Introduction to Backcountry Skiing

Explore the backcountry with a local ACMG Mountain Guide

The Intro to Backcountry Skiing is a 4 day course that will show you the ropes of Ski Touring. You will learn the basics of Backcountry Skiing in Rogers Pass with an ACMG certified guide. You will build a decision making process that will help you decide where to ski on a given day. Together you will examine the weather and the avalanche conditions to help determine what objectives are appropriate on any given day.

You will learn:

  • Navigation
  • Up-tracking
  • Snowpack analysis
  • Weather forecast analysis

 

Revelstoke Alpine School strives to provide an inclusive learning environment for all participants to thrive in.

For beginner to intermediate skier. No experience necessary.

Guest to guide Ratio is 6:1.

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Hire your own private guide for a unique backcountry experience. Let the experts do all the planning, they will choose the best place for you to ski on any given day. Safety is alway the first priority, followed directly by having a darn good time. 

The Intro to Backcountry Skiing Course is a 4 day course design to build the Beginner to Intermediate Backcountry Rider’s decision making process. Learn from certified ACMG Guides how to navigate the mountain in Rogers Pass on Skis.

Location

Revelstoke

Duration

5 days

Course Cost

$650/person +5% GST

Ability Level

Expert

Jeff Mitchell

Born and raised in New Brunswick, he found the mountains and never looked back. Hard work and a passion for digging deep when it mattered most brought him to where he is today:

Living in the heart of British Columbia’s interior mountains, sharing his love of the mountains with all those lucky enough to ski and climb with him. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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