Introduction to Backcountry Touring

Ski tour in the Wapta Mountains

The Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains are famous for backcountry touring with endless amounts of options.
Whether your objective is to ski untracked powder or to get away from the mechanized ski hills this one or two day course will introduce you to one of the fastest growing winter activities in Canada.

Your instructor will cover all you need to know to get out touring on your own.
- Options, limitations and use of backcountry touring equipment
- Safety in the backcountry
- Planning a backcountry trip
- Avalanche safety and companion rescue skills
- Up hill track setting and walking skills
- Down hill skiing and boarding skills
- Terrain selection and how to find the powder.

Book any time with preferred dates for the 2019 season.

Details

Location: 
Kananaskis, Lake Louise, Rogers Pass
Difficulty: 
Intermediate ski or snowboarding skills
Duration: 
One or days
Season: 
Dec through to May
Ratio: 
6 guests per instructor
Fees: 

Fees are per day per person in Canadian funds.

Fees: 
Client/Guide RatioFee
1:1$500.00
2:1$300.00
3:1$220.00
4:1$180.00
5:1$155.00
6:1$140.00

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