Ski Mountaineering Course – 5 day



Description

Ski Mountaineering Course – 5 day, is the complete program to take your backcountry skiing to the next level. This course is designed to teach and practice the skill for safe skiing in remote heavily glaciated terrain, Steep Mountain peak faces, Technical ascents/descents, advanced avalanche training, White out navigation. Our 5 day Ski Mountaineering Course is typically held in Whistler area or the Tantalus Range. We hire only certified ACMG Ski / Snowboard Guides or IFMGA certified mountain guides, who are highly familiar with the terrain.

Who for

Strong skiers with backcountry ski touring experience or snowboarders. This is a full week. Each day you can expect 8 hours days summit-ting at least 1 peak and ascending a roughly 5000 vertical feet.

What’s included

Guides fee, group equipment

what’s Not included

Gear rentals if necessary, Lift ticket, Helicopter fee (if applicable), Hut fees (if applicable)

Dates

January 1 – 5 2016

January 14 – 18 2016

February 4 – 8 2016

March 5 – 9 2016

Cost

$1000 per person

Itinerary

Day 0: Meet 5pm Whistler base. Discuss course objectives, gear check, asses current conditions, weather, discuss options.

Day 1 to Day 5: Ski mountaineering objective around Whistler/Blackcomb as desired by group and depending on weather/conditions.

** Helicopter lifts to more remote locations are available (weather dependent) and an extra charge.