WHISTLER BACKCOUNTRY SKI & SPLITBOARDING

EXPERIENCE THE TRUE WINTER WILDERNESS AWAY FROM THE LIFTS AND CROWDS.

BOOK NOW Price: $269.00 /per person Book Now

BOOK NOW Price: $269.00 /per person

Book Now

WHISTLER BACKCOUNTRY SKI & SPLITBOARDING

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Join one of our Professionally Certified ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides) guides and let them share their passion for this sport. 

Visit our Guides Page to find out more about your guide.

Book online or contact our office to ask any questions: 1-604-938-9242 or info@mountainskillsacademy.com

Trip 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.

  • Avalanche safety equipment is not included (transceiver, shovel, probe)
  • Touring skis/splitboard required.
  • If you are a either a beginner or first time heading into the backcountry we suggest taking either our Introduction to Backcountry Course or our Foundation Backcountry Tour
  • Participants must be comfortable and confident in terrain equivalent to a blue run in deep powder 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

Lift Ticket: If you do NOT currently possess a valid Whistler Blackcomb lift ticket (Seasons Pass, Spirit Pass, Edge Card, Epic Pass, etc.), you may buy a Lift Ticket through our office at checkout.

*We require a minimum of 3 for our tour to run. If the tour is unable to run we will contact you 48hrs prior with alternative options.
  • Location: Garibaldi Park – adjacent to Whistler Blackcomb ski areas
  • Duration: 1 full day (6-7 hours)
  • Meeting Time: 8:30am
  • 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:

If you require rentals we have teamed up with local rental companies to provide discounted rentals. Visit our rental page HERE for more information!

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

The important details:

Season: Nov – Apr

Duration: 1 Day (8:30am – 4:30pm)

Location: Whistler Backcountry

Max Ratio: 6 Clients to 1 Guide – minimum 3 to confirm

Prerequisites: Good Fitness & Advanced Skier

BOOK Trip:

Price: $269/per person | $849/private (up to 6ppl)

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Request Alternative Dates:

Have a date in mind that is not available to book? Request an alternative date and if we have more than 3 participants interested we will open the date. 

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