Our 7 day Introduction to off-piste & backcountry skiing trip choice is aimed squarely at skiers & snowboarder who are looking to get away from the marked runs for the first time and get into off-piste and backcountry 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 4 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.
An Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 is also included in the itinerary as well, ensuring you come away from your experience with lots of valuable practical and technical mountain knowledge.
|Name||7 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 Lake Louise with ACMG guide|
|Day 6||Ski off piste at KH area with ACMG ski guide|
|Day 7||Ski off piste at KH area with ACMG ski guide|
|Day 8||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.