Daily Guided Ski Touring

Optimize your adventure in the backcountry, ski with a professional guide…


Summit Mountain Guides provides daily-guided powder backcountry ski-touring programs in the Nelson & Rossland area, Rogers Pass and the Canadian Rockies.  Let us show you legendary powder, diverse terrain and breath taking scenery. Whether you are a beginner or advanced skier we can build on your skiing background. Expand your avalanche and mountain knowledge while skiing with a seasoned local guide who can set easy to follow up tracks and find the perfect descents

Summit Mountain Guides provide a professional ski guiding service.  We are experienced and certified guides with years of local knowledge. With our low guest to guide ratio we offer a safe and personal backcountry ski touring experience. 

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Nelson & Rossland Area


Located in the snowy Selkirks of South-Eastern British Columbia, Nelson & Rossland are vibrant alternative mountain communities. Their geographical location gives quick access to three outstanding mountain ranges; the Purcells, the Monashees and the Selkirks.

Explore outstanding runs and powder near Whitewater & Red Mountain Resorts. Discover outstanding tree skiing at Kootnenay Pass or challenge yourself on a longer tour up Mount Brennan or London Ridge near Kaslo.

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Roger’s Pass Ski Tours

Located in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains, along highway # 1 between Golden and Revelstoke, Rogers pass is the classic road side ski touring destination in western Canada. It boasts an incredible variety of tours ranging from high-glaciated ascents to fantastic alpine descents along with outstanding tree skiing. 

Roger’s Pass offers a deep and reliable snow pack along with relatively easy access. This world-class venue must be experience by everyone who enjoys backcountry skiing. Summit Mountain Guides offers various Day & multi-Day guided programs from mid-December to late April.

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Lake Louise Ski Tours

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the town of Lake Louise is surrounded by the stunning Canadian Rockies. Famous for its well-preserved natural beauty, this area also offers some fantastic alpine and glaciated ski touring with possible ski mountaineering ascents.

Due to the cold temperatures and a long winter season, It is best to visit this area from mid Winter to late Spring. Whether you are interested in ski touring or ski mountaineering, Summit Mountain Guides offers day and multi-day programs in this area from February to mid May.

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Heli-Access Ski Tours

Get the most out of your ski holiday in the Kootenays by flying directly into the backcountry.  Start your day with an exciting run down a remote peak, followed by many more untracked powder descents with fantastic views. Enjoy being far from crowds while ski touring an exclusive mountain area for the day. Discover the legendary powder, diverse terrain and consistently deep snow found in the mountains of the Nelson area. 

Throughout the winter months, Summit Mountain Guides offers Heli Drop ski touring programs in the Selkirk’s, Purcell’s and Monashee mountains of south-eastern British Columbia. Our regular programs are based out of beautiful Nelson and Kaslo BC and include countless venues for you to explore. By leaving all the logistics and safety to our expert team, you will maximize your skiing holiday. Programs are geared towards moderate to advanced ski tourers. 

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Kootenay Powder Package

Looking to explore beyond the ski area boundaries?  This unique ski & snowboarding program will give you a chance to enjoy one day warming up at Whitewater Ski Resort or Red Mountain Ski Resort and a second day backcountry touring. Enjoy getting to the alpine ridge by one way lift, from there earn your powder turns skinning up and touring down on beginner to advanced routes.  Safely explore the well known Whitewater and/or Red Mountain backcountry with an experienced professional ski guide.

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