March 8-10, 2019

March 8-10, 2019

A gathering in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for backcountry skiers & riders of all abilities. Presented by The North Face. Current discounts and registration giveaways:

  1. Register for the festival by 02/28/2019 at the One Full Day Course & Weekend Pass level or above. On 3/1/2019, we'll choose one person to get a free night for 2 ($90 value) at Hub North in Gorham, NH.
  2. Register for any Intro course on Sunday by 02/28/2019 at the One Full Day Course & Weekend Pass or Two Full Day Courses & Weekend Pass level. On 3/1/2019, we'll choose one person to get a free The North Face Lostrail Jacket (your choice of size in mens or womens).
  3. Intro courses on Sunday are now $10 off through 02/28/2019 when you sign up at the One Full Day Course & Weekend Pass level. Just choose an Intro course on Sunday and your starting price will be $150!

Evening Events

$10$16

Evening events are being held on Friday, March 8th and Saturday, March 9th at the 2019 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.

Friday – March 8, 2019:

  • presentation by Black Diamond athlete Tobin Seagel
  • beer by Moat Mountain Brewing Company
  • benefit event for Granite Backcountry Alliance and Friends of Tuckerman Ravine

Saturday – March 9, 2019:

  • presentation by The North Face athlete Hadley Hammer
  • beer by Moat Mountain Brewing Company
  • 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. Confirmation emails will be sent out upon receiving your registration. This ticket does not include access to the vendor camp at Ragged, demos, clinics, or t-shirt.

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Check out the registration options for full weekend access and guided courses:

Skiing powder in the Ammonoosuc Ravine on Mount Washington, New Hampshire.

Weekend Pass

$40

Skiing The Duchess near Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington, New Hampshire.

One Full Day Course & Weekend Pass

Starting at $160

Mark Synnott skiing Central Couloir on Mount Webster in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire.

Two Full Day Courses & Weekend Pass

Starting at $270

Snow stability testing on Mount Washington, New Hampshire.

AIARE I & Weekend Pass

$420

Registration Menu

AIARE I & Weekend Pass (Register Now)

This is a 3 day course beginning Friday March 8th at 9am. There is limited availability and it's a popular course, so sign up early. Includes:

  • AIARE 1 Three Day Course (course materials included)
  • beacon, probe and shovel use during course
  • ticket to Friday and Saturday evening events
  • access to vendor camp and après ski at Ragged Mountain Equipment
  • access to demo equipment (subject to availability)
  • other perks: festival poster (11" x 17"), 2 samples from UnTapped
  • festival t-shirt (optional add-on, available through February 15, 2019)

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

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

  • full day guided course(s) of your choice
  • ticket to Friday and Saturday evening events
  • access to vendor camp and après ski at Ragged Mountain Equipment
  • access to demo equipment (subject to availability)
  • other perks: festival poster (11" x 17"), samples from UnTapped (1 for Full Day Course & 2 for Two Full Day Courses)
  • festival t-shirt (optional add-on, available through February 15, 2019)

Weekend Pass (Register Now)

  • ticket to Friday and Saturday evening presentations
  • access to vendor camp and après ski at Ragged Mountain Equipment
  • access to demo equipment (subject to availability)
  • festival poster (11" x 17")
  • festival t-shirt (optional add-on, available through February 15, 2019)

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

Policies

Registration Policies

  • Payment is due in full at the time of registration.
  • Payments for the evening events are non refundable.
  • For cancellations 30 or more days before the festival, we will refund your payment.
  • For cancellations from 29 to 14 days before the festival, you will receive a credit towards a future course with Synnott Mountain Guides.
  • For cancellations 13 days or less before the festival, you will forfeit your payment (although you may transfer your registration to another person).

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

  • We will do our best to accommodate you, but please keep in mind equipment demos are on a first come first served basis and are limited.
  • Make sure you have your own equipment in the event that demo gear isn't available.
  • Demos will be lent out on a single day basis.
  • At the time of registration damage waivers will have to be filled out in order to partake in demo usage.