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The Best Kept Secret in Tahoe

Welcome to California’s only snowcat-accessed private backcountry ski area — 3,000 magical acres hidden in the heart of Tahoe where Pacific Crest Snowcats makes powder dreams come true.
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PCS is a small group of local backcountry skiers, former ski patrollers and veteran Alaska heli-ski guides sharing the private backcountry wonderland in our own backyard.
Situated on the North Shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe, our operation is tucked beside the Pacific Crest itself accounting for some of the deepest snowfall in the region.
PCS operates up to two snowcats daily with space available for up to 12 guests and two guides per snowcat. A typical day consists of...
PCS offers a range of options for backcountry snowcat skiing and snowboarding including small group private snowcats, backcountry education courses, multi-day trips and more.
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We look forward to sharing a day in the backcountry with you soon. Get in touch with us and let’s make it happen!
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