For those with a little more time, this 10 day Introduction to off-piste & backcountry skiing trip offers skiers & snowboarder more of the experiences included on the 7 day programme, allowing time to further develop your skills and experience real big mountain riding.
Based out of on-mountain lodge accommodation at Kicking Horse, the programme includes 2 days of big mountain skiing skills coaching to get you in the groove for all the mountains have to offer, followed by 5 days with a fully qualified ACMG ski guide accessing into some of the best off piste & backcountry terrain on offer in North America. The snow riding is based around the Kicking Horse area, along with a visit to ski at nearby Lake Louise and Revelstoke.
An Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 is included in the itinerary. There is also a free ski day during your trip to allow some down time with a KHPT guide in Kicking Horse resort.
|Name||10 day Introduction to Off Piste and Backcountry|
|Trip Dates||Based on 4 people, staying in on-mountain Lodge Accommodation|
|Day 1||Arrive at Calgary for journey to Kicking Horse|
|Day 2||Ski KH resort with Big Mountain Centre Skills Coach|
|Day 3||Ski KH resort with Big Mountain Centre Skills Coach|
|Day 4||Ski off piste at KH area with ACMG ski guide|
|Day 5||Ski off piste at Revelstoke area with ACMG ski guide|
|Day 6||Free ski KH day in resort at Kicking Horse|
|Day 7||Ski off piste at KH area with ACMG ski guide|
|Day 8||Ski resort at Lake Louise with ACMG guide|
|Day 9||Ski off piste at KH area with ACMG guide|
|Day 10||Return Calgary|
Price is per person, inc taxes, based on 4 people, sharing accommodation.
Suited to intermediate + skiers & snowboarders.
Includes all accommodation, skills coaching, lift passes & ACMG guiding.
This trip uses lift access for off-piste riding as well as some ski touring.
**Prices do not include flights or transportation.
Price is based on a $1.55 conversion rate.