Canada Ski Touring

Guided Ski Touring, Heli-Assisted Ski Touring, Lodge-Based Ski Touring Weeks, Wilderness Ski Traverses and Avalanche Courses (Avalanche Safety Training 1 and 2) in the Canadian Rockies, Selkirks and Monashee Ranges of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada

wapta ski traverse

Wapta Ski Traverse

Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park

5 Days hut to hut ski traverse along the glaciated divide of the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park north of Lake Louise

Probably North America’s best hut to hut traverse, all above tree line skiing, relatively easy peak ascents en route, reliable snow conditions until the end of May, relatively easy skiing terrain.

Good fitness, previous ski touring experience and the ability to carry an overnight pack with lightweight food and sleeping bag for 5 days (about 10kg) necessary.

sorcerer lodge ski touring

Sorcerer Lodge Ski Touring

Selkirk Ranges close to Rogers Pass, British Columbia, Canada

Backcountry ski touring week in a remote lodge in the Selkirks with helicopter access

Remote touring area adjacent to Rogers Pass with notoriously big snow pack. Spacious lodge with rooms with 2 to 4 beds and rustic sauna. Quick access to diverse ski touring terrain which offers everything from big glaciers, steep trees, mellow trees and most importantly lots of northern aspect runs, which preserve good powder well into May.

Suitable for intermediate to expert skiers with previous ski touring experience.

fairy meadows ski touring

Fairy Meadows Ski Touring

Selkirk Ranges, British Columbia, Canada

Ski touring week in one of Canada’s premier backcountry skiing lodges in the Selkirks with helicopter access west of Golden, BC

Reliably big snowpack, big glaciers, long runs (to 1,200 m = 4,000 ft) almost exclusively above tree line, great peak ascents. The Fairy Meadows hut has been recently renovated, featuring one spacious dorm for all 20 visitors.

Suitable for intermediate to expert skiers with previous ski touring experience.

kokanee glacer ski touring

Kokanee Glacier Cabin Ski Trips

Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, Selkirk Ranges close to Nelson, BC, Canada

Ski touring week with helicopter access at Kokanee Glacier Lodge northwest of Nelson, BC

Diverse terrain offering alpine bowls, some tree skiing and excellent northern aspect glaciated skiing, which make Kokanee Glacier Cabin an excellent base for ski touring from December well into May. Modern and spacious post-and-beam lodge offering dorm sleeping for 15 people. Internet access available.

Terrain also suitable for all levels!

Please note that, unlike most our other trips, we do not operate regularly scheduled departures at the Kokanee Glacier Cabin. Rather we commonly refer interested parties to fellow ACMG Guides or guided skiing groups, who may have spots available on their trips.

wilderness ski traverses

Wilderness Ski Traverses

Bugaboos to Rogers Pass, Selkirks, Monashees and Rockies Ski Traverses / Canada

Backcountry Ski Traverses through the remote wilderness of the Canadian Rockies, the Selkirks or the Monashee Ranges.

Bugaboos to Rogers Pass, Rogers Pass to Mica Creek, Southern Monashees Traverse and many more. These ultimate winter backcountry ski touring adventures are suitable for hearty skiers with extensive ski touring experience, who do not mind carrying a large backpack and winter camping. Some itineraries require helicopter access.

Heli-Assisted SkiTouring

Heli-Assisted Ski Touring

Selkirks, Monashees & Caribous, BC, Canada

Helicopter – assisted ski touring week based at remote luxury lodges in the Selkirks, Monashees and Carribou ranges of British Columbia.

Muscle driven powder-skiing with a daily helicopter boost or two in the best skiing terrain the Canadian West has to offer. Suitable for those who like to ski down more than they walked up and appreciate the amenities of a remote, luxury heli-skiing lodge at a reasonable price. Also suitable for fit ski touring novices. Transport available from and to Calgary AB or Kelowna BC.

rogers pass skiing

Rogers Pass

Canadian Rockies, Rogers Pass, BC

Ski touring courses and guided day trips at Rogers Pass in B.C.’s Glacier National Park

33 ft of average annual snowfall, all trail heads conveniently reachable by car from either Revelstoke BC or Golden BC within 30 to 45 min drive or hut lodging one of two backcountry huts, diverse terrain that offers anything from steep trees to extensive glaciers with runs to 2,000 m (= 7,000 ft). Arguably the best place in North America for day ski touring!

avalanche course ast 2

Avalanche Courses: AST 1

Canmore, Banff, Golden or Rogers Pass /  Canada

2 Day Avalanche Safety Courses (AST 1) following the Avalanche Canada Curriculum

Courses based in Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Golden, Revelstoke or other locations for custom dates. Expert instructors with extensive avalanche forecasting background.

avalanche course ast 2

Avalanche Courses: AST 2

Canmore, Banff, Golden or Rogers Pass / Canada

4 Day Avalanche Safety Training (AST 2) following the “Avalanche Canada” Curriculum

Courses based in Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Golden, Revelstoke or other locations for custom dates. Expert instructors with extensive avalanche forecasting background.