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Mountain & River Adventures creates pure fun experiences, connecting people with nature and each other, through diverse adventure options that suit the individual.
Rafting
Winter Sports

Snow ShoeImagine you and your companions trekking through the glistening white snow. You can soft-shoe it on one of our breath taking snow shoe hikes.

If you're into cross country skiing, we've got just what you're looking for! We offer a variety of tours for beginners to advanced skiers. You'll enjoy spectacular panoramic views along ridge top roads that sparkle like diamonds as well as woodsy trails surrounded by snow dusted evergreens.

 

Winter Activities

Snow Shoe Shuffle
A heart-healthy dose of winter, Sequoia style. Hike to your hearts content in one of the most pristine settings you'll ever encounter. Minimum group size is 6.
1/2 Day Tour: Introduction to snow shoeing. Includes guided instruction, equipment, shuttle and snack. Call for availability.

Cross Country Skiing
Cut your path through the powder as you cross country ski through the Sequoia's winter wonderland. Minimum group size is 6.
1/2 Day Tour: Introduction to cross country skiing. Includes guided instruction, equipment, shuttle and snack. Call for availability.

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
For information about area downhill skiing, snowboarding and lessons, contact Alta Sierra at Shirley Meadows Ski Resort & Terrain Park .

Rentals

Cross country skis are available for rent at:

Bentz Ski Chalet
2702 Brundage Lane
Bakersfield, CA
(661) 324-3302
www.bentzskichalet.com

Cross Country Skis (Boots, Poles, Skis)
Call for availability.

Snowshoes (Poles, Shoes)
Call for availability.

Trail Etiquette In The Snow

When using trails please...

  • Obey posted signs.
  • Yield to others.
  • Grooming vehicles may be on the trails-use caution.
  • Remove snowshoes at road crossings.
  • Snowshoe in areas with plenty of snow.
  • Never snow shoe or cross-country ski alone.
  • Choose trails appropriate to your ability and fitness.
  • Remember to Leave no Trace by packing out what you pack in.

Visit the National Ski Patrol's web site for tips on being safe in the backcountry.

Check out the Snow Report for this area.

Take 20% Off...

Did you know that MRA provides a 20% discount on Class IV Upper Kern river trips for
non-profits? Call to chat about the possibilities. Valid on new reservations.

20% off camping
February 1st - April 1st | give us a call

Interactive River Maps
View our interactive river map showing our different Kern river rafting trip locations.
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Photo Keepsake
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