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A group for Nor Cal backcountry snowboarders to organize trips, discuss conditions, gear, and techniques. Experienced riders are encouraged to share knowledge with people getting into the backcountry, and "newbies" are encouraged to ask questions. Get out of the resorts and earn your turns!

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Recent Meetups

  • August 31 · 12:00 AM

    Ski Tahoe

    6 backcountry riders

    5 months Winter Cabin 24/7 Access! Learn more

  • February 18 · 6:00 PM

    Backcountry Film Festival

    10 backcountry riders | 4.00

    The Winter Wildlands Alliance will be showing their Backcountry Film Festival at Clif Bar headquarters in Emeryville, CA on February 18th. Info can be found here: https:... Learn more

  • February 14 · 7:00 AM

    Echo Peak

    2 backcountry riders

    Thinking of doing a quick trip to Echo Peak this Sunday (start 7AM). Probably will ride down our ascent route on the NE ridge or other NE aspects to avoid potential wet... Learn more

  • January 16 · 7:00 AM

    Backcountry skiing/boarding in Tahoe for MLK weekend

    2 backcountry riders

    Let's take advantage of a Monday off to get some hiking in. We can leave the Bay area Friday after work or early Saturday morning and hike near Red Lake Peak, or... Learn more

  • Dec 12, 2015 · 10:00 AM

    Backcountry Skiing Bear Valley side country (and 2nd group groomed XC Skiing)

    3 backcountry riders

    Weather looks good for Saturday and yesterday's storm dumped more than a foot of fresh snow. Current webcam picture taken 11 Dec 2015, 4pm We will be two groups: One... Learn more

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  • Richard Bothwell founded Bay Area/Nor Cal Backcountry Snowboarders...and skiers, too

    on November 30

Founded Nov 30, 2012

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