Frog Lake Backcountry Ski Huts in Truckee

Backcountry skiers in front of the Frog Lake Huts

The New Tahoe Backcountry Ski Huts at Frog Lake

Perfect for backcountry skiers and splitboarders ready for an overnight adventure, the Frog Lake backcountry ski huts in Truckee deliver a European Alps-influenced lodge experience. Ski and snowboard run after run of fresh, untracked snow with our expert guides as you level up your backcountry experience and skills. Designed by the Truckee Donner Land Trust, the Frog Lake huts are located in Tahoe Donner near Truckee, and are the best backcountry huts in Tahoe.


Skier making a backcountry turn on Frog Lake Cliffs

Experience Frog Lake Backcountry Skiing

Situated on the east side of Castle Peak, the Frog Lake huts offer a unique skiing and splitboarding experience in the Lake Tahoe Backcountry. The primary access to Frog Lake is via the PCT to the Donner Lake Rim Trail. Tour in from the Euer Valley to Frog Lake and spend your days riding some of the best zones the Tahoe backcountry, including Red Mountain, Carpenter Ridge, and Frog Lake Cliffs. Book a trip with our AMGA trained guides and secure your Frog Lake Huts reservations.

Located in the Tahoe Donner Land Trust, the Frog Lake backcountry huts include the:

  • Albert M Rockwood Huts
  • Morgan Family Foundation Hut
  • Ted R’s Hut
  • Eschenbach Backcountry House

These ski huts make the overnight backcountry experience less about camping and more about skiing and riding.  


A artist's rendering of the Frog Lake Huts during winter

Best Northern California Backcountry Ski Huts

There are other several huts in the Sierra Nevada mountains including the:

  • Sierra Club Huts in Tahoe
  • Bradley Hut
  • Benson Hut
  • Pear Lake Ski Hut
  • Ludlow Hut
  • Yosemite Backcountry Hut
  • Ostrander Ski Hut

The Frog Lake Backcountry Ski Huts are different. They provide an overnight experience more in line with Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia and the European Alps, and they're right here in the heart of the Tahoe backcountry!

The Frog Lake backcountry huts are the best in Northern California because they're equipped with gas stoves, comfortable sleeping pads, solar powered LED lighting, hot and cold running water, flush toilets, and a drying area for skins, boots, and gear. You will also enjoy après ski appetizers, along with fresh cooked dinners and breakfasts. 

Blackbird Mountain Guides has select dates available for guided backcountry skiing and riding at the Frog Lake Huts in Truckee this winter. Spend either three or four days skiing deep pow with us in the Tahoe backcountry!

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