies

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Payment for Evening Events and the Weekend Pass is non refundable. For course cancellations 30 or more days from 03/13/2020, you have the option of a refund minus $20 admin fee or a credit (with Synnott Mountain Guides or future festival). For course cancellations 29 to 14 days from 03/13/2020, you will receive a credit with Synnott Mountain Guides or future festival minus $20 admin fee. For course cancellations 13 days or less from 03/13/2020, there will be no refunds or credits due to the advanced planning necessary to run the festival.

Course, Weather, & Snow Conditions Policies

Winter weather in the White Mountains can be harsh and variable, please plan ahead for the variety of weather and snow conditions that might be faced. In most cases, we can hold all types of courses despite conditions...but please be prepared to take an alternative course if we need to cancel specific courses. The festival and courses will be held in all types of winter conditions rain or shine.

Demo Policies

Equipment demos are on a first come first served basis and are limited availability. Demos will be lent out on a single day basis and damage waivers will have to be filled out in order to partake in demo usage.