Backcountry Touring

Experience the legendary backcountry terrain around Revelstoke and Rogers Pass.

Through custom guiding and instruction packages, Revelstoke Backcountry Guides' team of ACMG and IFMGA Certified Guides provides backcountry tours and courses that take small groups of up to 6 skiers into the incredible terrain surrounding the Revelstoke area.

Typical Itinerary

Each Backcountry package will be custom built based on the snow conditions and group experience level. Below is a typical itinerary for our day backcountry program.

Day 1

Backcountry ski or splitboard touring using the lift system at Revelstoke Mountain Resort to find untracked snow and unique lines beyond the boundaries of the resort. Learn how to use skins and avalanche safety equipment and helpful skills to travel efficiently through the mountains.

7:30am

Meet in the downstairs lobby of the Sutton Place Hotel at Revelstoke Mountain Resort with ski / snowboard boots on and dressed for a day of backcountry skiing.

There we'll cover the following:

  1. Meet your guide(s) and get a brief overview of the day
  2. Sign Waiver and Assumption of Risk Form
  3. Issue avalanche safety equipment
  4. Distribute lunches
7:45am - 8:00am Load the Revelation Gondola, ahead of the public opening
8:00am - 3:00pm After a backcountry safety discussion, we'll spend the day exploring the backcountry in a custom guided itinerary based on group ability and current snowpack conditions.

Packages & Pricing

Package Rate Group
2 or 3 day backcountry touring
Available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Dec. 16 - April 1
From $300/person/day Maximum 6 people per group

Private groups available. Guests should be strong intermediate skiers or expert snowboarders in above average physical condition ready to ascend up to 3.5 hours total throughout the day. Guests 15-18 years old must be accompanied by an adult

All packages include:

  • IFMGA/ACMG Mountain Guide
  • Transportation to/from ski venues from Revelstoke
  • Lift Tickets at Revelstoke Mountain Resort (if necessary)
  • National Park Permits (if necessary)
  • Lunch

Experience Add-ons include:

  • Heli Touring
  • Cat or Heli Skiing
  • Transportation to/from Kelowna International Airport

Required equipment:

  • 20-40L backpack, water and appropriate clothing
  • Ski touring or splitboarding equipment

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