Backcountry Ski Clinics

Our top guides know the terrain and the best route options.

At Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, taking people into the mountains is how it all started. We are pleased to be one of the go-to guiding companies for Squamish & Whistler Mountaineering. We love to take people into the high mountains on treks they will always remember. Our top guides know the terrain and the best route options.

What is a clinic?

A clinic is not a course, it is building and refining skills so that they are applied in an efficient and effective manner, which then leads to a strong structured foundation for a safe, rewarding trip and rapid future progression. 

Backcountry Clinics

Nov - Apr

Foundation Backcountry

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Average Fitness & Intermediate Skier

The Foundation Backcountry Clinic is designed help refine your technique and further develop your backcountry decision making skills.

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Nov - Apr

Advanced Backcountry

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Very Good Fitness & AST 1 (AST 2 Asset)

A “fast-track” clinic specifically designed to take intermediate skills to the next level.

Nov - Apr

Expert Backcountry

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: See Clinic Page

This clinic is designed to perfect crevasse rescue, snowpack testing and companion rescue to the expert level.

Nov - Apr

ADVANCED CREVASSE RESCUE

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: See Clinic Page

Self-reliance of small teams is key when travelling in glaciated terrain because any problem encountered has the potential to be severely magnified.

UNSURE WHICH COURSE TO TAKE?

Have a question about one of our courses, guided trips or tour? Speak with one of our expert guides today.