Backcountry Ski Touring

Safely advance beyond the ski hill boundaries, learn how to ski in the backcountry…

Summit Mountain Guides offers backcountry ski-touring courses with professional ski guides throughout the winter on a daily basis or on weekends, near Nelson BC and Western Canada. Please browse on of our programs below or contact us for more information.

Intro to Backcountry Skiing

Get started the safe way! This one or two day introductory course focuses on safe backcountry touring practices. Participants will learn a great deal about trip preparation, gear use, touring skills, powder skiing skills along with basic avalanche awareness skills required for a safe and enjoyable ski tour. 

Enjoy the benefits of learning from a professional guide while skiing fresh powder! 

For specific avalanche courses, take one of our Avalanche Skills Training courses (AST 1 & 2)

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