Whistler Backcountry Ski & Splitboarding

Starting from: $204 (min 2 ppl)

Private (up to 8 People): $849

Experience the true winter wilderness away from the lifts and crowds.

Location: Whistler Blackcomb

Duration: Full Day

Enjoy the backcountry terrain beyond the Whistler Blackcomb ski area boundaries. Start your day with a lift assist, then leave those lift lines behind. Or head to the Coast Mountains, with options ranging from Squamish to Pemberton, for a truly off-the-beaten-track adventure.

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HOW TO BOOK:

• Choose a date thats best for you

• Let us know you ski ability and we will team you up with the best guide and group!

• Book yourself onto a tour! We require a minimum of 2 participants on each tour….grab a ski mate or two to save money!

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PRIVATE TOUR:

Already have a group? Book a Private Tour and have the flexibility of having the guide all to yourself! 

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ADVENTURE DETAILS BELOW...

MAKE A BOOKING

Due to the temporary closure of Whistler Blackcomb we have placed all Whistler Backcountry Tours on hold. You can still book a Backcountry Tour in Squamish or the Duffey HERE. For more information please contact us.

Dates coming soon…

Tour Location: This tour is located on Whister Blackcomb and you will require a lift ticket.

Public Tour:

• Choose a date thats best for your

• Let us know you ski ability and we will team you up with the best guide and group!

• Book yourself onto a tour! We require a minimum of 2 participants on each tour….grab a ski mate or two to save money!

Private Tour:

Already have a group? Book a Private Tour and have the flexibility of having the guide all to yourself! 

ADVENTURE INFORMATION

Join one of Whistler's leading backcountry provider and enjoy awesome backcountry skiing and splitboarding around the Whistler Blackcomb ski area. The big-mountain backcountry outside of the ski area offers a multitude of bowls, glaciers and gladed runs to choose from.

Geared for intermediate, advanced and expert skiers or snowboarders we can always find the best terrain for you!

Important Information

  • Avalanche safety equipment is not included (transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • Touring skis/splitboard required.
  • Geared for intermediate, advanced and expert skiers or snowboarders. Beginners to backcountry skiing and splitboarding are encouraged to try our 1 Day Intro to Backcountry Skiing Touring and Splitboarding course.
  • Participants must be comfortable and confident in intermediate terrain [blue runs] in a variety of snow conditions. If you are unsure of your ability, please contact us for more information.
  • Groups can expect 3 – 5 runs and up to 5,000 ft of vertical descent for the day, depending on ability and fitness level
  • Location: Garibaldi Park – adjacent to Whistler Blackcomb ski areas
  • Duration: 1 full day (6-7 hours)
  • Meeting Time: 8:15am
  • Meeting Location: Escape Route Alpine Demo Centre

Please note whilst we’ll do our best to go where you want to, sometimes the conditions dictate otherwise. If this is the case we’ll contact you to discuss some other great options.

Rentals/Purchase:

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If you require rentals or need to purchase equipment, we have teamed up with the experts at the Escape Route Alpine Demo Centre. Follow the link HERE to purchase or rent gear for this course!



Whistler Blackcomb:

A lift pass is required. If you do not have a Season Pass, Epic Pass or day ticket, backcountry lift tickets are available through our office for $59.00.

Equipment:

  • Touring skis / splitboard and skins
  • Avalanche safety equipment (transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • Ski / snowboard boots (your regular boots will work with the touring bindings)
  • Poles
  • Lift pass
  • Weatherproof shell jacket and pants – dress for a day in the alpine
  • Warm layers (fleece or puffy jacket)
  • Thermal under layer
  • Gloves
  • Winter hat/toque
  • Helmet
  • Goggles and/or sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water (1 litre)
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Camera

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guide leading the way into the backcountry with group

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