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Backcountry Tours

backcountry toursCome see Whistler and the rest of the Sea to Sky region from a different perspective with Whistler Mountain Guides. Whistler and the surrounding area like Squamish and Pemberton have some of the best backcountry tours in North America. Come see for yourself why Olympians train here. Let our expert mountain guides and educators take you into the Whistler backcountry to experience the best of the what the region has to offer you.

Winter Backcountry Tours

Our backcountry tours are designed to accommodate a variety of experience levels and skiing backgrounds. Whether you’re a seasoned resort veteran looking to try the backcountry for the first time and looking for some expert tips to keep you safe, or experienced backcountry enthusiast who wants somebody to show you the hidden powder stashes, ice caves, glaciers, or ski the big line off the big peak, our Whistler mountain guides have what it takes to put together your custom backcountry skiing tours for your trip. Are you interested in private instruction in a certain backcountry skiing guide to cover terrain or give your personal attention and expert tips.  We can do that!

guided backcountry toursOur high-country Whistler and Squamish mountain guides for guides backcountry tours will impress any backcountry skier! You have the vast choice of mountains and peaks to choose from here in the Sea to Sky region. Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures have the right tour to suit your abilities and wishes. There is a lifetime worth of skiing to do in Whistler, Squamish, and Pemberton.

Explore Ice caves, glaciers, and experience backcountry secrets that only the locals know about.

Summer Backcountry Tours

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Summit Vistas hike at Sea to Sky Gondola

In the summer, the wild flowers in the meadows below the peak ridge are phenomenal.  Climb the local ridges and have access to backcountry that most humans will never access in their lifetime.   From wildflower meadows, tundra plants, to glacier walks, summer provides a unique opportunity to see, learn and experience all the best of the summer activities.

Summer adventures await! 

Autumn is fantastic in this area also.  Explore the changing colours of fall in the trees. The red, yellow, gold colours of fall impresses everyone.  Find new trails to discover on local hikes.  Fall is the perfect time to gain additional training for avalanche awareness while you wait for the snow to fall to prepare for your winter adventures.


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