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Custom Overnight Hut Trip

Backcountry tour on a greater scale and warm up in a cozy backcountry hut!

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BOOK NOW Starting From: $699.00 /per person

BOOK NOW Starting From: $699.00 /per person

Custom Overnight Hut Trip

Backcountry tour on a greater scale and warm up in a cozy backcountry hut!

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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.

Stop skiing in other people’s tracks and head deep into the backcountry! Tour some of the best backcountry the southern Coast Mountains have to offer on these exhilarating overnight trips with a professional ski guide.

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

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Adventure INFORMATION

Stop skiing in other people’s tracks and head deep into the backcountry! Tour some of the best backcountry the southern Coast Mountains have to offer on this exhilarating overnight trip with a professional ski guide.

This is a great way to experience backcountry skiing in the Coast Mountains with the convenience of a cozy mountain hut to spend the night. You will learn about backcountry travel, route finding, avalanche safety basics and enjoy amazing powder turns in fresh coastal snow.

A great opportunity for learning and experience! Skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers are welcome.

We strive to bring our guests to the best slopes the area has to offer.

Important Information:

  • The trip cost includes: guiding fee, guide’s meals and hut fee
  • The trip cost does NOT include transportation to the trailhead, touring skis/splitboard, personal camping equipment, and food catering for participants.
  • Pricing is subject to group sizes.
  • Maximum 6 to 1 client to guide
  • Food catering is available at additional cost. Dietary restrictions must be disclosed at time of booking. You are responsible for your own water and extra snacks.
  • Participants must be comfortable and confident on blue (intermediate) runs in variable snow conditions.

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!



Equipment:

  • Touring skis or splitboard and skins
  • Poles (telescopic poles required for splitboarders)
  • Ski / snowboard boots
  • 45L + pack
  • Light Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Headlamp with fresh batteries
  • Water bottle(s) (Minimum 1L capacity)
  • Multi-tool
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Goggles & Helmet
  • Personal Care Kit (toilet paper, toothbrush/toothpaste, personal medical drugs)
  • General Repair Kit: to repair packs, clothing, Thermarest, etc.
  • Blister kit/First Aid
  • Avalanche safety kit
  • Harness (optional depending on location)
  • Glacier travel kit (optional depending on location and only if you know crevasse rescue)
  • Ski and/or boot crampons depending on conditions and objective
  • Mountaineering axe depending on conditions and objective

Clothing:

  • Weatherproof shell jacket and pants
  • Down or synthetic “puffy” insulated jacket
  • Insulating top and bottom underlayers and socks plus extras for multiple days
  • Weatherproof Gloves (standard ski gloves are suitable)
  • Extra gloves
  • Light gloves for uphill (mountain bike/running gloves work well)
  • Warm hat, balaclava
  • Baseball cap/sun hat for spring touring

Optional:

  • Thermos
  • Ear Plugs
  • Reading Material
  • Camera
  • Bandana
  • Map, compass, GPS
  • Field book and pencil
  • Watch (with altimeter, barometer, compass, thermometer)
  • Hut Booties/Slippers

The important details:

Season: Dec – Apr

Duration: Various Days 

Location: Sea to Sky & Coast Mountains

Max Ratio: 6 Clients to 1 Guide

Prerequisites: Very Good Fitness & Touring Experience

Price: Starting from: $699/per person

BOOK Adventure:

Trip dates available upon request. Various trip lengths can also be arranged. Contact Us for more details.

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