Thanks for Signing Up!

We look forward to having you join our Corvus Social Skills session soon.  In the meanwhile, we have a bit of homework for you to ensure when your course comes up all of our ducks are in a row and we both have a clear expectation of the course so we won't waste any time getting you on the snow.

To the right is a checklist of your homework assignments which are found below.  At any time please don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions.

Pre-Trip Checklist

  • Fill out the Participant's Info (each participant)
  • Read and sign Participant Waiver (each participant)
  • Check out The Gear List
  • Pre-purchase your lift ticket (if you haven't already)
  • Make note of the Meeting Time and Location
  • The Details (Cancellation Policy and what's included & not included)

Step 1 - Meeting Time + Places

Friday 12

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Summit Lodge

4359 Main St, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4


8:00 am

Handle Bar Apres + Cafe

106-4557 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC V0N 1B4

Step 2

Ski Touring or Split Boarding

Ski Touring or Split Boarding

We would like to hear from you. Please send us a message by filling out the form below and we will get back with you shortly.

Anything we need to know?
tell us your goals 🙂

Step 3

Read and Sign Participant's Waiver

Hit the link below and be transported to another tab where you will find our Participant's Waiver.  Once complete please come back to this page for the remaining riveting steps.

Participant's Waiver

Step 4

The Gear List

Avalanche Safety Gear  *Hit the link to rent! (use the code: altus20off for a discount)

• Avalanche Transceiver

• Shovel: Collapsable aluminium shovel.

• Probe: Normal length probe somewhere from 220cm to 320cm.


• Split board+skins

• Snowboard boots

• Snow saw (optional)

• Suitable day pack 30 - 40L

• Snow study kit: loop, screen, ruler, thermometer (optional)


• Waterproof/breathable jacket and pants

• Lightweight breathable jacket and pants (for uphill skinning/climbing)

• Insulated jacket (synthetic insulated jacket is strongly recommended)

• Lightweight gloves for climbing/skinning

• Warm gloves

• Warm hats

• Balaclava or another type of neck warmer

• Base Layers


• Sunglasses

• Goggles

• Sunscreen

• Sun hat

• Ski strap

• Small personal ski repair kit

• Personal first aid, medication

• Camera

Step 6

Pre-Purchase Your Backcountry Lift Pass

If you don't already have a season's pass you will need a backcountry access pass for Saturday and potentially Sunday!

We offer backcountry passes for $61 + 5% GST.  This must be purchased before the course!

Buy here!


Step 7

The Details

Cancellation Policy

Client Cancellation Policy

Making a Booking
Greater than 14 days from start date
20% deposit is required to secure your guides and or trip. Remaining trip cost is due 14 days

Less than 14 days from start date
Trip cost must be paid in full

*Subject to change based on particular trip

Forms of payment
Credit card: Visa, Mastercard
Email transfer:
Cheque: Only accepted 30 days prior to trip commencement

Greater than 30 days from start date
Deposit will be refunded in full

30 to 14 days prior to trip commencement
Deposit amount will be forfeited

Less than 14 days
Full trip amount will be forfeited

*Subject to change based on particular trip
*All cancellations must be received in writing

Cancellations by Altus Mountain Guides
Upon confirming your booking we guarantee the trip departure. If we cancel a trip for any reason prior to the start date a full refund will be provided. If we are forced to cancel a trip for any reason after the trip start date, a full refund for the unused portion of the trip will be provided.

Trip cancellation insurance
Upon confirmation of your trip Altus Mountain Guides enters into financial obligation and cannot refund payment or release you from your contractual obligation except for condition stated below in “Cancellations” Therefore in an effort to avoid unnecessary cancellation penalties, cancellation insurance is strongly recommended in the event you can not participate or if your trip is interrupted “for any reason”. This is available from most travel companies. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding our policy or obtaining insurance.

What's Included
  • 2 days of guiding and instruction, from Marie France Roy and an ACMG certified boarder
  • All technical equipment for the big mountains
What's Not Included
  • Lift tickets and Split-board rentals (both available at additional cost)

Still Have Questions or Concerns?

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, concerns or requests on how we can make this the best trip ever!!!

About Ross Berg

Ross has guided, climbed and skied in the European Alps for the last several seasons. When he's at home he can be found working as a heli ski guide in winters and climbing alpine rock routes in summer.