The Best Cat Skiing Destinations in North America: Baldface Lodge

Whether it’s steep shots, luxe adventure, or family fun you’re after, cat skiing is one of the best ways to carve untracked lines

Jan 30, 2013
Outside Magazine
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Baldface Lodge.    Photo: Courtesy of Baldface Lodge/Jorda


Baldface’s 50-degree pitches and 3,000-vertical-foot runs make it a prime destination both for Teton Gravity Research filmmakers and for experts seeking virgin terrain. Of course, skiing 20,000 feet a day means you better listen up when the company recommends you get in shape before you arrive. But if you’re a fit thrill seeker, the payoff is huge. With access to 32,000 acres of terrain, guests are consistently bagging—and sometimes naming—first descents. After skiing, watch a 20-minute action film starring you and refuel on corn-bread-stuffed pork. Three-day trips from $2,549; includes lodging, meals, and avalanche safety equipment.